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1.

What is the sum of all coefficients when the following equation is balanced using the smallest
possible whole numbers?
__ C
2
H
2
+ __O
2
→ __CO
2
+ __H
2
O
A !
" #
C $$
% $&
(Total 1 mark)

2. $# g of 'a'O
&
(M
r
) *!+ is dissol,ed in water to prepare -2- dm
&
of solution What is the
concentration of the resulting solution in mol dm
.&
?
A --$
" -$
C -2
% $-
(Total 1 mark)

3. How man/ molecules are present in a drop of ethanol0 C
2
H
!
OH0 of mass 2& 1 $-
.&
g?
(L ) 2- 1 $-
2&
mol
.$
+
A &- 1 $-
$3
" &- 1 $-
2-
C 2- 1 $-
2-
% 2- 1 $-
22
(Total 1 mark)
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4. Which sample has the greatest mass?
A $ mol of 4O
2
" 2 mol of '
2
O
C 2 mol of Ar
% 5 mol of 'H
&
(Total 1 mark)

5. 6he relati,e molecular mass of a gas is !2 and its empirical formula is CH
2
What is the
molecular formula of the gas?
A CH
2
" C
2
H
5
C C
&
H
2
% C
5
H
*
(Total 1 mark)

6. What mass0 in g0 of h/drogen is formed when & mol of aluminium react with e7cess
h/drochloric acid according to the following equation?
2Al(s+ + 2HCl(aq+ → 2AlCl
&
(aq+ + &H
2
(g+
A &-
" 5!
C 2-
% 3-
(Total 1 mark)
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7. What is the total number of h/drogen atoms in $- mol of ben8amide0 C
2
H
!
CO'H
2
?
A #
" 2- 1 $-
2&
C &- 1 $-
25
% 52 1 $-
25
(Total 1 mark)

8. What is the sum of the coefficients for the equation when balanced using the smallest possible
whole numbers?
__'
2
H
5
(g+ + __O
2
(g+ → __'O
2
(g+ + __H
2
O(g+
A !
" 2
C #
% *
(Total 1 mark)

9. Chloroethene0 C
2
H
&
Cl0 reacts with o7/gen according to the equation below
2C
2
H
&
Cl(g+ + !O
2
(g+ → 5CO
2
(g+ + 2H
2
O(g+ + 2HCl(g+
What is the amount0 in mol0 of H
2
O produced when $-- mol of C
2
H
&
Cl and $-- mol of O
2
are
mi7ed together0 and the abo,e reaction goes to completion?
A 5--
" *--
C $--
% 2--
(Total 1 mark)
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10. A fi7ed mass of gas has a certain ,olume at a temperature of !- 9C What temperature is
required to double its ,olume while :eeping the pressure constant?
A $-- ;
" &2& ;
C &#& ;
% 252 ;
(Total 1 mark)

11. What is the concentration of 'aCl0 in mol dm
.&
0 when $-- cm
&
of -2-- mol dm
.&
'aCl
solution is added to &-- cm
&
of -2-- mol dm
.&
'aCl solution?
A -5!-
" -&--
C -!--
% -*--
(Total 1 mark)

12. Which amount of the following compounds contains the least number of ions?
A 2 mol of 'aOH
" $ mol of 'H
5
Cl
C 2 mol of CaCl
2
% $ mol of Al
2
O
&
(Total 1 mark)
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13. What is the appro7imate molar mass0 in g mol
.$
0 of <g4O
5
=#H
2
O?
A $2-
" $&-
C $&*
% 252
(Total 1 mark)

14. Which is both an empirical and a molecular formula?
A C
!
H
$2
" C
!
H
$-
C C
5
H
*
% C
5
H
$-
(Total 1 mark)

15. $2 molecules of h/drogen gas0 H
2
(g+0 and ! molecules of o7/gen gas0 O
2
(g+0 were mi7ed
together under conditions which allowed the reaction to go to completion0 according to the
following equation
2H
2
(g+ + O
2
(g+ → 2H
2
O(g+
6he following diagram represents the mi7ture of reactants
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Which diagram represents the reaction mi7ture when the reaction was complete?
A

"

C

%
(Total 1 mark)
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16. What is the coefficient of >e
&
O
5
when the following equation is balanced using the lowest
whole numbers?
__ Al(s+ + __ >e
&
O
5
(s+ → __ Al
2
O
&
(s+ + __ >e(s+
A 2
" &
C 5
% !
(Total 1 mark)

17. What is the mass0 in g0 of one molecule of ethane0 C
2
H
2
?
A &- 1 $-
.2&
" !- 1 $-
.2&
C &-
% $* 1 $-
2!
(Total 1 mark)

18. Which molecular formula is also an empirical formula?
A ?Cl
&
" C
2
H
5
C H
2
O
2
% C
2
H
$2
O
2
(Total 1 mark)
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19. Which of the following is consistent with A,ogadro@s law?
A
T
P
) constant (V0 n constant+
"
T
V
) constant (P0 n constant+
C Vn ) constant (P0 T constant+
%
n
V
) constant (P0 T constant+
(Total 1 mark)

20. 2- mol of aluminium reacts with o7/gen to form aluminium o7ide What is the amount of
o7/gen0 in mol0 needed for complete reaction?
5Al(s+ + &O
2
(g+ → 2Al
2
O
&
(s+
A $!
" &-
C 5!
% 2-
(Total 1 mark)

21. What is the total number of nitrogen atoms in two mol of 'H
5
'O
&
?
A 5
" 2-2 1 $-
2&
C $2- 1 $-
25
% 25$ 1 $-
25
(Total 1 mark)
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22. On anal/sis0 a compound with molar mass 2- g mol
.$
was found to contain $2 g of carbon0 2 g
of h/drogen and $2 g of o7/gen What is the molecular formula of the compound?
A CH
2
O
" CH
5
O
C C
2
H
5
O
% C
2
H
5
O
2
(Total 1 mark)

23. Aqual masses of the metals 'a0 <g0 Ca and Ag are added to separate samples of e7cess
HCl(aq+
Which metal produces the greatest total ,olume of H
2
(g+?
A 'a
" <g
C Ca
% Ag
(Total 1 mark)
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24. 6he graph below represents the relationship between two ,ariables in a fi7ed amount of gas
Which ,ariables could be represented b/ each a7is?
x-axis y-axis
A pressure temperature
" ,olume temperature
C pressure ,olume
% temperature ,olume
(Total 1 mark)

25. *! g of 'H
&
are dissol,ed in H
2
O to prepare a !-- cm
&
solution Which statements are correct?
B 'H
&
is the solute and H
2
O is the solution
BB 6he concentration of the solution is $# g dm
.&
BBB C'H
&
D ) $- mol dm
.&
A B and BB onl/
" B and BBB onl/
C BB and BBB onl/
% B0 BB and BBB
(Total 1 mark)

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26. &-- cm
&
of water is added to a solution of 2-- cm
&
of -! mol dm
.&
sodium chloride What is
the concentration of sodium chloride in the new solution?
A --! mol dm
.&
" -$ mol dm
.&
C -2 mol dm
.&
% -& mol dm
.&
(Total 1 mark)

27. 6he molar mass of a compound is appro7imatel/ !2 g mol
.$
Which formula is possible for this
compound?
A 'a'O
&
" AgOH
C <gO
% ;OH
(Total 1 mark)

28. Which compound has the empirical formula with the largest mass?
A C
2
H
2
" C
2
H
5
C C
2
H
2
% C
&
H
2
(Total 1 mark)
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29. What is the coefficient for O
2
(g+ when the equation for the combustion of $ mole of pentane is
balanced?
C
!
H
$2
(g+ + _O
2
(g+ → _CO
2
(g+ + _H
2
O(g+EF
A !
" 2
C *
% $2
(Total 1 mark)

30. What is the ma7imum mass0 in g0 of magnesium o7ide that can be obtained from the reaction of
o7/gen with 25 g of magnesium?
A 25
" &-
C 5-
% !2
(Total 1 mark)

31. ! dm
&
of carbon mono7ide0 CO(g+0 and 2 dm
&
of o7/gen0 O
2
(g+0 at the same temperature and
pressure are mi7ed together Assuming complete reaction according to the equation gi,en0 what
is the ma7imum ,olume of carbon dio7ide0 CO
2
(g+0 in dm
&
0 that can be formed?
2CO(g+ + O
2
(g+ → 2CO
2
A &
" 5
C !
% #
(Total 1 mark)
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32. Which statement about solutions is correct?
A When ,itamin % dissol,es in fat0 ,itamin % is the sol,ent and fat is the solute
" Bn a solution of 'aCl in water0 'aCl is the solute and water is the sol,ent
C An aqueous solution consists of water dissol,ed in a solute
% 6he concentration of a solution is the amount of sol,ent dissol,ed in $ dm
&
of solution
(Total 1 mark)

33. What is the number of o7/gen atoms in one mole of Cu4O
5
=!H
2
O?
A !
" 3
C 2- 1 $-
2&
% !5 1 $-
25
(Total 1 mark)

34. Which sample has the greatest mass?
A 2- 1 $-
2!
molecules of h/drogen
" !- mol of neon atoms
C $2 1 $-
25
atoms of sil,er
% $# 1 $-
2
g of iron
(Total 1 mark)
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35. What ,olume of sulfur trio7ide0 in cm
&
0 can be prepared using 5- cm
&
sulfur dio7ide and 2- cm
&
o7/gen gas b/ the following reaction? Assume all ,olumes are measured at the same
temperature and pressure
24O
2
(g+ + O
2
(g+ → 24O
&
(g+
A 2-
" 5-
C 2-
% *-
(Total 1 mark)

36. Which sample of nitrogen gas0 '
2
0 contains the greatest number of nitrogen molecules?
A $5 g '
2
" $5 dm
&
of '
2
at $-$ 1 $-
!
?a and 2#& ;
C $5 1 $-
2&
'
2
molecules
% $5 mol '
2
(Total 1 mark)

37. Which nonGmetal forms an o7ide HO
2
with a relati,e molecular mass of 2-?
A C
" '
C 4i
% 4
(Total 1 mark)
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38. How man/ o7/gen atoms are there in -2- mol of ethanoic acid0 CH
&
COOH?
A $2 1 $-
2&
" 25 1 $-
2&
C &- 1 $-
25
% 2- 1 $-
25
(Total 1 mark)

39. 5-- mol of a h/drocarbon with an empirical formula of CH
2
has a mass of 2*- g What is the
molecular formula of this compound?
A C
2
H
5
" C
&
H
2
C C
5
H
*
% C
!
H
$-
(Total 1 mark)

40. What will be the concentration of sulfate ions in mol dm
.&
when -2- mol of ;Al(4O
5
+
2
is
dissol,ed in water to gi,e $-- cm
&
of aqueous solution?
A -2
" $-
C 2-
% 5-
(Total 1 mark)
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41. 6he ,olume of an ideal gas at 2#- 9C is increased from &-- dm
&
to 2-- dm
&
At what
temperature0 in 9C0 will the gas ha,e the original pressure?
A $&!
" !5-
C &2#
% 2--
(Total 1 mark)

42. Which coefficients would balance this equation?
__ <nO
2
+ __ HCl → __ <nCl
2
+ __ Cl
2
+ __ H
2
O
MnO
2
!l Mn!l
2
!l
2

2
O
A $ 2 $ $ $
" $ & $ $ $
C $ 5 $ $ 2
% $ 5 $ 2 2
(Total 1 mark)
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43. What ,olume of carbon dio7ide0 in dm
&
under standard conditions0 is formed when #-- g of
ethene (C
2
H
5
0 M
r
) 2*$+ undergoes complete combustion?
A
-- #
$ 2* 5 22 ×
"
$ 2*
-- # 5 22 ×
C
-- #
$ 2* 5 22 2 × ×
%
$ 2*
-- # 5 22 2 × ×
(Total 1 mark)

44. How man/ h/drogen atoms are in one mole of ethanol0 C
2
H
!
OH?
A $--1$-
2&
" &2$1$-
25
C !--
% 2--
(Total 1 mark)

45. What is the coefficient for H
2
4O
5
(aq+ when the following equation is balanced0 using the
smallest possible integers?
__<g
&
'
2
(s+ + __H
2
4O
5
(aq+ → __<g4O
5
(aq+ + __('H
5
+
2
4O
5
(aq+
A $
" &
C 5
% #
(Total 1 mark)

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46. Air bags in cars inflate when sodium a8ide decomposes to form sodium and nitrogenI
2'a'
&
(s+ → 2'a(s+ + &'
2
(g+
Calculate the amount0 in moles0 of nitrogen gas produced b/ the decomposition of 2!2 mol of
'a'
&
(s+
A $2*
" 2!2
C &#*
% #!2
(Total 1 mark)

47. What ,olume0 in cm
&
0 of -2-- mol dm
.&
HCl(aq+ is required to neutrali8e 2!- cm
&
of -2--
mol dm
.&
"a(OH+
2
(aq+?
A $2!
" 2!-
C !--
% #!-
(Total 1 mark)

48. Consider the following sequence of reactions
JCH
&

   → 
1 reaction
JCH
2
"r
   → 
2 reaction
JCH
2
OH
   → 
3 reaction
JCOOH
JCH
&
is an un:nown al:ane in which J represents an al:/l group

(a+ 6he al:ane contains *$# K b/ mass of carbon %etermine its empirical formula0 showing
/our wor:ing
(3)
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(b+ Aqual ,olumes of carbon dio7ide and the un:nown al:ane are found to ha,e the same
mass0 measured to an accurac/ of two significant figures0 at the same temperature and
pressure %educe the molecular formula of the al:ane
(1)

(c+ (i+ 4tate the reagent and conditions needed for reaction 1
(2)

(ii+ 4tate the reagent(s+ and conditions needed for reaction 3
(2)

(d+ Reaction 1 in,ol,es a freeGradical mechanism %escribe the stepwise mechanism0 b/
gi,ing equations to represent the initiation0 propagation and termination steps
(4)

(e+ 6he mechanism in reaction 2 is described as 4
'
2
(i+ 4tate the meaning of each of the s/mbols in 4
'
2
(1)

(ii+ A7plain the mechanism of this reaction using curl/ arrows to show the mo,ement
of electron pairs0 and draw the structure of the transition state
(3)
(Total 16 marks)

49. Aspirin0 one of the most widel/ used drugs in the world0 can be prepared according to the
equation gi,en below
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(a+ 4tate the names of the t"ree organic functional groups in aspirin

(3)

(b+ A student reacted some salic/lic acid with e7cess ethanoic anh/dride Bmpure solid
aspirin was obtained b/ filtering the reaction mi7ture ?ure aspirin was obtained b/
recr/stalli8ation 6he following table shows the data recorded b/ the student
<ass of salic/lic acid used &$! L --2 g
<ass of pure aspirin obtained 2!- L --2 g

(i+ %etermine the amount0 in mol0 of salic/lic acid0 C
2
H
5
(OH+COOH0 used

(2)

(ii+ Calculate the theoretical /ield0 in g0 of aspirin0 C
2
H
5
(OCOCH
&
+COOH

(2)

(iii+ %etermine the percentage /ield of pure aspirin

(1)

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(i,+ 4tate the number of significant figures associated with the mass of pure aspirin
obtained0 and calculate the percentage uncertaint/ associated with this mass

(2)

(,+ Another student repeated the e7periment and obtained an e7perimental /ield of
$!- K 6he teacher chec:ed the calculations and found no errors Comment on the
result

(1)
(Total 11 marks)

50. A to7ic gas0 A0 consists of !&* K nitrogen and 522 K carbon b/ mass At 2#& ; and
$-$1$-
!
?a0 $-5* g of A occupies 522 cm
&
%etermine the empirical formula of A
Calculate the molar mass of the compound and determine its molecular structure
(Total 3 marks)

51. Athanol is used as a component in fuel for some ,ehicles One fuel mi7ture contains $- K b/
mass of ethanol in unleaded petrol (gasoline+ 6his mi7ture is often referred to as Masohol A$-
(a+ Assume that the other 3- K b/ mass of Masohol A$- is octane $-- :g of this fuel
mi7ture was burned
CH
&
CH
2
OH(l+ + &O
2
(g+ → 2CO
2
(g+ + &H
2
O(l+ NH
O
) .$&2# :O mol
.$
C
*
H
$*
(l+ + $2
2
$
O
2
(g+ → *CO
2
(g+ + 3H
2
O(l+ NH
O
) .!5#- :O mol
.$
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(i+ Calculate the mass0 in g0 of ethanol and octane in $-- :g of the fuel mi7ture

(1)

(ii+ Calculate the amount0 in mol0 of ethanol and octane in $-- :g of the fuel mi7ture

(1)

(iii+ Calculate the total amount of energ/0 in :O0 released when $-- :g of the fuel
mi7ture is completel/ burned

(3)

(b+ Bf the fuel blend was ,apori8ed before combustion0 predict whether the amount of energ/
released would be greater0 less or the same A7plain /our answer

(2)
(Total 7 marks)
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52. "rass is a copper containing allo/ with man/ uses An anal/sis is carried out to determine the
percentage of copper present in three identical samples of brass 6he reactions in,ol,ed in this
anal/sis are shown below
4tep $I Cu(s+ + 2H'O
&
(aq+ + 2H
+
(aq+ → Cu
2+
(aq+ + 2'O
2
(g+ + 2H
2
O(l+
4tep 2I 5B
.
(aq+ + 2Cu
2+
(aq+ → 2CuB(s+ + B
2
(aq+
4tep &I B
2
(aq+ + 24
2
O
&
2.
(aq+ → 2B
.
(aq+ + 4
5
O
2
2.
(aq+

(a+ (i+ %educe the change in the o7idation numbers of copper and nitrogen in step $
CopperI

'itrogenI

(2)

(ii+ Bdentif/ the o7idi8ing agent in step $

(1)

(b+ A student carried out this e7periment three times0 with three identical small brass nails0
and obtained the following results
<ass of brass ) -5!2 g L ---$ g
Titre 1 2 3
#nitial $ol%me o& 0.100 mol 'm
(3
)
2
O
3
2(
(* 0.05 +m
3
) --- --- ---
,inal $ol%me o& 0.100 mol 'm
(3
)
2
O
3
2(
(* 0.05 +m
3
) 2*!- 2*2- 2*5-
-ol%me a''e' o& 0.100 mol 'm
(3
)
2
O
3
2(
(* 0.10 +m
3
) 2*!- 2*2- 2*5-
.$era/e $ol%me a''e' o& 0.100 mol 'm
(3
)
2
O
3
2(
(* 0.10 +m
3
) 2*!-
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(i+ Calculate the a,erage amount0 in mol0 of 4
2
O
&
2.
added in step &

(2)

(ii+ Calculate the amount0 in mol0 of copper present in the brass

(1)

(iii+ Calculate the mass of copper in the brass

(1)

(i,+ Calculate the percentage b/ mass of copper in the brass

(1)

(,+ 6he manufacturers claim that the sample of brass contains 552 K copper b/ mass
%etermine the percentage error in the result

(1)
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(c+ With reference to its metallic structure0 describe how brass conducts electricit/

(1)
(Total 10 marks)

53. 6he percentage b/ mass of calcium carbonate in eggshell was determined b/ adding e7cess
h/drochloric acid to ensure that all the calcium carbonate had reacted 6he e7cess acid left was
then titrated with aqueous sodium h/dro7ide
(a+ A student added 2#2- cm
&
of -2-- mol dm
.&
HCl to -$** g of eggshell Calculate the
amount0 in mol0 of HCl added

(1)

(b+ 6he e7cess acid requires 2&*- cm
&
of -$-- mol dm
.&
'aOH for neutrali8ation
Calculate the amount0 in mol0 of acid that is in e7cess

(1)

(c+ %etermine the amount0 in mol0 of HCl that reacted with the calcium carbonate in the
eggshell

(1)

(d+ 4tate the equation for the reaction of HCl with the calcium carbonate in the eggshell

(2)

(e+ %etermine the amount0 in mol0 of calcium carbonate in the sample of the eggshell
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(2)

(f+ Calculate the mass an' the percentage b/ mass of calcium carbonate in the eggshell
sample

(3)

(g+ %educe one assumption made in arri,ing at the percentage of calcium carbonate in the
eggshell sample

(1)
(Total 11 marks)
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54. "iodiesel ma:es use of plants@ abilit/ to fi7 atmospheric carbon b/ photos/nthesis
<an/ companies and indi,iduals are now using biodiesel as a fuel in order to reduce their
carbon footprint "iodiesel can be s/nthesi8ed from ,egetable oil according to the following
reaction

(a+ Bdentif/ the organic functional group present in both ,egetable oil and biodiesel

(1)

(b+ >or part of her e7tended essa/ in,estigation into the efficienc/ of the process0 a student
reacted a pure sample of a ,egetable oil (where J ) C
$#
H
&&
+ with methanol
6he raw data recorded for the reaction is below
<ass of oil ) $-$&- g
<ass of methanol ) 2--- g
<ass of sodium h/dro7ide ) &! g
<ass of biodiesel produced ) *$$- g
6he relati,e molecular mass of the oil used b/ the student is **!2 Calculate the amount
(in moles+ of the oil and the methanol used0 and hence the amount (in moles+ of e7cess
methanol

(3)
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(c+ 6he re,ersible arrows in the equation indicate that the production of biodiesel is an
equilibrium process
(i+ 4tate what is meant b/ the term dynamic equilibrium

(1)

(ii+ Psing the abbre,iations C,egetable oilD0 CmethanolD0 Cgl/cerolD and CbiodieselD
deduce the equilibrium constant e7pression (K
c
+ for this reaction
(1)

(iii+ 4uggest a reason wh/ e7cess methanol is used in this process

(1)

(i,+ 4tate and e7plain the effect that the addition of the sodium h/dro7ide catal/st will
ha,e on the position of equilibrium

(2)
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(d+ 6he reactants had to be stirred ,igorousl/ because the/ formed two distinct la/ers in the
reaction ,essel A7plain wh/ the/ form two distinct la/ers and wh/ stirring increases the
rate of reaction

(2)

(e+ Calculate the percentage /ield of biodiesel obtained in this process

(2)

(f+ When biodiesel is combusted it produces carbon dio7ide A7plain wh/ the use of
biodiesel as a fuel does not significantl/ contribute to global warming

(1)
(Total 14 marks)

55. 6he percentage of iron(BB+ ions0 >e
2+
0 in a ,itamin tablet can be estimated b/ dissol,ing the
tablet in dilute sulfuric acid and titrating with standard potassium manganate(QBB+ solution0
;<nO
5
(aq+ %uring the process iron(BB+ is o7idi8ed to iron(BBB+ and the manganate(QBB+ ion is
reduced to the manganese(BB+ ion0 <n
2+
(aq+ Bt was found that one tablet with a mass of $5& g
required $$2 cm
&
of 2-- 1 $-
.2
mol dm
.&
;<nO
5
(aq+ to reach the endGpoint
(a+ (i+ 4tate the halfGequation for the o7idation of the iron(BB+ ions

(1)

(ii+ 4tate the halfGequation for the reduction of the <nO
5
.
ions in acidic solution
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(iii+ %educe the o,erall redo7 equation for the reaction

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(b+ (i+ Calculate the amount0 in moles0 of <nO
5
.
ions present in $$2 cm
&
of
2-- 1 $-
.2
mol dm
.&
;<nO
5
(aq+

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(ii+ Calculate the amount0 in moles0 of >e
2+
ions present in the ,itamin tablet

(1)

(iii+ %etermine the percentage b/ mass of >e
2+
ions present in the ,itamin tablet

(2)
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56. 4mog is common in cities throughout the world One component of smog is ?A'
(pero7/ac/lnitrate+ which consists of 2-2 K C0 $$5 K '0 2!3 K O and 2!- K H b/ mass
%etermine the empirical formula of ?A'0 showing /our wor:ing

(Total 3 marks)

57. 6he data below is from an e7periment used to determine the percentage of iron present in a
sample of iron ore 6his sample was dissol,ed in acid and all of the iron was con,erted to >e
2+

6he resulting solution was titrated with a standard solution of potassium manganate(QBB+0
;<nO
5
6his procedure was carried out three times Bn acidic solution0 <nO
5
.
reacts with >e
2+

ions to form <n
2+
and >e
&+
and the end point is indicated b/ a slight pin: colour
titre 1 2 3
initial 0%rette rea'in/ 1 +m
3
$-- 2&2- $---
,inal 0%rette rea'in/ 1 +m
3
252- 52$- &2!-
Mass o& iron ore 1 /
&2*2 1 $-
.$
+on+entration o& 2MnO
4
sol%tion 1 mol 'm
(3
2$!2 1 $-
.2

(a+ %educe the balanced redo7 equation for this reaction in a+i'i+ solution

(2)
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(b+ Bdentif/ the reducing agent in the reaction

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(c+ Calculate the amount0 in moles0 of <nO
5
.
used in the titration

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(d+ Calculate the amount0 in moles0 of >e present in the &2*2 1 $-
.$
g sample of iron ore

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(e+ %etermine the percentage b/ mass of >e present in the &2*2 1 $-
.$
g sample of iron ore

(2)
(Total 9 marks)

58. -2-- mol of aluminium h/dro7ide is mi7ed with -2-- mol of sulfuric acid0 and the following
reaction occursI
2Al(OH+
&
(s+ + &H
2
4O
5
(aq+ → Al
2
(4O
5
+
&
(aq+ + 2H
2
O(l+
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(a+ %etermine the limiting reactant

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(b+ Calculate the mass of Al
2
(4O
5
+
&
produced

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(c+ %etermine the amount (in mol+ of e7cess reactant that remains

(1)

(d+ %efine a Brønsted-Lory acid and a Leis base
"rRnstedGSowr/ acid

Sewis base

(2)
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(e+ H
2
4O
5
(aq+ is a strong acid 4tate the name and the formula of an/ wea: acid

(1)
(Total 8 marks)
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