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Structured Questions:

13.Oxygen is manufactured form the air by liquefaction.


a) Why is it necessary to remove carbon dioxide and water vapour first?
b) What temperature is the air cooled down to?
c) What other gases are also extracted?
d) What socio-economic factors have to be taken into account?
e) Name four large-scale uses of oxygen.

a)

b)

c)

d)

e)

14.The three main pollutant gases in exhaust fumes are carbon monoxide (CO),
ozone (O3) and nitrogen monoxide(NO).
a) Write an equation to show how ozone might oxidize carbon monoxide to the
harmless carbon dioxide.
b) Write an equation to show how nitrogen monoxide carbon monoxide to the
harmless carbon dioxide.
c) These reactions are normally very slow and need to be speeded. What do we
call a substance which speeds up a reaction?

a)

b)

c)

15.
Element Na Mg Al Si P S Cl Ar
Oxide Na2O MgO Al2O3 SiO2 P2O5 SO2 Cl2O does
Not
exist
Structure Ionic giant
simple
Lattice molecular molecular
a) Which period do these elements belong to?
b) Which oxides would be acidic, basic, amphoteric, or neutral?
c) Which oxides are soluble in water?
d) Which oxides are solids?

a)

b)

c)

d)