Identify the wrong statement in the following.

  • Option 1)

    Acid rain is mostly because of oxides of nitrogen and sulphur

  • Option 2)

    Chlorofluorocarbons are responsible for ozone layer depletion

  • Option 3)

    Greenhouse effect is responsible for global warming

  • Option 4)

    Ozone layer does not permit infrared radiation from the sun to reach the earth

 

Answers (1)
P Prateek Shrivastava

As we learnt in

Allotropes of Oxygen -

O2 (Dioxygen) and O(Ozone)

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Infrared radiation is most important for heating up the atmosphere and the surface of the earth. These rays have high wavelength and low frequency and are not very harmful. Ozone does not hinder infrared radiation.


Option 1)

Acid rain is mostly because of oxides of nitrogen and sulphur

This option is incorrect.

Option 2)

Chlorofluorocarbons are responsible for ozone layer depletion

This option is incorrect.

Option 3)

Greenhouse effect is responsible for global warming

This option is incorrect.

Option 4)

Ozone layer does not permit infrared radiation from the sun to reach the earth

This option is correct.

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