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IGCSE 2012 | Chemistry Practice Test

IGCSE 2012 | Chemistry Practice Test

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READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS FIRST
Write your Centre number, candidate number and name on all the work you hand in.Write in dark blue or black pen.You may use a pencil for any diagrams, graphs or rough working.Do not use staples, paper clips, highlighters, glue or correction
uid.DO
NOT
WRITE IN ANY BARCODES. Answer 
all
questions. A copy of the Periodic Table is printed on page 12. At the end of the examination, fasten all your work securely together.The number of marks is given in brackets [ ] at the end of each question or partquestion.
CHEMISTRY
 
0620/31
 
Paper 3 (Extended)
May/June 2012
 
1 hour 15 minutes
Candidates answer on the Question Paper.No Additional Materials are required.
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL EXAMINATIONSInternational General Certi
cate of Secondary Education
This document consists of 
11
printed pages and
1
blank page.
[Turn over 
IB12 06_0620_31/4RP© UCLES 2012
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For Examiner’s Use12345678Total
 
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0620/31/M/J/12© UCLES 2012
For Examiner’sUse
1
The diagram below shows part of the Water Cycle.
seaH
2
O(g)H
2
O(l)SuncloudH
2
O(l)landrain
 
(a) (i)
State the name of each of the following changes of state.H
2
O(l)
H
2
O(g)name ..........................................................................................................................H
2
O(g)
H
2
O(l)name ..........................................................................................................................[2] 
(ii)
Which
one
of the above changes of state is exothermic? Explain your choice................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... [1] 
(b)
The rain drains into rivers and then into reservoirs. Describe how water is treated beforeit enters the water supply................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. [2] 
(c) (i)
Explain how acid rain is formed........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... [4]
 
3
0620/31/M/J/12© UCLES 2012
[Turn over 
For Examiner’sUse
 
(ii)
Fish live in water which is neutral (neither acidic nor alkaline). Acid rain decreasesthe pH of water in lakes and rivers. Both of the bases, calcium oxide and calciumcarbonate, can neutralise this acid and increase the pH. Explain why calciumcarbonate is a better choice................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... [2][Total: 11]
2
Three ways of making salts are 
titration using a soluble base or carbonate 
neutralisation using an insoluble base or carbonate 
precipitation. 
(a)
Complete the following table of salt preparations.methodreagent 1reagent 2salttitration............................................................................................................................................sodium nitrateneutralisationnitric acid......................................................................copper(
II
) nitrateprecipitation............................................................................................................................................silver(
I
) chlorideneutralisationsulfuric acidzinc(
II
) carbonate......................................................................[6] 
(b) (i)
Write an ionic equation with state symbols for the preparation of silver(
I
) chloride............................................................................................................................... [2] 
(ii)
Complete the following equation.ZnCO
3
+ H
2
SO
4
 
............... + ............... + ...............[2][Total: 10]

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