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    Petroleum Refinery Engineering Multiple Choice Questions - Set 01

    Practice Test: Question Set - 01


    1. With increase in the number of carbon and hydrogen atoms in hydrocarbon molecules, the density of petroleum products
      (A) Decreases
      (B) Increases
      (C) Remain same
      (D) Unpredictable from the data

    2. Which is the most ideal feed stock for 'coking' process used for the manufacture of petroleum coke?
      (A) Naphtha
      (B) Vacuum residue
      (C) Light gas oil
      (D) Diesel

    3. Feedstock for the production of biodiesel is
      (A) Herbal plants
      (B) Used vegetable oils
      (C) LSHS
      (D) Bagasse

    4. Which of the following has maximum hydrogen/carbon ratio (by weight)?
      (A) Naphtha
      (B) Gasoline
      (C) Diesel
      (D) Fuel oil

    5. A fuel oil consists of 4 fractions A, B, C and D. Their molar compositions and vapor pressures are given below: The vapor pressure of the fuel oil will be __________ mm Hg.
    Practice Set 01 - Question No. 05
      (A) 736
      (B) 727.5
      (C) 512
      (D) 767.8

    6. Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE), a high octane (octane no. = 115) gasoline blending component is produced by the simple additive reaction of isobutylene with
      (A) Methyl alcohol
      (B) Ethyl alcohol
      (C) Methane
      (D) Ethane

    7. The first crude oil refinery of India is located at
      (A) Naharkatiya
      (B) Digboi
      (C) Kochi
      (D) Madras

    8. CnH2n is the general formula for
      (A) Olefins
      (B) Naphthenes
      (C) Both (a) and (b)
      (D) Neither (a) nor (b)

    9. The general formula of naphthenes is
      (A) CnH2n + 2
      (B) CnH2n-6 (where, n ≥ 6)
      (C) CnHn-4
      (D) Same as that for olefins i.e. CnH2n

    10. Carbon percentage (by weight) in crude petroleum may be about
      (A) 65
      (B) 75
      (C) 85
      (D) 95

    11. Solvent used for dewaxing of petroleum products are
      (A) Furfural
      (B) Methyl ethyl ketone (MEK)
      (C) Propane
      (D) Both (b) & (c)

    12. In catalytic cracking, the
      (A) Gasoline obtained has a very low octane number
      (B) Pressure & temperature is very high
      (C) Gasoline obtained has very high aromatic content
      (D) Gasoline obtained has very high amount of gum forming compounds

    13. Petroleum liquid fuels having flash point greater than 66°C is considered as safe during storage and handling. Which of the following has flash point > 66°C?
      (A) Naphtha
      (B) Petrol
      (C) Kerosene
      (D) Heavy fuel oil

    14. Pressure & temperature maintained in catalytic cracking is about
      (A) 2 atm & 500°C
      (B) 10 atm & 500°C
      (C) 30 atm & 200°C
      (D) 50 atm & 750°C

    15. An upper limit of oil content is limited to about __________ percent for achieving efficient and satisfactory level of wax sweating.
      (A) 5
      (B) 15
      (C) 40
      (D) 60

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