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6. There arc a tOlal of65 questions carrying 100 marks.
7. Queslions Q.I - Q.25 will carT)' I-mark each, arid queslions Q.26 - Q_55 will carry 2-rnark. each.

8. Questions QA8 - Q.51 (2 pairs) are common data questions and question pairs (0.52. 0.53) and
(Q.54, Q.55) are linked answer quesuom. The answer to the second question of the linked answer
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9.

Questions Q.56 _ Q.65 belong to General Aptitude (GA). Questions Q.56 - 0.60 will carry I-mark
ea,h, and questions Q.61 - Q.65 will ,arry 2marks each. The GA ql.>estions will hegin on a fresh
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IJn-a!t~mpted

que.lions will carry zero mark..<.

II. Wrong answer, will carry NEGATIVE marks. For 0.1 - Q.25 and Q.56 -Q.60. % mark WIll be
deducted for ea,h wrong anSwer. For 0.26 - Q.51 and Q.61 - Q.65. . mark will be deducted for each
wrong answer. The question pair' (Q.52. Q.53). and (Q.54, Q.55) are questions ... ith linked answers.
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Some Useful DIIIII

I, Physical Constants
(a) Planck Constant, h" 6.626 x lO - ....

Js

(b) Avogadro number. N" 6.023 x 10 2.'

(c) Speed of light, c" 3 x 10 g m S-I


(d) Gas constant, R == 8.314 J K- 1 molc- 1 ,,2 cal K- I mole' I

2. Atomic Numbers

M"

25
26

"15

F,
Co

27

A,

33

Co

29

Sb

51

Z"

30

Bi

83

Mo

42

C,

20

Mg

Q.l - Q.25 carry one mark each.


Q I

The Lewis ,,~idi(y of BF, is less than Uci" even though f1u(}rine is more electronegative than
chlmine, It,s due to
(A) Slronger 2p(B )-2p(F) a-bonding
CC) stronger 2p(B )3p(CI) abonding

Q_2

(Il) >!ronger 2p(B )-2P(F) ,,-bonding

(D) Slronger 2p(B)3p(CI) Itbonding

Pyroxenes are a class of silicate minerals. which c,hibit a polymeric chain


hel"" ,

P] \

stru<;tur~,

as shown

/]

~
b

\:0'l'
b = Silicon

0 = Oxygen

Its simplest repeat unit is


(B) [SiO,]'-

0.3

Among the followmg pentachlorides the one which does not e,ist due to the 'inert-pair dfect' is

(A) PCI,
QA

(B) BiCi s

"

(D) AsCI,

overlap of filled 2p and filled .15 orbital


(D) preoence of unfilled 3p orbital
(B)

The numher of 'framework electron pair" present in the borane cluster [B"H,,}'- i,
(A) 10

Q.6

(0 SbC'I,

Band lhco')' predicts that magoesium is an insulator. Howe,-er. in practice il acts os a ~ond""tor due
(A) preoetlce of filled 3s orbital
(C) overlap of filled 3. and empty Jp orbital

Q.S

(C) ]Si,O,lo-

(B) II

(e) 12

(D) D

The r~action hetween IPdCI,J'- and C,II. produces a new compound_ Compared to free C,I-I,. the

CC bond order of the product is


(A) hetween 1 and 2
(') unaltered

0,7

Among 1he following pair of metal ions pre&en( in Nature. (he firs! one functions ~s ~n electrontran,fer agent and the second one catalyl.cs tile hydrolysis reactions_ Tile correct pair i.l
(A) Fe .lnd Zn
(') Co and Mo

Q8

(B) icss than I


(D) greater than 2

(B) Mg and Fe
(0) Ca and Cu

Structurally nickellocene is similar to fcrroecnc,


of
(A) a m,,"ocation
') a """'00";00

Ni~kdloccne

(n)adlcation
(I)) a dlanion

attams stah>lity due '0 the formation

<"y

::.0",

Q_9

The absolute conf'guratlons for compound, X and Y. r~'pectiH)I)'. art

"0
M,

x
(Al R. S

Q.iO

;:=.-<;

"

"

y
(D) S, S

(C) R, R

(B) S, R

In the reaction

C",

f'I'lHSO 2M NaOMa

~;

180C

!he major productlXI is

(A)

Q.ll

Q.12

(D)

Among the following. a pair of resolval>l~ configurational enanliomer, IS gi"en by

(Al cis-1.2-<1nnethy!cyc1oheunc

(ll) ,.,.,. I .Jdjmctitylcyclohexane

(e) cis] ,4-dimethykyclohexane

(D) rr~ns-l.3-dimelhykycloltexane

In tlte rcacMn

"NO,

[X]

the major product [Xl is

o
(A)

(B)

r""Y CHO
L-J

('J

~"

(D)

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The del:reasmg order of isoelectric point for the followmg a-amino acids is
Lysme
Alanine
UIUIJrntc acid
(I)

(II)

(III)

(B)II>i>UI
(l)1>1II>1I

(All>!l>lIl
(ej III > 1>11

Q_14

Too decreasing order of the reactivily of the following compounds towards electrophiles is

Q Q

"

,"

(AJ II:> 1:>111

I!:> 1II:>1
(D)I>lI>m

(B)

(C)Ui:> 1:>11

Q.15

In the reaction

heat

-'-"-... [X]

the major producljXI is

IB,

,A)

Q.16

(0)

'C)

The decre:,.,ng order of acidity of !he marked H of the following molecules is

,
(A)

l>ll>lIT
>11:>1

(C) III

"

m
(B) 1II > 1>11
(D)lI

>1 >m

211101

Q_17

I:Y

Tile decreasing order of nucleophihClty for till.: following anions IS


CH,CO,-. CH,O-. C.,H,cf. NO,

Cll,CO,- > CH.D > C.H,O- > NO,


(C)CH,O->CJ{,o- >CH,CO,-> NO;

(A)

Q_18

(D)C"H,O >CH,O->NO, >CH,CO,

The molaremropy of crystalline CO at absolute ].ero;,


(A) Zero

Q_J9

(B) CH,O- > "10; > CJ{,O- > CHlCO,

(B) -Rln 2

(C) Rln

(D) 2Rln 2

For an ideal gas


(A) (OPI ef), (Of I oV)p(oV I apJr ~ 0
(9) (aPI ilT)" (ilTl iN)" (aV I OPh '" -I
(C) (}PI ilT), (ilTl oV)p (OV I OPh '" + I
(0) (OPI aTl. (ilTl av)p(avi (}Ph '" +2

Q.20

Among W (work), Q (heat), U ('"temal energy) and S (entropy)


(Al Wand U are path functions but Q and S are ,talC
(S) W and S are palh functions bUI Q and U arc Slale
(C) Sand U are palh functions but Q and W are ,talC
(D) W and Q are path functions but U and S arc stale
For eigen funclions VI,

~ VIIbSin(~)
\b

functions
functions
funclions
functions

II Sin( 21'-")
of particle in a I-D box of length
Vb
b

and VI, =

b(O"'_t",b)
(AJ ,+" i. normalized and OTlhogonaito ,+"
(B) 'fI, is normalized but not OTlhogonal to ,+"
(C) ,+" is nonnalized and orthogonal 10 '+'1
{OJ ,+" is neither normalized nor orthogonal (0 ,,
Q.22

The bond order of C, molecule is


(Al ()

Q.23

(C) 2

(0) 3

Sulfur can exi<t 1ll four phase<_ The possible number of triple points is
(A) 1

Q.24

(B) 1

(B) 2

(C) 3

(D) 4

The standard reduction potentials at 298 K for single electrodes are gi,en below.
Electrode

Electrode Potent1al (volt)

-2.34
-H76

From this we can infer that


(A) Zn can reduce both Mg'+ and Fe"
(B) Fe can reduce both Mg" and Zn"
(n Mg can reduce both Zn" and Fe'+
(I l) Mg can reduce Zn'+ but not Fe'+
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For lhe pail' of rcawons given below


i)

N,(g)+3H,(g)~2NH\(g)

i,) :;:N,(g)+"2H,(g)

jf at a pal'\icular temperature., KPI and


respectively [hen,

NH,lg)
K,~

arc the equilibrium conslants for reaclions i) and ii)

(A) Kpl =2K",

(C) 2KPI = K"

Q.26 - Q.55 carry two marks eacb.


Q.26

According!O VSEPR model, the shape of [xeOFsr


(A) octahedral
(C) square pyramidal

Q.27

(B) trigonal bipyramidal


(0) pentagonal monopyramidal

The number of unpaired electron(s) prescm in the species (Fe(H,O),(NO)" which is formed
during 'hrown ring test' is
(A) 2

Q.28

IS

(B) 3

(C) 4

(D) 5

Fe,O, and Cop, are metal oxides having spinel structure. Considering their CFSEs, the correct
slatemcm regarding their structure is
(A) both have nonnal spinel structure
(B) both have inverse spinel structure
(C) Fe.D. h" nonnal and Co,O. has inverse spinel structure
(D) Fe,O. ha., inverse and Co,O. has nonnal spinel structure

Q.29

The mechanism of lhe reaclion between [Fc(CN) 014- and [Fe(bpYhl' (bpy = 2,2'-bipyridine) is
(A) ouler -'pi>ere electron-transfer
(B) inner-sphere electron-transfer
(C) self -exchange reaction
(D) ligand-e~change followed by electron-transfer

Q.30

The d-d ab<arplion band of [Fe(H,oJ.l" is split due to

(A) presence of octahedral geometry


(B) static lahn-Teller distortion
(e) dynamic Jahn-Teller dislortion
(D) pre,encc of trigonal bipyramidal geometry
Q.3l

The cry,tal-fLeld symbol for the ground-slate of IMn(CN),I4- is


{A)'T"

('y

(B) 'A"

(C)'E.

ry

1010

Q.32

In the following rCl!ctions:

ChCHCHCh

"I

-+t=t

the rcagemlcondiuons X and Yare


(A) X =SF,; Y = heating at 1250"C

(S) X = NaF; Y = heating at 250"C


(PI X = CF,SO,H; Y = H,SO.

(C) X = NH.f'; Y = HCI

Q.33

ICoCI.)'- i, a blue coloured complex. Controlled-treatment of this complex with water generales
two isomeric light pink coloured complexe, of composition [Co(H,O).Cl,i.
Identify the correct poim groups for [CoCl.I).. and two isomeric complexes [Co(H,o).CI,I.
(S) T" and (C",. and D",)
(D) T d and (e,_ and C4 ,)

(A) D", and (e '" and C"J


(e) D..., and (C" and D.",)

Q.34

In the reaction

Et~CXC~H

L&He
[X]
ii. Ii"

the major product [Xl is

(A)

(0)

(8)

v,

;0
Q.35

In the reaclion

OH

x:::

heat

"

",SO,

:0

OH

[~

the major proou"tlXI is


(A)

(C)

(e)

aee(

(D)

Oy
o

l~IO

Q.3b

In the following reaclion sequence


i N:)CVPy
ii. light

'" '"

--_.

I~

~"OH iii. hydrolysis


H

lhe major product [Xl is

(A)

=e

(8)

..

''''''OH

"
Q.37

6~

~e
""DH

(m

(e)

"

0"

"

In the reactions

IYJ

mCP""
_0--

- - _ . I"

(he major products, [Xl and (YJ, respectively, are


(A)

(.)

,.,

moe

,~

~
~

and

"""

"
(e)

(D)

,,'

<,

~~

,,'

,~

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Q_38

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In the reaction

SnCI.

~,----,
the major product [X J i,

IA)

Q.39

(e)

(8)

(D)

In the reaction sequence


CH.!OH

i. Hg(OAc)2IM9OH

OHH;';

..

HO

[X]

HCI

ii. NaSH.

the major products. IX] and IY]. re,pc~lIvcl). are

(A)

(II)

,~

.00

~ ~
,OiiEt
'"" ~
M~

"'"

IP)

(C)

,~o

O~

Q.40

M~

,~o ,~~ .~0:


'00

OM,

O~

The change in emropy when two moles of Argon

g~.'

OM.

Ul"C heated at con.tant volume from 300 K (0

500 K is
(I,) _6.37 J K-' mole-'

(A)-12.74 J K-' mole-'


(C) 6_37 J K- ' mole-I

--,-:y- - - - - - . - - -

(I))

12.74 J K-' mole- J

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At any temperature T, the [uga"ily


/' Z -J

Iny=

J7"P
o

~oetTidcl11

(y) i, given by

whcr~ Z i, the compressibility factor. The fugacity ,()emdenl of a real gas govcrned by equation of
state P (V - b) = RT wilh b a constant is given by

"'

(A) RT

bP
Q.42

(el

(B) ~.,'

1>1'

RT

The specIfic rate constant of decomposition of a compound is represented by

(2000

Ink 0=5.0--T
The activation energy of decomposition for lhis compound al 300 K i,
(A) 24 keal/mole
QAJ

(0 24 callmole

31u'
2tri

Iu
2tri

(8(-

(O(

9h
8mb-

(D) -

2h

",b'

(B) C',.and 4

(0 C. and-,

(0) C,.and

The most populated rotational Slate for Hel (B = 8.5 em") at 300 K is
{A)2

Q.47

2!rj

The point group of elF, molecule and its corresponding number of irreducible representations are
respectively
(A) C'" and 4

Q.46

31u'

An electron of mass . III' l' confined to a One dimensional 00. of length . b'. IF it makes a radiative
transition from second ncited state to the ground state. the frequency of the photon emitted is
(A) - - ,

Q,45

(0) 12 callmole

The commutator! ,,'. p.] is equal to


(A)--

Q.44

(B) 12 kcaVmole

(B) 3

(e)

(D) 7

The ratio of life times of two states that give rise to line widths of I () CIl" and 0.2 em-' respectively
,;

(A) 1'2

(B) I ; 5

(e)

(0)5:1

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Common Data QuestioDll


Common Data for Questions 48 and 0:
A six-.;oordmate transition_metal
of this complex is -5.9 B.M.
Q.48

is ESR and Mb.shauer active. The effective magnetic moment

The metal-,on along with it" oxidation <tatc ond the number of unpaired electron present are
(A) Fe(Il) and 4
(el Fe(llI) and 1

Q,49

~omple"

(B) Mn(lI) and 5


(l)) Fe(l]]) and

The complex is
(A) [Mn(H,O).)'+
(B) [Fe(CN),],(C) iFe(H,O),)"

(0) iFe(H,O),]', 112.

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Common Data ro. Questions SO and 51:


An organic "<Jmpound IX] (('"H,.O,) exhibil' the foll<Jwing

speclr~1

dalJ

IR. _1720cm L
'H :-IMR: 2.3511. bH). 3.10 (5, 3H), 3.83 {t, 2H).4.42 (I. 2H). 7.07 (., IH). 7 5H (so 2H)
The compound IXI with an excess of MeMgBr give> a J'J mixtu,"" of compounds IY] and IZj. The
compound IZI exhibit. the following 'H NMR data. 2.0 (bs. IH). 3.30 Is, 3H). 3.56 (t. 2H). 3.70 (I, 2H)

050

The compound [X] is

Q.51

(Al

(B)

(C)

(D)

The compound IY] is

(B)

(A)

0"

~ "'"

0"

~"

(C)

"y

+y

,,..,

~"

,od

~H

(D)

""

/a.Y.

OH

)::)

__. _ - - - -

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Linked Answer Questions


Statement for !.inked Questions 52 and 53:
In the reactIOn sequence

IVef'olgBr

Ph

'x

CHO - - - - - . . IX] (major) + IV] (minor)

HSC "
i. TsCVPy

[~

rZr

ii. NaOEtfEtOH
Q.52

The compound [X] IS

Ph
(A)

H,C+ H '
OH

Ph
(B)

H,C+
Cf<,
OH

Ph
(e)

~~ -I--~

CH,
(0)

OH

Q.53

:+
CH,

The compound [Zj is

M,
(A)

1(:eo

M,

(B)

M,

"0

(C)

"'
reo

Mo,

eo
'~
Ph

(D)

Mo-{-Mo
H

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Statement for Linked Questions 54 and 55:


[n the I.! vs. T diagram for different phases of
Band C compound to

th~

same substance at one atmospheric pre"nre. the lines A.

""

""
""
""

F::E :0

T
Q.54

Based on the above diagram:


(A) A represents the change in chemical potential as a function of temperamre for the solid
B for the liquid and C for the gas
(B) A represents the change in chemi,,1 potential as a function of temperature for the liquid
B for the gas and C for the solid
(e) A represents the change in chemical poten!ial as a function of temperature for the gas
B for the liquid and e for the solid
(D) A represents the change in chemical potentia! as a function of temperature for the gas
B for solid and e for the liqUid

Q.55

From the sarne diagram


(A) D repn:sents boiling pomt. E sublimation poim and F melting jXIin!
(B) E represems boiling jXIint. D suhhmation point and F mehing point
(0 E represems melting point. F sublimation point and D boiling point
(D) 0 represents mehing point, F boiling poinl and E ,ublimalion point

pha,e.
phase,
phase.
phase,

'OHl

General Aptitude (GA) Questions


Q.56 - Q.60 carry one mark each.
Q.56

2j persons an: in a room. 15 of them play hockey. 17 of lhem play football and 10 of lhem play
both hockey and football. Then lhe number of persons playing neither hockey nor foolball is;

(A) 2
Q,57

(B) 17

Choose the mos/ appropriale word from

(C) J3
/h~

(D) 3

optio", given below 10 complete the following

selllfnce:

If we mana~e to _______ our natural resources, we would leave a better planet for
our cblldren.
(A) uphold

(8) restrain
(C) cherish

(0) conserve

Q.58

TM ques/ion below consis/s of a pair ofre/aleel word. followed by four pairs of words. Select the
poir that bcM expresses the relalion in /he or,ginol poir.

Unemployed: Worker
(A) fallow: land
(B) unaware: sleeper
(C) wit: jesler
(0) renovated: house

Q.59

W/,kh of/he following opri01lS is the dosestln meaning to the word belolll:

Cin:uilous
(A) cyclic
(B) indirect
(C) confusing
(D) crooked

Q,60

Choose the most appropria!e word from the options given below 10 compleTe the following
,enlen<'c:
His rather casulIl reJIlllrl<s on po6tics _ _ _ _ _ _ bis IacI< of seriousness about the subject.
(A) masked
(B) belied

(C) betrayed
(D) suppressed

Q.61 - Q.65 carry two marks each.


Q.6J

Hari (H), Gita (G), Irfan (I) and Saira (S) are siblings (i.e. brolhers and sister~). All were born on
I" Ianuary. The age difference between any IWO SUCCeSSlVe siblings (thaI is
one after another)
is bs than 3 years. Given the following raet.:
L Hari 's age + Gita', age > Irf~n'.\ age + Saira's age,
n. The age difference belwn Gila "nd Saira is I year. However. Gita is nOI the
oldest and Saira is not the younge,t.
n'- There are no twin"
In what order were they born (oldest firsl)"

oom

(A)

HSJG

(8) SGHJ

(C) IGSH

(D) lHSG

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Q.62

5 ~killed workers can build a wall m 20 days, 8 semiskilled workers can bUild a wall in 25 day,;
II) Lm,killed workers Can build a wall in 10 days If a team has 2 ,killed, (, semiskilled and
5 umkillcd workers, how long will illake lO huild the wall?
(AJ 20 days

Q_63

(B) 18 days

(e) 16 day,

(D) 15 day,

Modern warfare has changed from large scale clashes of armies to snppre&Sion of dvilian
populalions. Chemical agents that do their work silently appear to be soited to such warfare;
and rellrdfully. there exist people in military estahlishments wbo think that chemical agents
are u""fullools for their CIIIl5e.
WI,;ch ofthefollow;llg stolemellts best SlImJ up the meonillg of the above possage:
(A) Modem warfare has resulted in civil ,trifc.
(B) Chemical agents are useful in modem ..... arfare.
(e) D.e of chemical agents in warfare would be undesirable.

(D) People in mihtary establishmenlS like 10 usc chemical agents," war_

Q.64

Given digils 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4, 4 how many distioct 4 digit numbers greater than 30()() can be
formed?

(Al50
Q.65

(E) 51

(e) 52

(0) 54

(e) 1623

(0) 151)

If 137 + 276" 435 how much is 731 + 6n?


(A) 5:\4

(B) 1403

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