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(a) The slow process of conversion of dead vegetation into coal is called__________.

(b) Coal and petroleum are formed from the dead remains of organisms and are known as __________.

(c) The black thick liquid with __________ smell is known as coal tar.

(d) During the processing of coal to get coke, coal tar and __________ are also obtained.

(e) The process of separating the various constituents of petroleum is known as __________.

(f) Excessive burning of fossil fuels is a major cause of __________.

 

 

 

 

Best Answer

Answer: (a) The slow process of conversion of dead vegetation into coal is called carbonisation.

(b) Coal and petroleum are formed from the dead remains of organisms and are known as fossil fuels.

(c) The black thick liquid with an unpleasant smell is known as coal tar.

(d) During the processing of coal to get a coke, coal tar and coal gas are also obtained.

(e) The process of separating the various constituents of petroleum is known as refining.

(f) Excessive burning of fossil fuels is a major cause of air pollution.

 

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