Hydrocarbons 101

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Hydrocarbons 101

This quiz consists of a series of multiple-choice questions that will assess your knowledge about hydrocarbons. To receive credit for the Hydrocarbons 101 course, you must achieve a score of 85% or greater.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what type of reservoirs is oil found? Select the best answer.
    • A. 

      Trap rock

    • B. 

      Petrol rock

    • C. 

      Sedimentary rock

    • D. 

      Well rock

  • 2. 
    What technique(s) is used to identify prospective sites for oil? Select the best answer.
    • A. 

      Core sampling

    • B. 

      Seismic testing

    • C. 

      Neither A or B

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 3. 
    True or false? Oil can be found in pools or diffused in rock.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Testing

    • B. 

      Building

    • C. 

      Drilling

    • D. 

      Sampling

  • 5. 
    True or false? Natural gas that comes from an oil well is called "non-associated gas."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    True or false? The basic refining process is called distillation?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The first refining process separates crude oil into what?
    • A. 

      Polymers

    • B. 

      Fractions

    • C. 

      Residuals

    • D. 

      Compounds

  • 8. 
    True or false? Different products are recovered at different temperatures when crude oil is put into a distillation column and heated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Downstream processing creates what type of output in the end? Select the best answer.
    • A. 

      Low-value output

    • B. 

      No-value output

    • C. 

      High-value output

    • D. 

      None of the above