Chemical Engineering - Petroleum Refinery Engineering

16. 

Testing of the knocking characteristics of petrofuels is done in a __________ engine.

A. Carnot
B. CFR (Co-operative fuel research)
C. Stirling
D. diesel

Answer: Option B

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17. 

Name the hydrocarbon having the poorest oxidation stability.

A. naphthene
B. olefin
C. paraffin
D. aromatics

Answer: Option D

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18. 

The first crude oil refinery of India is located at

A. Naharkatiya
B. Digboi
C. Kochin
D. Madras

Answer: Option B

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19. 

Olefins are

A. saturated hydrocarbons.
B. unsaturated cyclic compounds (hydrocarbons).
C. present in substantially good quantity in crude petroleum.
D. none of these.

Answer: Option D

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20. 

Which of the following is desirable in diesel and kerosene but is undersirable in gasoline ?

A. Aromatics
B. Mercaptans
C. Paraffins
D. Naphthenic acid

Answer: Option C

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