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Which of the following is responsible for acid rain?


A

Nitrogen Oxide

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Sulphur dioxide

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Iron oxide

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D

Both Sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxide

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Solution

The correct option is D

Both Sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxide


Fossil fuels contain sulphur and nitrogen. Burning these fuels would release sulphur and nitrogen oxides which dissolve in rain giving rise to acid rain.


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