Each of the following questions consists of two statements, I in the left-hand column and II in the right-hand column. For each question, determine whether statement I is true or false and whether statement II is true or false. Select the appropriate answer combination from the choices below. Choices with a filled CE oval denote that statement II is a correct explanation of the true statement I.
|Statement I||Reason||Statement II|
|The combustion of fuels containing sulfur leads to the production of acid rain||BECAUSE||sulfur oxides form acid solutions in water.|
Select an Answer
The correct answer is T, T, CE.
The combustion of fuels containing sulfur produces . This is oxidized in the atmosphere to . The reaction then occurs in the atmosphere: this acid can then fall as rain, snow, or mist. Statement is a correct explanation of statement .