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1. A patient is given 3g KCl (molecular mass 75). How many mEqK will she receive?
a.) 35 mEqK Given: g= 3g; molar mass= 75g; mEqK =?
b.) 40 mEqK * #mEq= #g substance x #Eq x 1000mEq
c.) 45 mEqK mol mass 1Eq
d.) 50 mEqK #mEq= 3g x 1mol x 1EqK x 1000mEq 40mEqK
e.) none of the above 75g 1 mol 1Eq

2. If the answer in #1 is raised by 5, how many grams were used?

a.) 3.45g Given: molar mass= 75g; g= ?; mEqK=?
b.) 4.12g #g substance= (#mEq)(mol mass)(1 mol)(1 Eq)
c.) 3.38g* (1 mol)(mEq)(1000 mEq)
d.) 4.33g #g substance= (45mEqK)(75g)(1 mol)(1Eq) 3.38g
e.) 5.00g (1 mol)(1EqK )(1000 mEq)

3. How many mEqCa are present in each 0.6g Calcium lactate tablet if the molecular
mass is 388?
a.) 4.0 mEqK Given: g= 0.6g; molar mass= 388g mEqCa =?
b.) 3.6 mEqK #mEq= #g substance x #Eq x 1000mEq
c.) 3.9 mEq mol mass 1Eq
d.) 3.4 mEqK #mEq= 0.6g x 1 mol x 2 EqCa x 1000 mEq 3.9 mEqCa
e.) 5.0 mEqK 388 g 1 mol 1 Eq

4. Which of the following happens to the ions present in the crystal when NaCl crystals
are placed in water?
a.) they move freely in the solution*
b.) they can’t move much in the solution
c.) they tend to form another compound
d.) they give off ions
e.)none of the above

5. What happens to the sum of negative charge when a substance ionizes?

a.) it is greater than the positive charge
b.) it is less than the positive charge
c.) it is equal to the positive charge*
d.) it is in the state of equilibrium
e.) it is undeterminable

6. What is/are affected by the electrolytes when the number of ions are increased in a
I. Boiling point
II. Freezing point
III. Melting point
IV. Kindling point
b.) I,II,III
d.) I
e.) II

7. What kind of electrolytes are the original Aurhenius theory applicable?

a.) for strong electrolytes only
b.) for weak electrolytes only*
c.) both for weak and strong electrolytes
d.) sometimes for strong and sometimes for weak electrolytes
e.) none of the above

8. What causes the osmotic pressure in the cells for contraction and relaxation for
a.) electrolytes
b.) ions*
c.) acids
d.) bases.
e.) none of the above

9. What kind of substance do NOT hydrize?

I. Strong base
II. Weak base
III. Strong acid
IV. Weak acid
a.) I
b.) I,II
d.)I,IV *
e.) not mentioned
10. When electrolytes are placed in water, what happens to the molecules of the solution?
a.) they break-up*
b.) they combine
c.) they dissolve
d.) they attract each other

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