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Cambridge International Examinations

Cambridge Ordinary Level

5070/11

CHEMISTRY
Paper 1 Multiple Choice

May/June 2014
1 hour

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Which statement is not correct?


A

Air is a mixture.

Ammonia is a compound.

Methane is a compound.

Sea water is a compound.

A radioactive isotope of carbon has more nucleons than the non-radioactive isotope,

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6C.

How many protons, neutrons and electrons could there be in this radioactive isotope of carbon?

protons

neutrons

electrons

Ethylamine gas, C2H5NH2, and hydrogen chloride gas, HCl, react together to form a white solid,
ethylamine hydrochloride.
At which position in the tube would a ring of solid white ethylamine hydrochloride form?
A

cotton wool soaked


in hydrochloric acid

cotton wool soaked


in ethylamine solution

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The scheme shows a sequence of reactions starting from compound Y.

compound Y
excess
HNO3(aq)
gas

colourless
solution

NaOH(aq)
white precipitate
insoluble in excess
NaOH(aq)

What could the compound Y be?

aluminium sulfate

calcium carbonate

copper(II) carbonate

zinc carbonate

Which electronic configurations represent three metallic elements in the same period of the
Periodic Table?
element 1

element 2

element 3

2, 8, 7

2, 8, 8

2, 8, 1

2, 1

2, 8, 1

2, 8, 8, 1

2, 2

2, 3

2, 4

2, 8, 1

2, 8, 2

2, 8, 3

Which molecule has the largest number of electrons involved in covalent bonds?
A

C2H4

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CH3OH

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Graphite is often used as the electrodes in the electrolysis of solutions.


battery

graphite
electrode

graphite
electrode

electrolyte

Which particles are involved in the conduction of electricity by graphite?

electrons only

negative ions only

positive ions and electrons

positive ions and negative ions

Element X has a lattice of positive ions and a sea of electrons.


e
e

e
e

e
e

e
e

Which property will X have?

It conducts electricity by the movement of ions and electrons.

It has a high melting point.

It is decomposed by an electric current.

It is not malleable.

An element, E, forms a hydride, E H4, which contains 90.0% by mass of E.


If the relative atomic mass of hydrogen is 1, what is the relative atomic mass of E?
A

36

86

90

10 A piece of chalk has a mass of 23.0 g. Chalk is impure calcium carbonate. When analysed, the
chalk is found to contain 0.226 moles of pure calcium carbonate.
[Mr : CaCO3 , 100]
What is the percentage purity of the piece of chalk?
A

0.983%

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77.0%

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11 Aqueous potassium iodide, KI(aq), can be used as a test reagent in redox reactions.
Iodide ions are readily X . A positive result for the test is when the solution changes
colour from Y to Z .
Which words correctly complete gaps X, Y and Z?
X

oxidised

brown

colourless

oxidised

colourless

brown

reduced

brown

colourless

reduced

colourless

brown

12 Which element is most likely to be used as an industrial catalyst?


A

Na

Ni

Pb

Sr

13 Which solution containing one mole per dm3 of the compound would have the lowest pH?
A

ethanoic acid

hydrochloric acid

sodium chloride

sodium hydrogencarbonate

14 Which statement about oxides is correct?


A

A basic oxide is an oxide of a non-metal.

Acidic oxides contain ionic bonds.

An amphoteric oxide contains a metal.

Basic oxides are always gases.

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15 Bitumen, diesel, naphtha and paraffin (kerosene) are all fractions obtained by the fractional
distillation of petroleum.
Which row gives a correct use for the named fraction?
fraction

use

bitumen

a source of polish

diesel

a fuel for aircraft engines

naphtha

a fuel for heating

paraffin

a fuel for cooking

16 In which circuit does the bulb light?


A

B
key
= bulb

Cu

CuSO4(aq)

Cu

Ag

Cu

C2H5OH(l)

NaCl (s)

Zn

Zn

Ag

H2SO4(aq)

Cu

17 An element is in Period 3 and Group VII of the Periodic Table.


Which statement about this element is correct?
A

The element will form 1+ ions.

The element will have 3 electrons in its outer shell.

The element will have 7 electrons in its outer shell.

The element will have 7 shells of electrons in its atom.

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18 The table contains information about the physical properties of the elements chlorine, copper and
iron.
element

melting point
/ C

boiling point
/ C

chlorine

101

copper

2582

1539

iron

In the table above, what are the correct values of W, X and Y?


W

34

1083

445

34

1083

2887

34

2887

445

445

2887

1083

19 Petroleum is separated into fractions by fractional distillation.


Which fraction distils off at the highest temperature?
A

diesel

paraffin (kerosene)

lubricating oils

petrol (gasoline)

20 Ammonia is made by a reversible reaction between nitrogen and hydrogen.


N2(g) + 3H2(g)

2NH3(g)

H = 92 kJ / mol

What is the effect of increasing the pressure in this process?


A

Less heat is produced.

More ammonia is formed.

More nitrogen is present at equilibrium.

The reaction slows down.

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21 Aqueous copper(II) sulfate is electrolysed using copper electrodes. The current is constant and
the anode (positive electrode) is weighed at regular intervals.
Which graph is obtained when the mass of the anode is plotted against time?
A

mass
of
anode

mass
of
anode

0
0

mass
of
anode

0
0

time

0
0

time

D
mass
of
anode

time

0
0

time

22 In the extraction of aluminium by electrolysis, its oxide is dissolved in molten cryolite. Cryolite is a
sodium salt.
Aluminium is deposited at the 1 and it can be deduced that aluminium is 2
sodium in the reactivity series.
Which words correctly complete gaps 1 and 2?
1

+ve electrode

above

+ve electrode

below

ve electrode

above

ve electrode

below

23 Which substance is not a raw material used in the manufacture of sulfuric acid?
A

air

sulfur

sulfur dioxide

water

24 A student mixed together aqueous solutions of Y and Z. A white precipitate formed.


Which could not be Y and Z?
Y

hydrochloric acid

silver nitrate

hydrochloric acid

sodium nitrate

sodium chloride

lead(II) nitrate

sodium chloride

silver nitrate

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25 Which property would all the hydrogen compounds of the Group VII elements possess?
A

be covalent

be solids at room temperature

form alkaline aqueous solutions

conduct electricity when molten

26 Which particle is found in iodine vapour?


A

I+

I2

27 What suggests that metal M is not in Group I of the Periodic Table?


A

M has a bright, silvery appearance and is a good conductor of electricity.

M is hard and difficult to cut.

M produces an alkaline solution when it reacts with water.

M produces hydrogen gas when it reacts with water.

28 The diagram shows an outline of part of the Periodic Table.

Which statements are correct?

Elements W, X and Y form coloured compounds.

Elements X, Y and Z have high melting points.

Elements X and Y act as catalysts.

1 only

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3 only

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29 Which of these processes can be used to purify water containing insoluble impurities?

chlorination

desalination

distillation

filtration

1 and 2

2 and 3

3 and 4

4 only

30 Which metal can react rapidly with steam but reacts only very slowly with cold water?
A

calcium

copper

iron

potassium

31 A hydride is a compound containing only two elements, one of which is hydrogen.


Which element can form the greatest number of different hydrides?
A

carbon

chlorine

nitrogen

oxygen

32 What is not essential for photosynthesis?


A

carbon dioxide

sugar

light

water

33 A liquid reacts with each of sodium carbonate, potassium hydroxide and ethanol.
What is the liquid?
A

aqueous ammonia

ethanoic acid

ethyl ethanoate

sodium hydroxide

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34 Which compound, on combustion, never forms carbon?
A

carbon monoxide

ethanol

ethene

methane

35 Which of the following is not a condensation polymer?


A

nylon

poly(ethene)

protein

Terylene

36 Which statement about the properties of propane and hexane is correct?


A

Propane has a higher boiling point than hexane.

Propane has a higher relative molecular mass than hexane.

Propane has more isomers than hexane.

Propane is more flammable than hexane.

37 When a volcano erupts, which gas is produced in significant amounts?


A

carbon monoxide

methane

ozone

sulfur dioxide

38 Four compounds are shown.


H
H

O
C
O

H
H

H
C

H
4

Which pair of compounds have the same empirical formula?


A

1 and 2

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39 Fats, carbohydrates and proteins all contain which chemical elements?
A

carbon, hydrogen and oxygen

carbon, hydrogen and nitrogen

carbon, hydrogen and sulfur

carbon, nitrogen and oxygen

40 The structural formulae of some organic compounds are shown below.


H

H
H

H
C

H
H
1

1 only

1 and 2 only

1, 2 and 3

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4

Which compounds are alcohols?


A

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Sodium

Calcium

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Key

b = proton (atomic) number

X = atomic symbol

a = relative atomic mass

*58-71 Lanthanoid series


90-103 Actinoid series

Actinium

Ac

89

Ra

Radium

88

Fr

Francium

87

Hafnium

72

Lanthanum

57

178

Hf

40

Zirconium

Zr

91

Titanium

139

Yttrium

22

48

Ti

La

39

89

Scandium

21

227

Barium

56

Caesium

45

Sc

226

55

137

Ba

133

Cs

38

Rubidium

37

88

Sr

85

Rb

20

Potassium

19

40

Ca

39

12

24

Mg

23

Na

Beryllium

Lithium

11

Be

II

Li

93

Ta

181

Niobium

Nb

90

58

73

52

96

Mo

184

Protactinium

Thorium

55

Tc
186

Re

144

Nd

92

60

Uranium

238

Neodymium

75

Rhenium

43

Technetium

25

Manganese

Mn
27

59

28

59

29

64

30

65

Ru

101

Iron

190

Pm

Osmium

Os

Np
93

Neptunium

61

Promethium

76

44

Ruthenium

26

56

Fe

150

Sm

Pu
94

Plutonium

62

Eu

152

Platinum

Am
95

Americium

63

Europium

78

Pt

Iridium

195

192

46

Palladium

Pd

106

Nickel

Ni

Ir

Samarium

77

45

Rhodium

Rh

103

Cobalt

Co

Gd

157

Gold

Au

197

Silver

96

64

Curium

Cm

Gadolinium

79

47

Ag

108

Copper

Cu

201

Bk

Terbium

Tb

159

Mercury

Hg

97

Berkelium

65

80

48

Cadmium

Cd

112

Zinc

Zn

Dy

162

Thallium

Tl

204

Indium

Cf
98

Californium

66

Es

Holmium

Ho

165

Lead

Pb

207

Tin

99

Einsteinium

67

82

50

119

Sn

115

32

Germanium

Ge

73

Silicon

In

Gallium

Dysprosium

81

49

31

70

Ga

14

28

Si

Carbon

27

Aluminium

13

12

Al

Boron

11

75

Sb

122

Arsenic

As

Bi

209

Fermium

Fm

Erbium

Er

167

Bismuth

100

68

83

51

Antimony

33

15

Phosphorus

31

Nitrogen

14

Se

79

Sulfur

Po

169

Md

Thulium

Tm

101

Mendelevium

69

84

Polonium

52

Tellurium

Te

128

Selenium

34

16

32

Oxygen

16

Yb

173

Astatine

At

Iodine

127

Bromine

Br

80

Chlorine

No
102

Nobelium

70

Ytterbium

85

53

35

17

Cl

35.5

Fluorine

19

Lr

Lutetium

Lu

175

Radon

Rn

Xenon

Xe

131

Krypton

Kr

84

Argon

Ar

40

Neon

103

Lawrencium

71

86

54

36

18

10

Ne

20

Helium

VII

Hydrogen

VI

He

IV

III
1

The volume of one mole of any gas is 24 dm3 at room temperature and pressure (r.t.p.).

91

Pa

Th

232

Praseodymium

Cerium

59

141

Pr

140

74

Tungsten

42

Molybdenum

24

Chromium

Cr

Ce

Tantalum

41

23

Vanadium

51

Group

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The Periodic Table of the Elements

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