Lakhmir Singh Solutions Class 8 Science Solutions for Exercise in Chapter 18 - Pollution Of Air And Water

Question 24 Exercise

(a) Describe the threat to the Taj Mahal monument due to air pollution.

(b) State any two ways of controlling air pollution;


(a) The industries which are located in and around Agra such as Mathura Oil refinery, rubber processing, automobile and chemical industries have been responsible for the emission of air pollutants. Sulphur and nitrogen oxide are the main pollutants which react with air to form acids. Decolouration happened to its white marble due to these harmful chemicals.

(b) Air pollution can be controlled by avoiding the usage of plastics from burning or ban plastic bags Automobiles should use unleaded petrol.

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