SSC General Science & Technology Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-7

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    Which of the following bacteria is used for the production of butanol and acetone from starch?

    A)  Lactobacillus bulgaricus

    B)  Clostridium acetobuiulicum

    C)  Streptococcumthermophilus

    D)  Both '1' and '3'

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] The bacteria Clostridium acetobutvlicumis used to produce butanol and acetone from starch. This bacteria was first used by Chaim Weizmann in 1920. Both butanol and acetone were used to produce explosives during the war.

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