Class 8 Science Chapter 4 MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) of Combustion and Flame. After doing NCERT Books, these questions help in revising the chapter for tests and exams. There are more than 80 questions divided into sets of 10 questions each. These questions cover all the important topic and intext questions from NCERT Books. Some exercises questions are also included in these practice tests.

Class 8 Science Chapter 4 MCQ Online Tests

Class: 8Science
Chapter 4:Combustion and Flame
Contents:MCQ Online Tests with Explanation
Academic Session:2024-25

Class 8 Science Chapter 4 MCQ with Answers and Explanation

MCQ Online tests for class 8 Science chapter 4 are given below with answer and explanation. All the questions are taken from Latest CBSE NCERT Books for 2024-25 and are important for examination point of view. These MCQ Quiz questions takes hardly 30 minutes to complete and help to score better than ever.

Q1

Paheli is writing some statements. She wants to know in which of the following statements is or are incorrect?

[A]. The substance which vaporize during burning give flame.
[B]. Diesel is a combustible substance.
[C]. Glass is a non-combustible material.
[D]. Matchstick burn by itself.
Q2

Choose the incorrect statement from the following: “A good fuel is one which …

[A]. Is readily available
[B]. Produces a large amount of heat
[C]. Leaves behind many and desirable substances
[D]. Burns easily in air at a moderate rate
Q3

Which of the following represents the correct statements?

[A]. Outer zone of complete combustion is the hottest part which is blue in colour.
[B]. Middle zone of partial combustion is the moderate hot part which is yellow in colour.
[C]. Innermost zone of unburnt wax vapours is least hot which is black in colour.
[D]. All the above
Q4

Which one among the following is considered as the cleanest fuel?

[A]. Cow dung cake
[B]. Petrol
[C]. Kerosene
[D]. Hydrogen gas
Q5

Paheli is writing some statement which is given by her teacher. Would you help him to choose the incorrect statements?

[A]. Chemical process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give off heat is called combustion.
[B]. The lowest temperature at which a substance catches fire is called its ignition temperature.
[C]. Ignition temperature of petrol is lower than that of wood.
[D]. Wood, paper, CNG are non-combustible substance.
Q6

In villages, people use wood as fuel because:

[A]. It is considered to be an ideal fuel
[B]. Of its easily available and low cost
[C]. It is environment friendly
[D]. It catches fire easily
Q7

Boojho appeared in class test where he wrote some statements but he confused to know the incorrect statement. Would you help him to know that?

[A]. Greater the calorific value, better is the fuel.
[B]. Middle zone is the hottest zone of a flame.
[C]. The substances which vaporize during burning give flame.
[D]. Calorific value of wood is higher than that of coal.
Q8

The calorific value of a fuel is expressed in the unit called:

[A]. Kilo joule per litre
[B]. Kilogram per milliliter
[C]. Kilojoules per gram
[D]. Kilojoules per kilogram
Q9

Which of the following statement is or are incorrect?

[A]. Compressed natural gas have higher calorific value than that of petrol.
[B]. Petroleum gas and natural gas are the example of gaseous fuel.
[C]. The calorific value of a fuel is expressed in kJ/kg.
[D]. Removal of oxygen is the only way of extinguish any fire.
Q10

Choose the incorrect statement from the following: “Forest fires are usually due to …”

[A]. Carelessness of humans
[B]. Heat of sun
[C]. Cutting of trees
[D]. Lightning Strike
Q11

Choose the correct statement about inflammable substance from the following:

[A]. Low ignition temperature and cannot catch fire easily.
[B]. High condition temperature and can catch fire easily.
[C]. Low ignition temperature and can catch fire easily.
[D]. High ignition temperature and cannot catch fire easily.
Q12

Consider the following statements and choose the incorrect statement(s):

[A]. The burning of magnesium in air to produce heat and light is a combustion process.
[B]. When charcoal burns, then the carbon of charcoal combines with oxygen of air to form carbon dioxide.
[C]. A combustible substance is also called a fuel.
[D]. Those substances which can undergo combustion are called non-combustible substances.
Q13

Boojho is writing some sentences about condition for combustion. Choose the correct sentences and help him:

[A]. Heating the combustible substance to its ignition temperature.
[B]. Presence of a supporter of combustion like air or oxygen.
[C]. Presence of a combustible substance.
[D]. All the above.
Q14

Boojho is writing some statements about polyester. In which of the following statements is or are incorrect? Help him.

[A]. The lowest temperature at which substance catch fire and starts burning, is called its ignition temperature.
[B]. The substance which have very low ignition temperature and can easily catch fire with a flame are inflammable substances.
[C]. Coal has a high ignition temperature, so coal fire cannot be started by using a lighted matchstick directly.
[D]. None of the above
Q15

Consider the following statements, choose the incorrect one:

[A]. The forest fires occur during the hottest summer day.
[B]. It is very difficult to burn a heap of dry leaves.
[C]. The head of matchstick contains only antimony tri-Sulphide and potassium chlorate.
[D]. All the above
Q16

Mohan is writing some statements, choose the correct statements and help him:

[A]. When water is thrown on a burning substance it gets cooled below its ignition temperature and stops burning.
[B]. The fire produced by burning oil (frying pan) and petrol (petrol pumps, oil tanks etc.) cannot be extinguished by using water.
[C]. The fire caused by electrical short circuit in an electrical appliance or in electrical wiring should not be extinguished by throwing water.
[D]. All the above
Q17

Which of the following statement is or are incorrect?

[A]. A small fire can be extinguished by throwing sand or soil over it.
[B]. If the clothes of person working in the kitchen catch fire, the person is immediately covered with a blanket.
[C]. The combustion reaction in which a large amount of heat and light produced in a short time is called rapid combustion.
[D]. Any fire needs heat and combustible materials to occur.
Q18

On placing an inverted tumbler over a burning candle, the flame extinguishes after sometime. This is because of non-availability of:

[A]. Oxygen
[B]. Water vapors
[C]. Carbon dioxide
[D]. Wax
Q19

Boojho is writing some statements but he confused to know whether the statements are correct or not? Would you help him?

[A]. Rapid combustion is that type of combustion in which a large amount of heat and light are produced in a short time.
[B]. Spontaneous is that type of combustion in which reaction occurs on its own without helping of heat.
[C]. Explosive combustion is that type of combustion in which a large amount of heat, light and sound are produced in very fast way.
[D]. All the above.
Q20

Paheli is writing some statements but she confused to know whether the statements are incorrect or not? Would you help her?

[A]. Fuel is a material which is burnt to produce heat.
[B]. Different fuels produce different amount of heat on burning.
[C]. The amount of heat produced by the complete burning of 1 kg of a fuel is called its calorific value.
[D]. The calorific value of coal is much higher than the calorific value of LPG.
Q21

Saumya is writing about “ideal fuel” as ideal fuel is cheap easy to transfer and readily available in the market. Choose in correct sentences written by Saumya:

[A]. It does not produce harmful gases or do not leave any residue after burning.
[B]. It has a proper ignition temperature.
[C]. It can burn easily in air at a moderate rate.
[D]. It has a low calorific value for proper burning.
Q22

Which of the following is not a combustible substance?

[A]. Camphor
[B]. Glass
[C]. Straw
[D]. Alcohol
Q23

Which of the following has the highest calorific value?

[A]. Kerosene
[B]. Biogas
[C]. LPG
[D]. Petrol
Q24

A substance which reacts with oxygen giving heat is called a combustible substance. Which one of the following is a combustible substance?

[A]. Iron Nail
[B]. Glass
[C]. Stone
[D]. Wood
Q25

In which of the following sentences are incorrect?

[A]. A chemical process in which a substance reacts with oxygen to give off heat, is called combustion.
[B]. When the clothes of a person catch fire, the person is covered with the blanket to extinguish fire.
[C]. The lowest temperature at which a substance catches fire is called, its ignition temperature.
[D]. The substances which give very high ignition, temperature and can easily catch fire with a flame, are called inflammable substances.

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Last Edited: June 12, 2023