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All Weeks Natural Gas Coursera Quiz Answers

Week 1 Quiz Answers

Quiz 1: Self-Check

Q1. What is the standard energy content for the natural gas that
we use in our homes?

  • 1,032 Btu per cubic foot
  • 1,045 Btu per cubic foot
  • 2,032 Btu per cubic foot
  • 730 Btu per cubic foot

Q2. 1 dekatherm is equivalent to

  • 1 Mcf
  • 1 MMBtu
  • 1,000 cubic feet
  • All of the above

Quiz 2: Self-Check

Q1. Today,
most of the natural gas in the U.S. is coming from

  • Inland shales deposits
  • Offshore
  • Overseas
  • None of the above

Q2. The federal government regulates natural gas or oil drilling
for all 50 states. True or False?

  • True
  • False

Q3. Which
of the following is a byproduct of oil drilling in Texas?

  • Sand
  • Natural Gas
  • Oil
  • All of the above

Quiz 3: Self-Check

Q1. What
two technologies did George Mitchell combine?

  • a. Horizontal drilling
  • b. Vertical drilling
  • c. Hydraulic fracking
  • d. Both B and C

Q2. Many
people object to hydraulic fracking because there are hazardous chemicals mixed
in with the frack water. True or False?

  • True
  • False

Quiz 4: Exploration of Natural Gas

Q1. When burning natural gas, the levels of carbon dioxide released are:

  • higher than when burning coal
  • same as coal
  • lower than when burning coal
  • None of the above

Q2. Natural gas is made up primarily of

  • Propane
  • Butane
  • Ethane
  • Methane

Q3. What is the basic unit of measuring gas?

  • Cubic yard
  • Cubic meter
  • Cubic foot
  • Cubic gram

Q4. In the U.S. the average heat content of natural
gas is

  • 1,032 billion thermal units
  • Less than 1,000 British Thermal Units
  • More than 1,000 British Thermal
  • 1,032
    British Thermal Units

Q5. You need 2 million cubic feet of natural gas. What would you order?

  • 2 Mcf
  • 2 Mfc
  • 2 Mmfc
  • 2 Mmcf

Q6. In the US, most of the natural gas comes from offshore shale deposits.

  • False
  • True

Q7. The U.S. Shale Revolution is the result of

  • Government deregulation
  • Enhanced computer and data analytics
  • Combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracking
  • The Clean Power Plan

Q8. Hydraulic fracking uses water, chemicals and a
proppant to keep shale fissures open. The proppant is normally:

  • Beach sand
  • Clay
  • Fine particle sand
  • None of the above

Q9. Which state has temporarily banned fracking?


Q10. Which options below are apart of the shale plays in PA, West VA, and Ohio?

(Please note: there may be more than one answer)

  • Cornelius
  • Portland
  • Cortland
  • Utica
  • Marcellus

Week 2

Quiz 1: Self-Check

Q1. What is the purpose of a treatment plant?

  • Remove valuable natural gas liquids from the gas
  • Collect gas and treat it
  • Remove impurities like water, sulfur, and carbon dioxide
  • All of the above

Q2. What is the ideal BTU content for a natural gas pipeline?

  • 1,064 BTUs per cubic foot
  • 10,032 BTUs per cubic foot
  • 1,032 BTUs per cubic foot
  • 10,064 BTUs per cubic foot

Quiz 2: Self-Check

Q1. How many gas processing plants are located in the United States?

  • 154
  • 517
  • 4,032
  • 10,325

Q2. Once gas is processed, it’s transported into natural gas pipelines and then into the _.

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Q3. How many miles of natural gas pipelines are there currently in the United States?

  • 305,000
  • 350,000
  • 45,000
  • 405,000

Q4. What agency regulates all interstate natural gas pipelines?

  • Department of Energy
  • Energy Information Administration
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Quiz 3: Self-Check

Q1. Which of the following not a type of underground gas storage facilities?

  • Depleted oil well reservoirs
  • Salt caverns
  • Aquifers
  • Underground Storage Tank

Q2. What agency monitors natural gas storage and releases a report?

  • Department of Energy
  • Energy Information Administration
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Q3. Currently, there are over _ natural gas storage facilities across United States.

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Q4. What agencies were involved in the Aliso Canyon gas storages facility methane leak?
  • Department of Energy
  • California State Agencies
  • Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Quiz 4: Natural Gas Processing, Transmission & Storage

Q1. Pipelines that collect natural gas from multiple wells are called

  • Distribution lines
  • Transmission lines
  • Treatment lines
  • Gathering lines

Q2. Natural gas processing plants remove the following substances from the natural gas stream

  • Water, carbon dioxide, sulfur and Natura Gas Liquids
  • Only water, carbon dioxide, sulfur and other impurities
  • Only methane
  • Natural Gas Liquids

Q3. Natural gas treatment plants remove the following from the natural gas stream

  • NGLs
  • Water, carbon dioxide, and sulfur
  • Ethane
  • Methane

Q4. Fill in the blank

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, regulates __.

  • All natural gas pipelines
  • All interstate natural gas pipelines.
  • None of the above
  • All international natural gas pipelines

Q5. What is the range of each natural gas pipeline compressor station?

  • 30-50 miles
  • 40-60 miles
  • 60-80 miles
  • 50-70 miles

Q6. Interstate pipelines are between 24 to 42 inches in diameter.

  • False
  • True

Q7. Choose the type(s) of underground gas storage facilities

  • Storage Containers
  • Salt Caverns
  • Depleted oil well reserves
  • Aquifers
  • Pipelines

Q8. What is the purpose of natural gas storage?

  • To ensure everyone has gas when they need it
  • To moderate gas prices
  • To store natural gas
  • To store the resources for private use for the companies who transport them.

Q9. What agency releases a report regarding gas storage?

  • Energy Information Administration
  • National Fuel
  • FERC
  • FBI

Q10. The largest methane leak occurred in

  • The Strategic Petroleum Reserve in 2015
  • San Bruno California and killed 8 people
  • The Aliso Canyon Gas Storage Facility in Southern California
  • BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico

Week 3

Quiz 1: Self-Check

Q1. Super cooling natural gas, will reduce its volume to _ of its original size.

  • 1/400th
  • 1/500th
  • 1/600th
  • 1/700th

Q2. What happens when Natural Gas is compressed? Select all that apply.

  • It becomes CNG
  • The volume is reduced to 1/200th of the original volume
  • It becomes LNG
  • The volume is reduced to 1/400th of the original volume

Quiz 2 : Self-Check

Q1. Currently, the United States is producing LNG for export in which states?

  • Alaska
  • California
  • Washington
  • Texas

Q2. Within how many miles can LNG be transported via truck?

  • 100
  • 225
  • 5,000
  • 295

Quiz 3: Self-Check

Q1. What is the term used to denote providing fuel to ships with marine fuels such as heavy oil?

Enter answer here

Q2. Satellite LNG Peak Shaving facilities are much more expensive that LNG Peak Shaving with Liquefaction. True or False?

  • True
  • False

Quiz 4: Self-Check

Q1. Pipeline companies are regulated by FERC and gas utilities are regulated by Public utility commissions or state agencies. True or False?

  • True
  • False

Q2. Who assumes the risks of a natural gas utility company?

  • Investors
  • Ratepayers
  • State Government
  • Federal Government

Quiz 5: Self-Check

Q1. What percentage of the mains are less than 4 inches in diameter?

  • 50%
  • 100%
  • 80%
  • 40%

Q2. Some Natural Gas Utility’s deliver just natural gas while others do both natural gas and electricity. True or False?

  • True
  • False

Quiz 6: Liquefied Natural Gas, Distribution, & Construction

Q1. Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is created by

  • Compressing natural gas
  • Super cooling natural gas to -260 degrees F
  • Removing NGLs from natural gas
  • Regasification of natural gas

Q2. When do the natural gas utilities require liquefaction capabilities?

  • When they are located near LNG suppliers
  • When they are located very far from LNG suppliers

Q3. Which of the following are qualities of LNG?

  • Not corrosive
  • Floats in water
  • Quickly vaporizes
  • Non-toxic
  • All of the above

Q4. Gas utilities own the infrastructure from the city gate to the __ .

  • City meters
  • City storing stations
  • Customers meters
  • Customers address

Q5. LNG Export terminals are built on the “train” concept. Each train has pre-treatment and liquefaction capability. The primary purpose of building a facility with trains is?

  • To maximize the LNG production
  • To allow the plant to operate if one train is down for maintenance or inoperable
  • Meet the requirements of the Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
  • Meet the needs of investors

Q6. Most of the U.S. LNG export terminals like Sabine Island and four others under construction are located on the

  • West Coast
  • East coast especially New England
  • U.S. Gulf Coast
  • Boston Harbor

Q7. LNG Peaking Shaving Plants are used to

  • Import LNG into regions that are short on natural gas
  • Store LNG and use it during winter or summer months when gas demand is high
  • Provide year-round fuel for LNG bunkering
  • Supply LNG fueled vehicles and vessels

Q8. One the key differences between Interstate natural gas pipeline companies and natural gas utilities are

  • Pipelines have large diameter steel coated pipes
    and utilities can use plastic pipe
  • Pipeline companies are regulated by FERC and gas
    utilities are regulated by Public utility commissions or state agencies
  • Gas utilities serve residential customers and pipelines never do
  • Gas utilities make sure the pressure is adequate to operate all of your home’s appliances
  • All of the above

Q9. The name of the chemical introduced into natural gas distribution systems to odorize the gas is

  • Sulfur dioxide
  • Mercaptans
  • Benzene
  • Ordinary air freshener

Q10. When the geology is not suitable for underground natural gas storage, many natural gas utilities have built

  • Satellite LNG Peak Shaving facilities
  • LNG Peak Shaving with Liquefaction
  • Propane Air Plants
  • All of the above

Week 4

Quiz 1: Self-Check

Q1.How many miles of natural gas distribution lines are operated by natural gas utilities?

  • 305,000
  • 100,000
  • 3.5 Million
  • 2.1 Million

Q2. Between 2014 and 2017, Injuries caused by natural gas distribution lines

  • Decreased
  • Increased
  • Stayed consistent
  • Did not occur

Quiz 2: Self-Check

Q1. What is the number one concern facing the natural gas industry?

Enter answer here

Q2.Faulty weld repairs by Pacific Gas & Electric on a natural gas distribution line killed __ people.

  • 2
  • 4
  • 6
  • 8

Quiz 3: Self-Check

Q1. Natural gas utilities started using pipeline inspection gadget such as drones to inspect gas pipelines and distribution lines. True or False?

  • True
  • False

Q2.Which of the following are true about NYSEARCH?

  • Focus on collaborative research
  • Work voluntarily
  • Assist with damage
    prevention and leak detection
  • Assist with improved
    installation and maintenance

Quiz 4: Self-Check

Q1. Who deals with your request for service, and billing and service complaints?

  • Gas Utilities Local Office
  • Public Utilities Commission
  • Call Center
  • Pipeline Company

Q2. Which of the following are the most common classes of gas service

  • Firm
  • Interruptible
  • Residential
  • Industrial

Quiz 5: Self-Check

Q1. _ issued Operator Qualifications regulations that has enhanced training pipeline operators.

  • Gas Technology Institute
  • FERC

Q2. The Gas Technology Institute provides numerous field training modules that pipeline operators can use to train their employees. True or False?

  • True
  • False

Quiz 6: Safety & Customer Service

Q1. Two major causes of pipeline explosions and leaks are

  • Terrorism and cyber attacks
  • Poor installation of pipeline and improper testing
  • Corrosion and failure of pipe, weld or equipment
  • None of the above

Q2. Key issues facing the natural gas industry are

  • Replacement of plastic pipe
  • Ethane leaks
  • Low production and high cost of natural gas
  • None of the above

Q3. Deterioration of a material, usually metal which results from a reaction with its environment is called

  • Subsidence
  • Loss of coating
  • Corrosion
  • None of the above

Q4. What caused the natural gas explosion of PG&E’s distribution line, that killed 8 and injured 60 in San Bruno, California?

  • Corrosion
  • Earthquake
  • Faulty pipe welds
  • Cyber terrorism

Q5. What caused the 2015 East Village Explosion in New York City that killed 2 people, injured 60 and completely destroyed three adjacent buildings?

  • Improper repairs by Con Edison
  • Improper inspection of new gas lines during
  • Illegal tap into a gas main
  • Faulty gas furnace

Q6. A research, development and deployment organization that natural gas utilities work with to develop new tools to inspect, and prevent gas leaks and accidents is called

  • American Gas Association
  • Gas Technology Institute
  • Northeast Gas Association

Q7. Examples of recent technologies used by natural gas utilities to inspect their infrastructure are

  • Drones
  • Flexible sensor tape containing micro-liner
    corrosion sensors
  • Tetherless pipeline inspection gadgets
  • All of the above

Q8. Natural gas monthly rates reflect all of the following except

  • Customer charges for meters
  • Distribution charges for gas actually used
  • Purchase Gas adjustment (PGA)for gas purchased in wholesale market
  • Monthly profit or loss on the PGA

Q9. If you smell gas in your home, you should contact

  • Customer Service at our natural gas utility by phone
  • Dial 911
  • Call the State Public Utility Commission
  • Dial 811

Q10. The Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued operator qualification regulations for all of the following, except

  • Detailed list of courses that pipeline operators must take
  • Requires pipeline operators to document that their employees ae adequately trained to recognize and react to abnormal operating conditions while performing specific tasks
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • Operator Qualifications
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