Acid Rain is Caused by

  1. SO₂ and NO₂
  2. NO₂ and O
  3. CO and CO₂
  4. SO₂ and O₂
Manish Listener Asked on 21st June 2015 in Chemistry.
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    Answer: (1). SO2 and NO2

    The acid rain is firstly identified in 1872,  Acid Rain is a type of rain that occurs due to high gaseous pollution in the atmosphere. In the atmosphere when a lot of acids added. Acid gases are produced by fuel oil, coal and other burning materials are burned in power stations or  Industrial level. Most of these acidic gases are blown into the sky and mix with clouds it can because rain. Human activities are the main cause of acid rain, all these harmful gases are released by human for their requirement. the acidity of rain is measured by the pH scale, acid rain has the pH value about 4.3.

    Cause of acid rain : acid rain is caused by both naturally and by man – made ; by nature means  nitrogen ( NOx ) is produced due to extreme heating of air and by thundering of light, sulfur ( SO2 )  is produced due to volcanic eruption and due to rotten vegetables. or by man made means by burning fossil fuels, smokes of automobiles, etc. .

    Effects of Acid rain: Acid rain effects animals, trees as well as other our monuments;
    The effect of acid rain on animals is that it burns skin and causes many harmful diseases. Effect on plants and trees is that they damage leaves & other goods of trees and plants, it also effects on agriculture by giving chemical reactions with fertilizers in fields.

    vijay Professor Answered on 14th July 2015.
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