Consider the following statements:
1. The largest source of volatile organic compounds as air pollutants is industry
2. Photochemical smog is produced when nitrogen oxides and volatile organic carbon compounds are acted on by sunlight
Which among the above is / are correct statements?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

First statement is correct. Industrial processes are the largest source of release of volatile organic compounds into the atmosphere. Second statement is also correct. Smog is most problematic when air masses are static and temperatures are warm.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module