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Question 1: Dubai-Oman, used as benchmark for Middle East sour crude oil flowing to the ________-Pacific region

Question 2: The largest volume products of the industry are ________ and gasoline (petrol).
Fuel oilHorsepowerISO/IEC 15693C Sharp (programming language)

Question 3: [14] It is a ________ derived from ancient fossilized organic materials.
Carbon taxFossil fuelBiofuelCarbon sink

Question 4: These different molecules are separated by ________ at an oil refinery to produce gasoline, jet fuel, kerosene, and other hydrocarbons.
Batch distillationFractional distillationRefluxContinuous distillation

Question 5: Oil spills at sea are generally much more damaging than those on land, since they can spread for hundreds of nautical miles in a thin oil slick which can cover ________ with a thin coating of oil.
CoastCliffCoral reefBeach

Question 6: Wax, used in the packaging of ________, among others.
Food irradiationFood preservationFrozen foodFreeze drying

Question 7: Smaller spills have already proven to have a great impact on ecosystems, such as the ________
Exxon Valdez oil spillAlaska1964 Alaska earthquakeAlaska Native Claims Settlement Act

Question 8: Due to the high temperatures and high pressures involved, exhaust gases from gasoline combustion in car engines usually include ________ which are responsible for creation of photochemical smog.
Nitrogen oxideOzoneNitrous oxideNitric oxide

Question 9: Both crude oil and natural gas are predominantly a mixture of ________.

Question 10: The rise in importance was mostly due to the invention of the ________ and the rise in commercial aviation
Internal combustion engineStroke ratioSpark-ignition engineAutomobile

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