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Acid Rain MCQs | Acid Rain Multiple Choice Questions and Answers

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1 Glass containers are generally not preferred for sampling rain water. Why?
A Glass containers are expensive
B Glass containers are not easy to maintain
C Glass containers affect the pH of the rain water
D All of the mentioned

Answer: Glass containers affect the pH of the rain water
2 Which of the following gases are main contributors to acid rain?
A Carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide
B Sulphur dioxide and carbon dioxide
C Sulphur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide
D Sulphur dioxide and nitrous oxide

Answer: Sulphur dioxide and nitrous oxide
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3 Which place in India receives the highest annual rainfall?
A Mawsynram
B Cherrapunji
C Siju
D None of the above

Answer: Mawsynram
4 Which of the following is/are natural contributor(s) to sulphur dioxide in the atmosphere?
A Sea sprays
B All of the mentioned
C Decaying vegetation
D Volcanic eruption

Answer: All of the mentioned
5 Which of the following gases is responsible for the yellowing of the Taj Mahal?
A Organic carbon
B Black carbon
C Brown carbon
D All of the mentioned

Answer: All of the mentioned
6 Acid Rain is caused by emissions of
A Sulphur dioxide
B Nitrogen oxide
C Both (A) and (B)
D Carbon dioxide

Answer: Both (A) and (B)
7 The adverse effect(s) of acid rain is(are)
A Causing paint to peel
B Corrosion of steel structures
C Killing insects
D All of the above

Answer: All of the above
8 _______ and water in the air react together to form carbonic acid
A Carbon monoxide
B Carbon dioxide
C Carbon
D All of the above

Answer: Carbon dioxide
9 Following is (are) the type(s) of acid deposition
A Wet deposition
B Dry deposition
C Both (A) and (B)
D Solid deposition

Answer: Both (A) and (B)
10 The acid rain leach away
A Calcium
B Magnesium
C Both (A) and (B)
D None of the elements

Answer: Both (A) and (B)
11 What is pH value of rain in industrial areas?
A 4 to 5
B 3 to 7
C 4 to 8
D 2 to 4

Answer: 4 to 5
12 In atmosphere, what carries air pollutants to other places and other countries?
A Waves
B Prevailing winds
C Water
D Sunlight

Answer: Prevailing winds
13 Clean rain water has a pH value between 5 to 6, which makes it slightly
A Acidic
B Basic
C Neutral
D Alkaline

Answer: Acidic
14 What are sources of air pollutants in atmosphere?
A Coal fired power station
B Vehicles exhausts/Coal fire power plants
C Industries
D None of the above

Answer: Industries
15 Snow and rain in industrial north east of USA have been known as pH of
A 2 to 1
B 2 to 4
C 3 to 6
D 2 to 5

Answer: 2 to 1
16 Which of the following power station(s) produce sulphur dioxide
A Coal firing power stations
B Hydroelectric power plants
C Nuclear power plants
D All of the above

Answer: Coal firing power stations
17 Acids in the rain react with the calcium compounds in the stones to create
A Gypsum
B Calcium carbonate
C Calcium hydroxide
D None of the above

Answer: Gypsum
18 In cultivated, following may be added to increase the ability of the soil to keep the pH stable.
A Iodine
B Sodium
C Limestone
D All of the above

Answer: Limestone
19 The hydronium ions of acid rain mobilizes toxins such as
A Iron
B Magnesium
C Aluminium
D None of the above

Answer: Aluminium
20 Sulphur dioxide is produced by
A Lightning strikes
B Volcanic eruptions
C Gasoline engine
D All of the above

Answer: Volcanic eruptions
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