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BASIC CHEMISTRY TEST 1. Fill in the missing word Acid + _______ = Salt + Water A. Non Metal B. Metal C.

Oxygen D. Base 2. A substance which speeds up a chemical reaction without itself getting affected is known as a A. Nucleus B. Counter Ion C. Cation D. Catalyst 3. Acids change a litmus paper from A. Red to Purple B. Green to White C. Red to Blue D. Blue to Red 4. Which of the following is not an acid? A. NaOH B. HNO3 C. HCl D. H2SO4 5. Fizziness in Coco-Cola/Pepsi is caused by A. Carbon Dioxide B. Nitrogen C. Hydrogen D. Helium 8. Heat is liberated in A. Endothermic Reactions B. All chemical reactions C. Exothermic Reactions D. Substitution Reactions 9. The lead of a pencil mainly contains A. Graphite B. Carbon Black C. Plastics D. Lead 10. What gas is evolved when dilute sulphuric acid is added to Zinc? A. Argon B. Hydrogen Peroxide C. Sulphur Dioxide D. Hydrogen 11. A substance that absorbs moisture is known as A. Hydrophilic B. Hydrophobic C. Hygroscopic D. Amorphous 12. What is the combination of any substance with oxygen known as? A. Hydrogenation B. Oxidation C. Reduction D. Combustion 13. Which of the following is not a physical change? A. Precipitation B. Decantation C. Oxidation D. Distillation 14. Which of the following is a chemical change? A. Boiling of water B. Rusting of iron C. Dissolving of salt in water D. Freezing of water

6. The two allotropes of phosphorus are A. Crystalline Phosphorus, Amorphous Phosphorus B. Rhombic Phosphorus, Monoclinic Phosphorus C. Alpha Phosphorus, Beta Phosphorus D. Red Phosphorus, Yellow Phosphorus 7. Which of the following gases is green in colour? A. Krypton B. Neon C. Chlorine D. Hydrogen

15. If no more solute can be dissolved in a solvent at a given temperature then that solution is called A. A Real Solution B. An Unstable Solution C. A Saturated Solution D. A Dispersed Solution 16. Which of the following is not an allotrope of carbon A. Graphite B. Diamond C. Charcoal D. Silk 17. Solubility of a substance in a solvent usually increases with an increase in temperature. A. False B. True 18. Catalysts often speed up certain chemical reactions. A. False B. True 19. A pH of below 7 indicates A. Acidity B. Alkalinity C. Purity of the sample D. Presence of Ions 20. Lemon juice is A. Acidic B. Neutral C. Metallic D. Basic 21. A substance that absorbs moisture is known as A. Amorphous B. Hydrophilic C. Hygroscopic D. Hydrophobic 22. Frogs belong to which animal group? A. amphibians B. reptiles C. invertebrates D. mammals

23. Dihydrogen monoxide is: A. A strong acid that will eat through glass. B. A strong base that reacts vigorously with metal. C. More explosive than TNT. D. Safe enough to drink. 24. You use paper products every day. Paper is made from which natural polymer? A. cellulose B. chitin C. keratin D. Elastin 25. Which of the following is not an element? A. copernicium B. holmium C. kryptonite D. Berkelium 26. A deficiency of vitamin C may result in a medical condition known as scurvy. You can avoid getting scurvy by eating foods rich in vitamin C, such as citrus fruits. Vitamin C is also known as: A. niacin B. carbonic acid C. ascorbic acid D. citric acid 27. Which of the following is an example of a physical change? A. burning paper B. nuclear decay C. mixing salt in water D. dissolving sugar in water 28. Which of these elements sometimes is considered a non-metal and other times considered a metal, primarily depending on its state? A. hydrogen B. helium C. mercury D. Iodine 29. A solid has: A. A definite volume, but not a defined shape. B. A definite shape, but not a defined volume. C. A definite volume and shape. D. No defined volume or shape.