Exam: Basic Chemistry Quiz! Trivia

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Exam: Basic Chemistry Quiz! Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What kind of crystalline solid is a grain of sand?
    • A. 

      Network Solid

    • B. 

      Ionic Solid

    • C. 

      Group VIIIa Solid

    • D. 

      Molecular Solid

  • 2. 
    What orbital is described by the quantum numbers: n=3 and l=2?
    • A. 

      D Orbital

    • B. 

      F Orbital

    • C. 

      S Orbital

    • D. 

      P Orbital

  • 3. 
    Which of the following subshells has the highest energy?
    • A. 

      5d

    • B. 

      4f

    • C. 

      6s

    • D. 

      6p

  • 4. 
    How many structural isomers does propane have?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      0

    • D. 

      1

  • 5. 
    What is the significance of the word "contact" in the Contact Process?
    • A. 

      Its The Name Of The Inventor Of The Process

    • B. 

      The Homogenous Catalyst V2o5 Is Connecting The Reagents

    • C. 

      Its Referring To The Heterogeneous Catalyst Vanadium Oxide

    • D. 

      The Plates Used In The Processs Must Periodically Touch

  • 6. 
    Which of the following molecules does not exhibit delocalized pi bonding?
    • A. 

      Ozone

    • B. 

      Benzene

    • C. 

      Pentenoic Acid

    • D. 

      Ethanoate Ion

  • 7. 
    Which of these is used to determine the strength of a chemical bond?
    • A. 

      Bond Energy

    • B. 

      Bond Order

    • C. 

      Bond Length

    • D. 

      Bond Polarity

  • 8. 
    Which of the following could not act as a ligand?
    • A. 

      Chloride Ions

    • B. 

      Ammonium Ion

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Ammonia

  • 9. 
    Which of these organic molecules would you expect to observe to have the highest boiling point?
    • A. 

      Propanol

    • B. 

      Methoxymethane

    • C. 

      Ethanone

    • D. 

      Ethanol

  • 10. 
    What attribute does the Pauling scale measure?
    • A. 

      Electronegativity

    • B. 

      Electron Affinity

    • C. 

      Ionization Energy

    • D. 

      Reduction Potential

  • 11. 
    Whose laws are used to prove the Ideal Gas law?
    • A. 

      Charles, Boyle, And Avogadro

    • B. 

      Charles, Henry, And Avogadro

    • C. 

      Gay-Lussac, Dalton, And Boyle

    • D. 

      Gay-Lussac, Charles, And Boyle

  • 12. 
    Which of these molecules are not planar?
    • A. 

      Benzene

    • B. 

      Toluene

    • C. 

      Boron Trifluoride

    • D. 

      Nitrogen Trifluoride

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is the list of hydrogen halides of group 7A from highest boiling point to lowest?
    • A. 

      Hf>Hi>Hbr>Hcl

    • B. 

      Hf>Hcl>Hbr>Hi

    • C. 

      Hi>Hf>Hbr>Hcl

    • D. 

      Hcl>Hbr>Hi>Hf

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is produced in alkaline scrubbing and called wet slurry?
    • A. 

      CaCO3

    • B. 

      CaSO3

    • C. 

      CaO

    • D. 

      CaSO2

  • 15. 
    Which reagent will reduce an ester to an aldehyde?
    • A. 

      Sodium Ethoxide

    • B. 

      Pcc

    • C. 

      Lialh4

    • D. 

      Dibal-H

  • 16. 
    When cutting onions what is released in the air that makes a person tear?
    • A. 

      Chlorine

    • B. 

      Sulfur

    • C. 

      Hydrogen

    • D. 

      Ammonia

  • 17. 
    What are the two alkalines to be found in the kitchen?
    • A. 

      Baking Soda And Albumin

    • B. 

      Baking Powder And Cream Of Tartar

    • C. 

      Baking Soda And Cream Of Tartar

    • D. 

      Baking Soda And Baking Powder

  • 18. 
    Who is generally credited with discovering the electron?
    • A. 

      Sir Edmund Hillary

    • B. 

      Sir Joseph John Thomson

    • C. 

      Albert Einstein

    • D. 

      William Tronisery

  • 19. 
    What is the most abundant gas in Earth's atmosphere?
    • A. 

      Nitrogen

    • B. 

      Helium

    • C. 

      Hydrogen

    • D. 

      Oxygen

  • 20. 
    Which of these elements has the highest density?
    • A. 

      W

    • B. 

      Pb

    • C. 

      Np

    • D. 

      Os

  • 21. 
    Which would NOT be used for the polymerization of ethylene?
    • A. 

      Cationic Polymerization

    • B. 

      Anionic Polymerization

    • C. 

      Metal Catalysis

    • D. 

      Free Radical Polymerization

  • 22. 
    How many games of 10-Minute Chess did Eric Knoppert play in 68 hours in 1985?
    • A. 

      1000

    • B. 

      500

    • C. 

      732

    • D. 

      288

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