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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_________ is a petroleum by-product used in making ointments.CorrectIncorrect
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Which of the following happens in carbonisation?Correct
The dead vegetation buried underneath the Earth is converted to coal under high pressure and temperature over millions of years.Incorrect
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The dead aquatic organisms that were buried under the sand and clay of the sea bed, were converted to petroleum owing to________.CorrectIncorrect
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Coal, petroleum and natural gas are ________ fuels.CorrectIncorrect
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______, a pure form of carbon is used for extracting metals and manufacturing steel.CorrectIncorrect
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__________ is a used for metaling roads nowadays.CorrectIncorrect
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Which of these is used making naphthalene balls?CorrectIncorrect
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The process of separation of petroleum into its constituents is called _________. FiltrationCorrectIncorrect
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The buried dead plants get converted to _______ due to high temperature and pressure underneath the Earth.CorrectIncorrect
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_______ is the least polluting fuel for vehicles.CorrectIncorrect