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Daily Quiz | Coal Miners’ Day

Daily Quiz | Coal Miners’ Day

May 4 is observed as Coal Miners’ Day in India. Here’s a quiz on non-renewable resources and energy systems in India and the world

Daily Quiz | Coal Miners’ Day

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1. This term first came into use in 1759 and was used to denote entities that were ‘obtained by digging’ and ‘found buried in the earth’, according to the Oxford English Dictionary. The term can also refer to long-dead organisms that can be burned for energy. What is the term? 

Answer :

Fossil fuels

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