CITA PETROLEUM Aptitude Test Past Questions And Answers

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CITA PETROLEUM test past questions and answers – 2024 Updated

This study pack, (CITA PETROLEUM Aptitude Test Past Questions And Answers – 2024 Updated) will help you prepare faster for your best performance in the job selection aptitude test.

To perform your best, a crucial part of your preparation tactics is to practice previous years’ papers. Solving these will help you understand the exam pattern, know the level of difficulty, and ultimately, help you create your best preparation strategy.


CITA Petroleum is a pre-eminent aviation fuelling company with a strong presence in Nigerian airfields like Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Calabar, Warri, Uyo, Owerri, Enugu, Yola, Kaduna, Sokoto, and Kano.

CITA specializes in into-plane fuelling, offshore/onshore system maintenance, and also develops and operates bulk Petroleum Storage facilities as a major function of its core business.

CITA parades the best hands in Nigerian Into-plane Aviation Fuelling. The vision of this company is to have a strong footprint in West Africa and a good presence in Nigeria. It will guarantee that all products received/dispensed at its facilities/refuellers comply with international standards such as:

• Department of Petroleum Resources
• API (American Petroleum Institute)
• ASTM (American Society for Testing & Materials)
• IATA (International Air Transport Association)
• MOD (Ministry of Defense standard on Jet Fuel)
• EI (Energy Institute)
• JIG (Joint Inspection Group) on Guidelines for Aviation Fuel Quality

Components of the Aptitude Test:

The CITA PETROLEUM Aptitude Test typically consists of several sections, each targeting specific skill sets. These may include:

Numerical Reasoning: Assessing your ability to interpret and analyze numerical data, perform calculations, and make sound decisions based on quantitative information.

Verbal Reasoning: Evaluating your comprehension skills, vocabulary, and logical thinking by presenting passages and questions related to the petroleum industry.

Abstract Reasoning: Gauging your pattern recognition, logical deduction, and problem-solving skills using non-verbal and visual elements.

LOGICAL REASONING: Measuring your ability to analyze complex scenarios, draw conclusions, and make informed judgments.

CITA PETROLEUM Sample Questions and Answers

Question 1:
A drilling operation is scheduled to start at 9:00 AM. The crew arrives 20 minutes late. What time did the crew start the operation?
A) 8:30 AM
B) 9:20 AM
C) 9:40 AM
D) 10:00 AM
Answer: B) 9:20 AM

Question 2:
If Pipe A can fill an oil tank in 4 hours and Pipe B can fill the same tank in 6 hours, how long will it take to fill the tank if both pipes are open simultaneously?
A) 2 hours
B) 2.4 hours
C) 3 hours
D) 4 hours
Answer: B) 2.4 hours

Question 3:
If the temperature dropped by 15 degrees Celsius overnight and then rose by 10 degrees during the day, what was the net change in temperature?
A) -5 degrees Celsius
B) 5 degrees Celsius
C) 25 degrees Celsius
D) -25 degrees Celsius
Answer: A) -5 degrees Celsius

Question 4:
Which of the following options completes the series: 5, 10, 20, 40, __?
A) 50
B) 80
C) 60
D) 70
Answer: C) 60

Question 5:
Three oil wells produced 1500 barrels, 1800 barrels, and 2100 barrels of oil, respectively. What is the average oil production per well?
A) 1750 barrels
B) 1800 barrels
C) 1900 barrels
D) 2000 barrels
Answer: A) 1750 barrels

Question 6:
If Driller A can complete a task in 5 days and Driller B can complete the same task in 8 days, how long will it take if both drillers work together?
A) 2.5 days
B) 3 days
C) 3.2 days
D) 4 days
Answer: B) 3 days

Question 7:
A drilling site requires 15 tons of drilling mud per day. If the site operates for 9 days, how many tons of drilling mud will be needed?
A) 120 tons
B) 135 tons
C) 150 tons
D) 165 tons
Answer: A) 120 tons

Question 8:
Which term refers to the process of separating crude oil into its various components based on their boiling points?
A) Distillation
B) Evaporation
C) Filtration
D) Oxidation
Answer: A) Distillation

Question 9:
If it takes 6 hours to drill a well to a depth of 2000 feet, how long will it take to drill a well to a depth of 3000 feet, assuming the drilling rate remains constant?
A) 4 hours
B) 6 hours
C) 9 hours
D) 12 hours
Answer: C) 9 hours

Question 10:
If the price of oil increases by 20% and the production cost increases by 10%, what will be the net change in profit margin?
A) 10%
B) 15%
C) 20%
D) 30%
Answer: B) 15%

Question 1:
An oil well produces 800 barrels of crude oil per day. If the production increases by 25%, what will be the new daily production?
A) 1,000 barrels
B) 1,200 barrels
C) 1,600 barrels
D) 2,000 barrels
Answer: B) 1,000 barrels

Question 2:
The cost of drilling a well is $50,000. If the cost is shared equally among 5 investors, how much will each investor contribute?
A) $7,500
B) $10,000
C) $15,000
D) $25,000
Answer: A) $7,500

Question 3:
A tanker can transport 4,500 barrels of oil. If it is filled to 80% of its capacity, how many barrels of oil are on board?
A) 2,800 barrels
B) 3,200 barrels
C) 3,600 barrels
D) 3,800 barrels
Answer: B) 3,200 barrels

Question 4:
If the daily oil production rate decreases by 15%, and the original rate was 2,500 barrels per day, what is the new production rate?
A) 2,125 barrels
B) 2,250 barrels
C) 2,375 barrels
D) 2,625 barrels
Answer: A) 2,125 barrels

Question 5:
A drilling operation lasts for 10 days and consumes 1,200 gallons of drilling mud each day. What is the total amount of drilling mud used?
A) 10,200 gallons
B) 11,200 gallons
C) 12,000 gallons
D) 12,500 gallons
Answer: C) 12,000 gallons

Question 6:
The reservoir has a capacity of 5 million barrels of oil. If it is currently filled to 65% of its capacity, how many barrels of oil are in the reservoir?
A) 3.25 million barrels
B) 3.50 million barrels
C) 3.75 million barrels
D) 3.85 million barrels
Answer: B) 3.50 million barrels

Question 7:
If an oil rig produces 300 barrels of oil every 4 hours, how many barrels will it produce in a 24-hour period?
A) 1,200 barrels
B) 1,500 barrels
C) 1,800 barrels
D) 2,400 barrels
Answer: D) 2,400 barrels

Question 8:
The oil price increased from $50 per barrel to $65 per barrel. What is the percentage increase in price?
A) 15%
B) 25%
C) 30%
D) 35%
Answer: C) 30%

Question 9:
A drilling operation requires 2,000 feet of drill pipe. Each pipe segment is 30 feet long. How many segments are needed?
A) 60 segments
B) 65 segments
C) 70 segments
D) 75 segments
Answer: B) 65 segments

Question 10:
If an oil well produces 150 barrels of oil every 6 hours, how many barrels will it produce in a 2-day period?
A) 800 barrels
B) 1,000 barrels
C) 1,200 barrels
D) 1,500 barrels
Answer: C) 1,200 barrels


Question 1:
Which term refers to the process of extracting oil from underground reservoirs?
A) Evaporation
B) Sublimation
C) Drilling
D) Filtration
Answer: C) Drilling

Question 2:
What do you call the layer of rock that prevents oil and gas from escaping to the surface?
A) Cap rock
B) Sedimentary rock
C) Igneous rock
D) Volcanic rock
Answer: A) Cap rock

Question 3:
Which of the following is a measure of the thickness of an oil reservoir?
A) Density
B) Viscosity
C) Permeability
D) Porosity
Answer: D) Porosity

Question 4:
What is the term for the natural underground formation where oil and gas accumulate?
A) Reservoir
B) Wellbore
C) Pipeline
D) Refinery
Answer: A) Reservoir

Question 5:
What is the process called when natural gas is cooled and condensed into a liquid state?
A) Liquefaction
B) Vaporization
C) Sublimation
D) Condensation
Answer: A) Liquefaction

Question 6:
Which environmental impact assessment term relates to the potential harm that an oil spill could cause to marine life?
A) Biodiversity
B) Erosion
C) Salinity
D) Acidification
Answer: A) Biodiversity

Question 7:
What is the main purpose of a blowout preventer (BOP) in drilling operations?
A) To control the flow of oil and gas
B) To enhance drilling efficiency
C) To measure reservoir pressure
D) To remove impurities from crude oil
Answer: A) To control the flow of oil and gas

Question 8:
Which term describes the process of injecting fluids into a well to improve oil recovery?
A) Exfiltration
B) Percolation
C) Infiltration
D) Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR)
Answer: D) Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR)

Question 9:
What is the geological formation that traps oil and gas within the reservoir?
A) Aquifer
B) Fault
C) Anticline
D) Karst
Answer: C) Anticline

Question 10:
Which term describes the initial drilling phase that establishes the basic hole for further drilling operations?
A) Wildcat drilling
B) Directional drilling
C) Exploratory drilling
D) Vertical drilling
Answer: D) Vertical drilling


Some Frequently Asked Questions About CITA Aptitude Test 2024

Q: Can I take the test on my phone?
A: We strongly advise against using your phone for the test. Using your phone can result in your test
being terminated when calls or SMS come in during the test as this can be considered suspicious
activities (see the question on suspicious activities for more details).

Q: Can I take the test more than once?
A: You are only allowed to take the test only once. If you take the test more than once, it is only your
score from the first attempt that will be recorded.

Q: Is the test timed?
A: Yes. All tests have a time duration in which they must be completed. Once the duration is
reached, the test will be terminated, and your score recorded and submitted.


Q: What if I mistakenly end the test before I am done?
A: Once a test is submitted or closed, it will be assumed that the test has been completed and


Q: Would I be allowed to retake the test if my test automatically ended because of network or
internet issues?
A: No, you would not be allowed to retake the test. You are advised to make sure you have quality
internet service to avoid this.


Q: Would I be allowed to use the calculator on my system for the test for mathematical questions?
A: Opening another app on your device while taking the test is considered an unusual behaviour so
we advise you have a physical calculator for the test.


Q: My test just ended. I don’t know what happened. What should I do?
A: Your test can be terminated for several reasons – internet connection, suspicious behaviour, or test
time elapsed.
Please ensure you have good and reliable internet before starting the examination to prevent
termination due to poor internet connection.
If you perform five (5) suspicious activities, your test will be terminated. Every time a suspicious
activity is noticed, you will get a warning. By the fifth (5th) warning, your test will be terminated.


Q: What are suspicious activities?
A: Your test will be terminated if you perform five (5) suspicious activities. The following activities are
considered suspicious activities /unusual behaviour:
˗ Minimizing the browser.
˗ Resizing the browser.
˗ Opening a new tab.
˗ Opening a new program.
˗ Take a screenshot. (Desktop)
˗ Pressing Ctrl + C.
˗ Pressing Ctrl + V.
˗ Pressing Print Screen.
˗ Pressing F12.

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