Chemical Engineering - Petroleum Refinery Engineering

26. 

In petroleum refining, the process used for conversion of hydrocarbons to aromatics is

A. catalytic cracking
B. catalytic reforming
C. hydrotreating
D. alkylation

Answer: Option B

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27. 

Diesel index.(an alternative index for expressing the quality of diesel) is

A. determined by using a test engine.
B. not related to aniline point.
C. equal to cetane number plus 3.
D. all (a), (b) & (c).

Answer: Option C

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28. 

Octane number of gasoline is a measure of its

A. resistance to knock.
B. ignition delay.
C. ignition temperature.
D. smoke point.

Answer: Option A

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29. 

Pick out the additive property of a lube oil out of following.

A. °API gravity
B. Specific gravity
C. Viscosity
D. Flashpoint

Answer: Option A

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30. 

Catalyst used in catalytic reforming is

A. platinum on alumina
B. nickel
C. iron
D. aluminium chloride

Answer: Option A

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