UPSC General Studies Solved Paper - General Studies-2014

  • question_answer
    Consider the following statements.
    1. Maize can be used for the production of starch.
    2. Oil extracted from maize can be a feedstock for biodiesel.
    3. Alcoholic beverages can be produced by using maize.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    A)  Only 1 

    B)  1 and 2

    C)  2 and 3           

    D)  All of these

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    Exp. [d] Corn is the most common material used for the production c" starch. Maize is also used both in the production of ethanol and biodiesel and serves as a substitute for the fossil fuels. It is also used as the main feedstock in the production of biofuels as biomass and alcoholic beverages such as corn liquid, corn bee- They may be both fermented and non-fermented.

You need to login to perform this action.
You will be redirected in 3 sec spinner