CH223 - 11:00                            EXAM-1A                               Practice


 

Information
gas constant:  R = 0.08206 Latm/moleK = 8.314 J/moleK
Avogadro's number:  NA = 6.022
1023/mol
van't Hoff equation:  ln(K2/K1)= -(DH/R)(1/T2 -1/T1)
normal freezing point of water:   0.00C = 273.15K
water ionization constant (25C):  Kw = 1.00 10-14
pressure:  1 atm = 760 mmHg = 760 torr
exp(x) = ex,  ln(ex) = x,  log(10x) = x
quadratic equation:   ax2 + bx + c = 0, 
            

Multiple choice:  select one answer for each question:

1.   Find the concentration of B in an equilibrium gas mixture that has [C] = 4.61 10-2 M: 

                                          B(g)  2C(g) ,     Kc = 5.38 10-3

a)

8.5 10-2 M

b) 9.2 10-1 M
c) 3.1 10-3 M
d) 4.0 10-1
e) 1.9 10-2
    

2.  The relationship between Kc and Kp for the reaction NO(g) + O2(g) NO2(g) at 477C is 

a) Kc =  483 K
b)

Kc = 7.85 Kp  

c) Kc = 15.6 Kp 
d) Kc = 2.07 10-3  Kp 
e) Kc =  Kp
     

3.   If Kc = 0.145 for A2 + 2B  2AB, then for AB B + A2,  Kc would equal

a) 0.381
b) 2.63
c) 0.145
d) -0.145
e)   6.90  
       

4.   Predict the reaction direction when  [CS2] = [H2] = [CH4] = [H2S] = 0.125 M: 

                    CS2(g) + 4 H2(g)  CH4(g) + 2 H2S(g)  ,     Kc = 28
 
               
a) reactants products   
b) no net reaction, system is in equilibrium 
c) reactants products 
     


5.  Which of these equilibria would be affected by pressure changes at constant temperature?

                    1.   FeO(s) + CO(g)  Fe(s) + CO2(g)
                    2.   CaCO3(s) CaO(s) + CO2(g)
                    3.   2Mg(s) + CO2(g) 2MgO(s) + C(s)

         
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 3 only
d) 1 and 2 only
e)  2 and 3 only
      

6. The reaction  5CO(g) + I2O5(g)   I2(g) + 5CO2(g)  is exothermic.  The yield could be increased by 

   
a) increasing the pressure
b) decreasing the pressure
c) increasing the temperature 
d) decreasing the temperature
e) decreasing the volume of the reaction vessel
       

7.   The symbol Kb(HCO3-) is the equilibrium constant for which reaction?

 
a) HCO3- + OH-  CO32- + H2O
b) HCO3- + H2O  CO32- + H3O+
c) HCO3- + H3O+   H2CO3 + H2O
d) HCO3- + H2O   H2CO3 + OH-  
e) 2HCO3- H2CO3 + CO32- 
    

 8.  The pH of a solution that has [H3O+] = 5.12 10-3 M is: 

 

 
a)   6.4 
b)  2.3 
c)  5.1
d)  3.0
     

9. The Bronsted concept of acids and bases says the conjugate base of NH3 would be

  

 
a) OH - 
b) NH4OH 
c) NH2-  
d) NH4+
     

10.  What is [OH-] in a solution that has [H3O+] = 3.16 10-5 M? 

 
a) 3.16 10-8 M
b) 3.16 10-11 M  
c) 3.16 10-9
d) 3.16 10-10 M  
  

11.  The concentration of H3O+ in 0.44 M  hypobromous acid (HBrO, Ka = 2.3 10-9) is:

  
a) 2.6 10-4 M
b) 3.2 10-5 M  
c) 1.4 10-6 M   
d) 2.1 10-5 M
   

12.   What is the concentration of cyanide ion CN- in 0.003 M HCN (Ka = 6.2 10-10)?

      
a) 1.4 10-6 M 
b) 6.2 10-10
c) 8.4 10-7 M  
d) 2.5 10-5 M
     

13.   The pH of 0.033 M NH3 (Kb = 1.8 10-5) is 

  

     
a) 11.3
b) 9.25 
c) 10.9 
d) 12.8 
     

14.  Which solution has the lowest pH?

    
a) 0.10 M HNO2 
b) 0.10 M HNO3 
c) 0.10 M KNO2 
d) 0.10 M KNO3 
     

15.  The correct order of increasing base strength (weaker < stronger) is:

    
a) BrO3- < BrO2- < BrO-  
b) BrO3- < BrO- < BrO2- 
c) BrO2- < BrO- < BrO3- 
d) BrO- < BrO2- < BrO3- 
          

16.  Fe3+ in the reaction Fe3+ + 6 H2O   Fe(H2O)63+ is best described as a

    
a) Bronsted acid
b) Bronsted base 
c) Lewis acid
d) Lewis base   
e) Arrhenius acid 
    

 17.  How does the acid equilibrium shift after some sodium acetate salt (CH3COONa ) is added to a solution of acetic acid (CH3COOH, Ka = 1.8 10-5)?

 
a) CH3COOH + H2O H3O+ + CH3COO-   (pH increases)
b) CH3COOH + H2O H3O+ + CH3COO-   (pH increases) 
c) CH3COOH + H2O H3O+ + CH3COO-   (pH decreases)
d) CH3COOH + H2O H3O+ + CH3COO-   (pH decreases)
    

 

18.   Use the acid constants for HCN (Ka = 6 10-10) and HClO (Ka = 3 10-8)  to calculate Kc for

                 ClO-(aq) + HCN(aq)   CN-(aq) + HClO(aq) 

       
a) 2 10-3  
b) 2 10-2 
c) 2 10-4 
d) 2 103 
e) 2 1012  
   

19.  A diprotic acid H2A has values of Ka1 = 1.0 10-6 and Ka2 = 1.0 10-10.  What is [A2-] in a 0.10 M solution of H2A?

 
a) 0.10 M 
b) 0.20 M 
c) 3.2 10-4 
d) 3.2 10-6
e) 1.0 10-10  
   

20.  Calculate the degree of ionization in 0.72 M acid HA (Ka = 0.12).   HINT: use the quadratic equation. 

 
a) 33% 
b) 50% 
c) 75%
d) 25% 
e) 67%

 

 

 

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