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5 Chemistry and the environment 9G Environmental chemistry

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There is only one correct answer to each question. Tick () the box next to the answer that you think is right. 1 Which environmental problem could cause an increase in the number of people with skin cancers? A acid rain B cutting down the trees in the rain forests C damage to the ozone layer D global warming Which environmental problem could lead to a rise in sea level? A acid rain B cutting down the trees in the rain forests C damage to the ozone layer D global warming Which environmental problem could lead to the death of fish in a lake? A acid rain B cutting down the trees in the rain forests C damage to the ozone layer D global warming A farmer tested the soil in a field and found that it had a pH of 6. This shows that the soil was A slightly acidic so gypsum needs to be added B slightly acidic so lime needs to be added C slightly alkaline so gypsum needs to be added D strongly acidic so lime needs to be added Acid rain will not attack buildings made from A chalk B granite C limestone D marble Acidity in a lake can be reduced by adding A basalt B granite C gravel D limestone

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Which of the following gases make rain acidic? 1 carbon dioxide 2 oxides of nitrogen 3 oxides of sulphur 4 oxygen A 1 B 1 and 2 C 1, 2 and 3 D 1, 2, 3 and 4 Which of the following is not true? A carbon dioxide is produced during combustion B oxides of nitrogen are produced from vehicle exhausts C oxides of sulphur are produced when fossil fuels burn D oxides of sulphur dissolve in rainwater to make nitric acid Which is a greenhouse gas produced when fossil fuels burn? A carbon dioxide B hydrogen C methane D nitrogen

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10 Which is a greenhouse gas produced when fossil fuels burn? A respiration B combustion C photosynthesis D volcanic eruptions 11 The greenhouse gases trap the energy reflected A from the Earth and keep the Earth cool B from the Earth and keep the Earth warm C on its way from the Sun and keep the Earth cool D on its way from the Sun and keep the Earth warm 12 The ozone layer in the atmosphere stops a lot of A heat leaving the Sun B heat reaching the Earth C ultraviolet light leaving the Sun D ultraviolet light reaching the Earth

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