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

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Read the following statements and choose the correct one(s):

[A]. Coal is one of the fuels used to cook food.
[B]. When heated in air coal burns and produces mainly carbon dioxide gas.
[C]. Coal tar is black, thick liquid with an unpleasant smell.
[D]. All the above

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]. Compressed natural gas is less polluting fuel than petrol and diesel.
[B]. Under high temperature and pressure did plants get slowly convert to coal.
[C]. Wildlife is an exhaustible natural resource.
[D]. Resources which are present in unlimited quantity in nature are called exhaustible natural resources.


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

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

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

[A]. Coal is hard, black, combustible mineral that consists mainly of carbon.
[B]. The slow process by which the dead plants buried deep under the earth have coal is called carbonization.
[C]. Coal is important because it can be used as a source of heat energy.
[D]. All the above.

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

Consider the following statements and choose the incorrect one:

[A]. he petroleum gas which has been liquefied under pressure is called liquefied petroleum gas.
[B]. Natural gas consists mainly of methane with small quantities of ethane and propane.
[C]. When natural gas is compressed by applying pressure, it is called compressed natural gas.
[D]. Natural gas is called an uncleaned fuel because it burns with producing smoke.


Which is the major component of LPG and CNG?

[A]. Hydrogen, Ethane
[B]. Carbon dioxide, Propane
[C]. Butane, Methane
[D]. Propane, Butane

Air is a natural resource and cannot be exhausted by human activities. It is known as in exhaustible natural resources. Which of the following is another inexhaustible natural resource?

[A]. Coal
[B]. Petroleum
[C]. Sunlight
[D]. 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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