Category: General science
Title : Renewable energy
Fuels derived from Biomass are called Biofuels. They are found in the solid, liquid, and gaseous state. Biofuels become necessary in the 21st century for the energy security of the globe. Conventional biofuels prepared from sugar or starch
Bioalcohol is produced from the fermentation of sugars or starch. Ethanol is the most commonly used fuel in the world. It can be prepared by sugarbeet, corn, wheat or potato
Biodiesel is a biodiesel prepared by transesterification of liquid or fat. It consists of methyl or ethyl esters
Bioethers Bioethers are produced by the reaction of isobutylene, with bioethanol. It is used as the octane enhancer. It is prepared with wheat or sugarbeat
Biofuel gasoline UK researchers developed genetically modified E.coli which could transform sugar into gasoline
Green Diesel hydrocracking of bio-feedstocks(vegetable oil) produces green diesel
Consider the following.
- Bio diesel
Which among them is/are the Biofuels?
A) 2 only
B) 2,3 only
C) 1,3 only
D) All of the above
Answer : D (wood, grass are solid biofuels)