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Question 1: Ancient ________ tablets indicate the medicinal and lighting uses of petroleum in the upper echelons of their society.
Tajik languagePersian languageKurdish languagePashto language

Question 2: ________
Common lawShariaProperty lawOil and gas law in the United States

Question 3: The ________, which introduced the concept of peak oil, questions the sustainability of oil production.
Hubbert peak theory2000s energy crisisPickens PlanEnergy crisis

Question 4: In 1947, the Superior Oil Company constructed the first offshore ________ off the Gulf Coast of Louisiana.
Oil platformAdditionally guyed towerSkyscraperConstruction

Question 5: [3] In the 9th century, oil fields were exploited in the area around modern Baku, ________, to produce naphtha.

Question 6: These fields were described by al-Masudi in the 10th century, and by ________ in the 13th century, who described the output of those oil wells as hundreds of shiploads.
Silk RoadMongol EmpireNiccolò and Maffeo PoloMarco Polo

Question 7: An early petroleum industry was established in the 8th century, when the streets of ________ were paved with tar, derived from petroleum through destructive distillation.

Question 8: The ________ generated an increasing need for energy which was fuelled mainly by coal, with other sources including whale oil.
William RadcliffeThomas HighsIndustrial RevolutionTextile manufacture during the Industrial Revolution

Question 9: ________ was also known to burn skimmed oil for light.
History of the Republic of ChinaHistory of the People's Republic of ChinaTimeline of Chinese historyHistory of China

Question 10: The largest volume products of the industry are ________ and gasoline (petrol).
Fuel oilISO/IEC 15693C Sharp (programming language)Horsepower


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