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Petroleum is mainly a mixture of

A

Alkanes

B

Cyclohexane

C

Benzenoid hydrocarbons

D

Alkenes

Answer

Petroleum is a mixture of a very large number of different hydrocarbons; the most commonly found molecules are alkanes (paraffins), cycloalkanes (naphthenes), aromatic hydrocarbons, or more complicated chemicals like asphaltenes. ... They are the petroleum gases.
There option (a) is correct. 

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