Which of the following statements is/are correct about carbon monoxide?

  1. Carbon monoxide is highly soluble in human blood
  2. Carbon monoxide is one of the pollutants used to measure the National AQI
  3. Carbon monoxide is one of the green house gases listed under Kyoto protocol

   Select the correct option from codes given below:

Answer: [A] 1 & 2 Only

The National AQI considers eight pollutants (PM10, PM2.5, NO2, SO2, CO, O3, NH3, and Pb). So, Second statement is true. Six greenhouse gases have been covered by the Kyoto Protocol — carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O), hydro fluorocarbons (HFCs), per fluorocarbons (PFCs), and sulphur hexafluoride (SF6). So, third statement is incorrect.

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