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With reference to the usefulness of the by-products of sugar industry, which of the following statements is / are correct?

1. Bagasse can be used as biomass fuel for the generation of energy.
2. Molasses can be used as one of the feedstocks for the production of synthetic chemical fertilizers.
3. Molasses can be used for the production of ethanol.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer:

C

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Explanation:

Statement 1 is correct. Bagasse, the residue left after extracting juice from sugarcane, can be used as biomass fuel for the generation of energy. It is commonly used as a fuel in sugar mills to produce steam and electricity.

Statement 2 is incorrect. Molasses, a by-product of the sugar industry, is not typically used as a feedstock for the production of synthetic chemical fertilizers. Molasses is primarily used in the production of ethanol and as a component in animal feed.

Statement 3 is correct. Molasses can be used for the production of ethanol. It is a common feedstock for the fermentation process in ethanol production.

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