C1 fractional distillation

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Q: is a crude oil a compound, mixture or element ?
A: mixture (of hydrocarbons)
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Q: how long did it take for crude oil to form ? 1- hundreds of years 2 - thousands of years 3- millions of years
A: 3 - millions of years
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Q: from what did crude oil form ?
A: dead sea creatures, crushed slowly
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Q: why is crude oil described as a "finite" resource ?
A: it will run out (we're using it up faster than it can be formed naturally)
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Q: crude oil contains sulphur (which can cause acid rain). Where did the sulphur come from ?
A: it was present in the fats and protein molecules of the dead sea creatures that formed oil
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Q: how long did it take for crude oil to form ? 1- hundreds of years 2 - thousands of years 3- millions of years

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A: 3 - millions of years

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Q: why is crude oil described as a "finite" resource ?

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Q: crude oil contains sulphur (which can cause acid rain). Where did the sulphur come from ?

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