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Coal & Petroleum : 10 Quizzes to Test Your Knowledge

petroleum_coal_quizzesA very simple quiz on coal and petroleum .Coal can be defined as a sedimentary rock that burns. It was formed by the decomposition of plant matter, and it is a complex substance that can be found in many forms. Coal is divided into four classes: anthracite, bituminous, sub-bituminous, and lignite.In contrast ,the term petroleum comes from the Latin stems petra, “rock,” and oleum, “oil.” It is used to describe a broad range of hydrocarbons that are found as gases, liquids, or solids beneath the surface of the earth. The two most common forms are natural gas and crude oil.

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Std. VIII_Science_Coal and Petroleum

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Question 1
Which of these is used making naphthalene balls?   
A
Gas
B
Coke
C
Coal tar
D
Petrol
Question 2
______, a pure form of carbon is used for extracting metals and manufacturing steel.    
A
Coke
B
Petrol
C
Coal tar
D
Gas
Question 3
Which of the following happens in carbonisation?    
A
Carbon gets liberated into nature
B
Dead vegetation is converted to coal
C
Carbon is formed from nature
D
Carbon is formed from coal
Question 3 Explanation: 
The dead vegetation buried underneath the Earth is converted to coal under high pressure and temperature over millions of years.
Question 4
_________ is a petroleum by-product used in making ointments.    
A
Paraffin wax
B
Lubricating oil
C
Coals
D
Bitumen
Question 5
The buried dead plants get converted to _______ due to high temperature and pressure underneath the Earth.    
A
Coal
B
Bacteria
C
Metal
D
Rocks
Question 6
The process of separation of petroleum into its constituents is called _________.    Filtration
A
Purification
B
Ultra-filtration
C
Separation
D
Refining
Question 7
_______ is the least polluting fuel for vehicles.    
A
Petrol
B
Kerosene
C
2T- mix
D
CNG
Question 8
The dead aquatic organisms that were buried under the sand and clay of the sea bed, were converted to petroleum owing to________.    
A
High temperature
B
High pressure
C
All of the above
D
Absence of air
Question 9
Coal, petroleum and natural gas are ________ fuels.    
A
Fossil
B
Artificial
C
Man-made
D
Inexhaustible
Question 10
__________ is a used for metaling roads nowadays.    
A
Oil tar mixed with metal
B
Coal tar
C
Bitumen
D
Black soot
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