Lets first learn meaning of Fossil and Fuel
Remains of Dead Plants and Animals obtained millions of years ago
Material which is burnt to produce power or heat
Fossil Fuel means
Those fuels or resources which are obtained from dead plants and animals million of years ago
Why are Fossil Fuels called Exhaustible Resources
Since fossil fuels take millions of years to form, we have a limited supply of them. They are Exhaustible Natural Resources.
If we use all the fossil fuels, they will be gone forever
Examples of Fossil Fuels
- Natural Gas
Lets learn these in detail one by one in next page
NCERT Question 4 (a) - Fill in the blanks.
Fossil fuels are _________, _________ and _________.
NCERT Question 5 (a) - Tick True/False against the following statements.
Fossil fuels can be made in the laboratory.
NCERT Question 6 -
Explain why fossil fuels are exhaustible natural resources