Which of the following is/are the characteristic/characteristics of Indian coal?
- High ash content
- Low sulphur content
- Low ash fusion temperature
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2013 Prelims]
(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 2 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3
Indian coal is characterized by high ash content and low sulfur content, with a high ash fusion temperature of around 1,500°C. Therefore, statements 1 and 2 are true, while statement 3 is false.
Therefore, option (a) is the correct answer.