Petrochemicals Petroleum MCQs

Solved MCQs on Petrochemicals and Petroleum with answers. 

Which of the following statement is not true in case of catalytic reforming?
A. High temperature results in loss of eformate yield
B. Presence of water decrease the hydrocracking activity
C. High paraffinic stock requires low space velocity
D. High naphthenic stock require high space velocity
Presence of water decrease the hydrocracking activity

Which of the following process is not sorbent separation technology?
A. Molex
B. Parex
C. Olex
D. Penex

Which of the following statement is not correct in case of catalytic reforming?
A. Hydrodealkylation reactions are endothermic
B. Dehydrogenation is highly endothermic
C. Dehydrocyclisation reaction is exothermic
D. Dehydrogenation is exothermic
Dehydrogenation is highly endothermic

Smoke Volatility index is expressed according to ___.
A. Smoke point 2.42 x (percentage distilled at 204°C)
B. Smoke point = 1.42 x (percentage distilled at 204°C)
C. Smoke point = 0.42 x (percentage distilled at 204°C)
D. Smoke point 3 42 x (percentage = distilled at 204°C)
Smoke point = 0.42 x (percentage distilled at 204°C)

Which layer containing petroleum oil & gas?
A. Below water
B. Between water and sand
C. Above that of water
D. Below and
Above that of water

What is Refining?
A. Heating of coal
B. Extracting petroleum gas
C. Separation of various fractions
D. Sedimentation of fossil fuel
Separation of various fractions

LPG is used in/as _______.
A. Vehicles
B. Road surfacing
C. Aviation Fuel
D. Home

Natural gas can be transported with which of the following?
A. Pipes
B. Cylinders
C. Barriers
D. None of these

CNG is stored under which of the following?
A. Power generation
B. Solvent
C. Electric Generators

D. None of these
Electric Generators

PCRA stands for ______.
A. Petroleum conversation Research association
B. Pollution control research association
C. Petrol, coal reserve association
D. Petroleum control research association
Petroleum conversation Research association

Bitumen is used in which of the following?
A. Electric generators
B. Natural Gas
C. Road surfacing
D. Coal tar
Road surfacing

Petroleum is mixture of which of the following?
A. Petroleum gas
B. Diesel
C. Petrol
D. All of these
All of these

Petrol can be saved by
A. Driving at a constant & moderate speed
B. Switching off the engine at traffic lights
C. Ensuring correct type pressure
D. All of these
All of these

For highly paraffine crude oil, the characterization factor will be in range of
A. 11.5-12.5
B. 12.5-13.0
C. 13.5-14.0
D. 14.5-15.0

If diesel has cetane number of 50 then the diesel index will be ________.
A. 56
B. 46
C. 66
D. 36

What are natural or synthetic rubbers like materials which have outstanding elastic characteristics?
A. Elastomers
B. Thermoplastic plastic
C. Thermosetting plastics
D. Polymers

What are cellular forms of urethanes, polystyrenes, vinyls, polyehtylenes, polypropylenes, phenolics, epoxies and variety of other plastics?
A. Polymers
B. Thermosetting plastics
C. Plastic foams
D. Thermoplastic plastics
Plastic foams

Which of the following is the widely used electrical insulator?
A. Paper
B. Polymer
C. Epoxy
D. Plastic

Which of the following refers to the average number of mers in the molecule, usually several hundred to several thousand?
A. Polymerization factor
B. Degree of polymerization
C. Polymerization constant
D. Polemerization index
Degree of polymerization

Bromine number is measure of which of the following?
A. Saturates
B. Aromatice
C. Paraffins
D. Unsaturates

Aviation fuel comprises which of the following?
A. Medium naphtha
B. Light naphtha
C. Diesel
D. Kerosene
Medium naphtha

Pyrolysis gasoline is obtained from which of the following?
A. Catalytic cracking
B. Steam cracking
C. Thermal cracking
D. Gasification
Steam cracking

What type of the coal is ideal for metallurgical coal?
A. Anthracite coal
B. Bituminous coal
C. Lignite
D. Peat

Which of the following is the common reinforcement for polymer composites?
A. Graphite
B. Glass fiber
C. Ceramic
D. Boron
Glass fiber

The engineering materials known “plastics” are known as _______.
A. Polyethylene
B. Mers
C. Polyvinyl chloride
D. Polymers

What is a combination of two or more materials that has properties that the components materials do not have by themselves?
A. Composite
B. Matrix
C. Mixture
D. Compound

Wood is composed, of chains of cellulose molecules bonded together by another natural polymer known as _______.
A. Additive
B. Plastic
C. Rubber
D. Lignin

Which of the following is a polymer production process that involves forming polymer chain a comprising two different monuments?
A. Cross-linking
B. Blending
C. Copolymerization
D. Alloying

What is the name of class of polymer which is commercially referred as “nylon”?
A. Polyacetals
B. Polyamide
C. Cellulose
D. Polyester

What is a process of forming continuous shapes by forcing a molten polymer through a metal die?
A. Calendaring
B. Thermoforming
C. Lithugraphy
D. Extrusion

What chemical property of a material which refers to its ability to resist deterioration by chemical or electrochemical reactions with environment?
A. Corrosion resistance
B. Stereo specificity
C. Electrical resistance
D. Conductivity
Corrosion resistance

What refers to the tendency for polymers and molecular materials to from with an ordered, spatial, three-dimensional arrangement of monomer molecules?
A. Retentivity
B. Conductivity
C. Stereo specificity
D. Spatial configuration
Stereo specificity

What is the amount of energy needed to fracture a given volume of material?
A. Creep strength
B. Endurance limit
C. Impact strength
D. Stress rupture strength
Impact strength

Some polymetric materials such as epoxies are formed by strong primary chemical bonds known as ____.
A. Covalent bond
B. Cross linking
C. Van der Waals bond
D. Metallic bond
Cross linking

Which of the following is a large molecule with two alternating mers?
A. elastomer
B. copolymer or interpolymer
C. mers

D. monomer
copolymer or interpolymer

Which term is used to explain a polymer that has rubber like properties?
A. Elastomer
B. Elasticmer
C. Polychloroprene
D. Vulcanizer

Which of the following is the most broadly used dielectric material in the electrical and electronics industry?
A. Rubber
B. Polymer
C. Plastic
D. All of these

which of the following is called black gold?
A. Coal
B. Coal Tar
C. Petroleum
D. Natural gas
Naphthalene balls are gotten from which of the following?
A. Coal gas
B. Coke
C. Carbon
D. Coal tar
Coal tar

Petroleum is formed from which of the following?
A. Organisms in sea
B. Insects
C. Wild animals
D. Domestic animals
Organisms in sea

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