Q.

By-product obtained by soap industry is –

A. Caustic soda
B. Glycerol
C. Naphthalene
D. Caustic potash
Answer» B. Glycerol
Explanation: Glycerol forms the backbone of triglyeerides, and is chiefly produced by saponification of fats as a byproduct of soap- making. It is also a byproduct of the production of biodiesel via transesterification. This form of crude glycerin is often dark in appearance with a thick, syrup-like consistency.
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