Factors Affecting Solubility

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Factors Affecting Solubility

Matter exists in three states and thus there are various factors that affect solubility, which this test seeks to explore. Discover what these factors are as you learn along by taking up the quiz below. All the best and enjoy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In order for a solution to be an electrolyte, the solute must
    • A. 

      Be a molecular compound.

    • B. 

      Restrict the flow of electricity

    • C. 

      Create a saturated solution.

    • D. 

      Consist of positive and negative ions.

  • 2. 
    Which statement best describes a supersaturated solution? A solution which -
    • A. 

      Contains more solute than is normally possible.

    • B. 

      Has equal amounts of solute and solvent.

    • C. 

      Could possibly dissolve more solute.

    • D. 

      Has dissolved the maximum amount of solute.

  • 3. 
    15 g of sugar cubes are dissolved in 120 g of water at 20o C. What could be done to increase the rate of dissolution?
    • A. 

      Use larger sugar cubes

    • B. 

      Stir the mixture

    • C. 

      Cool down the water

    • D. 

      Add an electrolyte to the water

  • 4. 
    Which method below will not speed up the rate of salt dissolving in water?
    • A. 

      Increasing the surface area of the solute

    • B. 

      Decreasing the temperature of the solvent

    • C. 

      Stirring the solute into the solvent

    • D. 

      Heating the solvent before adding the solute

  • 5. 
    The graph below illustrates the solubility of potassium chloride in water at a variety of temperatures. At what temperature does 30 g of KCl dissolved in 100 g of water create a saturated solution?
    • A. 

      10 degrees C

    • B. 

      20 degrees C

    • C. 

      30 degrees C

    • D. 

      40 degrees C

  • 6. 
    At what temperature would carbon dioxide gas, CO2(g), be most soluble in 100 g of water?
    • A. 

      10 degrees C

    • B. 

      25 degrees C

    • C. 

      80 degrees C

    • D. 

      100 degrees C

  • 7. 
    Which of the following will dissolve at the fastest rate?
    • A. 

      15 g of sugar cubes in 120 g of water at 60o C.

    • B. 

      15 g of sugar cubes in 120 g of water at 20o C.

    • C. 

      15 g of granulated sugar in 120 g of water at 60o C.

    • D. 

      15 g of granulated sugar in 120 g of water at 20o C.

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