A.P. Chemistry - Introductory Quiz

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Introductory Chem Quiz


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  • 1. 
    The compound copper(I) sulfate would have which formula?
    • A. 

      Cu2SO4

    • B. 

      CuSO4

    • C. 

      Cu2(SO4)

    • D. 

      Cu(SO4)2

  • 2. 
    The ground state electron configuration 1s22s22p63s23p64s13d5 would correspond to which element?
    • A. 

      manganese

    • B. 

      chromium

    • C. 

      potassium

    • D. 

      none of these

  • 3. 
    According to the electron configuration for magnesium, we would expect it to have how many valence electrons?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      12

  • 4. 
    Which of these scientists performed the Gold Foil Experiment?
    • A. 

      James Chadwick

    • B. 

      Joseph Thomson

    • C. 

      Niels Bohr

    • D. 

      Ernest Rutherford

  • 5. 
    Which of these atoms would have the greatest atomic radius?
    • A. 

      copper

    • B. 

      chromium

    • C. 

      calcium

    • D. 

      krypton

  • 6. 
    Which of the following would have the greatest average kinetic energy?
    • A. 

      water at 70 degrees Celsius

    • B. 

      liquid water at 100 degrees Celsius

    • C. 

      steam at 100 degrees Celsius

    • D. 

      both B and C

  • 7. 
    Phosphorus tetrachloride would have the formula
    • A. 

      PCl3

    • B. 

      PCl4

    • C. 

      P4Cl

    • D. 

      P3Cl4

  • 8. 
    One mole of iron(II) chloride would have a mass of
    • A. 

      91.3 g

    • B. 

      126.8 g

    • C. 

      147.1 g

    • D. 

      Not enough information given

  • 9. 
    One liter of water vapor at STP would have a mass of
    • A. 

      22.4 g

    • B. 

      403 g

    • C. 

      1.24 g

    • D. 

      0.804 g

  • 10. 
    Which of these atoms has two valence electrons?
    • A. 

      Carbon

    • B. 

      Chromium

    • C. 

      Scandium

    • D. 

      More than one of the above

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is NOT a part of the kinetic-molecular theory?
    • A. 

      All gases are composed of tiny particles.

    • B. 

      Particles of gases are in constant motion.

    • C. 

      When particles collide, their collisions are perfectly elastic.

    • D. 

      Pressure is inversely proportional to the area an object occupies.

  • 12. 
    How many of the electrons in the ground state electron configuration of carbon are unpaired?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 13. 
    A box with a force of 100 Newtons occupies an area of 0.1 square meters on the floor.  If one pascal = 1 Newton / meter2, then what is the pressure the box exerts on the floor?
    • A. 

      10 pascals

    • B. 

      100 pascals

    • C. 

      1000 pascals

    • D. 

      0.001 pascals

  • 14. 
    Which part of John Dalton's Atomic Theory is incorrect?
    • A. 

      All atoms of an element are identical, yet different from atoms of other elements.

    • B. 

      All elements are made of atoms.

    • C. 

      Chemical reactions neither create nor destroy atoms.

    • D. 

      Atoms are bonded together in constant whole-number ratios in compounds.

  • 15. 
    A sample of 3.01 x 1023 atoms of manganese would have a mass of
    • A. 

      12.2 g

    • B. 

      27.5 g

    • C. 

      109.8 g

    • D. 

      Not enough information given

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