Pollution - SS2 Geography Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What is the primary source of air pollution in urban areas?

 

A

Industrial emissions

B

Noise pollution

 

C

Agricultural activities

 

D

Deforestation

CORRECT OPTION: a
2

Which of the following gases is a major contributor to global warming and air pollution?

 

A

Oxygen

B

Carbon dioxide (CO2)

 

C

Nitrogen

D

Hydrogen

CORRECT OPTION: b
3

Which industry is a significant source of air pollution through the release of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides?

 

A

Agriculture

B

Information technology

 

C

Manufacturing

D

Healthcare

CORRECT OPTION: c
4

Noise pollution is often caused by:

 

A

Strong winds

 

B

Natural earthquakes

 

C

Human activities

 

D

Forest fires

 

CORRECT OPTION: c
5

What health condition can be exacerbated by long-term exposure to air pollution?

 

A

Enhanced lung function

 

B

Improved immune system

 

C

Asthma and bronchitis

 

D

Better sleep quality

 

CORRECT OPTION: c
6

Which of the following actions can help reduce air pollution from vehicles?

 

A

Using public transportation

 

B

Planting more trees

 

C

Increasing industrial emissions

 

D

Burning more fossil fuels

 

CORRECT OPTION: a
7

What is a common effect of noise pollution on humans?

A

Enhanced concentration

 

B

Improved hearing

 

 

C

Stress and sleep disturbances

 

D

Better communication skills

 

CORRECT OPTION: c
8

Noise pollution from construction sites can be mitigated by:

 

A

Using louder machinery

 

B

Implementing noise regulations

 

C

Ignoring community concerns

 

D

Reducing construction safety measures

 

CORRECT OPTION: b
9

What is a key source of noise pollution near airports?

 

A

Public libraries

 

B

Birdwatching activities

 

C

Airplane takeoffs and landings

 

D

Soundproof walls

 

CORRECT OPTION: c
10

The primary cause of water pollution due to agricultural activities is:

 

A

Oil spills

 

B

Pesticide and fertilizer runoff

 

C

Noise from tractors

 

D

Industrial discharges

 

CORRECT OPTION: b
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