WONDER #2940: Is Acid Rain Dangerous?
Question 1 of 3
This Wonder is mostly about . . .
- How man-made pollution has caused environmental issues.
- How mostly natural problems have caused acid rain.
- How acid rain is only a problem in the cities where it starts.
- How humans aren’t really affected by acid rain.
Question 2 of 3
Why did Robert Angus Smith study acidity in rain?
- He thought the acidity might be helpful to humans.
- He thought acidity in rain could prove that industries weren’t harmful.
- He thought there was a connection between pollution and acid rain.
- None of the above.
Question 3 of 3
How do we know that policies have improved the acid rain problem?
- We don’t.
- There is no longer evidence of acid rain in the environment.
- Coal-burning industries can release all their emissions without worry.
- Scientists have noted that the acidity of rain in some places is 50% less than it was in the 1980s.
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