Consider the following:

  1. Sulphur Dioxide (SO2)
  2. Carbon Dioxide  (CO2)
  3. Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2)
  4. Respirable Suspended Particulate Matter (RSPM)
  5. Suspended Particulate Matter (SPM)

Which of the above are included under the National Air Quality Monitoring Programme (NAQMP)?

Answer: [C] Only 1, 3, 4 & 5

Under N.A.M.P., four air pollutants viz., Sulphur Dioxide (SO2), Oxides of Nitrogen as NO2, Suspended Particulate Matter (SPM) and Respirable Suspended Particulate Matter (RSPM / PM10) have been identified for regular monitoring at all the locations.

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