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1 De’s Foundation ICSE Chemistry

Q1. Define the following:-
(a) Acidity of a base
(b) Indicators
(c) Aqua regia
(d) Mixed salt
(e) Titration

Q2. Write balanced chemical equation for the following:-

1. Laboratory preparation of sodium sulphate using dil. H2SO4.
2. Iron (II) sulphate from iron using H2SO4.
3. Action of dil. HCL on sodium sulphite.
4. Reaction of copper and conc. HNO3.
5. How does H2SO4 react with hydroxide?

Q3. Answer the following questions:-

1. Explain how you can distinguish between dil H2SO4 and dil HNO3 using barium chloride solution.
2. What is the name of the process by which H2SO4 is manufactured? Name the catalyst used in the process.
3. What will the effect of the following solution on blue litmus aqueous solution of sodium carbonate?
4. Describe an experiment to prove that HCL is
(i) Extremely soluble in water
(ii) Acidic in nature
5. Dil HNO3 is generally considered a typical acid except for its reaction with metals. In what way dil HNO3
is different from other acids, when it reacts with metals.

Q4. Fill in the blanks:-

1. Con. H2SO4 is used in lab preparation of HNO3 and HCL, because it is __ in compassion to these two
2. Sulphur can be converted into sulphuric acid using __ HNO3.
3. Ammonia is __ dense than air, therefore, it is collected by __ delivery.
4. An acid is a compound which, when dissolved in water, gives __ ion as the only __ ion.
5. Iron reacts with dil. H2SO4 to form __

Q5. State the reasons:-

1. Why is solid ferric chloride stored in air tight bottles?
2. Why the apparatus used for the lab preparation of HCL should be perfectly dry?
3. Why is the HNO3 acid collected in lab pale yellow in colour?
4. Only glass apparatus should be used for the preparation of HNO3 acid?
5. Why is H2SO4 used as a dehydrating agent?

Q6. What do you observe?

1. Conc. H2SO4 is added to sugar crystals.
2. Conc. HNO3 is kept in a reagent bottle for long time.
3. Silver nitrate solution is added to dil HCL
4. When excess of ammonia is passed through an aqueous solution of lead nitrate.
5. Aqueous ZnSO4 with excess NaOH solution/