What are the different purposes for which fuels such as petrol, diesel, kerosene, natural gas, coal and wood are used? - Environmental Studies 1

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What are the different purposes for which fuels such as petrol, diesel, kerosene, natural gas, coal, and wood are used?

Solution

Petrol and diesel are used as a fuel in vehicles used for transport. Two wheelers. cars, trucks, and aeroplanes run on these fuels. Kerosene. cooking gas (LPG) and wood are used as fuels for cooking and other domestic use. Coal is used for electricity generation and also in industrial processes. Diesel is also used to run engines and machines in factories.

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Balbharati Environmental Studies 1 Maharashtra State Board 5th Standard
Chapter 18 The Environment and Us
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