Who was the first world ruler to encourage entrepreneurs to search for, refine, and sell oil?

A) Peter the Great of Russia
B) Queen Victoria of England
C) Napoleon Bonaparte of France
D) Caesar of Rome
E) Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain


What unwelcome byproduct of the kerosene refining process became a desirable fuel in about 1915?
A) JP8
B) Gasoline
C) Diesel fuel
D) Petroleum paraffin


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