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CHEMISTRY PAST QUESTIONS

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A sheet of paper is placed in the path of a beam from a radioactive source. The emissions that pass through the paper consist of

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Which of the following properties increases down a group in the Periodic Table?

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Which of the following compounds dissolves in water to give an alkaline solution?

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It can be concluded that gastric juice

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A reaction is represented by the equation below. A2(g) + B2(g) 2AB(g); ∆H = +X kJmol-1 Which of the following statements about the system is correct?

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Consider the following equation: Ag+ (aq) + CI-(aq) → Ag+CI- (s) ; ∆H = _65.7 kJmol-1. From the equation, it can be deduced that

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What will be the effect of increase in pressure on the following system at equilibrium? 2NH2(g) N2(g) + 3H2(g)

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Helium is preferred to hydrogen in filling balloons because hydrogen

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One mole of a compound M(HCO3)2 has a mass of 162g. Calculate the relative atomic mass of M. [H = 1, C =12, O = 16]

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Calcium atom ionizes by

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Given that the order of reactivity of four metals is P>Q>R>S, which of the following reactions is feasible?

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Which of the following statements about ideal gases is/are correct?

I. The cohesive forces between their particles are negligible

ll. The have no definite volume but occupy the volume of their containers

III. They are not compressible

IV. Their particles collide with loss of energy

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The spontaneity of a chemical reaction is determined by the change in the

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Chemical equilibrium is attained when

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Which of the following contains co-ordinate covalent bond?

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Two radioactive elements Q and S have half-life periods of 10 hours and 20 hours respectively. Therefore

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Metals are said to be malleable because they

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Equal volumes of CO2 cnd CO at s.t.p have the same

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The liquid product of the destructive distillation of coal is

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Which of the following compounds dissolves in water to form a solution with pH below 7?

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Pauli Exclusion Principle is related to

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The gas evolved when dilute tetraoxosulphate (VI) acid reacts with sodium hydrogen trioxocarbonate (IV) is

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What does ∆H represent in the following equation ? Cl(g) + e- → CI- (g); ∆H = - 363 kJ mol-1

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Dehydration of ethanol produces

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Which of the following lowers the activation energy of a chemical reaction?

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Elements which belong to the same group in the Periodic Table are characterized by

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Which of the following movements can be described as random motion?

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Gas molecules are said to be perfectly elastic because

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Which of the following can undergo both addition reactions and substitution reactions?

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Petrol consists mainly of

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A mixture of calcium chloride and calcium trioxocarbonate (IV) in water can be separated by

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0.10 mol dm-3 NaCI conducts electricity better than 0.10 mol dm-3 CH3COOH because the solution of NaCI

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30cm3 pf hydrogen at s.t.p combine with 20cm3 of oxygen to form steam according to the following equation 2H2(g) + O2(g) → 2H2O(g). Calculate the total volume of the gaseous mixture at the end of the reaction

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What is the effect of using vanadium (V) oxide as catalyst in the reaction represented by the following equation? 2SO2 + O2 ⇌ 2SO3; ∆H = - xKJmol-1

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What type of reaction is involved when wood shavings produce a brown gas with concentrated HNO3?

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Which of the following increases as boiling water changes to steam?

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The presence of unpaired electrons in an atom of a transition metal gives rise to

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What volume of hydrogen is produced at s.t.p. When 2.60 g of zinc reacts with excess HCI according to the following equation? Zn(s) + 2HCI(aq) → ZnCI 2(aq) + H2(g) [Zn = 65; 1 mole of a gas occupies 22.4dm3 at s.t.p]

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Substances which absorb water from the atmosphere without dissolving in it are said to be

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How many electrons are removed from Cr2- when it is oxidized to CrO42-?

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Electrovalent compounds are characterized by

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Exhaust fumes discharged from a smoky vehicle gradually become invisible as a result of

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An exothermic reaction is one which involves

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If an element with high electron affinity combines with another element with low ionization energy the bond formed will be mainly

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Which of the following non-metals reacts most readily with metals?

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Which of the following is not correct about oxidation number convention? The oxidation number of a/an

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In the Periodic Table, the elements that loss electrons most readily belong to

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A concentrated solution containing H+, Cu2+,OH- and CI- was electrolysed using platiunm electrodes which of the ions will be discharged at the cathods?

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Which of the following will displace copper from a solution of copper (ll) salt?

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What is the function of sulphur (IV) oxide in the reaction represented by the following equation? SO 2(aq) + 2H2S(g) → 3S (s) + 2H 2(l)

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A radioactive solid is best stored

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What mass of copper would be deposited by a current of 1. 0 ampere passing for 965 seconds through copper (ll) tetraoxosulphate (IV) solution? [Cu = 63.5; 1F = 96500C]

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What is the oxidation number of nitrogen in AI(NO3)3?

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Which of the orbitals 4s, 4p, 4d and 4f has the lowest energy?

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Elactrostatic force of attraction between sodium ion and halide ion is greatest in

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What is the shape of a molecule of CCI4?

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Pipe-borne water is usually chlorinated in order to

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The atoms of four elements are represented as 20Q, 16R, 10S and 8T Which of the elements would be unreactive?

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Which of the following features of a human skeleton can be determined by carbon-dating?

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Which of the following methods is suitable for the preparation of an insoluble salt?

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