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Which of the following is not a bio-resource?
1. Coal
2. Petrol
3. Minerals
4. Plants

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Minerals

The correct answer is Minerals.

  • Bioresources are natural renewable sources like organic wastes and naturally formed or formable raw materials from human and animal activities. 
  • Coal and Petrol are fossil fuels that are formed from the decaying of plants, animals, humans, etc thousands of years into the earth.
  • Minerals are solid substances that are present in nature and can be made of one element or more elements combined together (chemical compounds). 
    • Example - Gold, Silver, and carbon are elements that form minerals on their own.
  • Minerals naturally occur in our native environment.

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