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How does acid rain form?
Chemicals such as sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides mix and react with water, oxygen and other chemicals in the air to form acid rain.
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What is the word equation for the reaction between sulphur and oxygen in the air?
Sulphur + Oxygen -> Sulphur dioxide
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What effect does an alkaline have on the pH of an acid lake?
It neutralizes it.
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What effect does acid rain have on buildings/statues made from limestone?
It erodes the walls down and removes fine details on statues.
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What is the original source of the energy in biomass fuels?
The sun.
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Why are fossil fuels non-renewable?
Because there is a limited supply of them.
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What is more efficient, fossil fuels, or biomass fuels?
Fossil fuels.
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What is the word equation for the reaction between calcium carbonate and sulphuric acid?
Calcium Carbonate + Sulphuric Acid --> Calcium Sulphate + Carbon Dioxide + Water.
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