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Statement 1: Petroleum pumped out of the earth is not pure.
Statement 2: Petroleum is refined to get various useful products.

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Only statement 1 is correct.
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Only statement 2 is correct.
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Both statements are correct.
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D
Both statements are incorrect.
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The correct option is D Both statements are correct.
Petroleum is a thick liquid found under the earth’s surface. It is usually found mixed with water, soil, rock particles and a few other impurities. The presence of various substances makes it impure. It is refined in the refinery to obtain various useful products like petrol, diesel, paraffin wax, lubricating oil, etc.

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