Write some important uses


Write some important uses of the various constituents of petroleum.


(i) Petroleum gas in liquid form (LPG) is used as fuel in homes and industries.

(ii) Petrol is used as fuel for automobiles and aviation.

(iii) Kerosene is used as fuel for stoves, lamps and jet aircrafts.

(iv) Diesel is used as fuel for heavy motor vehicles, electric generators.

(v) Lubricating oil is used for lubrication.

(vi) Paraffin wax is used in ointments, candles, vaseline, etc,

(vii) Bitumen is used in paints and road surfacing.

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