Q. 45.0( 1 Vote )

Depletion of ozone is mainly due to:
A. chlorofluorocarbon compounds

B. carbon monoxide

C. methane

D. pesticides

Answer :

Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) are also called Freon. These compounds released into the atmosphere from spray cans, refrigerators, air conditioners. CFCs cause chemical reactions that break down ozone molecules. This causes reduction in absorption of ultraviolet radiation by ozone.

Rate this question :

How useful is this solution?
We strive to provide quality solutions. Please rate us to serve you better.