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Question bank on Coal and Petroleum:

Ques. Coal is also known as –
(a) Black Diamond
(b) Black Rock
(c) Old Diamond
(d) Deep Rock
Ans. (a)

Ques. ______ has the highest percentage of carbon.
(a) Anthracite
(b) Bituminous
(c) Peat
(d) Lignite
Ans. (a)

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Ques. Which of the following is an example of rapid combustion?
(a) Candle
(b) Cracker
(c) Coal
(d) White phosphorous
Ans. (a)

Ques. Which of the following gas is known as illuminating gas?
(a) ethane
(b) ethane
(c) ethyne
(d) propane
Ans. (c)

Ques. Synthetic petroleum is artificially produced from:
(a) Petroleum
(b) Wood
(c) Coal
(d) L.P.G
Ans. (c)

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Ques. In fractional distillation of petroleum, the vapours with highest boiling point
(a) condense in upper most portion
(b) condense in lower most portion
(c) condense in middle portion
(d) none of these
Ans. (b)

Ques. Producer gas is a mixture of
(a) carbon monoxide and nitrogen gas
(b) carbon monoxide and hydrogen gas
(c) carbon monoxide and water vapour
(d) carbon monoxide and nitrous oxide
Ans. (a)

Ques. Most of the fuels are
(a) carbon compounds with sulphur
(b) nitrogen compounds with carbon
(c) carbon compounds with hydrogen
(d) none of these
Ans. (c)

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Ques. Water gas consists of
(a) water vapour and coal dust
(b) a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen
(c) a mixture of carbon monoxide and nitrogen
(d) water vapour and methane
Ans. (b)

Ques. Which type of fire extinguisher is used to extinguish fire caused by burning oil and petrol?
(a) Foam type
(b) CO2 type
(c) Soda acid type
(d) CCl4 type
Ans. (b)

Ques. The fractional distillation of coal tar yields
(a) carbon disulpide
(b) carbon tetrachloride
(c) kerosene oil
(d) benzene
Ans. (d)

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Ques. The most common sources of energy are:
(a) wood and coal
(b) petroleum and coal
(c) LPG and cow dung
(d) natural gas and coal
Ans. (b)

Ques. Petroleum is refined by:
(a) fractional distillation
(b) destructive distillation
(c) distillation
(d) all of these
Ans. (a)

Ques. Nitrolim is a mixture of
(a) Calcium and nitrogen
(b) nitrogen and aluminium
(c) calcium cyanamide and coke
(d) calcium carbide and nitrogen
Ans. (c)

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Ques. When sand is poured over some burning material, the fire goes off. It is because:
(a) the ignition temperature is brought down by sand
(b) supply of air is cut off
(c) sand is a bad conductor of heat
(d) all of the above
Ans. (b)

Ques. Which of the following has the characteristics of a good fuel?
(a) Coke
(b) Butane
(c) Coal
(d) Kerosene
Ans. (b)

Ques. Water gas consists of
(a) water vapour and coal dust
(b) mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen
(c) a mixture of carbon monoxide and nitrogen
(d) water vapour and methane
Ans. (b)

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Ques. Which of the following is an example of fossil fuel?
(a) Coal gas
(b) Coke
(c) Natural gas
(d) Producer gas
Ans. (c)

Ques. Which of the following is present in the heavy oil obtained during petroleum distillation ?
(a) Gas oil
(b) fuel oil
(c) Diesel oil
(d) All of these
Ans. (d)

Ques. Which of the following is not obtained on fractional distillation of petroleum?
(a) paraffin wax
(b) asphalt
(c) coal gas
(d) petroleum gas
Ans. (c)

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Ques. The main constituents of petroleum gas is :
(a) butane
(b) propane
(c) methane
(d) ethane
Ans. (a)

Ques. The gas used in the welding and cutting of metals is
(a) ethane
(b) ethane
(c) ethyne
(d) propene
Ans. (c)

Ques. The earth gives up ______ energy into atmosphere
(a) light
(b) heat
(c) chemical
(d) wind
Ans. (b)

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Ques. Which of the following is not a renewable source of energy?
(a) Coal
(b) Wood
(c) Cow dung
(d) Agriculture waste
Ans. (a)

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