SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-1

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    Which one of the following is/are the characteristic/characteristics of Indian coal?
    1. High ash content
    2. Low sulphur content
    3. Low ash fusion temperature
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below

    A)  1 and 2

    B)  2 only

    C)  1 and 3

    D)  All of the above

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] The main drawback of lndian coal is that it has high ash content which may vary from 35 to 50 percent. This is much higher when compared to about 15 per cent in some other countries. Indian coal also has a high ash fusion temperature of about \[1500{}^\circ C\]. However, Indian coal has low sulphur content of about 0.5%.

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