Chemical Engineering - Petroleum Refinery Engineering

11. 

With increase in the number of carbon and hydrogen atoms in hydrocarbon molecules, the density of petroleum products

A. decreases
B. increases
C. remains same
D. unpredictable from the data

Answer: Option B

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12. 

Smoke point of a good burning kerosene may be around __________ mm.

A. 0-5
B. 20-25
C. 60-75
D. 100-120

Answer: Option B

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13. 

Increase in the specific gravity of petroleum products indicates

A. decrease in paraffin content.
B. increase in thermal energy per unit weight.
C. increase in aromatic content.
D. higher H/C ratio.

Answer: Option A

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14. 

Which of the following processes is used for the production of petroleum coke ?

A. Stabilisation
B. Visbreaking
C. Cracking
D. Reforming

Answer: Option C

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15. 

Quinoline is a/an __________ compound.

A. sulphur
B. nitrogen
C. oxygen
D. none of these

Answer: Option B

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