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Which of the following statements best describes

what happens when chocolate melts?
a) This is a physical change, and the molecules move
farther apart.
b) This is a chemical change, and the molecules
move farther apart.
c) This is a physical change, and the molecules move
closer together.
d) This is a chemical change, and the molecules
move closer together.

2. Which of the following is not part of Daltons
atomic theory?
a) All matter is composed of indivisible atoms.
b) Atoms of the same element can be different.
c) Compounds form when atoms combine in whole
number ratios.
d) A chemical reaction involves rearrangement of

3. Which of the following pairs of compounds
illustrates the law of multiple proportions?
a) Fe, FeO3 b) Cl, Cl2 c) H2SO4, NaOH d) H2O, H2O2

4. Which of the following elements would you
expect to behave most like magnesium?
a) sodium b) calcium c) aluminum d) scandium

5. Which of the following has the longest
a) X rays b) microwaves c) green light d) UV light

6. Which of the following represents the correct
formula of the compound formed by fluorine
and aluminum?
a) Al3F7 b) Al5F c) AlF3 Al7F3 d) Al7F3

7. Which of the following is an ionic compound?
a) N2O b) CO c) HCl d) Na2O

8. What is the molar mass of acetaminophen, shown
a) 151 g/mol b) 48 g/mol
c) 120 g/mol d) 132 g/mol

9. Which of the following is most likely to lose
electrons in an ionic
a) oxygen (O) b) hydrogen (H) c) lead (Pb) d) carbon

10. Which of the following is the least active metal?
a) aluminum b) gold c) iron d) magnesium

11. Which statement best describes the chemistry of
a) They contain both a nonpolar group and a polar
b) They contain only a nonpolar group
c) They contain only a charged group
d) They are highly polar, charged compounds
12. Which of the following is not true about acid-
base indicators?
a) They act as sensors of H+ by changing color.
b) They account for the fact that roses are red and
violets are blue.
c) They are found in pH paper.
d) They form the basis of the Scott test for cocaine.
13. Isomers are molecules with the same
a) kinds and number of atoms but a different
arrangement of these atoms
b) number of electrons and protons but a different
number of neutrons
c) net dipole but different atoms involved in the
d) molecular formula but a different overall charge

14. Which of the following elements has the greatest
a) S b) He c) Fr d) Cl

15. Your friend is abroad this semester in London.
She reports that the temperature there is 4C.
You know that the conversion to Fahrenheit involves
multiplying by 1.8 and adding 32F.
What is the London temperature in Fahrenheit with
the correct number of significant figures?
a) 39.2F b) 39F c) 40F d) 4F
16. The t-butyl carbocation is stabilised by
hyperconjugation of the positive charge through the
_________ orbitals.
a) s/p b) p/p c) sp2/sp3 d) p/sp3

17. Which one of the following elements does not
exist as a diatomic molecule in nature?
a) hydrogen b) nitrogen c) fluorine d) neon

For questions 18. and 19., consider the following

4 Al (s) + 3 O2 (g) 2 Al2O3 (s)

18. The reaction can be classified as which one of the
following types?
a) precipitation b) decomposition c) synthesis
d) double displacement

19. How many moles of Al2O3 can be produced from
the reaction of 10.0 g of Al and 19.0 g of O2?
a) 0.581 mol b) 0.371 mol c) 0.185 mol
d) 0.396 mol

20. What volume of 12.0 M HCl is required to make
75.0 mL of 3.50 M HCl?
a) 21.9 mL b) 0.560 mL c) 257 mL
d) 75.0 mL

For questions 21. and 22., consider the following
heating curve of a hypothetical substance:

21. What is the boiling point of the substance?
a) 0C c) 12C b) 50C d) 75C

22. What state of matter is the substance at 50C?
a) gas c) solid b) liquid d) not
enough information

23. The metallurgical process in which a metal is
obtained in a fused state is called

a ) smelting b) roasting
c) calcinations d) froth floatation

24. The law which states that the amount of gas
dissolved in a liquid is proportional to its partial
pressure is
a) Dalton's law
b) Gay Lussac's law
c) Henry's law
d) Raoult's law

25. The gas present in the stratosphere which filters
out some of the sun's ultraviolet light and provides
an effective shield against radiation damage to living
things is
a) helium b) ozone
c) oxygen d) methane

26. The mass of P4O10 that will be obtained from
the reaction of 1.33 gram of P4 and 5.07 of oxygen is
a) 2.05 gram
b) 3.05 gram
c) 4.05 gram
d) 5.05 gram

27. The octane number of zero is assigned to
a) 2-methyl octane
b) n-heptane
c) iso-octane
d) 3-methyl octane

28. The metal that is used as a catalyst in the
hydrogenation of oils is
a) Ni b) Pb
c) Cu d) Pt

29. The Latin word formica means ant. The name
formic acid is derived from this Latin word because
a) this acid, in ancient times, was used to
eliminate ant-hills
b) this corrosive acid is secreted by ants to
drive away their enemies
c) this acid was first obtained by the
distillation of ants
d) ants are attracted by the odour of this acid

30. The monomer of polythene is

a) vinyl chloride
b) ethylene
c) ethyl alcohol
d) None of the above

31. The luster of a metal is due to
a) its high density
b) its high polishing
c) its chemical inertness
d) presence of free electrons

32. The number of water molecules present in a
drop of water (volume 0.0018 ml) at room
temperature is
a) 1.568 x 103
b) 6.023 x 1019
c) 4.84 x 1017
d) 6.023 x 1023

33. The most malleable metal is
a) platinum b) silver
c) iron d) gold

34. The oil used in the froth floatation process is
a) coconut oil
b) olive oil
c) kerosene oil
d) pine oil

35. The mass of one Avogadro number of helium
atom is
a) 1.00 gram
b) 4.00 gram
c) 8.00 gram
d) 4 x 6.02 x 1023 gram

36. The inexpensive and commonly used variety of
glass is called soda glass. It is called so because
a) was used initially for making bottles of
soda(carbonated drink)
b) is made using soda(sodium carbonate)
c) was initially used for storing sodium
d) is made using soda lime
37. The graphite rods in the nuclear reactor
a) react with U to release energy
b) produce neutrons
c) undergo combustion which triggers the
nuclear fission
d) convert fast moving neutrons into thermal

38. The first metal used by man was
a) iron b) copper
c) gold d) bronze

39. The most electropositive elements among the
following is
a) Na b) Ca
c) K d) Cs

40. The method that cannot be used for removing
permanent hardness of water is
a) adding sodium carbonate
b) distillation
c) adding caustic soda
d) boiling

41. Zone refining is used for the purification of
a) Au b) Ge
c) Ag d) Cu

42. The molecule which has the highest percentage
of ionic character among the following is
a) HI b) HF
c) HCI d) HBr

43. The iron ore magnetite consists of
A. Fe2O3 B. Fe3OH4
C. FeCO3 D. 3Fe2O3 .. 3H2O

44. The main chemical constituent of clay is
a) silicon oxide
b) aluminium borosilicate
c) zeolites
d) aluminium silicate

45. The mineral containing both magnesium and
calcium is
a) magnesite b) calcite
c) carnallite d) dolomite
46. The metal does not give H2 on treatment with
dilute HCL is
a) Zn b) Fe
c) Ag d) Ca

47. The number of g-molecule of oxygen in 6.02 x
1024CO molecules is
a) 1 gram of molecule
b) 0.5 gram of molecule
c) 5 gram of molecule
d) 10 gram of molecule

48. The maximum number of isomers for an
alkene with molecular formula C4H8 is
a) 5 b) 4
c) 2 d) 3

49. The most important ore of aluminium is

a) bauxite b) magnetite
c) haematite d) monazite

50. The hottest part of the gas flame is known as
a) luminous zone
b) dark zone
c) blue zone
d) non-luminous zone

51. The isomerism which exists between CH3CHCI2
and CH2CI. CH2CI is
a) chain isomerism
b) functional group isomerism
c) positional isomerism
d) metamerism

52. The half life period of an isotope is 2 hours. After
6 hours what fraction of the initial quantity of the
isotope will be left behind?
a) 1/6 b) 1/3
c) 1/8 d)

53. The number of atoms present in 21.6 gram of
silver (atomic weight = 108) are same as the
molecules in
a) 1.8 gram of H2O
b) 12 moles of KMnO4
c) 0.6N H2SO4
d) 4.6 gram of C2H5OH

54. The mass number of an atom is equal to
a) the number of protons
b) the number of protons and electrons
c) the number of nucleons
d) the number of neutrons

55. The formula C
a) Acetone
b) Acetic acid
c) Acetophenone
d) Phenyl acetate

56. The metal that is usually extracted from sea
water is
a) Ca b) Na
c) K d) Mg

57. The method of concentrating the ore which
makes use of the difference in density between ore
and impurities is called
a) liquation b) leaching
C) levigation d) magnetic

58. The molecular formula of phosphorous is
a) P1 b) P2
c) P3 d) P4

59. Maximum work that could be secured by
expanding the gas over a given pressure range is the
__________ work.
a) isothermal
b) adiabatic
c) isentropic
d) none of these

60. Heating of water under atmospheric pressure is
an __________ process.
a) isochoric b) isobaric
c) adiabatic d) isothermal

61. Van Laar equation deals with the activity co-
efficients in
a) binary solutions
b) ternary solutions
c) azeotropic mixture only
d) none of these

62. High __________ is an undesirable property for a
good refrigerant.
a) specific heat
b) latent heat of vaporisation
c) viscosity
d) specific vapor volume

63. The accentric factor of a materical, '', is defined
as = -log10(Prsat)Tr-1 = 0.7, where, Prsat =
reduced vapor pressure, Tr = reduced temperature.
The value of accentric factor is always
a) > 2
b) < 1
c) > 1
d) < 3

64. "Law of corresponding states" says that
a) two different gases behave similarly, if
their reduced properties (i.e. P, V and T) are same.
b) the surface of separation (i. e. the
meniscus) between liquid and vapour phase
disappears at the critical temperature.
c) no gas can be liquified above the critical
temperature, howsoever high the pressure may be.
d) the molar heat of energy of gas at constant
volume should be nearly constant (about 3 calories).

65. Out of the following refrigeration cycles, which
one has maximum COP ?
a) Air cycle
b) Carnot cycle
c) Ordinary vapor compression cycle
d) Vapor compression with a reversible
expansion engine
66. Which of the following is a thermodynamic
property of a system ?

a) Concentration b) Mass
c) Temperature d) Entropy

67. Cement Kiln is a
a) rotary Kiln
b) tunnel Kiln
c) natural draft furnace
d) batch furnace

68. Which of the following is a heat treatment
furnace ?
a) Muffle furnace
b) Annealing furnace
c) Reheating furnace
d) Rotary kiln
69. __________ atmosphere is maintained
inside an iron blast furnace.

a) Oxidising b) Reducing
c) Inert d) Decarburising
70. Which of the following is not a directly fired
furnace ?

a) By-product coke oven
b) Calcination kiln
c) Sintering furnace
d) Open hearth furnace
71. The product out from a cupola is called
a) wrought iron
b) pig iron
c) cast iron
d) none of these

72. If the demand for an item is trebled and the
order cost is reduced to one third, then the
economic order quantity
a) is trebled.
b) remains unchanged.
c) decreases by a factor of 3.
d) decreases by a factor of 1/3.

73. Corrosion of metals can not be prevented by its
a) tempering b) chromising
c) aluminising d) alloying

74. Specific gravity on API scale is given by the
relation(where, G = specific gravity at 15.5C).
a) API = 200(G - 1)
b) API = (141.5/G) - 131.5
c) API = (140/G) - 130
d) API = 145 - (145/G)

75. S.T.P. corresponds to
a) 1 atm. absolute pressure & 15.5C.
b) 760 mm Hg gauge pressure & 15.5C.
c) 760 torr & 0C.
d) 101.325 kPa gauge pressure & 15.5C.

76. Vapor pressure of water at 100C is about
__________ bar.
a) 0.1013 b) 1.013
c) 10.13 d) 101.3

77. At room temperature, the product [H+] [OH-] in
a solution is 10-14 moles/litre. If, [OH-] = 10-6
moles/litre, then the pH of the solution will be
a) 6 b) 8
c) 10 d) 12

78. Average molecular weight of air is about
a) 21 b) 29
c) 23 d) 79

79. 6 gms of magnesium (atomic weight = 24), reacts
with excess of an acid, the amount of H2 produced
will be __________ gm.
a) 0.5 b) 1
b) 3 d) 5
80. Pick out the wrong unit conversion of calorific
a) 1 kcal/kg = 1.8 BTU/lb = 4.186 kJ/kg.
b) 1 BTU/ft3 = 8.9 kcal/m3 = 0.038
c) 1 BTU/lb = 2.3 kcal/kg.
d) 1 kcal/m3 = 0.1124 BTU/ft3.

81. 1 kgf/cm2 is not equal to
a) 1 torr
b) l bar
c) 10000 mm wc
d) 100 KPa = 100 N/m2

82. On addition of 1 c.c. of dilute hydrochloric acid
(1% concentration) to 80 c.c. of a buffer solution of
pH = 4, the pH of the solution becomes
a) 1 b) 8
c) 4 d) 2
83. The weight fraction of methanol in an aqueous
solution is 0.64. The mole fraction of methanol XM
a) XM < 0.5

b) XM = 0.5
c) 0.5 < XM < 0.64
d) XM 0.64
84. A very dilute solution is prepared by dissolving
'x1' mole of solute in 'x2' mole of a solvent. The mole
fraction of solute is approximately equal to
a) x1/x2
b) x2/x1
c) 1 - (x1/x2)
d) 1/x2

85. A metal oxide is reduced by heating it in a stream
of hydrogen. After complete reduction, it is found
that 3.15 gm of the oxide has yielded 1.05 gm of the
metal. It may be inferred that the
a) atomic weight of the metal is 4.
b) equivalent weight of the metal is 4.
c) atomic weight of the metal is 2.
d) equivalent weight of the metal is 8.
86. One mole of methane undergoes complete
combustion in a stoichiometric amount of air. The
reaction proceeds as CH4 + 2O2 CO2 + 2H2O.
Both the reactants and products are in gas phase.
H298 = - 730 kJ/mole of methane. Mole fraction of
water vapour in the product gases is about
a) 0.19 b) 0.33
c) 0.40 d) 0.67
87. Cp equals Cv at what temperature? Show your
a) 0C b) 0K
c) 0F d) 0R
88. The boiling points for pure water and pure
toluene are 100C and 110.6C respectively. Toluene
and water are completely immiscible in each other.
A well agitated equimolar mixture of toluene and
water are prepared. If, at a total pressure of one
standard atm. exerted by the vapours of water and
toluene, the mole fraction of water Xw in the vapour
phase satisfies
a) 0 < Xw < 0.5
b) Xw = 0.5
c) 0.5 < Xw < 1.0
d) Xw = 1.0
89. At standard conditions,
N2 + 2O2 2NO2; G = 100 kJ/mole
NO + O2 2NO2; G = -35 kJ/mole
The standard free energy of formation of NO in
kJ/mole is
a) 15 b) 30
c) 85 d) 170
90. 1 kg of calcium carbide (CaC2) produces about
0.41 kg of acetylene gas on treatment with water.
How many hours of service can be derived from 1 kg
of calcium carbide in an acetylene lamp burning 35
litres of gas at NTP per hour ?
a) 5 b) 10
c) 15 d) 20
91. A rigid vessel containing three moles of nitrogen
gas at 30C is heated to 250C. Assume the average
capacities of nitrogen to be Cp = 29.1 J/mole.C and,
Cv = 20.8 J/mole.C. The heat required, neglecting
the heat capacity of the vessel, is
a) 13728 J
b) 19206 J
c) 4576 J
d) 12712 J
92. Refluxing of part of the distillate in a
fractionating column is a 'recycling operation', aimed
primarily at
a) heat conservation.
b) yield enhancement.
c) product enrichment.
d) none of these.

93. The vapor pressure of the solvent decreased by
10 mm Hg, when a non-volatile solute was added to
the solvent. The mole fraction of the solute in the
solution is 0.2. What should be the mole fraction of
the solvent, if the decrease in vapor pressure of the
solvent is required to be 20 mm Hg. ?
a) 0.2 b) 0.1
c) 0.4 d) 0.6
94. The reaction A + B C has been conducted in a
reactor as shown below.

The number of balances (material) that can be made
around the reactor are
a) 1 b) 2
c) 3 d) 4
95. One kg of saturated steam at 100C and 1.01325
bar is contained in a rigid walled vessel. It lias a
volume of 1.673 m3. It cools to 98C ; the saturation
pressure is 0.943 bar ; one kg of water vapour under
these conditions has a volume of 1.789 m3. The
amount of water vapour condensed (in kg) is
a) 0.0 b) 0.065
c) 0.1 d) 1.0
96. What is the total pressure exerted by a mixture
of 0.45 kg mole of benzene, 0.44 kg mole of toluene
and 0.23 kg mole of o-xylene at 100C, if their vapor
pressures at 100C are 1340, 560 and 210 mmHg
respectively ?
a) 756.2 b) 780.5
c) 801.5 d) 880.5
97. An air-water vapour mixture has a dry bulb
temperature of 60C and a dew point temperature
of 40C. The total pressure is 101.3 kPa and the
vapour pressure of water at 40C and 60C are 7.30
kPa and 19.91 kPa respectively.The humidity of air
sample expressed as kg of water vapour/kg of dry air
a) 0.048 b) 0.079
c) 0.122 d) 0.152
98. Experiments were conducted to determine the
flux of a species A in a stagnant medium across a
gas-liquid interface. The overall mass transfer co-
efficient based on the liquid side for dilute systems
for the above was estimated to be 4 x 10-3 kg
mole/m2.s. The equilibrium data for the system is
given as y = 2x. The flux across the interface (in kg
mole/m2 .s) for bulk concentrations of A in gas
phase and liquid phase as y = 0.4 and x = 0.01
respectively is
a) 5.6 x 10-4
b) 8.5 x 10-4
c) 5.6 x 10-3
d) 8.5 x 10-3

99. If a1 and a2 are the relative volatilities when the
pressure in the distillation column is 1 and 2 atm
respectively. Pick out the correct statement.
a) a1 = a2
b) a1 = 2a2
c) a1 = 0.5 a2
d) none of these
100. If the specific heats of a gas and a vapor are
0.2KJ/Kg.K and 1.5 KJ/Kg.K respectively, and the
humidity is 0.01; the humid heat in KJ/Kg. is
a) 0.31 b) 0.107
c) 0.017 d) 0.215