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Name a rich source of energy which never causes atmospheric pollution.
1. Nuclear energy
2. Coal
3. Solar energy
4. Atomic energy

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Solar energy

EXPLANATION:

  • Fuel: The material which is burned to produce heat energy is called Fuels. These are categorized into two parts renewable sources, non-renewable sources.
  • Properties of a good fuel
    • ​High calorific value
    • No harmful gases released during consumption.
    • Easy to transport and store.
    • Available easily at low cost.​
Renewable Resources Non-renewable Resources
1. These resources can be replenished easily. 1. These resources if depleted take reasonable time for their renewable.
2. They are also called as inexhaustible resources. 2. They are also called as exhaustible resources.
3.Examples: air, wind, water, soil, solar energy 3. Examples: minerals, fossil fuels, nuclear fuels
4. They are environment friendly 4. They cause pollution
5. These resources are abundant 5. These resources are scarce
 
  • Nuclear fuels such as uranium is a non-renewable source of energy other than fossil fuels.

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