Q. With reference to ‘Ethanol Blending’ consider the following statements::
1.India has only achieved a 20% blend under its Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme.
2.India doesn’t have enough fermentation capacity required to make ethanol.
3.Ethanol has less energy than petrol.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 3 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1 only

Answer: C
Notes:

Statement 1 is incorrect. India has only achieved a 10% blend under its Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme.

Statement 2 and 3 are correct. India doesn’t have enough fermentation capacity required to make ethanol. Ethanol has 27% less energy than petrol.

Source: ForumIAS