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What effect does acid rain have on the atmosphere?
It makes lakes acidic, kills plants and animals, kills trees and buildings
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What removes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere?
Water
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What is a hydrocarbon?
A compound made up of only hydro and carbon
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Three main gases the current atmosphere is made up of, and which proportions are they found in?
Nitrogen - 78%, Oxygen - 21%, Argon - 1%
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One pollution that causes direct harm to humans and one that causes indirect harm
Direct - Carbon monoxide, Indirect - Sulphur Dioxide
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What does a catalytic converter do?
Converts toxic gases (carbon monoxide) into carbon dioxide by adding oxygen
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Name the main element that makes up coal
Carbon
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When a hydrocarbon fuel burns, with what substance in the air do they hydrogen and carbon atoms combine?
Oxygen
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Name 2 things everyone should do to reduce carbon dioxide pollution
Get a catalytic converter on their car and Use your car less
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How do MOT tests help to combat air pollution?
The MOT test helps to make sure your car isn't letting out too much polluting emissions
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What removes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere?

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