Air Pollution: Sources and Types
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Air Pollution: Sources and Types

Learn about the different sources of air pollution, including natural and anthropogenic sources, and the various types of gaseous and particulate pollutants that harm the environment and human health.

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What is the primary effect of air pollution on living organisms?

Causes harm or discomfort

Which of the following is a type of particulate pollutant?

Dust

What is the term for particles with a diameter less than 10 μ?

Thoracic

What is the primary source of anthropogenic air pollution?

<p>Vehicular emissions</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is a primary pollutant?

<p>NH3</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for particles with a diameter less than 2.5 μ?

<p>Fine</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is an example of a stationary combustion source?

<p>Thermal power plants</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main component of classical smog?

<p>Smoke, fog, and sulphur dioxide</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary source of particulate matter in the atmosphere?

<p>Formation from primary pollutants</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the effect of sunlight on unsaturated hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides?

<p>Formation of photochemical smog</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the name of the toxic gas released from the Union Carbide factory in Bhopal in 1984?

<p>Methyl Isocyanate (MIC)</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term derived from smoke and fog?

<p>Smog</p> Signup and view all the answers

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