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There are 30 questions in Section A and 20 questions in Section B.

Atomic numbers and relative atomic masses of elements can be obtained from

the Periodic Table printed on page 1.

Section A

1. A compound formed from the element X and sulphur has the following electronic structure:

X and sulphur has the following electronic structure: (Only electrons in the outermost shells are shown.)

(Only electrons in the outermost shells are shown.) How many lone pair(s) is/are there in the compound?

A. 2

B. 4

C. 6

D. 8

2. The hazard warning label shown below is found on a compressed gas cylinder.

label shown below is found on a compressed gas cylinder. Which of the following gases may

Which of the following gases may be contained in the cylinder?

A. Ethane

B. Sulphur dioxide

C. Oxygen

D. Argon

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3.

Which of the following will NOT conduct an electric current?

A. Nickel

B. Lead(II) chloride granules

C. Molten sodium chloride

D. Aqueous potassium iodide solution

4. Which of the following statements about chlorine and bromine is incorrect?

A. They exist as diatomic molecules.

B. Their atoms have the same number of outermost electrons.

C. They form ions with a unit of negative charge.

D. Bromine is the stronger oxidizing agent than chlorine.

5. Which of the following has the same number of protons as hydroxide ions (OH )?

A. O 2

B. F

C. Na +

D. Mg 2+

6. The formula of hydrated iron(II) sulphate is FeSO 4 xH 2 O. When 20.1g of the sulphate is heated strongly, 9.1g of water is formed. What is the value of x?

A. 5

B. 6

C. 7

D. 8

7. Which of the following may form white precipitate with sodium hydroxide solution?

A. Lead(II) nitrate solution

B. Iron(III) nitrate solution

C. Copper(II) nitrate solution

D. Potassium nitrate solution

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8.

Which of the following flame colours observed is WRONGLY matched?

A.

B.

C.

D.

Metal

Calcium

Iron

Sodium

Potassium

Flame colour Brick-red Very bright light Golden yellow Lilac

9. Which of the following is the electron diagram of potassium oxide? (Only the outermost shell electrons are shown.)

A.

oxide? (Only the outermost shell electrons are shown.) A. B. C. D. 10. The following are

B.

oxide? (Only the outermost shell electrons are shown.) A. B. C. D. 10. The following are

C.

D.

(Only the outermost shell electrons are shown.) A. B. C. D. 10. The following are some
(Only the outermost shell electrons are shown.) A. B. C. D. 10. The following are some

10. The following are some physical properties of a substance X :

Melting point : 87Boiling point : 225Solubility in water : soluble

Which of the following can be used to obtain X from its aqueous solution?

A. Decantation

B. Filtration

C. Crystallization

D. Paper chromatography

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11.

The structure of a compound formed between an element X and bromine is shown below :

formed between an element X and bromine is shown below : What is the formula of

What is the formula of the compound formed between X and magnesium?

A. MgX

B. MgX 2

C. Mg 2 X 3

D. Mg 3 X 2

12. Which of the following iron nails will rust first?

A. B. C. D. zinc strip magnesium copper strip strip
A.
B.
C.
D.
zinc strip
magnesium
copper
strip
strip

13. An accident happens in a factory and some nitric acids are split. Which of the following substances, when added in excess, can neutralize the acid without leaving an alkaline solution?

(1)

Ammonia solution

(2)

Calcium carbonate

(3)

Sodium chloride

A.

(1) only

B.

(2) only

C.

(1) and (3) only

D.

(2) and (3) only

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14.

Which of the following changes is NOT a redox reaction?

A. Fe 2 (SO 4 ) 3 + H 2 S Æ 2FeSO 4 + S + H 2 SO 4

B. 2Al + 6HCl Æ 2AlCl 3 + 3H 2

C. CaCO 3 + CO 2 + H 2 O Æ Ca(HCO 3 ) 2

D. 2KClO 3 Æ 2KCl + 3O 2

15. The reaction between calcium carbonate and dilute hydrochloric acid can be represented by the following equation:

CaCO 3 (x) + 2HCl(aq)

é

CaCl 2 (y) + H 2 O(z) + CO 2 (g)

Which of the following combinations is correct?

x

y

z

A. aq

s

aq

B. aq

aq

l

C. s

s

aq

D. s

aq

l

16. A piece of filter paper moistened with sodium chloride solution is put between the two metals in each case.

metal M – V + metal W
metal M
V
+
metal W

voltage = 1.0 V

metal M + V – metal X
metal M
+
V
metal X

voltage = 1.0 V

metal M – V + metal Y
metal M
V
+
metal Y

voltage = 0.5 V

metal M V metal Z
metal M
V
metal Z

voltage = 0.5 V

Which of the following represents the order of tendency to form ions of the metals?

Z > X

B. X > M > W > Z > Y

C. X > Z > M > Y > W

A. W > Y > M >

D. Y > X > Z > M > W

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17.

Balance the following ionic equation:

wAl

+

xCu 2+

é

yAl 3+

+

zCu

The total charge on each side of the balances equation is

A. +2

B. +3

C. +5

D. +6

18. Consider the half equation:

IO 3 - (aq)

+

xH 2 O(l)

+ ye -

?

I - (aq)

+

zOH - (aq)

Which of the following combinations is correct?

x

y

z

A. 1

2

2

B. 2

4

4

C. 3

6

6

D. 4

8

8

19. The bleaching actions of chlorine water and aqueous sulphur dioxide are compared as show below:

Sulphur dioxide

Chlorine water

(1)

Bleaches by reduction . Bleaching action is slower and milder. Bleaching effect is not permanent and original colour will be restored later.

Bleaches by oxidation. Bleaching action is faster and more vigorous. Bleaching effect can last for a longer period of time.

(2)

(3)

Which of the above combinations is correct?

A. (1) and (2) only.

B. (2) and (3) only.

C. (1) and (3) only

D. (1), (2) and (3)

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20. When an alkane of formula C 14 H 30 is cracked, which of the following is/are possible products.

(1)

(2)

(3)

C 4 H 10 and C 10 H 20

C 6 H

C 7 H 14 and C 7 H 16

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and

C 8 H 19

A. (1) and (2) only

B. (2) and (3) only

C. (1) and (3) only

D. (1), (2) and (3)

21. Which of the following can reduce the formation of acid rain?

(1) Installing catalytic converter in cars. (2) Using unleaded petrol. (3) Using diesel with low sulphur content.

A. (1) and (2) only

B. (1) and (3) only

C. (2) and (3) only

D. (1), (2) and (3)

22. The

equation

below

hydroxide solution:

represents

the

reaction

of

chlorine

Cl 2 (g) + 2KOH(aq) ?

KCl(aq) + KClO(aq) + H 2 O(l)

with

potassium

Which of the following statements concerning this reaction is/are correct?

(1)

Chlorine acts as an oxidising agent.

(2)

Chlorine acts as a reducing agent.

(3)

The oxidation number of oxygen changes from -2 to -1.

A. (1) only.

B. (2) only.

C. (1) and (2) only.

D. (2) and (3) only.

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23. Sulphur dioxide can be prepared by

(1)

the action of dilute hydrochloric acid on sodium sulphite.

(2)

heating copper turning with concentrated sulphuric acid.

(3)

burning iron pyrite (FeS 2 ) in air.

A.

(1) and (2)only.

B.

(1) and (3) only.

C.

(2) and (3) only.

D.

(1), (2) and (3) only.

24. X is a compound with 4 carbon atoms. X gives negative results on the following tests :

(1) Putting X into a solution of sodium hydrogencarbonate. (2) Putting X into bromine in 1,1,1–trichloroethane. (3) Heating X with acidified potassium dichromate solution.

The structural formula of X may be

A. CH 3 CH 2 CH=CH 2

B. CH 3 CH 2 CH 2 CH 2 OH

C. CH 3 CH 2 CH 2 CO 2 H

D. CH 3 CO 2 CH 2 CH 3

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25. An organic compound has the following structure:

Br CH 3 H C C OH CH 3 Br
Br
CH 3
H
C
C
OH
CH 3
Br

The systematic name of this compound is

A. 1,2-dibromo-1,2-dimethylethan-2-ol

B. 1,2-dibromo-1,2-dimethylethan-4-ol.

C. 2,3-dibromobutan-2-ol.

D. 2,3-dibromobutan-4-ol.

26. Which of the following statements concerning thermoplastics articles is/are correct?

(1)

They deform upon heating.

(2)

They are commonly moulded by compression moulding.

(3)

They must be addition polymers.

A.

(1) only

B.

(2) only

C.

(1) and (3) only

D.

(2) and (3) only

27. Which of the following methods can be used to solve pollution problems caused by plastic wastes?

(1)

Recycling and reusing plastics

(2)

Making biodegradable plastics

(3)

Incinerating plastic in incinerators with high chimneys.

A.

(1) and (2) only

B.

(1) and (3) only

C.

(2) and (3) only

D.

(1), (2) and (3)

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Directions: Each question below (Question Nos. 28 to 30) consists of two separate statements. Decide whether each of the two statements is true or false;

if both are true, then decide whether or not the second statement is a

correct explanation of the first statement. Then select one opinion from

A to D according to the following table:

A.

Both statements are true and the 2nd statement is a correct explanation of the 1st statement.

B.

Both statements are true but the 2nd statement is NOT a correct explanation of the 1st statement.

C.

The 1st statement is false but 2nd statement is true.

 

D.

Both statements are false.

 
 

1st statement

2nd statement

28.

Methanoic acid is an electrolyte.

It conducts electricity in aqueous solution.

29.

Ethene

can

decolourize

an

Ethene

contains

a

carbon-carbon

acidified permanganate solution.

potassium

double bond.

 

30. Concentrated sulphuric acid chars cane sugar.

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Concentrated

highly corrosive.

sulphuric

acid

is

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Section B

31. P, Q, and R are three metals. Heating with the presence of carbon will remove oxygen from the oxides of P and Q but not from the oxide of R. Q will remove oxygen from the oxide of P. On this evidence only, arrange these metals in the descending order of their reactivity.

A. P, Q, R

B. R, P, Q

C. P, R, Q

D. R, Q, P

32. Equal masses of zinc powder and iron powder (having similar particle size) are separately treated with an excess of 1 M hydrochloric acid at the following is a correct description of what might occur?

Total volume of

Initial rate

hydrogen evolved

of reaction

A. smaller with zinc

faster with zinc

B. smaller with zinc

faster with iron

C. greater with zinc

faster with zinc

D. greater with zinc

faster with iron

33. Which of the following statements concerning the role of water in electrolysis is/are correct?

(1)

Water acts as a solvent to dissolve electrolytes.

(2)

Water may be chemically changed during electrolysis.

(3)

Water ionizes slightly to give equal numbers of H + (aq) and OH - (aq).

A.

(1) and (2)only

B.

(2) and (3) only

C.

(1) and (3) only

D.

(1), (2) and (3)

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34. Chlorine can be prepared from concentrated hydrochloric acid and potassium permanganate according to the following equation:

2KMnO 4

+ xHCl

?

What is the value of z?

A. 4

B. 5

C. 8

D. 10

2KCl

+ 2MnCl 2

+ yH 2 O

+

zCl 2

35. Ammonia was once used to detect the leakage of chlorine in chemical plants. If there was a leakage, white fumes would be observed. The word equation below represents the reaction of chlorine with ammonia:

chlorine + ammonia ammonium chloride + nitrogen

What the white fumes might have been?

A. Chlorine

B. Ammonia

C. Ammonium chloride

D. Nitrogen

36. The sulphuric acid obtained by this industrial process contains 98% by mass of sulphuric acid and has a density of 1.84 g cm -3 . Calculate the volume of the acid required for dilution to 500 cm 3 of 0.10 M sulphuric acid.

A. 5.44 cm 3

B. 54.40 cm 3

C. 27.20 cm 3

D. 2.72 cm 3

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37. Which of the following gases occupies the largest volume at room temperature and pressure? (molar volume of gas at room temperature and pressure = 24.0 dm 3 )

A. 1.0 g of ammonia.

B. 2.0 g of nitrogen.

C. 3.0 g of oxygen.

D. 4.0 g of carbon dioxide.

38. Consider the set-up shown below:

g of carbon dioxide. 38. Consider the set-up shown below: Which of the following statements are

Which of the following statements are correct?

(1)

The solution around electrode X turns brown.

(2)

The mass of electrode X remains unchanged.

(3)

Reduction occurs at electrode Y.

A.

(1) and (2) only

B.

(1) and (3) only

C.

(2) and (3) only

D.

(1), (2) and (3)

39. Which

of

the

INCORRECT?

following

colour

changes

for

the

Solution through which SO 2 is bubbled

A. I 2 (aq)

B. Fe 2 (SO 4 ) 3 (aq)

indicated

reactions

Colour change brown é purple yellow é green

in

C. K 2 Cr 2 O 7 (aq)

+

H 2 SO 4 (aq)

orange

é green

D. KMnO 4 (aq)

+

H 2 SO 4 (aq)

purple é colourless

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40. The set-up shown above is best used to collect

40. The set-up shown above is best used to collect A. ammonia. B. chlorine. C. nitrogen.

A. ammonia.

B. chlorine.

C. nitrogen.

D. sulphur dioxide.

41. A conical flask containing hydrochloric acid is placed on a top-pan balance. Some marble chips are carefully added to the flask. Which of the following graphs represents the correct plot of the mass of the flask and its content against time?

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42.

In the above graph, curve X was obtained by the reaction between 100 cm 3

In the above graph, curve X was obtained by the reaction between 100 cm 3 of 1 M HCl and excess zinc granules.

Which of the following changes would produce curve Y?

A. increasing the temperature by 10°C

B. adding the same amount of zinc powder instead of zinc granules

C. using 200 cm 3 of 0.8 M HCl instead of 100 cm 3 of 1 M HCl

D. using 50 cm 3 of 1.5 M HCl instead of 100 cm 3 of 1 M HCl

43.

3 of 1.5 M HCl instead of 100 cm 3 of 1 M HCl 43. In

In the above experiment, which of the following major products will be liberated at the electrodes?

Cathode

Anode

A. Magnesium

Oxygen

B. Magnesium

Bromine

C. Hydrogen

Bromine

D. Hydrogen

Oxygen

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44. Which of the following statements concerning the above experiment is/are correct? (1) (2) (3)
44.
Which of the following statements concerning the above experiment is/are
correct?
(1)
(2)
(3)
Platinum electrodes should be used.
The concentration of Na + (aq) ions around the cathode increase.
The solution changes from colorless to pink.
A.
(1) only.
B.
(2) only.
C.
(1) and (3) only
D.
(2) and (3) only
45.
Which of the following does not belong to same homologous series?
A. B. O H C 3 C O CH 2 CH 3 C. D. O
A.
B.
O
H
C
3 C
O
CH 2 CH 3
C.
D.
O
H
C
O
CH 3

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O CH 3 CH 2 C O H O CH 3 C O CH 3
O
CH 3 CH 2
C
O
H
O
CH 3
C
O
CH 3
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46. Which one of the following is condensation polymer?

A.

CH 3

H

CH 3

H

CH 3

H

 
C C C C C C
C
C
C
C
C
C
 
 

H

CO 2 H H

CO 2 H H

CO 2 H

 

B.

 

O

H

H

O

O

H

H

O

O

H

C N
C
N

CH 2 CH 2 N

C
C

CH 2

C N
C
N

CH 2 CH 2

N C CH 2 C N
N
C
CH 2
C
N
 

CN

CN

CN

CN

CN

 

C.

C C C C C CH 2 CH 2 CH 2 CH 2
C
C
C
C
C
CH 2
CH 2
CH 2
CH 2
 

H

H

H

H

H

F

F

F

F

F

F

D.

C C C C C C
C
C
C
C
C
C
 
 

F

F

F

F

F

F

47. Soapless detergent is used to overcome the disadvantages of soap. Which of the following is/are the disadvantage(s) of soap?

(1)

Soap forms scum with lake water.

(2)

Oils used as starting materials in the preparation of soaps can also be

(3)

used for food. Soap cannot be used in strongly acidic solutions.

A.

(2) only.

B.

(1) and (2) only.

C.

(2) and (3) only

D.

(1), (2) and (3)

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Directions: Each question below (Question Nos. 48 to 50) consists of two separate statements. Decide whether each of the two statements is true or false;

if both are true, then decide whether or not the second statement is a

correct explanation of the first statement. Then select one opinion from

A to D according to the following table:

A.

Both statements are true and the 2nd statement is a correct explanation of the 1st statement.

B.

Both statements are true but the 2nd statement is NOT a correct explanation of the 1st statement.

C.

The 1st statement is false but 2nd statement is true.

 

D.

Both statements are false.

 
 

1st statement

2nd statement

 

48.

Methyl orange is used instead of phenolphthalein as an indicator for the titration of ethanoic acid and sodium hydroxide.

The colour change of methyl orange is from yellow in acidic medium to red in alkaline medium.

49.

During the electrolysis of copper(II) sulphate using carbon electrodes, hydrogen is always liberated at the cathode.

Hydrogen

ion

is

a

stronger

oxidizing agent than copper(II) ion.

50.

Soap powder usually contains washing soda, a hydrated form of sodium carbonate, which can help reduce the hardness of water.

Sodium carbonate removes calcium and magnesium ions by forming insoluble calcium carbonate and magnesium carbonate

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