A 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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Question 1__________ is a used for metaling roads nowadays.
Bitumen Coal tar Oil tar mixed with metal Black soot
Question 2The dead aquatic organisms that were buried under the sand and clay of the sea bed, were converted to petroleum owing to________.
High pressure High temperature Absence of air All of the above
Question 3_______ is the least polluting fuel for vehicles.
CNG Petrol 2T- mix Kerosene
Question 4Which of the following happens in carbonisation?
Carbon is formed from coal Dead vegetation is converted to coal Carbon gets liberated into nature Carbon is formed from natureQuestion 4 Explanation:The dead vegetation buried underneath the Earth is converted to coal under high pressure and temperature over millions of years.
Question 5______, a pure form of carbon is used for extracting metals and manufacturing steel.
Gas Petrol Coke Coal tar
Question 6Coal, petroleum and natural gas are ________ fuels.
Artificial Man-made Fossil Inexhaustible
Question 7_________ is a petroleum by-product used in making ointments.
Coals Paraffin wax Bitumen Lubricating oil
Question 8The process of separation of petroleum into its constituents is called _________. Filtration
Separation Ultra-filtration Purification Refining
Question 9The buried dead plants get converted to _______ due to high temperature and pressure underneath the Earth.
Bacteria Metal Coal Rocks
Question 10Which of these is used making naphthalene balls?
Coke Petrol Coal tar GasOnce you are finished, click the button below. Any items you have not completed will be marked incorrect.There are 10 questions to complete.