Distinguish between the following.
(i) Conventional and non-conventional sources of energy.
(ii) Biogas and natural gas.
(iii) Ferrous and non-ferrous minerals
(iv) Metallic and non-metallic minerals.

Asked by Monika | 1 year ago |  148

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Solution :-

(i) 

Conventional sources of energy Non-conventional sources of energy
 Fossil fuel, CNG, coal, oil, natural gas are the examples   of  the conventional sources of energy.  Solar Energy, Wind Energy, Bio Energy, Hydro Energy, Tidal Energy, Ocean Energy are the examples of non-conventional energy resources.
 The conventional sources of energy are non renewable by   any natural process.  Non-conventional energy resources are renewable.
 These resources are available in a limited quantity.  Non-conventional energy sources are eco-friendly in nature.
 Conventional resources can also be classified as   commercial and non commercialenergy resources.  Non-conventional energy sources do not increase pollution.

 

(ii) 

Biogas Natural Gas
 Biogas is obtained from the decomposition of organic waste.  Natural gas is obtained from the extraction of petroleum
 It is renewable resources  It is Non-renewable resources
 It is non-conventional resources  It is conventional resources

(iii) 

 

Ferrous Minerals Non-Ferrous Minerals
 Ferrous Minerals are those containing iron.  Non-Ferrous Minerals are those not containing iron.
 They are magnetic  They are not magnetic
 Example: Iron ore   Example: Limestone

 

(iv) 

Metallic Minerals Non-Metallic Minerals
 Metallic Minerals are those containing metal in raw form.  Non-Metallic Minerals are those not containing metals.
 They are magnetic  They are not magnetic
 Example: Iron   Example: Limestone

Answered by Mayu | 1 year ago

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