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Question 1 to question 50 are followed by four options A, B, C or D. Choose the best option for each question and blackenedthe corresponding space on the objective answer sheet 1. Which of the following fields requires a knoledge of both chemistry and biology? A. Silicon chips B. Enzyme C. Superconductors D. Plastics 2. The knowledge of chemistry is important in the following fields except A. Geology B. Pharmacology C. Food technology D. Accountancy 3. The following are some of the steps involved in the scientific method. P Making a conclusion Q Forming a hypothesis R interpreting data S Collecting data Which of the following shows the correct sequence of the steps? A. B. C. D. Q, R, S, P Q, S, R, P S,Q, R, P R, S, Q, P

4. Which piece of appartaus can be used by a chemist to measure accurate volume in experiments? A. Burette B. Beaker C. Measuring cylinder D. Test tube 5. Which substance is an element? A. Air B. Steam C. Carbon D. Napthalene 6. Which of the following is not a characteristic of a good chemist? A. Makes careful observations B. Carries out an experiment before making a hypothesis C. Makes record of the observation made D. Tests ones own ideas before presenting them

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7. Which of the following processes represents the changes of matter from X to Y as shown below? X (solid) Y(liquid) A. Sublimation B. Melting C. Freezing D. Boiling 8. Figure below shows the graph obtained when Y was cooled at room temperature. Temperature (C) 80 46

M1

M2

From the graph we can conclude that Y A. Was solid at a temperature of 70C B. Was in two physical states between m1 and m2 C. Melting at a temperature of 80C D. Started to condense and was a liquid at the time of m1 9. Which of the following is not true regarding the kinetic theory of matter? A. All the matter is made up of tiny particles called molecules B. There are attractive forces between the particles when the particles are closed together C. The movement of the particles is not affected by heat D. All the particles move at random 10. Which of the following shows the correct type of particle for each substance? Atom Water Magnesium Sodium chloride Copper Molecule Magnesium Carbon dioxide Carbon dioxide Sodium chloride Ion Sodium chloride Sodium chloride Magnesium Carbon dioxide

A B C D

11. The boiling point of X is 1600C and 130C respectively. X will probably exists as liquid at A. 1610C B. 128C C. 300C D. Room temperature

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Figure below shows the model of an atom that is recommended by, A. N.Bohr B. E.Rutherford C. J.J Thompson D. John Dalton 13. Which of the following scientists is not involved in the development of the Periodic Table A. D. Mendeleev B. John Dalton C. Henry Moseley D. Lothar Meyer 14. Table below shows the characteristics of subatomic particles X, Y and Z. Particles Relative charges Relative mass X -1 1/1840 Y +1 1 Z 0 1 What are the subatomic particles of X, Y and Z? X Y Z A Electron Neutron Proton B Proton Electron Neutron C Electron Proton Neutron D Neutron Proton Electron 15. Element W with the nucleon number of 27, has the electron arrangement of electron of 2.8.3. How many neutron are there in one atom of element W? A. 35 B. 27 C. 14 D. 13 16. Isotope X has the electron arrangement of 2.5. The number of neutrons in atom X is 8. What is nucleon number? A. 7 B. 15 C. 8 D. 22 17. What is the atomic structure of X3- ion in which X has a proton number of 15 and a nucleon number of 31? Protons Electrons Neutrons A 15 18 16 B 15 15 16 C 15 18 31 D 12 15 16

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18. Which of the following figures shws the structure of atom Z if it has 56 protons and 81 neutrons A B Z Z C D Z Z

19. The following is information on the relative atomic mass of elements P and Q. Element Relative atomic mass P 60 Q 12 Which of the following is trues about atoms of elements P and Q? A. The mass of one atom of P is 60 g B. Q has a proton number of 12 C. 5 mol of Q have the same mass as 1 mol of P D. The density of one atom of P is five times that of atom Q 20. An element has two isotopes, which are represented by 127X and 131 X. How does 127X does differ from 131 X. A. B. C. D. It has 3 less neutron and 3 less electrons It has 3 less neutron and no fewer electrons It has 3 less proton and 3 less electrons It has 3 less proton and no fewer electrons

21. Atom X has 72 neutrons. Ion X3+ has64 electrons. What is the nucleon number of X? A. 121 B. 133 C. 136 D. 139 22. A particle has 3 electrons, 4 protons and 4 neutrons. What is the charge of the particle? A. -1 B. 0 C. +1 D. +4 23. What is the use of the cobalt-60 isotope? A. To determine leakage in underground water pipes B. To generate electricity C. To kill and destroy cancer cells D. To determine the age of bones and fossils

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24. 5 g of element M reacts with 16 g of element N to form a compound with the formula of MN2. What is the relative atomic mass of element M? [Relative atomic mass: N = 80] A. 225 B. 40 C. 50 D. 100 25. A beaker of water contain 6.02 X 1023 water molecules. What is the number of moles of water in the beaker A. 1 mol B. 0.5 mol C. 0.3 mol D. 2 mol 26. What is the number of moles of copper (II) nitrate 56.4 g of copper (II) nitrate, Cu(NO3)2?[Relative atomic mass: O=16, Cu=64, N=14] A. 0.30 mol B. 0.32 mol C. 0.45 mol D. 3.33 mol 27. How many molecules are there in 150 cm3 of carbon dioxide, CO2 at room conditions? [Avogadros constant = 6.02 X 1023 mol-1; Molar volume of gas = 24 cm3 mol-1 at room conditions] A. 3.76 X 1021 B. 3.76 X 1024 C. 9.63 X 1022 D. 9.6 3X 1025 28. Which of the following gases contains 0.4 mol of atoms at room temperature and pressure?[1 mol of gas occupies the volume of 24 dm3 at room temperature and pressure] A. 4.8 dm3 He B. 4.8 dm3 H2 C. 4.8 dm3 SO3 D. 4.8 dm3 CO2 29. The formula for a sulphate ion is SO42- and for a nitrate is NO3-. If the formula of the sulphate salt of M is MSO4, what is the formula of the nitrate salt of M? A. MNO3 B. M(NO3)2 C. M2NO3 D. M(NO3)3

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30. 5 g of element X reacted with 8 of element Y to form a compound with the formula XY2. What is the relative atomic mass of element X?Given that the relative atomic mass of Y = 80. A. 25 B. 40 C. 50 D. 100 31. The following equation represents the reaction between aluminium and oxygen 4Al + 3O2 2Al2O3 Which of the following statements is correct? A. 4 mol of aluminium atoms react with 3 mol of oxygen atoms B. 4 mol of aluminium atoms react with 3 mol of oxygen molecules C. 4 mol of aluminium atoms reacts with 3 mol of oxygen atoms producing 2 mol of aluminium oxide D. 4 mol of aluminium atoms reacts with 6 mol of oxygen molecules producing 2 mol of aluminium oxide. 32. Which of the following chemical equation is correctly balanced? A. Na + O2 Na2O B. Na + Br2 NaBr C. Mg + HCl MgCl2 + H2 D. Mg + H2SO4 MgSO4 + H2 33. Sodium reacts with cholorine to form sodium chloride. 2Na + Cl2 2NaCl What is the mass of sodium chloride formed when 4.60 g of sodium react with excess chlorine? [Relative atomic mass: Na = 23, Cl = 35.5] A. 2.93 g B. 3.25 g C. 5.85 g D. 11.70 g 34. When 2.0 g of a metal oxide with the formula PO is completely reduced, 1.6 g of metal P is obtained. What is the relative atomic mass of P? [Relative atomic mass: O = 16] A 16 B 32 C 64 D 80 35. When 13.70 g of lead oxide is completely reduced, 12.42 g of pure lead is obtained. The empirical formula of the lead oxide is [Relative atomic mass: O = 16, Pb = 207] A. PbO B. PbO2 C. Pb2O3 D. Pb3O4

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36. If 3 g of magnesium coil is heated in the air to form magnesium oxide, what is the maximum mass of magnesium oxide obtained? [Relative atomic mass: O = 16, Mg = 24] A. 2 g B. 4 g C. 5 g D. 7 g 37. Element P and Q are placed in the same group in the Periodic Table. If the proton number of group P is 11, then the proton number of Q is probably A. 1 B. 9 C. 19 D. 21 38. An element with the proton number 12 have the same chemical properties as the element with the proton number A. 2 B. 10 C. 20 D. 22 39. Diagram below shows the electron arrangement of an atom of X

Which of the following is the position of element X in the Periodic Table? Group 3 3 4 14 Period 4 14 3 3

A B C D

40. Which of the following elements are in the Group 18 in the Periodic Table? A. Neon and argon B. Nitrogen and bromine C. Nitrogen and argon D. Neon, nitrogen and bromine 41. Which of the following is the proton number of a noble gas? A. 4 B. 8 C. 18 D. 20

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42. Which statement explains why the size of the atoms of Group 1 elements increases when going down the group in the Periodic Table? A. The number of protons increases B. The number of shells with electrons increases C. The relative atomic mass increases D. The number of valence electrons increases 43. A tiny piece of sodium is placed in an evaporating dish. Several drops of water and a drop of litmus solution are added to the dish. Which of the following will occur? I. II. III. IV. A. B. C. D. Sodium will dissolve in the water Heat is released A gas is released The solution turns blue I, II and III only I, II and IV only I, III and IV only I,II, III and IV

44. Sodium,potassium and rubidium are the elements of Group 1 of the Periodic Table. The atomic size of these elements will increase in order of A. Sodium, potassium, rubidium B. Potassium, rubidium, sodium C. Rubidium, sodium, potassium D. Rubidium, potassium, sodium 45. In Period 3, the size of atoms decreases from sodium to argon because A. The properties of the elements change from basic to acidic B. The number of electrons in the atom increases C. The attraction of the nucleus for electrons in the shells increases D. The melting point of the elements decreases. 46. Elements P, Q, R and S have the proton numbers of 11, 13, 15 and 17 respectively. The increasing order of the atomic sizes of these elements is A. P, Q, R, S B. S, R, Q, P C. S, Q, R, P D. P, R, Q, S 47. Which of the folloing oxides produces the strongest acid when dissolved in water? A. Sodium oxide B. Phosphorus pentoxide C. Sulphur trioxide D. Dichlorine heptoxide

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48. Which of the following statements are true about halogens? I. II. III. IV. A. B. C. D. All halogens exist as diatomic gas at room conditions All halogens dissolve in water to form colourless solutions The colour of halogens darkens when going down the group The reactivityof halogen decreases when goin down the group I and II only III and IV only I, II and IV only I, II, III and IV

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49. Fluorine and Chlorine are elements of Group 17. Both fluorine and chlorine have A. B. C. D. The same proton number The same electron arrangement The same number of valence electron The same number of electron orbitals

50. Metal P is an element of Group 1 in the Periodic table.It is expected that metal P A. Can dissole in water to form acidic solution B. Burns with oxygen to form a compound with compound formula of PO C. Reacts with chlorine gas forming a white compound with the compound formula of PCl D. Forms an amphoteric oxide

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