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# Question 1

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Acid-base titrations can be used to determine the number of acidic protons in a compound. A 0.634 g sample of a newly synthesised compound (molar mass = 456 g/mol) is titrated with 2.8 ml of 0.5 M NaOH to a phenolphthalein endpoint. How many acidic protons does this compound have? Answer

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Question 2

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What is the pOH in a solution made by dissolving 0.1082 mol of ammonium chloride (NH4Cl) in 100 mL of 0.03429 M aqueous ammonia solution, (i.e. the solution is 0.03429 M NH3 in water). Assume that the addition of the solid does not cause the volume of the solution to change. (Ka (NH4+) = 5.5 x 10-10) Answer

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Question 3

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A certain pH indicator HIn has a pKa of 6.29, and its colour change becomes visible when 3.2 % of it is in its deprotonated form In-. What is the pH value at which this colour change of the indicator becomes visible? Answer

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Question 4

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The solubility in mol/L of M(OH) 2 in 0.001 M KOH is 6.631 x 10 -13 mol/L. Calculate the pKsp for M(OH) 2. Note: Similarly to pH, pK aand pK b, the pK spis defined as pK sp= -log 10K sp Answer

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Question 5

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Silver chromate Ag2CrO4 has a Ksp of 9.0 x 10-12. Calculate the solubility in mmol/L of silver chromate. Do not include units in your answer. Answer

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Question 6

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Consider the following reaction: H2 + I2 2 HI The equilibrium constant for this reaction is K=54.8. If an equimolar mixture of reactants leads to an equilibrium concentration of the product of 0.1865 M, what is the concentration (M) of the hydrogen at equilibrium? Do not include units in your answer. Answer

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Question 7

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How many molecules are present in a 1.0 L container at 298 K at a pressure of 1 x 10-15 mm Hg? (Assume ideal gas behaviour.) Enter only numbers in your answer (Do not include units). Answer

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Question 8

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Consider the following reaction: A 2C The rate of appearance of C is given by d[C]/dt. How is the rate of appearance of C related to the rate of disappearance of A? Answer A. d[A]/dt B. -2 d[A]/dt C. -d[A]/dt D. - d[A]/dt
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Question 9

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A galvanic cell is constructed with copper electrodes and Cu in each compartment. In one compartment, the 2+ -3 2+ [Cu ] = 1.0 x 10 M and in the other compartment, the [Cu ] = 2.0 M. Calculate the potential (in V) for this cell at o 2+ 25 C. The standard reduction potential for Cu is +0.34 V. Enter only numbers in your answer (Do not include units)
(E:29)
2+

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Question 10

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Which of the following reactions is possible at the anode of a galvanic cell? Answer A. Zn2+ + Cu Zn + Cu2+ B. Zn Zn2+ + 2eC. Zn + Cu Zn2+ + Cu2+ D. Zn + Cu2+ Zn2+ + Cu E. Zn2+ + 2e- Zn
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Question 11

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The following two half-reactions are involved in a galvanic cell. At standard conditions, what species are produced at each electrode? Standard Reduction Potential Ag + e- Ag 0.80 V Ni2+ + 2e- Ni -0.23 V Answer
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A. Ag is produced at the cathode and Ni at the anode. B. Ag is produced at the cathode and Ni2+ at the anode. C. Ag+ is produced at the anode and Ni at the cathode. D. Ag+ is produced at the anode and Ni2+ at the cathode. E. None of these is correct.
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Question 12

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Given this system: 3Ag(s) + NO3-(aq) + 4H (aq) -> 3Ag (aq) + NO(g) + 2H2O(l) Anode reaction: Ag(s) -> Ag (aq) + 1e E = -0.799 V + o Cathode reaction: NO3-(aq) + 4H + 3e -> NO(g) + 2H2O(l) E = 0.964 V Determine the standard cell potential in volts. Enter only numbers in your answer (Do not include units)
(E:16)
+ o + +

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Question 13

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Assume that the enthalpy of fusion of ice is 6.020 kJ mol and does not vary appreciably over the temperature range 0-25 C. If one mole of ice at 0 C is melted by heat applied from surroundings at 10.6 C, what is the -1 entropy change in the surroundings, in J K ? Enter only numbers in your answer (Do not include units)
-1

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Question 14

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If the change in entropy of the surroundings for a process at 459 K and constant pressure is -331 J K , what is the quantity of heat absorbed by the system in kilojoules? Enter only numbers in your answer (Do not include units)
-1

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Question 15

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Balance the following equation by placing integer numbers (1, 2, 3 etc.) in front of the reactants and products. Use the number 1 if necessary to keep Blackboard satisfied, though this is not usually written. Do not leave any answer box empty or you will be marked wrong. C12H14S2 + SO2
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O2

CO +

H2O +

Question 16

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If the degree of cross-linking in a polymer was increased, then which of the following would occur? Choose ALL correct answers. Answer A. The polymer would be more rigid. B. The average molecular weight of the polymer would remain constant. C. The temperature at which the polymer melts would be higher. D. The polymer would dissolve at a slower rate in a suitable organic solvent. E. The ability of the polymer chains to move relative to each other would decrease.
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Question 17

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Buonissimol, a compound used commercially as a flavour enhancer, has a molecular weight of 382.71 g mol-1. A certain amount was dissolved in a 5 mL volumetric flask. 412 L was taken out and diluted accurately to 100 mL in a second volumetric flask. The absorbance (after accounting for the absorbance of a blank solution) at 320 nm was 0.7582, using a 1.0 cm cuvette. If the 320 is 7,593 M-1 cm-1, how many g of buonissimol were dissolved in the original 5 mL volumetric flask? Answer

Question 18

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The concentration of bromate ion, BrO3- can be determined by titration with I- ion, where the endpoint can be detected by adding a small amount of starch. The reaction occurs by the following unbalanced equation: BrO3- + H+ + I- Br- + I3- + H2O How many mL of 0.6904 M aq. KI solution will be required to react with 69 ml of 0.594 M aq. NaBrO3 solution? Answer to four significant figures, do not include units in your answer. Answer

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Question 19

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A chemical engineer is advising on the formulation of a new laundry detergent called "Grease-Go". It contains an enzyme known as a lipase that breaks down fatty acids. The enzyme has a Km value of 102 M and a Vmax of 0.0959 M s-1. What will be the expected rate of reaction of the enzyme when the substrate concentration is 8 M? Provide your answer in units of M minutes-1. Do not include units in your answer. Answer to four significant figures. Answer

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Question 20

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Which of the molecules would give the plot below of % maximum electrophoretic mobility vs. pH? (The % maximum electrophoretic mobility was calculated by measuring the speed of the molecules in an electrical field and then converting the values to a percentage. 100% = the highest speed found for the pH values measured).

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