MCQ Questions for Class 8 Science Chapter 5 Coal and Petroleum with Answers

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Q.1. Petrochemicals are obtained from

(a) petroleum
(b) natural gas
(c) petroleum and natural gas
(d) none of these

(c) petroleum and natural gas


Q.2. Products obtained by the process of destructive distillation are

(a) coke, coal-tar, coal gas
(b) petrol, diesel, kerosene
(c) paraffin wax, bitumen
(d) compressed natural gas

(a) coke, coal-tar, coal gas


Q.3. Which of the following can be prepared in laboratory from dead organisms:

(a) coal
(b) petroleum
(c) natural gas
(d) none of these

(d) none of these


Q.4. The mining of oil under sea is termed as

(a) distillation
(b) carbonisation
(c) shore mining
(d) destructive distillation

(c) shore mining


Q.5. The estimated reserves of natural gas in india are:

(a) 1 billion cubic metres
(b) 10 billion cubic metres
(c) over 100 billion cubic metres
(d) 1 million cubic metres

(c) over 100 billion cubic metres


Q.6. Conversion of dead vegetation into coal is called

(a) carbonisation
(b) distillation
(c) coal gas
(d) natural gas

(a) carbonisation


Q.7. The place In India where natural gas ii directly supplied through pipes (or) burning in homes and factories is:

(a) Lucknow
(b) surat
(c) vadodara
(d) munai

(c) vadodara


Q.8. Full form of LPG

(a) Light Petroleum Gas
(b) Liquefied Petroleum Gas
(c) Long Pipe of Gas
(d) Long Petroleum Gas

(b) Liquefied Petroleum Gas


Q.9. “Black gold’:

(a) coal
(b) coke
(c) graphite
(d) petrokum

(d) petrokum


Q.10. A natural gas stored under high pressure is called

(a) CNG
(b) LPG
(c) KLG
(d) PNP

(a) CNG


Q.11. Hydrogen gas obtained from natural gas is used:

(a) for fuelling rockets
(b) for production of fertiliseirs
(c) as fuel to be used at home
(d) none of these

(b) for production of fertiliseirs


Q.12. Name the petroleum product used for surfacing of road

(a) Peat
(b) Lignite
(c) Anthracite
(d) Bituminous

(d) Bituminous


Q.13. Which one is not a coal product?

(a) Coal tar
(b) Coal gas
(c) Lime
(d) all of above

(c) Lime


Q.14. The main gas present in LPG is:

(a) methane
(b) Propane
(c) Butane
(d) hexane

(c) Butane


Q.15. Which one of the following is a petrochemical?

(a) Ammonia
(b) Coke
(c) Acetone
(d) Paraffin wax

(d) Paraffin wax


Q.16. CNG is:

(a) combined natural gas
(b) compressed natural gas
(c) compressed nitrogen gas
(d) clean natural gas.

(b) compressed natural gas


Q.17. Plastic is a

(a) natural material
(b) man-made material
(c) both (a) & (b)
(d) none of these

(b) man-made material


Q.18. Fossil fuels are

(a) coal
(b) petroleum
(c) natural gas
(d) all of the these

(d) all of the these


Q.19. The word ‘coal’ is derived from the old English term

(a) col
(b) coke
(c) coco
(d) none of these

(a) col


Q.20. Which of the following minerals is present in coal?

(a) Hydrogen
(b) Oxygen
(c) Sulphur
(d) All of these

(d) All of these


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