Topicwise Questions - Oil and Petroleum

1. Where was oil discovered for the first time in India?

  1. Digboi
  2. Numaligarh
  3. Bongaigon
  4. Barauni

2. Bharat Oman Refineries Ltd a joint venture of Bharat Petroleum and Oman Oil operates a refinery at –

  1. Bhatinda
  2. Panipat
  3. Bina
  4. Mathura

3. At which place in Tamil Nadu is a refinery located?

  1. Manali
  2. Thanjavur
  3. Srirangam
  4. Madurai

4. ONGC operates a refinery in Tatipaka which is located in –

  1. Karnataka
  2. Gujarat
  3. Assam
  4. Andhra Pradesh

5. Which of the following is a subsidiary of ONGC?

  1. Bongaigaon Refineries and Petrochemicals Ltd
  2. Mangalore Refineries and Petrochemicals Ltd
  3. Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited
  4. Kochi Refineries Ltd

6. The world’s largest oil refinery operated by Reliance Petroleum is located at –

  1. Jamnagar
  2. Koyali
  3. Visakhapatnam
  4. Mangalore

7. At which of the following places is the largest oil refinery in the public sector located?

  1. Haldia
  2. Panipat
  3. Barauni
  4. Kochi

8. In which district of Rajasthan is the Aishwarya Oil Field located?

  1. Bikaner
  2. Barmer
  3. Jaisalmer
  4. Udaipur


9. Which company operates the oil fields in Mangala area in Rajasthan?

  1. Cairn India
  2. Essar Oil
  3. Reliance Petroleum
  4. ONGC

10. Taj Mahal is affected by pollution caused by which of the following refineries?

  1. Panipat
  2. Bina
  3. Mathura
  4. Koyali



11. The refinery at Bhatinda is named after –

  1. Guru Gobind Singh
  2. Bhagat Singh
  3. Guru Nanak
  4. Ranjit Singh

12. Which company owns the most number of oil refineries in India?

  1. HPCL
  2. IOC
  3. BPCL
  4. ONGC

13. Mumbai high oil field is run by which company?

  1. Essar India
  2. IOCL
  3. HPCL
  4. ONGC

14. Where is the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology located?

  1. Amethi
  2. Rae Bareily
  3. Barauni
  4. Panipat

15. Which oil company has its headquarters in Duliajan, Assam?

  1. ONGC
  2. Oil India
  3. GAIL
  4. IOCL

16. Which oil company is not in the Maharatna list of PSEs?

  1. HPCL
  2. ONGC
  3. IOCL
  4. BPCL

17. At which of the following places is the world’s largest oil refinery proposed to be set up by IOCL, HPCL and BPCL?

  1. Surat
  2. Ratnagiri
  3. Karwar
  4. Kozhikode