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The pollutant responsible for ozone depletion is _______.


A
CFCs
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B
MIC
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C
CO2
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D
SO2
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Solution

The correct option is B CFCs
CFCs like ferons used in refrigerators are the main cause of ozone depletion. Once in the atmosphere, CFCs drift slowly upward to the stratosphere, where they are broken up by ultraviolet radiation, releasing chlorine atoms, which are able to destroy ozone molecules.
So, the correct answer is option A.

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