Which of the following pollutants are responsible for the cause of SMOG?
(a) From incinerators
(b) Emissions from vehicles
(c) Both incinerators and emissions from vehicles
(d) None of the above
Answer: (c) Both incinerators and emissions from vehicles are responsible for the cause of SMOG. The incineration of municipal refuse produces emissions that are climate-relevant. CO2 (carbon dioxide), N2O (nitrous oxide), NOx (nitrogen oxides), NH3 (ammonia), and organic C (measured as total carbon) are the most common emissions.
More Questions on Air Pollution
1. DDT and Aluminium cans are examples of ________.
2. How many different types of primary pollutants together contribute to about 90 per cent of the global air pollution?
3. Which of the following agents is mainly responsible for the secondary pollutants?
4. Smoke, fumes, ash, dust, nitric oxide and sulphur dioxide are the main sources of ________.
5. Which of the following industries plays a major role in polluting air and increasing air pollution?
6. Which of the following gas is more in percentage in the air?
7. Increased levels of air pollution results in _______.
8. The Taj Mahal, Lotus Temple, Golden Temple, India Gate and other famous heritage monuments are being affected by _______.
9. What is the total percentage of nitrogen gas in the air?
10. Which of the following gases are called Greenhouse gases?