Consider the following chemicals:

  1. Silver Iodide
  2. Potassium Iodide
  3. Dry Ice
  4. Liquid Propane

Which of the above are used for cloud seeding?

Answer: [D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

The most common chemicals used for cloud seeding include silver iodide, potassium iodide, dry ice (solid carbon dioxide) and Liquid propane. Cloud seeding is an artificial form of weather modification which changes the amount or type of precipitation that falls from clouds.

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