IC Engine Questions and Answers – Gaseous Fuels

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This set of IC Engines Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Gaseous Fuels”.

1. Gaseous fuel is most suited for IC engine since the physical delay is almost ___________
a) zero
b) more
c) less
d) none of the mentioned
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Answer: a
Explanation: As compared to other fuels there is almost no delay in gaseous fuel and for this purpose, it is preferred the most.
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2. What is the advantage of hydrogen as an IC engine fuel?
a) high volumetric efficiency
b) low fuel cost
c) no HC and CO emissions
d) none of the mentioned
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Answer: c
Explanation: The main advantage of hydrogen as an IC engine fuel is that there are no HC and CO emissions.

3. What is the disadvantage of hydrogen as a fuel in an IC engine?
a) storage is safe
b) low NOx
c) detonating tendency
d) easy handling
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Answer: c
Explanation: None.
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4. Which is the major constituent of natural gas?
a) ethane
b) methane
c) butane
d) propane
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Answer: b
Explanation: Only methane is the major constituent of natural gas.

5. What is the octane of natural gas?
a) 60-80
b) 80-100
c) >100
d) <60
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Answer: c
Explanation: The octane number of natural gas is always > 100.
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6. What is the major disadvantage of LPG as fuel in automobiles?
a) reduction in life of engine
b) less power compared to gasoline
c) reduction in life of engine & less power compared to gasoline
d) none of the mentioned
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Answer: c
Explanation: None.

7. Hydrogen gas has ______________ self-ignition temperature.
a) very low
b) very high
c) no
d) none of the mentioned
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Answer: b
Explanation: None.
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8. The energy content of air hydrogen mixture is _________ than liquid hydrocarbon fuels.
a) lower
b) higher
c) negligible
d) none of the mentioned
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Answer: a
Explanation: None.

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