S and P block Test 17

Total Questions:50 Total Time: 75 Min



Questions 1 of 50

Question:Potassium is kept in

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Liquid ammonia

Questions 2 of 50

Question:Sodium metal can be stored under

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Questions 3 of 50

Question:Which of the following is the smallest cation

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\(N{a^ + }\)

\(M{g^{ + 2}}\)

\(C{a^{ + 2}}\)

\(A{l^{ + 3}}\)

Questions 4 of 50

Question:Which of the following statement about LiCl and \(NaCl\) is correct

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LiCl has higher melting point than NaCl

LiCl dissolves in water whereas NaCl does not

LiCl would ionize in water more than NaCl

Fused LiCl would be less conducting than fused NaCl

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Question:Which metal forms amide with \(N{H_3}\) at \({300^o}C\)

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Question:A substance X is a compound of an element of group IA the substance X gives a violet colour in flame test, X is

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Question:A solid compound 'X' on heating gives \(C{O_2}\) gas and a residue. The residue mixed with water forms 'Y'. On passing an excess of \(C{O_2}\)through 'Y' in water, a clear solution, 'Z' is obtained. On boiling 'Z', compound 'X' is reformed. The compound 'X' is

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Questions 8 of 50

Question:\(NaOH\) is manufactured by electrolysis of brine solution. The products of the reaction are

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\(C{l_2}\) and \({H_2}\)

\(C{l_2}\) and \(Na - Hg\)

\(C{l_2}\) and \(Na\)

\(C{l_2}\) and \({O_2}\)

Questions 9 of 50

Question:\(Na\) imparts yellow colour to Bunsen flame because of

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Low ionisation potential



Absorbed high radiation

Questions 10 of 50

Question:Which of the following is most reducing agent

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Questions 11 of 50

Question:Of the metals \(Be,\) \(Mg,\) \(Ca\) and \(Sr\) of group II A. In the periodic table the least ionic chloride would be formed by

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Questions 12 of 50

Question:Magnesia is

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Questions 13 of 50

Question:Which of the following ions forms highly soluble hydroxide in water

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\({K^ + }\)

\(Z{n^{ + + }}\)

\(A{l^{ + + + }}\)

\(C{a^{ + + }}\)

Questions 14 of 50

Question:Which of the following substances is used in the laboratory for fast drying of neutral gases

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Sodium phosphate

Phosphorus pentoxide

Sodium sulphate

Anhydrous calcium chloride

Questions 15 of 50

Question:Which one of the following is the strongest base

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\(Be{\left( {OH} \right)_2}\)

\(Mg{\left( {OH} \right)_2}\)

\(Al{\left( {OH} \right)_3}\)

\(Si{\left( {OH} \right)_4}\)

Questions 16 of 50

Question:A certain metal M is used to prepare an antacid, which is used as a medicine in acidity. This metal accidently catches fire which can not be put out by using \(C{O_2}\) based extinguishers. The metal M is

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All of these

Questions 17 of 50

Question:Mg burns in CO to produce

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\(MgO + CO\)

\(MgO + C\)

Questions 18 of 50

Question:When orthoboric acid \(({H_3}B{O_3})\) is heated, the residue left is

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Metaboric acid


Boric anhydride


Questions 19 of 50

Question:Hydrogen gas will not reduce

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Heated cupric oxide

Heated ferric oxide

Heated stannic oxide

Heated aluminium oxide

Questions 20 of 50

Question:Aluminium oxide is not reduced by chemical reactions since

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Aluminium oxide is reactive

Reducing agents contaminate

Aluminium oxide is highly stable

The process pollutes the environment

Questions 21 of 50

Question:In the commercial electrochemical process for aluminium extraction, the electrolyte used is

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\(Al{(OH)_3}\) in \(NaOH\) solution

An aqueous solution of \(A{l_2}{(S{O_4})_3}\)

A molten mixture of \(A{l_2}{O_3}\) and \(N{a_3}Al{F_6}\)

A molten mixture of \(AlO(OH)\) and \(Al{(OH)_3}\)

Questions 22 of 50

Question:\(Pb{O_2}\) is

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Questions 23 of 50

Question:Which of the following is insoluble in water

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Questions 24 of 50

Question:\({H_2}{O_2}\) on reaction with PbS gives

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Questions 25 of 50

Question:White lead is

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Questions 26 of 50

Question:Which of the following element is a metalloid

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Questions 27 of 50

Question:Among the following nitrates, Lead nitrate, Silver nitrate and Ammonium nitrate; the one that decomposes without leaving any solid residue is

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Lead nitrate

Ammonium nitrate

Silver nitrate

Sodium nitrate

Questions 28 of 50

Question:Ammonium dichromate on heating gives

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Chromium oxide and ammonia

Chromic acid and nitrogen

Chromium oxide and nitrogen

Chromic acid and ammonia

Questions 29 of 50

Question:In the catalytic oxidation of ammonia an oxide is formed which is used in the preparation of \(HN{O_3}\). This oxide is

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Questions 30 of 50

Question:Which of the following is not hydrolysed

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Questions 31 of 50

Question:In the reaction \(HCOOHCO + {H_2}O\);\({H_2}S{O_4}\)acts as

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Dehydrating agent

Oxidising agent

Reducing agent

All of these

Questions 32 of 50

Question:Which of the following is the best scientific method to test presence of water in a liquid

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Use of litmus paper

Use of anhydrous copper sulphate

Questions 33 of 50

Question:The catalyst used in the manufacture of \({H_2}S{O_4}\) by contact process is

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Questions 34 of 50

Question:In presence of moisture, \(S{O_2}\) can

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Act as oxidant

Lose electron

Gain electron

Not act as reductant

Questions 35 of 50

Question:The solubility of iodine in water increases in the presence of

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Sodium hydroxide

Potassium iodide

Questions 36 of 50

Question:On boiling an aqueous solution of \(KCl{O_3}\) with iodine, the following product is obtained

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Questions 37 of 50

Question:In \(KI\) solution, \({I_2}\) readily dissolves and forms

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\({I^ - }\)


\(KI_2^ - \)


Questions 38 of 50

Question:Mark the element which displaces three halogens from their compounds

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Questions 39 of 50

Question:Euchlorine is a mixture of

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\(C{l_2}\) and \(S{O_2}\)

\(C{l_2}\) and \(Cl{O_2}\)

\(C{l_2}\) and \(CO\)

None of these

Questions 40 of 50

Question:\(HBr\) and \(HI\) reduce sulphuric acid, \(HCl\) can reduce \(KMn{O_4}\) and \(HF\) can redu

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None of these

Questions 41 of 50

Question:The bleaching action of the bleaching powder is due to the liberation of

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Molecular oxygen

Nascent oxygen

Calcium carbonate

Questions 42 of 50

Question:Bleaching action of chlorine is due to

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Its acidic nature

Questions 43 of 50

Question:When iodine reacts with \(NaF,\) \(NaBr\) and \(NaCl\)

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It gives mixture of \({F_2},\) \(C{l_2}\) and \(B{r_2}\)

It gives chlorine

It gives bromine

None of these

Questions 44 of 50

Question:Which is not oxidised by \(Mn{O_2}\)

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Questions 45 of 50

Question:Unlike other halogens fluorine does not show higher oxidation states because

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It is highly electronegative

It has no d-orbitals

Its atomic radius is very small

The \({F^ - }\) ion is stable and isoelectronic with neon

Questions 46 of 50

Question:The reaction of the type \(2{X_2} + S \to S{X_4}\)is shown by sulphur when X is

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Fluorine or chlorine

Chlorine only

Chlorine and bromine only

\(F,\;Cl,\;Br\) all

Questions 47 of 50

Question:Every inert gas atom

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Has a saturated outermost shell

Has one electron in outermost shell

Has eight electrons in outermost shell

Has two electrons in outermost shell

Questions 48 of 50

Question:In \(Xe{F_2}\) hybridisation of \(Xe\) is

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Questions 49 of 50

Question:Which of the following noble gas does not have an octet of electrons in its outermost shell

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Questions 50 of 50

Question:Which inert gas having highest boiling point

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