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