SSS 1 Chemistry - 3rd Assessment
  • 1. 1. In which of the following separation methods does chemical reaction occurs?
A) Distillation
B) Sublimation
C) Precipitation
D) Chromatography
  • 2. 2. The purity of a solid sample can best be determined by its :
A) Boiling points
B) Melting point
C) Conductivity
D) Solubility
  • 3. 3. The constituent of lead pigment can be separated by:
A) Chromatography
B) Fractional distillation
C) Fractional crystallisation
D) Filtration
  • 4. 4. Which of the following properties is not employed in the separation of a mixture?
A) Boiling points
B) Solubility
C) Densities
D) Molar masses
  • 5. 5. Ethanol is a product of fermentation of simple sugars. Which method is used to separate ethanol from the other products?
A) Boiling off the ethanol
B) Fractional distillation
C) Filtration
D) Fractional crystallisation
  • 6. 6. When a solid substance changes directly to a gas on heating without passing through the liquid state, the substance is said to have undergone:
A) Evaporation
B) Melting
C) Sublimation
D) Crystallisation
  • 7. 7. Fractional distillation is used to separate:
A) Liquids with different boiling points
B) An insoluble substance from a soluble substance
C) Substances which differ in their solubilities in a solvent
D) Gaseous, liquid or solid impurities from a mixture
  • 8. 8. A mixture of kerosene and water can be separated by:
A) Sublimation
B) Separating funnel
C) Crystallisation
D) Distillation
  • 9. 9. What is the mass number of an element if its atom contains 10 protons, 10 electrons, and 12 neutrons?
A) 22
B) 10
C) 32
D) 20
  • 10. 10. The electronic configuration of an atom is 2,8,8,2. The atomic number of the element is, therefore ----------:
A) Z15
B) 20
C) 18
D) 10
  • 11. 11. What is the percentage by mass of sodium in sodium hydroxide? (Na = 23, O = 16, H = 1)
A) 57.5%
B) 42.5%
C) 73.0%
D) 40.4%
  • 12. 12. What is the percentage by mass of sulphur in aluminium tetraoxosulphate (VI), Al2(SO4)_3. ( Al = 27, S = 32, O = 16)
A) 28.07%
B) 14.71%
C) 21.33%
D) 42.66%
  • 13. 13. How many electrons are in the ion F, If 19 F has neutron of 8?
A) 11
B) 27
C) 9
D) 8
  • 14. 14. Calculate the formula mass of tri lead tetraoxide Pb3O4 (Pb= 207, O = 16)
A) 621
B) 865
C) 685
D) 586
  • 15. 15. Calculate the formula mass of tetraoxosulphate (VI) acid H2SO4 (S= 32, H = 1, O = 16)
A) 102
B) 40
C) 64
D) 98
  • 16. 16. What is the molecular mass of calcium trioxonitrate (V) Ca (NO3)_2 (Ca = 40, N = 14, O = 16)
A) 160
B) 164
C) 104
D) 146
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