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Day 1 Physical and Chemical Principles

1) Which particle has high penetrating power?

a) Alpha particles
b) Beta particles
c) Gamma rays
d) Helium nucleus
2) The first noble gas discovered
a) Helium
b) Neon
c) Argon
d) Krypton
3) It is a measure of how much of a gas deviates
from Ideal Gas behavior
a) Compressibility Factor
b) Fugacity
c) Activity
d) Ionic Strength
4) What is the pOH of a 0.200 M NaOH (aq) at
a) 13.30
b) 6.99
c) 0.70
d) 5.40
5) Pressure exerted by a certain gas in a mixture of
a) Vapor Pressure
b) Partial Pressure
c) Absolute Pressure
d) Osmotic Pressure
6) The main buffer system of the human blood
a) H2CO3 - HCO3
b) H2CO3 - CO32c) CH3COOH - CH3COOd) NH2CONH2 - NH2CONH+
7) 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
8) Which of the following has the smallest
a) O2b) Na+
c) Fd) Al3+
9) What is the energy of one mole of light that has
a wavelength of 400 nm?
a) 4.97 x 10-28 J
b) 4.97 x 10-19 J
c) 2.99 x 10-4 J
d) 2.99 x 105 J
10) What is the electron-pair geometry of the central
oxygen atom of ozone (O3)?
a) linear
b) trigonal planar
c) tetrahedral
d) trigonal bipyramidal
11) In the reaction, CO(g) + NO2(g) CO2(g) +
NO(g), which of the following changes would
result in the formation of more products at
a) increasing the pressure

b) removing CO from the reaction

c) adding NO2 to the reaction
d) adding CO2 to the reaction
12) How long (in hours) must a current of 5.0
amperes be maintained to electroplate 60 g of
calcium from molten CaCl2?
a) 27 hours
b) 8.3 hours
c) 11 hours
d) 16 hours
13) In the standard notation for a voltaic cell, the
double vertical line "||" represents:
a) phase boundary
b) wire (metal) connection
c) salt bridge
d) standard hydrogen electrode
14) Antibonding molecular orbitals are produced by
a) constructive interaction of atomic orbitals.
b) destructive interaction of atomic orbitals.
c) the overlap of the atomic orbitals of two
negative ions
d) none of these
15) Which is the strongest acid?
a) (a) HClO4
b) (b) HClO3
c) (c) HClO2
d) (d) HClO
16) A real gas most closely approaches the behavior
of an ideal gas under conditions of:
a) high P and low T
b) low P and high T
c) low P and T
d) high P and T
17) The ______ sphere is enclosed in brackets in
formulas for complex species, and it includes the
central metal ion plus the coordinated groups.
a) ligand
b) donor
c) oxidation
d) coordination
18) The most abundant metal in the earth's crust is:
a) Al
b) Fe
c) Na
d) Ca
19) The atom formed by the beta decay of carbon-14
a) Oxygen-18
b) Beryllium-10
c) Boron-14
d) Nitrogen-14
20) Plexiglass is a commercial name of
a) Glyptal
b) Polyacrylo nitrile
c) Polymethyl methacrylate
d) Polyethyl acrylate
Day 2 Chemical Engineering Principles
1) What is the degrees of freedom of triple point of
a) 3
b) 2
c) 1
d) 0

2) The thermodynamic law, PVy = constant, is not

followed by the
a) free expansion of an ideal gas.
b) adiabatic expansion of steam in turbine.
c) adiabatic compression of air.
d) ideal compression of air.
3) For equilibrium process (i.e. reversible) in an
isolated system
a) ds = 0
b) ds < 0
c) ds > 0
d) ds = constant
4) Work done in case of free expansion is
a) indeterminate
b) zero
c) negative
d) positive
5) Cp/Cv for monoatomic gases is
a) 1.44
b) 1.66
c) 1.99
d) 1
6) Kinematic viscosity of 1 m2 /second is equivalent
to __________ stokes.
a) 10
b) 102
c) 103
d) 104
7) Consider the reaction: 4NO2(g) + O2(g)
Hrxn = 111kJ. If N2O5(s) is
formed instead of N2O5(g) in the above reaction,
the Hrxn value will be (H of sublimation for
N2O5 is 54 kJ/mol):
a) 219 kJ
b) 165 kJ
c) + 54 kJ
d) + 219 kJ
8) Which of the following is an intensive property?
a) Temperature
b) Viscosity
c) Surface Tension
d) All of these

Day 3 General
1) Locate the centroid
of the area.
a) (0.50, 0.50) m
b) (0.45, 0.45) m
c) (0.30, 0.30) m
d) (0.35, 0.35) m
2) The sum of Patricks
age and Markos age is 58. Eight years ago,
Patrick was twice as old as Marko then. How old
is Marko?
a) 20
b) 22
c) 36
d) 38
3) The blood groups of 200 people is distributed as
follows: 50 have type A blood, 65 have B blood
type, 70 have O blood type and 15 have type AB
blood. If a person from this group is selected at
random, what is the probability that this person
has O blood type?
a) 0.25
b) 0.40
c) 0.35
d) 0.38
4) Find the area enclosed by f(y) = 2y2 and g(y) =
a) 32/3
b) 30/3
c) 18/3
d) 15/2
5) You throw a ball straight up into the air. The
position of the ball can be written as s(t) =
-5t2+4t+1. What is the acceleration of the ball at
t=0.75 s?
a) 9.8 m/s2
b) 9.8 m/s2
c) 10 m/s2
d) -10 m/s2
6) Find the distance between the points (-5,-5) and






7) In one state, 52% of the voters are Republicans,

and 48% are Democrats. In a second state, 47%
of the voters are Republicans, and 53% are
Democrats. Suppose a simple random sample of
100 voters are surveyed from each state. What
is the probability that the survey will show a
greater percentage of Republican voters in the
second state than in the first state?
a) 0.04
b) 0.71
c) 0.24
d) 0.76
8) What is the small possible sum of square of two
numbers, if their product is -16?

a) 18
b) 32
c) 16
d) 8
9) Find the weight of the snowball 1.2 m in
diameter if the wet compact snow of which this
ball is made weighs 480 kg/m3
a) 398.2 kg
b) 434.3 kg
c) 367.8 kg
d) 411.7 kg
10) Two balls, one 15 cm in diameter and the other
10 cm in diameter, are placed in a cylindrical jar
20 cm in diameter, as shown in Figure 014. Find
the volume of water necessary to cover them.
a) 4777.84 cm3
b) 4522.12 cm3
c) 5120.03 cm3
d) 3665.20 cm3
11) A box is to be made of a piece of cardboard 9
inches square by cutting equal squares out of
the corners and turning up the sides. Find the
volume of the largest box that can be made in
this way.
a) 32 in2
b) 28 in2
c) 36 in2
d) 54 in2
12) A ladder 20 ft long leans against a vertical wall.
If the top slides downward at the rate of 2 ft/s,
find how fast the lower end is moving when it is
16 ft from the wall.
a) 0.9 ft/s
b) 1.0 ft/s
c) 1.2 ft/s
d) 1.5 ft/s
13) A radioactive element follows the law of
exponential change and has a half-life of 38
hours. How long will it take for 90% of the
radioactivity of the element to be dissipated?
a) 211.10 hrs
b) 172.32 hrs
c) 126.23 hrs
d) 104.09 hrs
14) A man in a wharf 6m above the water pulls in a
rope to which a boat is tied at the rate of 1.2
m/s. at what rate is the boat approaching the
wharf when there is 7.5 m of the rope out?
a) 18 m/s
b) 17.5 m/s
c) 12.5 m/s
d) 15 m/s
15) What time after 3:00 o'clock will the minutehand and the hour-hand of the clock be together
for the first time?
a) 3:15:00.00
b) 3:16:21.82
c) 3:17:12.33
d) 3:16:45.07
16) Find the equation of the curve for which
y=12/x3 if it passes through (1,0) and is tangent
to the line 6x+y=6 at that point.
a) xy+6x=6
b) 6y+6x=1

c) 6xy+1=6
d) 3xy+2x=1
17) Find the area enclosed by the cardiod r=a(1sinx)
a) 3a2
b) 3a2/2
c) 5a2/2
d) 2a2
18) Two painters work together and take an average
of 8 hours to paint standard 12 by 12 rooms.
One of the painters, who can do the work alone
in 14 hours, is sick today. How long will it take
the other painter to complete the job on his
a) 18.7 hrs
b) 15.3 hrs
c) 18.0 hrs

d) 16.0 hrs
19) One pipe can fill a pool 1.25 times faster than a
second pipe. When both pipes are opened, they
fill the pool in five hours. How long would it take
to fill the pool if only the slower pipe is used?
a) 12.00 hrs
b) 8.25 hrs
c) 11.25 hrs
d) 10.75 hrs
20) Identify the conic section that is represented by
the equation x2 - 3y2 + 6x + 2y - 5 = 0
a) Circle
b) Ellipse
c) Hyperbola
d) Parabola