Statement 1: Crude oil pumped out of the earth is not pure.
Statement 2: Petroleum is refined to get various useful products.
Only statement 1 is correct.
Only statement 2 is correct.
Both statements are correct.
Both statements are incorrect.
The correct option is C Both statements are correct.
Crude oil is a thick liquid found under the earth’s surface. It contains organic compounds and traces of metals. The presence of various substances makes it impure.
Crude oil is also known as petroleum. It is refined by fractional distillation to obtain various useful products like petrol, diesel, paraffin wax, paint solvent, lubricating oil, bitumen etc.