Which one of the following statements regarding photochemical smog is not correct?

  • Option 1)

    Carbon monoxide does not play any role in photochemical smog formation

  • Option 2)

    Photochemical smog is an oxidising agent in character

  • Option 3)

    Photochemical smog is formed through photochemical reaction involving solar energy.

  • Option 4)

    Photochemical smog does not cause irritation in eyes and throat.

 

Answers (1)

As discussed in

Harmful effects of Photochemical smog -

Ozone and PAN are power eye irritant. Ozone and nitric acid causes dryness of throat, headache, chest pain, cough, difficulty in breathing.Causes extensive damage to plants, corrosion of metals, buildings, rubber, etc.

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Photochemical is a strong eye  and throat irritant.


Option 1)

Carbon monoxide does not play any role in photochemical smog formation

Incorrect

Option 2)

Photochemical smog is an oxidising agent in character

Incorrect

Option 3)

Photochemical smog is formed through photochemical reaction involving solar energy.

Incorrect

Option 4)

Photochemical smog does not cause irritation in eyes and throat.

Correct

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