State the uses of sulphur.


Ans. Uses of sulphur are
1.     Sulphur is used on a large scale in the manufacture of sulphuric acid.
2.     It is used to prepare sulphur dioxide which is used to bleach straw and wool.
3.     It is used to prepare carbon disulphide, which is an industrial solvent.
4.     It is used in the gun –powder which is a mixture of sulphur, charcoal and potassium nitrate (nitre).
5.     It is used in fireworks.
6.     It is used in antiseptic in ointments.
7.     It is used in fungicide on fruit trees and frappe vines

8.     It is used in vulcanization of rubber and dyes. 

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