Class 8 Science Chapter 5 MCQ

Class 8 Science Chapter 5 MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) of Coal and Petroleum. MCQs are now important part of school examinations and very effective to clear the concept of the chapter in particularly science subject.

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Class 8 Science Chapter 5 MCQ Online Test for 2020-2021

Class: 8Science
Chapter: 5Coal and Petroleum
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Class 8 Science Chapter 5 MCQ Test with Explanation

Class 8 Science Chapter 5 MCQ with suitable answers and explanation are given below. All the questions are verified by the subject experts. If still there is any error, please inform us for modification. There are more than 75 questions in the sets of 10 questions. All the questions are confined to NCERT Textbooks for Class 8 Science only. Click on Start a New Test and get a set of 10 questions as a new test.


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

[A]. Petroleum, coal and natural gas are fossil fuels.
[B]. Forest and coal are exhaustible natural resources
[C]. Decantation can be used to separate a mixture of petroleum and water
[D]. All the above

Consider the following statements and choose the correct one:

[A]. Sunlight is an example of inexhaustible natural resources.
[B]. Kerosene is a fuel used in jet crafts.
[C]. Refinery is a place where various fractions of petroleum are separated.
[D]. All the above


Naphthalene balls are obtained from coal tar and are used as:

[A]. Mosquito repellent
[B]. Honeybee repellent
[C]. Moth repellent
[D]. Snake repellent

Consider the following statements, choose the incorrect one:

[A]. Those natural resources which are present in unlimited quantity in nature and are not exhausted by human activities called inexhaustible natural resources.
[B]. Those natural resources which are present in limited quantity in nature and can be exhausted by human activities are called exhaustible natural resources.
[C]. Coal and petroleum and natural gas and air are also non-renewable resources of energy.
[D]. None of the above


Paheli is writing about the advantages of liquefied petroleum gas. Which of the following statements are incorrect? Would you help him to know that?

[A]. LPG does not leave behind any solid residue on burning.
[B]. LPG produced many poisonous gasses on burning.
[C]. LPG burns with a smokeless flame and hence does not cause air pollution.
[D]. LPG has a high calorific value should produce lots of heat.

Boojho is writing some statements, choose the incorrect statement and help him:

[A]. Those chemicals which are obtained from petroleum and natural gas are called petrochemicals.
[B]. Petrochemical are very important because they are used to manufacturing a wide range of useful material.
[C]. The burning of fossil fuel is a major source of air pollution and global warming.
[D]. None of the above


People are advised to save petrol while driving. Considered the sentences and choose the correct statements which are fits to saving petrol.

[A]. Drive the vehicle at a constant and moderate speed as possible.
[B]. Switch off the vehicle’s engine at traffic lights or at a place where a person has to wait.
[C]. Ensure correct air pressure in the tyres of vehicles.
[D]. All the above.

The various compounds present in coal tar are separated by the process of:

[A]. Simple distillation
[B]. Destructive distillation
[C]. Fractional distillation
[D]. Fractional crystallization


Various materials which are obtained from nature are called natural resources. Which of the following is not a natural resource?

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

Consider the following statement and choose the incorrect one:

[A]. Coal gas, coal tar and coke are called products of coal.
[B]. The strong heating of coal is the absence of air is called “destructive distillation” of coal.
[C]. Coal tar is a thick, black liquid having an unpleasant smell which is obtained by heating coal in the absence of air.
[D]. Coal is used in the manufacturing of copper and aluminum.

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