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Would You Pass School Chemistry Now?

If all the questions were multiple choice. Real questions from past GCSE exam papers.

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  1. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Na. See ->

  2. Ethanoic acid.
    Hydrochloric acid.
    Nitric acid.
    Sulfuric acid.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Hydrochloric acid.

  3. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Hydrocarbons contain only the elements carbon (C) and hydrogen (H).

  4. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Carbon makes up to 2.1% of steel by weight.

  5. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Carbon dioxide.

  6. Zinc sulphate + water.
    Zinc sulphuric acid.
    Zinc sulphide + water.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Sulfuric acid always produces a sulfate.

  7. Steam is formed.
    A white powder is produced.
    The lump of calcium oxide cools down.
    Calcium hydroxide is formed.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Calcium oxide reacts with water to form calcium hydroxide, also called slaked lime. A lot of heat is produced, which can make the water boil.

  8. Conduct electricity when solid.
    Do not conduct electricity when molten.
    Have low melting points.
    Have high melting points.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ionic compounds have high melting and boiling points. They don't conduct electricity when solid, but do when they are melted or dissolved.

  9. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Calcium produces an orange-red flame.

  10. Correct!
    Wrong!

    The Haber process is the manufacture of ammonia from nitrogen and hydrogen.

  11. Weak covalent bonds between the oxygen atoms.
    Weak covalent bonds between the oxygen molecules.
    Weak forces of attraction between the oxygen atoms.
    Weak forces of attraction between the oxygen molecules.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Weak forces between molecules make it easier to separate them.

  12. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Propene has the chemical formula C3H6.

  13. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Oxidised.

  14. Copper chloride.
    Lead chloride.
    Magnesium chloride.
    Potassium chloride.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Most metal chlorides are soluble in water, but lead and silver chloride are not.

  15. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Butane has four carbon atoms and ten hydrogen.

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