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What is the empirical formula of the compound whose


molecular formula is P4O10?
1) PO
2) PO2
3) P2O5
4) P8O20
2. Which is an empirical formula?
1) H2O2
2) N2O4
3) C6H6
4) HCl
3. Which formula below is an empirical formula?
1) H2O2
2) NH3
3) C2H6
4) Hg2Cl2
4. Which is the empirical formula of a compound?
1) K2O2
2) O2
3) Al
4) Al2O3
5. What is the total number of atoms contained in 1 mole of
NH3?
1) 1 mole
3) 3 moles
2) 2 moles
4) 4 moles
6. A compound contains nitrogen and oxygen in the mole
ratio of 1:1. The molecular mass of this compound could
be
1) 14
3) 30
2) 16
4) 40
7. Which is an empirical formula?
1) N2O4
2) P4O10
3) C6H12O6
4) Al2O3
8. The molecular formula of a compound is represented by
X3Y6. What is the empirical formula of this compound?
1) X3Y
2) X2Y
3) XY2
4) XY3
9. Which compound has the empirical formula CH?
1) CH4
2) C2H4
3) C6H6
4) C3H8
10. What is the total number of atoms represented in the
formula CuSO4 5H2O?
1) 8
3) 21
2) 13
4) 27

11. What is the empirical formula of the compound whose


molecular formula is C6H12O6?
1) C12H24O12
2) C6H12O6
3) C2H4O2
4) CH2O
12. What is the empirical formula of a compound with the
molecular formula C6H12O6?
1) C4H8O4
2) C3H6O3
3) C2H4O2
4) CH2O
13. A compound has a molecular mass of 54 and an
empirical formula of C2H3. What is the molecular
formula of the compound?
1) C2H3
2) C4H6
3) C5H8
4) C6H10
14. Which formula is an empirical formula?
1) H2CO3
2) H2C2O4
3) CH3COOH
4) CH2OHCH2OH
15. The empirical formula of a compound is CH2. The
molecular formula of this compound could be
1) CH4
2) C2H2
3) C2H4
4) C2H6
16. What is the empirical formula for the compound C6H12O6
?
1) CH2O
2) C2H4O2
3) C3H6O3
4) C6H12O6
17. What is the empirical formula for C3H6?
1) CH
2) CH2
3) CH3
4) CH6
18. Which chemical formula is both an empirical formula
and a molecular formula?
1) CH4
2) C2H6
3) CH3COOH
4) CH3CH2COOCH3
19. What is the total number of moles of atoms represented
by the formula Al(C2H3O2)3?
1) 22
3) 8
2) 11
4) 4

20. An example of an empirical formula is


1) C2H2
2) H2O2
3) C2Cl2
4) CaCl2
21. The empirical formula of a compound is CH2. The
molecular formula of this compound could be
1) CH4
2) C2H2
3) C2H4
4) C3H3
22. Which two compounds have the same empirical formula?
1) C2H2 and C2H4
2) CH2 and C3H8
3) HO and H2O
4) NO2 and N2O4
23. Which compound has the empirical formula CH2O?
1) CH3OH
2) CH3CH2OH
3) HCOOH
4) CH3COOH
24. Which is an empirical formula?
1) P2O5
2) P4O6
3) C2H4
4) C3H6
25. An example of an empirical formula is
1) C4Hl0
2) C6H12O6
3) HC2H3O2
4) CH2O
26. The chemical formula CaCO3 is an example of an
expression that is
1) quantitative, only
2) qualitative, only
3) both quantitative and qualitative
4) neither quantitative nor qualitative
27. Which pair of formulas correctly represents a molecular
formula and its corresponding empirical formula?
1) C2H2 and CH
2) C3H4 and CH2
3) C4H6 and CH
4) C5H8 and C2H2
28. Which compound has the same empirical and molecular
formula?
1) C2H4
2) C3H6
3) CH4
4) H2O2
29. Which is an empirical formula?
1) CH
2) C2H2
3) C2H4
4) C4H8

30. A compound has the empirical formula NO2. Its


molecular formula could be
1) NO2
2) N2O
3) N4O2
4) N4O4
31. The empirical formula of a compound is CH4. The
molecular formula of this compound could be
1) CH4
2) C2H2
3) C2H4
4) C3H3
32. What is the empirical formula of a compound that
contains 0.20 mole of nitrogen atoms and 0.40 mole of
oxygen atoms?
1) NO2
2) N2O
3) N2O4
4) N4O2
33. A compound whose empirical formula is NO2 could have
a molecular mass of
1) 23
3) 92
2) 39
4) 120
34. Which formula is an empirical formula?
1) CH4
2) C2H4
3) C3H6
4) C4H8
35. What is the molecular formula of a compound that has a
molecular mass of 54 and the empirical formula C2H3?
1) C2H3
2) C4H6
3) C6H9
4) C8H12
36. Which formulas could represent the empirical formula
and the molecular formula of a given compound?
1) CH2O, C4H6O4
2) CHO, C6H12O6
3) CH4, C5H12
4) CH2, C3H6
37. An example of an empirical formula is
1) CH4
2) C2H4
3) C2H4(OH)2
4) C6H12O6
38. Which represents both an empirical and a molecular
formula?
1) P2O5
2) N2O4
3) C3H6
4) C6H12O6
39. Which is an empirical formula?
1) C2H2
2) H2O
3) H2O2
4) C6Hl2O6

40. Which formula is an empirical formula?


1) C2H6
2) C4H10
3) H2O
4) H2O2

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