Which of the following statements regarding entropy is false?

  1. A rock falls to strike the ground. The entropy of the rock and ground increases
  2. Crude oil is refined to make gasoline. The entropy of the crude oil increases.
  3. A layer of salt then a layer of pepper are placed in a jar then shaken. The entropy of the salt and pepper increases.
  4. A log in a fire burns to form ashes. The entropy of the log increases.

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2nd Statement is False.

Gasoline is a refined product which has been taken from crude oil by distillation. The process of boiling off all impurities leaves behind only the highest-quality fuel with low entropy

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