Published 30 Nov, 2019

Fossil Fuels Coal Petroleum & Natural Gas Quiz

by Samanway Seth

Fossil fuels are formed by natural processes such as anaerobic decomposition of buried dead organisms. Coal, Petroleum & Natural Gas are an example of these fossils fuels. The thing these fuels are limited in quantity and also produce Carbon Dioxide, one of the major causes of Global warming. Play this quiz and find out how much you know about these.

1. Which of the following is not a natural resource?

A. Minerals
B. Water
C. Soil
D. Plastic

2. Which of the following is an In-exhaustible (Non-exhaustible) natural resource?

A. Coal
B. Petroleum
C. Sun light
D. Minerals

3. Which of the following pairs are exhaustible resources?

A. Coal & Soil
B. Air & Sunlight
C. Water & Petroleum
D. Wildlife & Minerals

4. Pick one item not obtained from coal

A. Coke
B. Coal Tar
C. Coal Gas

5. The exhaustible natural resources are

A. Unlimited in quantity
B. Not dependent on nature
C. Limited in quantity
D. Very Costly

6. What do we obtain Fossil fuels from?

A. Remains of Non-Living Materials
B. Dead remains of birds
C. Plants
D. Remains of Living Organisms

7. Ammonia can be obtained from the destructive distillation of

A. Wood
B. Coal
C. Crude Oil
D. None of These

8. Which of the following substance is formed by the carbonization of dead vegetation?

A. Coal
B. Coke
C. Iron
D. Gold

9. One of the things that we obtain from Coal tar generally used as a moth repellent is?

A. Plastic
B. Varnish
C. Naphthalene Balls
D. Paints

10. Which of the following is not a constituent of petroleum?

A. Paraffin Wax
B. Lubricating Oil
C. Petrol
D. Coke

11. What happens when coal is burned in the air?

A. Carbon Dioxide is formed
B. Sulphur Dioxide is formed
C. Carbon Monoxide is formed
D. Hydrogen Gas is Formed

12. Which of the following is the purest form of carbon?

A. Anthracite
B. Charcoal
C. Coke
D. All of these

13. Where was the first Oil well drilled?

A. United States
B. Saudi Arab
C. United Kingdom
D. Australia

14. Biogas produced by the process of anaerobic digestion of organic material by anaerobes is

A. Pentane
B. Propane
C. Butane
D. Methane

15. A fuel produced by the action of microorganisms and enzymes through the fermentation of sugars or starches is

A. Sugar
B. Yeast
C. Carboxylic Acid
D. Ethanol



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