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Burning of fossil fuels is the main cause of

A
Nitrogen oxide pollution
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Nitrous oxide pollution
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Sulphur dioxide pollution
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Nitric oxide pollution
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E
Both A and D
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Solution

The correct option is E Both A and D
The fossil fuels are coal, oil and natural gas. When fossil fuels are burned, they release nitrogen oxides into the atmosphere, which contribute to the formation of smog and acid rain. Burning of natural gas produces nitrogen oxides and carbon dioxide, but in lower quantities than burning coal or oil. When coal is burned, carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, and mercury compounds are released. Burning oil at power plants produces nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide, carbon dioxide, methane, and mercury compounds. Carbon monoxide is released when car engines burn fossil fuels.
Therefore, the correct answer is option E.

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