DGH General Awareness Quiz

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 198

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General Awareness Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is generally to gauge your general knowledge on DGH on everything oil, natural gases and their occurrence in India and the existing reservoirs. Take up the test to find out how well you know it. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which company is currently the highest producer of domestic crude oil in India? 
    • A. 

      OIL

    • B. 

      RIL

    • C. 

      ONGC

    • D. 

      CAIRN

  • 2. 
    Which company is currently the highest producer of domestic natural gas in India? 
    • A. 

      OIL

    • B. 

      RIL

    • C. 

      ONGC

    • D. 

      CAIRN

  • 3. 
    When was the first oil well drilled in the world? 
    • A. 

      1828

    • B. 

      1858

    • C. 

      1898

    • D. 

      1948

  • 4. 
    Who first recommended the creation of a body like Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH) in India? 
    • A. 

      Chawla Committee

    • B. 

      Champaklal Comittee

    • C. 

      Das Gupta Committee

    • D. 

      Simon Comission

  • 5. 
    How much of the sedimentary area/basins (in million sq. km.) of India are in offshore deep waters?
    • A. 

      0.49

    • B. 

      0.85

    • C. 

      1.35

    • D. 

      1.95

  • 6. 
    The word “Petroleum” is derived from..................
    • A. 

      Greek “Petros Loneum"

    • B. 

      Latin “Petra Oleum”

    • C. 

      Hindi “Pitra Tailam”

    • D. 

      Spanish “Oon Dos Tres”

  • 7. 
    Which is the oldest geologic age?
    • A. 

      Proterozoic

    • B. 

      Mesozoic

    • C. 

      Paleozoic

    • D. 

      Cenozoic

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is not a petroleum reservoir type?
    • A. 

      Salt dome

    • B. 

      Anticline

    • C. 

      Syncline

    • D. 

      Procline

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not a geophysical survey type?
    • A. 

      Gravimetric

    • B. 

      Seismic

    • C. 

      Aerial

    • D. 

      Lithography

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not an offshore drilling rig?
    • A. 

      Jackup

    • B. 

      Tension Leg

    • C. 

      Semi-submersible

    • D. 

      Drill ship

  • 11. 
    In oil industry parlance, Christmas tree is.............
    • A. 

      The casing policy

    • B. 

      Surface assembly of valves and fittings

    • C. 

      Downhole equipments

    • D. 

      Drilling rig

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not an Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) technique?
    • A. 

      Chemical flooding

    • B. 

      Thermal recovery

    • C. 

      Water flooding

    • D. 

      Microbial recovery

  • 13. 
    Petroleum reserves are not classified as.................
    • A. 

      Proved

    • B. 

      Preferred

    • C. 

      Possible

    • D. 

      Probable

  • 14. 
    What is Vitrinite Reflectance?
    • A. 

      Measure of maturity of organic matter

    • B. 

      Reflecting ability of the sedimentary rock

    • C. 

      Thermoplastic quality of elastomers

    • D. 

      X-ray diffraction

  • 15. 
    What do you mean by API gravity?
    • A. 

      The relative gravity between earth and moon

    • B. 

      The relative density of petroleum liquids

    • C. 

      Focussing on the sweet spot

    • D. 

      A type of aeromagnetic survey

  • 16. 
    What is DST in oil industry?
    • A. 

      Drill Some Thing

    • B. 

      Direct Soil Test

    • C. 

      Drill Stem Test

    • D. 

      Derrick Stem Test

  • 17. 
    Presently there is no E&P activity in the state of  ................
    • A. 

      Gujarat

    • B. 

      Karnataka

    • C. 

      Andhra Pradesh

    • D. 

      Tamilnadu

  • 18. 
    Do the terms “Shale Oil” and “Oil Shale” mean the same hydrocarbon energy resource?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      May be

    • D. 

      Grammatical error

  • 19. 
    “NELP” in Indian E&P policy context means....
    • A. 

      New Earning License Package

    • B. 

      New Exploration Licensing Policy

    • C. 

      Now Explore Later Produce

    • D. 

      New Exploration Labour Policy

  • 20. 
    One Cubic Meter of natural gas is equivalent to .........
    • A. 

      3.5314 cubic feet

    • B. 

      35.314 cubic feet

    • C. 

      353.14 cubic feet

    • D. 

      3531.4 cubic feet

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