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 2021-2022

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 statement which is given by her teacher. Would you help him to choose the correct statements?

[A]. During the processing of coal to get coke, coal tar and coal gas are also obtained.
[B]. The process of separating the various constituents of petroleum is known as refining.
[C]. Excessive burning of fossil fuels is a major cause of air pollution.
[D]. All the above.

Which of the following is not a constituent of petroleum?

[A]. Paraffin wax
[B]. Lubricating Oil
[C]. Petrol
[D]. Coke


Which of the following statement is or are incorrect?

[A]. Petroleum gas in liquid form (LPG) is used as fuel in homes and industries.
[B]. Kerosene is used as fuel for stoves, lamps and jet aircrafts.
[C]. Diesel is used as fuel for heavy motor vehicles, electric generators.
[D]. Paraffin is used in paints and road surfacing.

Which substance is formed by the carbonization of dead vegetation?

[A]. Coal
[B]. Coke
[C]. Coal gas
[D]. Coal tar


Fossil fuels are obtained from:

[A]. Remains of non-living materials
[B]. Dead remains of birds only
[C]. Dead remains of insects only
[D]. Dead remains of living organisms

Exhaustible natural resources are:

[A]. Unlimited in quantity
[B]. Not dependent on nature
[C]. Limited in quantity
[D]. Not exhausted by human activities


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.

Which of the following is a pair of exhaustible natural resources?

[A]. Coal and soil
[B]. Air and sunlight
[C]. Water and petroleum
[D]. Wildlife and minerals


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

[A]. Fossils are the remains of the pre-historic plants or animals, buried under the earth millions of years ago.
[B]. Fossil fuels are exhaustible natural resources.
[C]. The slow process by which the dead plants breathe deep under the earth have become coal is called carbonization.
[D]. Coal is used to make Coca-Cola.

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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