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Ozone Day Quiz- 2021

When is World Ozone Day?

September 16


From which year did the United Nations (UN) observe September 16 as World Ozone Day?

September 16, 1994


Ozone Day is celebrated by which UN agency?

UNEP (United Nations Environment Program)


Ozone Day message for 2021?

Montreal Protocol – Keeping us, our food and vaccines cool “


What is the message of Ozone Day 2020?

Ozone for life: 35 Years of ozone layer protection

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In which year was September 16 declared as the Ozone Layer Protection Day by the United Nations General Assembly?

1988


Ozone Day is celebrated in Kerala under the auspices of which organization?

State Science and Technology Environment Committee (STEC Thiruvananthapuram)


Which atmospheric zone contains the ozone layer?

Stratosphere


Which layer of the atmosphere is known as the ‘House of Mankind’?

Stratosphere


How high is the ozone layer above the earth?

20 to 35 km

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Which German scientist discovered ozone gas in 1839 and named it ozone?

Christine Frederick Shawn Bain


Christine Frederick Sean Bain was a professor at which university?

University of Basel in Switzerland


The word ozone is derived from which Greek word?

Ocean


What is the meaning of the Greek word ocean?

Fragrant


What is the color of ozone?

Light blue

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Who were the French physicists who discovered the ozone layer in 1913?

Charles Fabry, Henry Bison


In which part of the earth was the ozone hole first discovered?

In the Antarctic region


At what point in the Antarctic is the ozone layer most visible?

In the summer


Who were the first scientists to discover the ozone layer?

Joy Farman, Bean Gardiner, Jonathan Shanklin


How long can an ozone molecule last?

An hour

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How do plants absorb ozone?

Through the leaves


What is known as ‘tri – oxygen’?

Ozone


Ozone is mainly made up of which substance?

Nitrogen dioxide


Ozone is formed from which substance?

3 oxygen atoms


Who Discovered Oxygen?

Joseph Priestley

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Who gave the name ‘Oxygen’?

Anton Laurent Laosier


What is the atomic number of oxygen?

8 (eight)


What is the amount of oxygen in the atmosphere?

21%


What is the disease that causes ozone depletion in humans?

Asthma


Which instrument is used to record ozone levels?

Spectrometer

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Who Invented the Spectrometer?

GMB Dobson


In which unit is the amount of ozone in the atmosphere recorded?

Dobson unit


Who was the British scientist who pioneered the establishment of the World Ozone Observatory chain between 1928 and 1958?

GMB Dobson


Which of the following countries has signed an agreement for the protection of the ozone layer?

Montreal Protocol


In which year was the Montreal Protocol signed?

September 16, 1987

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When did the Montreal Protocol come into being?

January 1, 1989


How many countries have so far signed the Montreal Protocol?

197


How many countries were the first to sign the Montreal Protocol?

24


Montreal is in which country?

Canada


When did India sign the Montreal Protocol?

September 17, 1992

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In which country was the Montreal Protocol signed on September 16, 1987?

Canada


Which is known as the most successful environmental agreement?

Montreal Protocol


What is used to disinfect mineral water?

Ultraviolet rays and ozone


What is found in photochemical smog?

Ozone


Who is the scientist who discovered how the ozone molecule is formed?

Sidney Chapman

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Another name for the ozone cycle?

Chapman wheel


How does ozone depletion affect plants?

Stunting the growth of plants


When is the ozone concentration highest?

Summer


Why is there an increase in ultraviolet radiation in summer?

As the earth gets closer to the sun


What is the so-called blanket of the earth?

Ozone layer

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Which satellite is constantly monitoring the ozone hole?

TOMS (Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer)


Which ultraviolet light causes sunburn and cancer?

UV-B


Which deadly radiation in the ozone layer is blocked by the ozone layer?

Ultraviolet radiation


How are the ultraviolet rays of sunlight classified?

UV- A, UV-B, UV-C


Which clouds cause damage to the ozone layer?

Necrosis clouds

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Which spacecraft was launched to detect ozone?

Nimbus7


When was the first hole in the ozone layer discovered?

1985


Which year recorded the largest depletion of the ozone layer?

2006


Which is the main chemical that causes pores in the ozone layer?

Chlorofluorocarbons


By what name are the substances that cause the breakdown of the ozone layer known?

ODS (OZONE DEPLETION SUBSTANCE)

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Where was the harmful effect of ozone on plants first reported?

Los Angeles (1944)


Which plant releases ozone during photosynthesis?

Tulsi


Which compound causes ozone depletion?

CFC (Chlorofluorocarbon)


What is the full form of CFC?

Chlorofluorocarbons


Who Invented Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)?

Thomas Midgley

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What is the trade name for CFC (Chlorofluorocarbon)?

Freon


Which element in chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) harms the ozone layer?

Chlorine


Which country was the first to impose a carbon tax on chlorofluorocarbons emitting cracks in the ozone layer?

New Zealand


What is the chemical name of ozone?

O3


What is the natural phenomenon of ozone production in the atmosphere?

Lightning

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Where was the harmful action of ozone in humans first reported?

Los Angeles (1950)


What is the so-called ‘umbrella of the earth’?

Ozone layer


What is the phenomenon that scientists have recently discovered that causes the ozone layer to close?

Polar vertex


Which EU atmospheric monitoring system?

CAMS (Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service)


When was the Vienna Convention held?

1985

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Which shield protects the earth from ultraviolet rays?

Ozone layer


What is the full form of ODP?

Ozone Depleting Potential


Ozone is an allotropy of which?

Oxygen


How many oxygen atoms are there in an ozone molecule?

3 oxygen atoms


Which crop suffers from excessive exposure to ultraviolet rays?

Paddy

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At what age is ozone most affected in humans?

Childhood


International conference on the protection of the ozone layer was first discussed by?

Vienna Conference (1985)


Who was the first Dutch scientist to identify ozone gas?

Martinez Vanmaram


Ozone molecules combine to form ozone molecules, and when ultraviolet light strikes, ozone decomposes and turns back into oxygen. What is this known as?

Ozone- Oxygen cycle


Which was the first amendment to the Montreal Protocol?

London Amendment

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