Coal and Petroleum (Practice Sheet, Class 8)

(1) What are the differencesbetween exhaustible and inexhaustible resources?

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(2)What are fossil fuels?

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(3)Write characteristics and usesof coal tar.

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(4)Write ‘True” against truestatement and write ‘False’ against false statement.

(i) Fossil fuels are inexhaustible resources.

(ii) Coke is used in the manufacturing of steel.

(iii) Paraffin wax is used for road making.

(iv) Sunlight is an inexhaustibleresource.

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(5) What is petroleum refining?

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(6)Can coal, petroleum andnatural gas be prepared in the laboratory from dead organisms?


(7) What are the tips which havebeen given by the Petroleum Conservation Research Association to controlpollution originate by coal and petroleum fossil fuels?

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Choose correct one.

(8) Petroleum is called

(i) red gold

(ii) yellow gold

(iii) black gold

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(9)Natural gas has been found inIndia in

(i) Tripura

(ii) Meghalaya

(iii) Manipur

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(10) Write the uses of naturalgas?

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Helping Topics

Coal and petroleum

NCERT solutions, class 8

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