Which sector is the largest contributor to sulphur emissions?
a. Energy
b. Transport
c. Agriculture
d. Forestry
a b c d
Nitrogen deposition is more localised than sulphur deposition. True or false?
a. True
b. False
a b
Sweden has been badly affected by acid rain. How many lakes have increased acidity in this country?
a. 140
b. 1,400
c. 14,000
d. 140,000
a b c d
Trees are often badly affected by acid rain. In Europe, what percentage of trees has been affected?
a. 5
b. 10
c. 25
d. 35
a b c d
There is expected to be a growth in emissions of nitrogen oxides in South Eastern Europe due to growth in transport and traffic. True or false?
a. True
b. False
a b
In Europe, sulphur emissions come predominantly from the Scandinavian countries. True or false?
a. True
b. False
a b
What has caused the decline of coniferous forests in mountainous areas in the Czech Republic, Germany, Poland and Slovakia?
a. Soil acidification
b. High concentrations of ozone
c. High concentrations of sulphur dioxide
d. All of the above
a b c d
A high level of acidity in the soil results in a higher concentration of certain metals that are harmful to the microorganisms that break down organic waste. True or false?
a. True
b. False
a b
The application of which of the following practices does not cause any acidification?
a. Promotion of energy saving technologies
b. Rational use and careful storage of fertilisers
c. Greater use of bicycles
d. All of the above
a b c d
Which of the following measures could reduce car emissions?
a. Promoting and developing electric and hybrid vehicles
b. Removing all sulphur from fuel before use
c. Installing catalytic converters on motor vehicles
d. All of the above
a b c d
Sulphur emissions in Europe are predominantly generated by:
a. Central European countries
b. parts of the UK, Spain and Italy
c. parts of South Eastern Europe, Ukraine and Russia
d. all the above
a b c d
The use of catalytic converters has contributed to what percentage reduction in total NOx emissions from European road transport?
a. 27
b. 37
c. 47
d. 57
a b c d
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