Apart from saving foreign exchange, the government of India wishes to reap the environment dividend by its Ethanol Blending Programme. What happens to Gasoline when Ethanol is blended in it?
1.Octane number of Gasoline is raised
2.Energy content per volume of the fuel mixture is increased
3.The engine is less likely to suffer damage
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [C] Only 1 & 3

Second statement is incorrect because it reduces its energy content per volume.

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