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  1. Pollution Jeopardy Toxic Substances Population Radiation Air Pollution $100 $100 $100 $100 $200 $200 $200 $200 $300 $300 $300 $300 $400 $400 $400 $400 FINAL ROUND

  2. Population:$100 Question • The United States is responsible for nearly ____ percent of total global consumption. • a. 10 • b. 15 • c. 25 • d. 35 ANSWER BACK TO GAME

  3. Population:$100 Answer • The United States is responsible for nearly ____ percent of total global consumption. • a. 10 • b. 15 • c. 25 • d. 35 BACK TO GAME

  4. Population:$200 Question • What country is projected to have the largest increase in population? • a. India • b. China • c. United States • d. Russia ANSWER BACK TO GAME

  5. Population:$200 Answer • What country is projected to have the largest increase in population? • a. India • b. China • c. United States • d. Russia BACK TO GAME

  6. Population:$300 Question • Proponents of zero population growth believe each couple should produce • a. only two offspring. • b. no offspring. • c. only one offspring. • d. no more than three offspring. ANSWER BACK TO GAME

  7. Population:$300 Answer • Proponents of zero population growth believe each couple should produce • a. only two offspring. • b. no offspring. • c. only one offspring. • d. no more than three offspring. BACK TO GAME

  8. Population:$400 Question • Nearly 99% of all population increases take place in • a. less developed countries. • b. more developed countries. • c. large countries. • d. small countries. ANSWER BACK TO GAME

  9. Population:$400 Answer • Nearly 99% of all population increases take place in • a. less developed countries. • b. more developed countries. • c. large countries. • d. small countries. BACK TO GAME

  10. Radiation:$100 Question • Emissions from radio waves, TV signals, and microwaves are all types of • a. ionizing radiation. • b. electromagnetic fields. • c. fission. • d. non-ionizing radiation. ANSWER BACK TO GAME

  11. Radiation:$100 Answer • Emissions from radio waves, TV signals, and microwaves are all types of • a. ionizing radiation. • b. electromagnetic fields. • c. fission. • d. non-ionizing radiation. BACK TO GAME

  12. Radiation:$200 Question • What is the most dangerous type of radiation? • a. Kappa rays • b. Gamma rays • c. Beta rays • d. Alpha rays ANSWER BACK TO GAME

  13. Radiation:$200 Answer • What is the most dangerous type of radiation? • a. Kappa rays • b. Gamma rays • c. Beta rays • d. Alpha rays BACK TO GAME

  14. Radiation:$300 Question • Nuclear power plants account for what percent of the total radiation to which we are exposed? • a. Less that 1% • b. 3% • c. 5% • d. 7% ANSWER BACK TO GAME

  15. Radiation:$300 Answer • Nuclear power plants account for what percent of the total radiation to which we are exposed? • a. Less that 1% • b. 3% • c. 5% • d. 7% BACK TO GAME

  16. Radiation:$400 Question • Radiation caused by the release of particles and electromagnetic rays from atomic nuclei during the normal process of disintegration is called • a. radioactive emission. • b. nuclear energy. • c. fission. • d. ionizing radiation. ANSWER BACK TO GAME

  17. Radiation:$400 Answer • Radiation caused by the release of particles and electromagnetic rays from atomic nuclei during the normal process of disintegration is called • a. radioactive emission. • b. nuclear energy. • c. fission. • d. ionizing radiation. BACK TO GAME

  18. Toxic Substances:$100 Question • Which strong-smelling gas is present in some carpets, adhesives, and plywood and can cause respiratory problems and central nervous system disorders? • a. Radon • b. Asbestos • c. Ozone • d. Formaldehyde ANSWER BACK TO GAME

  19. Toxic Substances:$100 Answer • Which strong-smelling gas is present in some carpets, adhesives, and plywood and can cause respiratory problems and central nervous system disorders? • a. Radon • b. Asbestos • c. Ozone • d. Formaldehyde BACK TO GAME

  20. Toxic Substances:$200 Question • What substance has tiny fibers that can become airborne and embed in the lungs, causing a fatal disease known as mesothelioma? • a. Mold • b. Asbestos • c. Chlorofluorocarbons • d. Lead ANSWER BACK TO GAME

  21. Toxic Substances:$200 Answer • What substance has tiny fibers that can become airborne and embed in the lungs, causing a fatal disease known as mesothelioma? • a. Mold • b. Asbestos • c. Chlorofluorocarbons • d. Lead BACK TO GAME

  22. Toxic Substances:$300 Question • Which gas penetrates homes through cracks and pipes and is second only to smoking as a cause of lung cancer? • a. Sulfur dioxide • b. Carbon dioxide • c. Ammonia • d. Radon ANSWER BACK TO GAME

  23. Toxic Substances:$300 Answer • Which gas penetrates homes through cracks and pipes and is second only to smoking as a cause of lung cancer? • a. Sulfur dioxide • b. Carbon dioxide • c. Ammonia • d. Radon BACK TO GAME

  24. Toxic Substances:$400 Question • Poor ventilation is the primary cause of sick building syndrome, which is said to exist when ____ percent of a building’s occupants report health problems related to air pollution. • a. 40 • b. 60 • c. 80 • d. 95 ANSWER BACK TO GAME

  25. Toxic Substances:$400 Answer Poor ventilation is the primary cause of sick building syndrome, which is said to exist when ____ percent of a building’s occupants report health problems related to air pollution. • a. 40 • b. 60 • c. 80 • d. 95 BACK TO GAME

  26. Air Pollution:$100 Question • What air pollutant is emitted primarily from motor vehicle emissions and is the third leading cause of death due to unintentional poisoning? • a. Carbon monoxide • b. Nitrogen dioxide • c. Sulfur dioxide • d. Particulates ANSWER BACK TO GAME

  27. Air Pollution:$100 Answer • What air pollutant is emitted primarily from motor vehicle emissions and is the third leading cause of death due to unintentional poisoning? • a. Carbon monoxide • b. Nitrogen dioxide • c. Sulfur dioxide • d. Particulates BACK TO GAME

  28. Air Pollution:$200 Question • This is perhaps the greatest source of indoor air pollution. • a. Methane • b. Carbon dioxide • c. Environmental tobacco smoke • d. Ground-level ozone ANSWER BACK TO GAME

  29. Air Pollution:$200 Answer • This is perhaps the greatest source of indoor air pollution. • a. Methane • b. Carbon dioxide • c. Environmental tobacco smoke • d. Ground-level ozone BACK TO GAME

  30. Air Pollution:$300 Question • Precipitation that has fallen through acidic air pollutants, particularly those containing sulfur dioxides and nitrogen dioxides, is known as • a. ozone. • b. acid rain. • c. photochemical smog. • d. temperature inversion. ANSWER BACK TO GAME

  31. Air Pollution:$300 Answer • Precipitation that has fallen through acidic air pollutants, particularly those containing sulfur dioxides and nitrogen dioxides, is known as • a. ozone. • b. acid rain. • c. photochemical smog. • d. temperature inversion. BACK TO GAME

  32. Air Pollution:$400 Question • Carbon dioxide, ground-level ozone, nitrous oxide, and methane are types of • a. acid rain. • b. greenhouse gases. • c. chlorofluorocarbons. • d. nonpoint source pollutants. ANSWER BACK TO GAME

  33. Air Pollution:$400 Answer • Carbon dioxide, ground-level ozone, nitrous oxide, and methane are types of • a. acid rain. • b. greenhouse gases. • c. chlorofluorocarbons. • d. nonpoint source pollutants. BACK TO GAME

  34. FINAL ROUND Question • What may be the single greatest factor in achieving zero population growth? • a. Ethnicity • b. Education • c. Gender • d. Income ANSWER BACK TO GAME

  35. FINAL ROUND Answer • What may be the single greatest factor in achieving zero population growth? • a. Ethnicity • b. Education • c. Gender • d. Income BACK TO GAME