SSC Ecology And Environment Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-3

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    Which one of the following statements about natural gas are true?
    1. Natural gas is the cleanest fossil fuel
    2. Saudi Arabia has the highest natural gas reserves
    3. Methane is the major component of natural gas
    4. The natural gas is the product of tiny plants and animals of past ages.
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

    A)  1 and 4

    B)  2 and 3

    C)  1, 2 and 3        

    D)  1, 3 and 4

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] There is some disagreement on which country has the largest proven gas reserves. Sources that consider that Russia has by far the largest proven reserves include the USA's CIA (47.6 trillion cubic meters, 1 January 2013 estimate), the US Energy Information Administration (47.8 tern). However, BP credits Russia with only 32.9 tern (12 June 2013 estimate), which would place it in second place, slightly behind Iran (33.1 to 33.8 tcm, depending on the source). Based on OPEC data in 2012 Russia proven gas reserves not available individually and data is generally related to East Europe and Eurasia

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