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## Class 11 Chemistry Chapter 1 Important Extra Questions Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry

### Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry Important Extra Questions Very Short Answer Type

Question 1.

What is the number of significant figures in 1050 × 10^{4}?

Answer:

Four.

Question 2.

What is the SI unit of length?

Answer:

Metre.

Question 3.

What is the SI unit of density?

Answer:

kg m^{-3}.

Question 4.

What is the law called which deals with the ratios of volumes of the gaseous reactants and products?

Answer:

Gay Lussac’s law of combining volumes.

Question 5.

What is one a.m.u. or one u?

Answer:

1 a.m.u. or 1 u = \(\frac{1}{12}\)th of the mass of an atom C-12.

Question 6.

Which isotope of carbon is used for getting relative atomic masses?

Answer:

Carbon-12 (C-12).

Question 7.

Write down the empirical formula of benzene.

Answer:

CH.

Question 8.

The mass of human DNA molecules is 1 FG. What is its mass in kg?

Answer:

10^{-18} kg

Question 9.

Vanadium metal is added to steel to impart strength. The density of vanadium is 5.96 g/cm^{3}. Express this in the SI unit.

Answer:

5960 kg/m^{3}.

Question 10.

What physical quantities are represented by the following units and what are their most common names?

(i) kg ms^{2}

Answer:

Force (Newton)

(ii) kg m^{2}s^{2}.

Answer:

Work (joule)

Question 11.

If in the reaction HgO(s) → Hg(l) + \(\frac{1}{2}\)O_{2}(g) 100.0 g of HgO on heating in a closed tube gives 92.6 g of Hg, what is the weight of oxygen formed?

Answer:

Weight of oxygen formed = 100 – 92.6 = 7.4 g.

Question 12.

Name three compounds formed by dinitrogen and dioxygen.

Answer:

1. N_{2}O (Nitrous Oxide)

2. NO (Nitric Oxide)

3. N_{2}O_{5} (Nitrogen pentoxide).

Question 13.

If 700 mL of H_{2} at STP contains x molecules of it, how many molecules of O_{2} are present in 700 mL of it at the same temperature and pressure?

Answer:

x molecules.

Question 14.

nitrogen combines with dihydrogen according to the reaction.

N_{2}(g) + 3H_{2}(g) ⇌ 2NH_{3}(g)

What is the ratio in their volumes under similar conditions of temperature and pressure?

Answer:

The ratio in their volumes is 1: 3: 2.

Question 15.

What is the relationship between molecular weight and vapor density of a gas?

Answer:

Molecular weight = 2 × Vapour density.,

Question 16.

What is the mass in gms of 11.2 L of N_{2} at STP?

Answer:

22.4 L of N_{2} at STP weighs = 28.0 g.

11.2 L of N_{2} at STP weighs = \(\frac{28}{22.4}\) × 11.2 = 14.0 gm.

Question 17.

What is the mass of one molecule of sodium chloride?

Answer:

6.023 × 10^{23} molecules of NaCl weighs = 58.5 g

I molecule of NaCI weighs = \(\frac{58.5}{6.023 \times 10^{23}}\) = 9.71 × 10^{-23} g.

Question 18.

How many total electrons are present in 1.4 g of nitrogen gas?

Answer:

1.4 g of N_{2} = \(\frac{14}{28}\) mol = 0.05 and 0.05 × 6.02 × 10^{23} molecules

= 3.01 × 10^{21} molecules

= 3.01 × 10^{21} × 14 electrons [ ∵ 1 Molecules of 2 = 14 ē]

= 4.214 × 10^{22} electrons.

Question 19.

Why atomic masses are the average values?

Answer:

Most of the elements exist in different isotopes. Hence their average values are taken.

Question 20.

What is the percentage composition of Ca in CaCO_{3}?

Answer:

% of Ca = \(\frac{40 \times 100}{40+12+3 \times 16}\) = 40.0%

Question 21.

What is the mass of 2 moles of CO_{2}?

Answer:

1 mole of CO_{2} = 1 × 12 + 2 × 16 = 44 g.

2 mole of CO_{2} = 2 × 44.0 = 88.0 g.

Question 22.

Express the number 45000 in exponential notation to show

(i) two significant figures

Answer:

4.5 × 10^{4}

(ii) four significant

Answer:

4.500 × 10^{4}.

Question 23.

How many moles of sulphuric acid are present in 1 dm3 of 0.5 M solution?

Answer:

0.5 mole.

Question 24.

Give one example each of a molecule in which empirical formula and molecular formula are

(i) different

(ii) same.

Answer:

Compound |
Empirical formula |
Molecular formula |

(i) Hydrogen peroxide | HO | H_{2}O_{2} |

(ii) Copper sulfate | CuSO_{4} |
CuSO_{4}. |

Question 25.

The radius of an atom is 10-10 m. What will be its value in micro metre?

Answer:

10^{-10} m = \(\frac{10^{-10}}{10^{-6}}\) = 10^{-4} micrometer.

Question 26.

Define the limiting reagent.

Answer:

The reacting substance gets used up first in the reactions.

Question 27.

What is meant by 1 gram atom of iron?

Answer:

1 g atom of iron means the atomic mass of iron expressed in g i.e., 56 g.

Question 28.

What is the number of oxygen atoms in one mole of CuSO_{4}.5H_{2}O?

Answer:

It is moles of oxygen atoms = 9 × 6.02 × 10^{23} = 5.418 × 10^{24} atoms.

Question 29.

What is the SI unit of velocity?

Answer:

ms-1.

Question 30.

A worker reads the resistance of the wire as 20.01 ohm. What may be the actual range of resistance?

Answer:

20.01 ± 0.01 ohm, i.e., 20.00 to 20.02 ohm.

Question 31.

What is AZT? To which use is it put?

Answer:

Azidothymidine used for AIDS victims.

Question 32.

Write down the empirical formula of acetic acid.

Answer:

CH_{2}O.

Question 33.

What is the advantage of using Molality over Molarity?

Answer:

Molality does not depend upon temperature.

Question 34.

Balance the equation

C_{3}Hg(g) + O_{2}(g) → CO_{2}(g) + H_{2}O(1)

Answer:

C_{3}H_{8}(g) + 5 O_{2}(g) → 3 CO_{2}(g) + 4 H_{2}O(l)

Question 35.

Balance the equation

Fe(s) + O_{2}(g) → Fe_{2}O_{3}(s)

Answer:

4 Fe(s) + 3 O_{2}(g) → 2 Fe_{2}O_{3}(s)

Question 36.

Balance the equation

P_{4}(s) + O_{2}(g) → P_{4}O_{10}(s)

Answer:

P_{4}(s) + 5 O_{2}(g) → P_{4}O_{10}(s)

Question 37.

What is the SI scale of temperature?

Answer:

Kelvin (K).

Question 38.

What is the relation between Empirical formula and molecular formula?

Answer:

Molecular formula = n × Empirical formula

where n = \(\frac{\text { Molar mass }}{\text { empirical formula mass }}\)

Question 39.

What is the mass of NH_{3} in 0.5 mol of it?

Answer:

0.5 mol of NH_{3} weights 8.5 g.

Question 40.

What is the mass of 3.01 × 10^{22} g of SO_{2}?

Answer:

3.2 g.

Question 41.

How many atoms of silver are present in a 0.5 g atom of silver? At the mass of silver = 108.

Answer:

3.01 × 10^{23} atoms.

Question 42.

Which of the two is heavier – 2 g of iron or 2 g atom of iron.

Answer:

2 g atom of iron.

Question 43.

How many molecules of CO_{2} are present in 1.12 L of it at STP?

Answer:

3.011 × 10^{22} molecules.

Question 44.

What is the weight of H_{2}SO_{4} in 0.01 M solution of it?

Answer:

0.98 g.

Question 45.

What volume of CO_{2} at STP can be obtained on the decomposition of 100.0 g of CaCO_{3}?

Answer:

22.4 L.

This grams to moles calculator whenever you want to know the number of moles of a substance with a specific mass.

Question 46.

How many molecules of cane sugar (C_{12}H_{2}_{2}O_{11}) are present in 34.20 grams of it.

Answer:

6.022 × 10^{22} molecules.

Question 47.

How many molecules of water are present in a drop of it having a mass of 0.05 g?

Answer:

1.673 × 10^{21} molecules.

Question 48.

Calculate the mass of 0.1 moles of KNO_{3}.

[At. wt. of K = 39, N = 14, O = 16]

Answer:

1 Mole of KNO-, = 1 × 39 + 1 × 14 + 3 × 16 = 101 g

∴ 0.1 mole of it = 101 × 0.1 = 10.1 g.

Question 49.

What is the molarity of a solution of oxalic acid containing 0.63 g of it in 250 cm^{3} of the solution?

Answer:

Molarity = 0.02 M.

Question 50.

A solution of NaCl has been prepared by dissolving 5.85 g of it 1 L of water. What is its molality?

Answer:

0.1 m.

### Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry Important Extra Questions Short Answer Type

Question 1.

Define Mole. What is its numerical value?

Answer:

A mole is the amount of a substance that contains as many entities (atoms, molecules, or other particles) as there are atoms in exactly 0.012 kg or 12 g of the carbon-12 isotope.

Its numerical value is 6.023 × 10^{23}.

Question 2.

Define molarity. Is it affected by a change in temperature?

Answer:

The molarity of a solution is defined as the number of moles of the solute present per liter of the solution. It is represented by the symbol M. Its value changes with the change in temperature.

Question 3.

What do you mean by Precision and accuracy?

Answer:

Precision and accuracy: The term precision refers to the closeness of the set of values obtained from identical measurements of a quantity.

Accuracy refers to the closeness of a single measurement to its true value.

Question 4.

Distinguish between fundamental and the derived units.

Answer:

Fundamental units: Fundamental units are those units by which other physical units can be derived. These are mass (M), Length (L), time (T), temperature (°).

Derived units: The units which are obtained by the combination of the fundamental units are called derived units.

Question 5.

Define molality and write its temperature dependence.

Answer:

Molality is defined as the number of g moles of the solute dissolved per kilogram of the solvent.

Molality (m) = \(\frac{\text { Mole of solute }}{\text { Mass of the solvent in } \mathrm{kg}}\)

The molality of the solution does not depend upon the temperature.

Question 6.

Distinguish between an atom and a molecule.

Answer:

Atom: An atom is the smallest particle of an element that takes part in a chemical reaction. It may or may not be capable of independent existence.

Molecule: It is the smallest particle of a substance (element or compound) that is capable of independent existence

Question 7.

Derive the SI unit of Joule (J) in terms of fundamental units.

Answer:

Joule is the SI unit of work or energy

Question 8.

Define the SI unit of energy.

Answer:

Energy = Force × distance through which point of application of force moves.

S.l. unit of energy = SI unit of force × SI unit of distance.

= 1 Newton × 1 metre

= 1 Nm

But 1 N = 1 kg ms^{-2}

∴ SI unit of energy = 1 kg ms^{-2} × 1 m = 1 kg m^{2}s^{-2}

The unit of energy is joule (J)

Thus 1 Joule (J) = 1 kg m^{2} s^{-2}.

Question 9.

One volume of a gaseous compound requires 2 volumes of O_{2} for combustion and gives 2 volumes of CO_{2} and 1 volume of N_{2}2. Determine the molecular formula of the compound.

Answer:

X + 2O_{2} → 2 CO_{2 }+ N_{2} (According to problem)

Since the product has 2 atoms of C (in 2 CO_{2}) and 2 atoms of N (in N_{2}) these must have come from X. Hence X is C_{2}N_{2}.

Question 10.

What is a chemical equation? What are its essential features?

Answer:

The shorthand representation of a chemical change in terms of symbols and formulae is called a chemical equation.

Essential features:

- It should represent a true chemical change.
- It should be balanced.
- It should be molecular.

Question 11.

Write down the significance of a chemical equation.

Answer:

Significance of a chemical equation:

- It tells about the reactants taking part in the chemical reaction and products formed as a result of chemical change.
- It tells about the relative number of atoms or- molecules of reactants and products.
- It tells about the relative weights of reactants and products

Question 12.

How is mole related to

(a) number of atoms/molecules

Answer:

A mole contains 6.022 × 10^{23} atoms/molecules.

(b) mass of the substance?

Answer:

A mole of a substance denotes the molecular mass of that substance.

Question 13.

How is mole related to the volume of a gas?

Answer:

A mole of a gas occupies 22.4 L of the gas measured at STP, i. e., 0° C and 1 atmospheric pressure.

Question 14.

Why atomic masses are the average values?

Answer:

Most of the elements exist in different isotopic forms. Chlorine has 2 isotopes with mass numbers 35 and 37 existing in the ratio of 3: 1. Hence the average value is taken.

Question 15.

How many molecules approximately do you expect to be present in a small crystal of sugar which weighs 10 mg?

Answer:

10 mg sugar (C_{12}H_{2}_{2}O_{11}) = 0.01 g = \(\frac{0.01}{342}\) mol

= 2.92 × 10^{-5} mole

= 2.92 × 10^{-5} × 6.02 × 10^{23} molecules

= 1.76 × 10^{19} molecules.

Question 16.

Two containers of equal capacity A_{1} and A_{2} contain 10 g of oxygen (O_{2}) and ozone (O_{3}) respectively. Which of the two will have greater no. of O-atoms and which will give greater no. of molecules?

Answer:

10 g of O_{2} = \(\frac{10}{32}\) mol = \(\frac{10}{32}\) × 6.02 × 10^{23} molecules

= 1.88 × 10^{23} molecules

= 3.76 × 10^{23} atoms.

10 g of O_{2} = \(\frac{10}{48}\) mole = \(\frac{10}{48}\) × 6.02 × 10^{23} molecules

= 1.254 × 10^{23} molecules

= 3.76 × 10^{23} atoms

Thus both A_{1} and A_{2} contain the same no. of atoms, but A_{1} contains more numbers of molecules.

Question 17.

What do you mean by the term ‘Formality’? To what type of compounds it is applied?

Answer:

Ionic compounds like Na^{+}Cl^{–} are not molecular. To express the concentration of their solution the term formality is used in place of molarity. Formality is the number of formula weights present in one liter of a solution.

Question 18.

What is meant by a ‘standard solution’?

Answer:

A standard solution is one whose molarity or normality is known. For example 0.1 M NaOH.

Question 19.

Assuming the density of water to be 1 g/cm^{3}, calculate the volume occupied by one molecule of water.

Answer:

1 Mole of H_{2}O = 18 g = 18 cm^{3}[∵ density of H_{2}O = 1 g/cm^{3}]

= 6.022 × 10^{23} molecules of H_{2}O

1 Molecule will have a volume

= \(\frac{18}{6.022 \times 10^{23}}\) cm- = 2.989 × 10^{-23} cm^{3}.

Question 20.

Define Avogadro’s number. What is its equal to?

Answer:

Avogadro’s number may be defined as the number or number of molecules present in one gram molecule of the substance.

Avogadro’s No. = 6.022 × 10^{23}.

### Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry Important Extra Questions Long Answer Type

Question 1.

State the law of Multiple Proportions. Explain with two examples.

Answer:

The Law of Multiple Proportions states:

“When two elements combine to form two or more than two chemical compounds than the weights of one of elements which combine with a fixed weight of the other, bear a simple ratio to one another.

Examples:

1. Compound of Carbon and Oxygen: C and O combine to form two compounds CO and CO_{2}.

In CO_{2} 12 parts of wt. of C combined with 16 parts by wt. O.

In CO_{2} 12 parts of wt. of C combined with 32 parts by wt. of O.

If the weight of C is fixed at 12 parts by wt. then the ratio in the weights of oxygen which combine with the fixed wt. of C (= 12) is 16: 32 or 1: 2.

Thus the weight of oxygen bears a simple ratio of 1: 2 to each other.

2. Compounds of Sulphate (S) and Oxygen (O):

S forms two oxides with O, viz., SO_{2} and SO_{3}

In SO_{2}, 32 parts of wt. of S combine with 32 parts by wt. of O.

In SO_{3}, 32 parts of wt. of S combine with 48 parts by wt. of O.

If the wt. of S is fixed at 32 parts, then’ the ratio in the weights of oxygen which combine with the fixed wt. of S is 32: 48 or 2: 3.

Thus the weights of oxygen bear a simple ratio of 2: 3 to each other.

Question 2.

State the law of Constant Composition. Illustrate with two examples.

Answer:

Law of Constant Composition of Definite Proportions states: “A chemical compound is always found, to be made up of the same elements combined together in the same fixed proportion by weight”.

Examples:

1. CO_{2} may be prepared in the laboratory as follows:

In all the above examples, CO_{2} is made up of the same elements i. e., Carbon (C) and Oxygen (O) combined together in the same fixed proportion by weight of 12: 32 or 3: 8 by weight.

Question 3.

Define empirical formula and molecular formula. How will you establish a relationship between the two? Give examples.

Answer:

The empirical formula of a compound expresses the simplest whole-number ratio of the atoms of the various elements present in one molecule of the compound.

For example, the empirical formula of benzene is CH and that of glucose is CH_{2}O. This suggests that in the molecule of benzene one atom of Carbon (C) is present for every atom of Hydrogen (H). Similarly in the molecule of glucose (CH_{2}O), for every one atom of C, there are two atoms of H and one atom of O present in its molecule. Thus, the empirical formula of a compound represents only the atomic ratio of various elements present in its molecule.

The molecular formula of a compound represents the true formula of its molecule. It expresses the actual number of atoms of various elements present in one molecule of a compound. For example, the molecular formula of benzene is C_{6}H_{6} and that of glucose is C_{6}H_{12}O_{6}. This suggests that in one molecule of benzene, six atoms of C and 6 atoms of H are present. Similarly, one molecule of glucose (C_{6}H_{12}O_{6}) actually contains 6 atoms of C, 12 atoms of H, and 6 atoms of O.

Relation between the empirical and molecular formula

Molecular formula = n × Empirical formula where n is an integer such as 1, 2, 3…

When n = 1; Molecular formula = Empirical formula

When n = 2; Molecular formula = 2 × Empirical formula.

The value of n can be obtained from the relation.

n = \(\frac{\text { Molecular mass }}{\text { Empirical formula mass }}\)

The molecular mass of a volatile substance can be determined by Victor Meyer’s method or by employing the relation.

Molecular mass = 2 × vapour density .

Empirical formula mass can however be obtained from its empirical formula simply by adding the atomic masses of the various atoms present in it.

Thus the empirical formula mass of glucose CH20

= 1 × 12 + 2 × 1 + 1 × 16 = 30.0 u.

### Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry Important Extra Questions **Numerical Problems**

Question 1.

In the commercial manufacture of nitric acid, how many moles of NO2 produce 7.33 mol HN03 in the reaction

3 NO_{2}(g) + H_{2}O(1) → 2HNO_{3}(aq) + NO(g).

Answer:

2 mols of HNO_{3} are produced by 3 mols of NO_{2}

7.33 mol HNO_{3} are produced by \(\frac{3 \times 7.33}{2}\) mol of NO_{2}

= 10.995 mols.

Question 2.

A sample of NaNO_{3} weighing 0.83 g is placed in a 50,0 mL volumetric flask. The flask is then filled with water upon the etched mark. What is the molarity of the solution?

Answer:

Molar mass of NaNO_{3} = 23 + 14 + 3 × 16 = 85 g mol^{-1}

Molarity = \(\frac{\text { Number of moles of solute }}{\text { Volume of solution in } L}\)

= \(\frac{0.83 \times 1000}{85 \times 50}\)

= 0.196 M.

Question 3.

Potassium bromide’ KBr contains 32.9% by mass of potassium. If 6.40 g of bromine reacts with 3.60 g of potassium, calculate the number of moles of potassium that combine with bromine to form KBr.

Answer:

Mass percentage of K = 32.9

∴ Mass percentage of Br = 100 – 32.9 = 67.1

Now 67.1 g of bromine combines with 32.9 g of potassium

6.40 g of bromine combines with = \(\frac{32.9}{67.1}\) × 6.40 = 3.14 g of K

Potassium (K) which remains unreacted = 3.60 – 3.14 = 0.46 g

Thus, Br_{2} is the limiting reagent.

Mass of K = \(\frac{\text { Mass of } \mathrm{K}}{\text { Atomic mass of } \mathrm{K}}=\frac{3.14 \mathrm{~g}}{39 \mathrm{~g} \mathrm{~mol}^{-1}}\)

= 0.0802 mol.

Question 4.

Calculate the molarity of water in a sample of pure water.

Answer:

1 L of pure water = 1000 cm^{3}

= 1000 g (assuming density = 1 g cm^{-3})

No. of moles of H_{2}O in pure water = \(\frac{1000}{18.0}\) = 55.55 L^{-1}

Question 5.

How many molecules are there in 10.0 liters of a gas at a pressure of 75 cm at 27°C?

Answer:

PV = nRT

∴ Number of molecules present in 0.4 mol

= 6.023 × 10^{23} × 0.4 = 2.409 × 10^{23} molecules.

Question 6.

Two acids H_{2}SO_{4} and H_{3}PO_{4} are neutralized separately by the same amount of an alkali when sulfate and dihydrogen orthophosphate are formed respectively. Find the ratio of the masses of H_{2}SO_{4} and H_{3}PO_{4} (P = 31).

Answer:

1 g equivalent of alkali (NaOH) will neutralize 1 g Eqn. of H_{2}SO_{4} and 1 g eq. of H_{3}PO_{4}. For the given neutralization reaction.

H_{2}SO_{4} + 2 NaOH → Na_{2}SO_{4} + 2 H_{2}O

H_{3}PO_{4} + NaOH = Na H_{2}PO_{4} + H_{2}O

Eq. wt. of H_{2}SO_{4} = \(\frac{\text { Mol. wt. }}{2}=\frac{98}{2}\) = 49;

Eq wt. of H_{3}PO_{4} .

\(\frac{\text { Mol. wt. }}{1}\) = 98

Hence the ratio of masses of H_{2}SO_{4} and HPO_{4} = 49: 98 = 1: 2.

Question 7.

What weight of iodine is liberated from a solution, of potassium iodide when 1 liter of Cl_{2} gas at 10° C and 750 mm pressure is passed through it?

Answer:

The chemical equation is

2KI + Cl_{2} → 2KCl + I_{2}

22.4 L 2 × 127

at STP = 254 g

(V_{1}) volume of Cl_{2} gas=1 L

V_{2} = vol. of gas at

STP =?

(P_{1}) Pressure = \(\frac{750}{760}\)atm

P_{2} = 1 atm

(T_{1}) Temperature = 10°C + 273 = 283 K

T_{2} = 273 K

∴ V_{2} = \(\frac{P_{1} V_{1}}{T_{1}^{-}} \times \frac{T_{2}}{P_{2}}=\frac{750 \times 1 \times 273}{760 \times 283 \times 1}\)

= 0.952 L

∴ Vol of Cl_{2} g passed at STP = 0.952 L

Now 22.4 L of Cl_{2} produces at STP = 254 g of I_{2}

0.952 L of Cl_{2} at STP produces = \(\frac{254}{22.4}\) × 0.952 g of I_{2}

= 10.78 g of I_{2}.

Question 8.

A crystalline salt on being rendered anhydrous loses 45.6% of its weight. The percentage composition of the anhydrous salt is Aluminium = 10.50%, Potassium = 15.1% Sulphur = 24.96%, Oxygen = 49.92%. Find the simplest formula of the anhydrous and crystalline salt.

Answer:

Step 1: To calculate the empirical formula of the anhydrous salt

The empirical formula of the anhydrous salt is KAlS2O8

Step 2: Empirical formula mass of anhydrosis salt

= 39 + 27 + 2 × 32 + 8 × 16 = 258 u

Step 3: To calculate the empirical formula mass of the hydrated salt.

Loss of water due to dehydration = 45.6%

∴ The empirical formula mass of anhydrous salt (assuming empirical formula mass of the hydrated sample to be 100) = 100 – 45.6 = 54.4 u

When empirical formula mass.of anhydrous salt is 258 u, that of 100 hydrated is = \(\frac{100}{54.4}\) × 258 = 473.3 u

Step 4: To calculate the no. of water molecules

Total loss in wt. due to dehydration = 473.3 – 258 = 215.3

No. of water molecules = \(\frac{215.3}{18}\) = 11.96 ≈ 12

Step 5: Empirical formula of the hydrated salt = KAlS2O8.12H2O

Question 9.

An organic compound containing C, H, and O gave the following percentage composition: C = 40.687%.

H = 5.085% O = 54.228%

The vapor density of the compound is 59. Calculate the molecular formula of the compound.

Answer:

Calculation of the empirical formula of the compound

∴ The empirical formula of the compound is C2H3O2

Molecular massof compound = 2 × V.D. = 2 × 59 = 118

n = \(\frac{\text { Molecular Mass }}{\text { Empirical formula mass }}\)

= \(\frac{118}{2 \times 12+3 \times 1+2 \times 16}=\frac{118}{59}\) = 2

∴ Molecular formula of the compound

= n × empirical formula = 2 × C_{2}H_{3}O_{2}

= C_{4}H_{6}O_{4}.

Question 10.

Calculate the number of molecules present in 350 cm^{3} of NH_{3} gas at 273 K and 2-atmosphere pressure.

Answer:

Calculate the volume of the gas at STP.

V_{1} = 350 cm^{3}

V_{2} = ?

T_{1} = 273 K

T_{2} = 273 K

P_{1} = 2 atm.

P_{2} = 1 atm

V_{2} = \(\frac{P_{1} V_{1}}{T_{1}} \times \frac{T_{2}}{P_{2}}=\frac{2 \times 350 \times 273}{273 \times 1}\) = 700 cm^{3}

22,400 cm^{3} of NH_{3} at STP contains

= 6.023 × 10^{23} molecules of NH_{3}

700 cm3 of NH_{3} at STP will contain

= 1.882 × 10^{22} molecules.

Question 11.

Calculate the percentage of water of crystallization in the sample of blue vitriol (CuS04.5H20).

Answer:

Mol. wt. of CuSO_{4}.5H_{2}O) = 63.5 + 32 + 4 × 16 + 5 × 18 = 249.5

No. of parts bv wt. of H_{2}O = 5 × 18 = 90

∴ % of H_{2}O = \(\frac{90}{249.5}\) × 100 = 36.07

Question 12.

Calculate the weight of iron which will be converted into its oxide (Fe_{3}O_{4}) by the action of 18 g of steam on it.

Answer:

The chemical equation representing the reaction is

Now 72 g of steam [H_{2}O(g)] react with 168 g of Iron

∴ 18 g of steam will’reacts with = \(\frac{168}{72}\) × 18 = 42.0 g of iron

Thus, the weight of iron required = 42.0 g

Question 13.

To account for the atomic mass of nitrogen as 14.0067, what should be the ratio of 15N and 14N atoms in natural nitrogen?

[At. mass of 14N = 14.00307 u and 15N = 15.001 u]

Answer:

Let the % of 14N = x

% of 15N = 100 – x

According to the definition of average atomic mass

Question 14.

2.16 g of copper metal, when treated with nitric acid followed by ignition of the nitrate, gave 2.70 g of copper oxide. In another experiment, 1.15 g of copper oxide upon reduction with hydrogen gave 0.92 g of copper. Show that the above data illustrates the law of definite proportions.

Answer:

% of Cu in copper oxide in 1st case = \(\frac{2.16 \times 100}{2.70}\) = 80

% of oxygen = 20%

% of Cu in copper oxide in 2nd case = \(\frac{0.92 \times 100}{1.15}\) = 80

% of oxygen = 20%

Thus, the percentage of copper in copper oxide from both experiments is the same. Hence the above data illustrates the law of definite proportions.

Question 15.

The mass of precious stones is expressed in terms of ‘carat’. Given that 1 carat = 3.168 grains and 1 gram = 15.4 grains, calculate the total mass of a ring in grams and kilograms which contains 0.500 carat diamond and 7.00 gram gold.

Answer:

The unit conversion factors to be used will be

Question 16.

“The star of India” sapphire weighs 563 carats If one carat is equal to 200 mg, what is the weight of the gemstone in grams?

Answer:

The weight of the gemstone in grams will be

= 563 carats × \(\frac{200 \mathrm{mg}}{1 \text { carat }}=\frac{1 \mathrm{~g}}{100 \mathrm{mg}}\)

= 112.6 g

Question 17.

When 4.2 g of NaHCO_{3} is added to a solution of acetic acid (CH_{3}COOH) weighing 10.0 g, it is observed that 2.2 g of CO_{2} is released into the atmosphere. The residue left behind is found to weigh 12.0 g. Show that these observations are in agreement with the law of conservation of mass.

Answer:

Total mass of the reactants = 10.0 + 4.2 = 14.2 g

Total mass of the products = 12.0 + 2.2 = 14.2 g

Thus, during the above chemical reactions, the total mass of the reactants is equal to the total mass of the products, i.e., the matter is neither gained nor lost.

This is in keeping with the law of conservation of mass.

Question 18.

Calculate the volume of 0.05 M KMnO_{4} solution required to oxidize completely 2.70 g of oxalic acid in acidic solution.

Answer:

The equation representing the chemical change is

2KMnO_{4} + 3 H_{2}SO_{4} → K_{2}SO_{4} + 2 MnSO_{4} + 3 H_{2}O = 5[0]

H_{2}C_{2}O_{4} + [O] → 2 CO_{2} + H_{2}O × 5

Step I. To calculate the no. of moles of KMn04 required to completely oxidize 2.70 g of’H_{2}C_{2}O_{4} in acidic medium:

Molar mass of H_{2}C_{2}O_{4} = 2 × 1 +2 × 12 + 4 × 16

= 90.0 g mol^{-1}

∴ No. of moles of H_{2}C_{2}O_{4} contained in 2.70 g of it = \(\frac{2.70}{90.0}\) = 0.03

5 Moles of H_{2}C_{2}O_{4} are oxidized by 2 moles of KMnO_{4}

∴ 0.03 moles of it oxidized by = \(\frac{2}{5}\) × 0.03

= 0.012 mole of KMnO_{4}

Step II. To calculate the volume of 0.05 M KMnO_{4} solution

Now 0.05 mole of KMnO_{4} are contained in 1000 cm^{3} of solution

∴ 0.012 mole of KMnO_{4} will be contained in

\(\frac{1000}{0.05}\) × 0.012 = 240 cm^{3} of solution

Thus, the required volume of 0.05 M KMnO_{4} solution = 240 cm^{3}.

Question 19.

4 g carbon was heated with 8 g of sulfur. How much carbon disulfide (CS_{2}) will be formed when the reaction is complete? What will be its percentage purity?

Answer:

Obviously sulphur will be limiting reactant.

8 g of sulphur will produce CS_{2} = \(\frac{76}{64}\) × 8 = 9.5 g

Amount of carbon reacted = \(\frac{12}{64}\) × 8 = 1.5g

Amount of carbon left = 4 – 1.5 = 2.5 g

Total weight of the products = 9.5 + 2.5 = 12 g

% purity of CS_{2} in the product = \(\frac{9.5}{12}\) × 100 = 79.2.

Question 20.

A gas mixture of 3.0 liters of propane and butane on complete combustion at 25°C produced 10 liters of CO_{2}. Find out the composition of the gas mixture.

Answer:

C_{3}H_{8} + 5 O_{2} → 3 CO_{2} + 4 H_{2}O

C_{4}H_{10} + 6 \(\frac{1}{2}\)O_{2} → 4 CO_{2} + 5 H_{2}O

Suppose volume of propane (C_{3}H_{8}) = xL

∴ Volume of butane (C_{4}H_{10}) = (3 – x)L

1 L of C_{3}H_{8} gives 3 L of CO_{2} and 1 L of C_{4}H_{10} gives 4 L of CO_{2}

∴ CO_{2} produced = 3x + 4(3 – x) = 12 – x (Given)

12 – x = 10

Hence x = 2 L

∴ Volume of propane = 2 L

and volume of butane = 3 – 2 = 1 L