Environment and Pollution

The exercise was created 2023-09-26 by Bratt. Question count: 15.

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  • The word endangered means a species seriously at risk of extinction.
  • A gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth's atmosphere is called global warming .
  • To contaminate means to make something impure by exposure or addition of a poisonous or polluting substance.
  • The weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period is called climate .
  • Exhaust is waste gases expelled from an engine, or other machine in the course of its operation.
  • Chemicals that are sprayed on top of crops to prevent insects from destroying them are called pesticides .
  • Waste is unwanted or unusable material, substances or by-products.
  • The atmosphere is the gases surrounding the earth.
  • A substance that us harmful or poisonous for the environment is pollution .
  • Something crammed full is overcrowded .
  • We dispose of waste material by burying it in a landfill .
  • A prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall leads to a drought .
  • The invisible gaseous substance air is a mixture of mainly oxygen and nitrogen.
  • Fog or haze intensified by smoke is called smog .
  • Rain that contains harmful chemicals is called acid rain .

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