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Viswanath Das

2012UCH1417

Multiple choice questions

1. Presence of sulphur in gasoline


a) Leads to corrosion
b) Increases lead susceptibility
c) Decrease gum formation
d) Helps during stabilisation

7. Smoke point of a kerosene is


a) Time after which smoking starts on burning
b) Temperature at which smoking starts
c) Maximum height of flame (in mm) without
causing smoking when burnt in a standard
lamp
d) None of these

2. Flash point of an oil is determined by


a) Pensky Martens apparatus
b) Ramsbottom apparatus
c) Saybolt apparatus
d) Conradson apparatus

8. Higher vapour pressure of gasoline indicates


a) Low flash point
b) High breathing loss
c) Both (a) and (b)
d) None of the above

3. Which of the following is easiest to crack?


a) paraffins
b) olefins
c) napthenes
d) aromatics

9. Hydrofining is the most recent and effective


method for
a) Removal of sulphur
b) Improvement of smoke point
c) Reduction of breathing loss
d) None of the above

4. The most widely used topping column in


refineries is_____ column.
a) Bubble cap
b) Packed bed
c) Fluidised bed
d) Perforated plate

5. For what fuel is the freeze point is a critical


property?

a)
b)
c)
d)

6.

Jet fuel
Gasoline
Diesel fuel
Home heating oil

What is drilling mud used for?


a) Ballast on Drillship
b) Stabilise the drilling rig to prevent shifting
and listing
c) Control downhole pressure and remove
cuttings
d) Prevent natural gas from sweeping back to
the formation

10. Which of the following method is used for the


production of petroleum coke?
a) Stabilisation
b) Vis-breaking
c) Cracking
d) Reforming

11. Solvents used for dewaxing of petroleum


products are
a) Furfural
b) Methyl ethyl ketone(MEK)
c) Propane
d) Both (b) and (c)

12. Products drawn from the top to bottom of


the crude oil distillation column has
progressively increasing
a) Boiling points
b) Molecular weight
c) C/H ratio
d) All of the above

13. Which is the most ideal feed stock for the


coking process used for the manufacture of
the petroleum coke?
a) Naptha
b) Vacuum residue
c) Light gas oil
d) Diesel

14. Crude oils produced by the Indian oil fields are


predominantly ______ in nature.
a) Paraffinic
b) Napthenic
c) Asphaltic
d) Mixed base

15. Crude oil is pumped by ______ pump.


a) Gear
b) Centrifugal
c) Screw
d) Reciprocating

16. Which of the following contains maximum


sulphur?
a) Diesel
b) Petrol
c) Kerosene
d) Fuel oil

17. Crude oil is subjected to vacuum distillation in


the last stage because
a) High boiling products like heavy fuel oil
and lubricating oils are heat sensitive and
may decompose
b) Low boiling products are prone to thermal
decomposition
c) High purity products can be obtained
thereby
d) None of the above

18. Glycol added to petrol acts as an ____ agent


a) Anti-knocking
b) Anti-icing
c) Anti-gum forming
d) Dewaxing

19. Name the endothermic reaction out of the


following
a) Catalytic cracking
b) Hydrocracking
c) Dehydrogenation of napthene to produce
aromatics
d) Catalytic polymerisation

20. Cetane no. of diesel used in trucks maybe


about
a) 5
b) 15
c) 55
d) 85