Crude is heated to about what temperature? A. 100°C B. 300°C

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Crude is heated to about what temperature?

A. 100°C

B. 300°C

C. 400°C

D. 1000°C

I got this question in an internship interview.

Enquiry is from Fuels in section Fuels, Intake System & Leakage Preventers of Automotive Engine Design

The correct option is C. 400°C

Explanation: Crude oil is heated to about 400°C in a fractional distillation column andthe fraction obtained in the fractionating column is in the range of about 70° to 120°C and is known as straight-run gasoline.