Science Quiz / Pollutants and Toxins

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Can you name the most significant pollutants??

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Car exhaust, cigarettes, colorless & odorlessAir Pollutant
Coal & petroleum combustion, volcanoes, causes acid rainAir Pollutant
Sharp, biting odor, fuel combustion, acid rainAir Pollutant
Greenhouse gas, oceanic warming, respirationAir Pollutant
Aerosol, old refridgerators, ozone depletionAir Pollutant
Highway runoff, bullets, water poisoning from old pipesHeavy Metal
Radiation, military accidentsHeavy Metal
Liquid, old thermometers, seafoodHeavy Metal
Humans primarily exposed through smoking tobaccoHeavy Metal
'The Poisoner's Poison', industrial emissionsHeavy Metal
Ground water/drinking water pollutant, cigarettesHeavy Metal
Once widely used to fight mosquitoesInsecticide
Heavily used by U.S. during the Vietnam WarHerbicide
Disrupts sex development in frogs, cause of major controversyHerbicide
Moth balls, field fumigation, hemolytic anemiaPesticide
Building insulation and fireproofing, causes lung damage when inhaledMineral
In some plastic bottles, has some estrogenicity & possible carcinogenicityPlastic Additive
Used in cars, dangerous to animals due to its sweet tasteMechanical Fluid
Stuns fish, could be a secret agent's suicide pillPoison
Responsible for the addictiveness of tobaccoDrug

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