100+ Coal and Petroleum Quiz Questions Answers Pdf - 1

Question: 1

What are different types of coal?

The different types of coal are peat, lignite, bituminous coal and anthracite.

Question: 2

What is meant by hydrogenation?

The addition of hydrogen to a double bond or triple bond is known as hydrogenation. It is made use of in the preparation of Vanaspathi.

Question: 3

Mention the use of Ethylene?

It is used in ripening of fruits.

It is used in the preparation of PVC, polythene, polypropylene etc.

It is used in the preparation of glycol.

Ethylene dichloride is used in the preparation of Thiokol.

Question: 4

What is meant by refining?

The process of separating petroleum into fraction with different boiling ranges and removing impurities is known as refining.

Question: 5

What are the sources of methane?

Methane is produced naturally by the decomposition of organic matter in the absence of air. Methane occurs as fire damp in coal mines, as marsh gas is marshy places and as main constituent of natural gas. It is formed during the putrefaction of sewage and during the decomposition of cellulose in our intestines.

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