Petroleum MCQs Question and Answers

Prof. Fazal Rehman Shamil
Last modified on April 27th, 2021

Petroleum MCQs Question and Answers

During hydrogenation of coal ___,_is the pressure applied.

(A).  200-280atm

(B).  300-380atm

(C).  200-250atm

(D).  300-350atm

(E). None of these

Answer of Question :200-250atm

____is the boiling range of un-condensed gas.

(A).  < 200C

(B).  < 400C

(C).  > 500C

(D).  < 300C

(E). None of these

Answer of Question : < 300C

Which of the following is produced by heavy oil on refraction?

(A).  grease

(B).  diesel oil

(C).  Asphalt

(D).  kerosene oil

(E). None of these

Answer of Question : grease

_____ petrol is produced by the synthesis of coal.

(A).  40%

(B).  30%

(C).  80%

(D).  50%

(E). None of these

Answer of Question : 30%

Water is removed by ______

(A).  Cottrells process

(B).  Kjeldahl’s process

(C).  Filtration

(D).  Orsteds process

(E). None of these

Answer of Question : Cottrells process

In_______ form, the crude oil is present.

(A).  emulsion of impurities and moisture

(B).  emulsion of oil and impurities

(C).  emulsion of brine and impurities

(D).  emulsion of oil and brine

(E). None of these

Answer of Question : emulsion of oil and brine

It is treated with_____ to remove sulfur compounds from the petroleum.

(A).  copper nitrate

(B).  magnesium chloride

(C).  copper oxide

(D).  sodium chloride

(E). None of these

Answer of Question :copper oxide

During the removal of harmful impurities, the scales formed can be removed by the _______ process.

(A).   dehydration

(B).  electroplating

(C).  electrotyping

(D).  electrolysis

(E). None of these

Answer of Question : dehydration

_______ is the fraction obtained on distillation used in dry cleaning.

(A).  petroleum ether

(B).  naphtha

(C).  gas oil

(D).  heavy oil

(E). None of these

Answer of Question : naphtha

Diesel oil has the boiling range of _____

(A).  120-180oC

(B).  250-320oC

(C).  320-400oC

(D).  180-250oC

(E). None of these

Answer of Question : 250-320oC

______ is the catalyst used in the Bergius process.

(A).  aluminum oxide

(B).  phosphoric acid

(C).  zirconium oxide

(D).  nickel oleate

(E). None of these

Answer of Question : nickel oleate

____ can be used as a preservative for wood.

(A).  solvent spirit

(B).  tar

(C).  petroleum coke

(D).  gasoline

(E). None of these

Answer of Question :tar

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