Fly-ash, which was once discarded as a waste, is gradually emerging as a major input material in recent times. Apart from construction, cement and agriculture, what are other potential applications of Fly Ash?
1. Fly ash can help transform barren wasteland into lush green forests
2. Pigments extracted from Fly Ash can be very useful in manufacturing of paints
Which among the above is / are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

Fly Ash can be effectively used:

  1. Cement Industry
  2. Bricks Industry
  3. Paints & construction industry
  4. Agriculture & nursery

Fly Ash is added as a mixture to cement for building construction, laying of roads and landfills. The bricks and blocks made of fly-ash are stronger and cheaper than conventional bricks

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