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Board Paper of Class 12-Science 2012 Chemistry (SET 3) - Solutions

General Instructions:
(i) All questions are compulsory
(ii) Question numbers 1 to 8 are very short-answer questions and carry 1 mark each.
(iii) Question numbers 9 to 18 are short-answer questions and carry 2 marks each.
(iv) Question numbers 19 to 27 are also short-answer questions and carry 3 marks.
(v) Question numbers 28 to 30 are long-answer questions and carry 5 marks each.
(vi) Use Log Tables, if necessary. Use of calculators is not allowed.
  • Question 3

    How is copper extracted from a low grade ore of it?

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  • Question 4

    What is the basicity of H3PO2 acid and why?

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  • Question 5

    Write the IUPAC name of the following.

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  • Question 6

    Write the IUPAC name of the following.

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  • Question 7

    Write a reaction which shows that all the carbon atoms in glucose are linked in a straight chain.

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  • Question 8

    What is the cause of a feeling of depression in human beings? Name a drug which can be useful in treating this depression.

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  • Question 9

    A reaction is of second order with respect to a reactant. How is its rate affected if the concentration of the reactant is (i) doubled (ii) reduced to half?

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  • Question 10

    Express the relation among cell constant, resistance of the solution in the cell and conductivity of the solution. How is molar conductivity of a solution related to its conductivity?

    OR

    The molar conductivity of a 1.5 M solution of an electrolyte is found to be 138.9S cm2 mol−1.

    Calculate the conductivity of the conductivity of this solution.

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  • Question 11

    Explain the role of each of the following:

    (i) NaCN in the extraction of silver

    (ii) SiO2 in the extraction of copper

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  • Question 12

    Complete the following chemical equations:

    (i)

    (ii)

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  • Question 13

    Explain the following facts giving appropriate reason in each case:

    (i) NF3 is an exothermic compound whereas NCl3 is not.

    (ii) All the bonds in SF4 are not equivalen.

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  • Question 14

    Explain the following behaviours:

    (i) Alcohols are more soluble in water than the hydrocarbons of comparable molecular masses.

    (ii) Ortho-nitrophenol is more acidic than ortho-methoxyphenol.

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  • Question 15

    Explain the mechanism of acid catalysed hydration of an alkene to form corresponding alcohol.

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  • Question 16

    Complete the following chemical reaction equations:

    (i) C6H5N2Cl + H3PO2 + H2O →

    (ii) C6H5NH2 + Br2(aq.) →

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  • Question 17

    Describe the following giving the relevant chemical equation in each case:

    (i) Carbylamine reaction

    (ii) Hofmann’s bromamide reaction.

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  • Question 18

    Differentiate between disinfectants and antiseptics. Give one example of each group.

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  • Question 19

    Copper crystallises with face centred cubic unit cell. If the radius of copper atom is 127.8 pm, calculate the density of copper metal.

    (Atomic mass of Cu = 63.55 u and Avogadro’s number NA = 6.02 × 1023 mol−1)

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    Iron has a body centred cubic unit cell with the cell dimension of 286.65 pm. Density of iron is 7.87 g cm−3. Use this information to calculate Avogadro’s number. (Atomic mass of Fe = 56.0 u)

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  • Question 20

    The reaction N2(g) + O2(g) 2NO(g), contributes to air pollution whenever a fuel is burnt in air at a high temperature. At 1500 K, equilibrium constant K for it is 1.0 × 10−5. Suppose in a case [N2] = 0.80 mol L−1 and [O2] = 0.20 mol L−1 before any reaction occurs. Calculate the equilibrium concentrations of the reactants and the product after the mixture has been heated to 1500 K.

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  • Question 21

    The electrical resistance of a column of 0.05 M NaOH solution of diameter 1cm and length 50

    cm is 5.55 × 103 ohm. Calculate its resistivity, conductivity and molar conductivity.

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  • Question 22

    Write three distinct features of chemisorptions which are not found in physisorptions.

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  • Question 23

    Explain each of the following observations:

    (i) With the same d-orbital configuration (d4), Cr2+ is a reducing agent while Mn3+ is an oxidising agent.

    (ii) Actinoids exhibit a much larger number of oxidation states than the lanthanoids.

    (iii) There is hardly any increase in atomic size with increasing atomic number in a series of transition metals.

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  • Question 24

    Name of the following coordination entities and describe their structure:

    (i) [Fe(CN)6]4−

    (ii) [Cr(NH3)4Cl2]+

    (iii) [Ni(CN)4]2−

    (Atomic numbers Fe = 26. Cr = 24, Ni = 28)

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  • Question 25

    Answer the following question:

    (i) What is meant by chirality of a compound? Give an example.

    (ii) Which one of the following compounds is more easily hydrolyzed by KOH and why?

    CH3CHCICH2CH3 or CH3CH2CH2Cl

    (iii) Which one undergoes S N 2 substitution reaction faster and why?

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  • Question 26

    Define the following as related to proteins:

    (i) Peptide linkage

    (ii) Primary structure

    (iii) Denaturation

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  • Question 27

    Differentiate between thermoplastic and thermosetting polymers. Give one example of each.

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  • Question 28

    (a) Draw the molecular structure of the following compounds.

    (i) N2O5

    (ii) XeOF4

    (b) Explain the following observation:

    (i) Sulphur has a greater tendency for catenation than oxygen.

    (ii) ICI is more reactive than I2.

    (iii) Despite lower value of its electron gain enthalpy with negative sign, fluorine (F2) is a stronger oxidizing agent than Cl2.

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    (a) Complete the following chemical equation

    (i) Cu + HNO3 (dilute) →

    (ii) XeF4 + O2F2

    (b) Explain the following observation:

    (i) Phosphorus has greater tendency for catenation than nitrogen.

    (ii) Oxygen is a gas but sulphur a solid.

    (iii) The halogens are coloured. Why?

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  • Question 29

    (a) Write a suitable chemical equation to complete each of the following transformations:

    (i) Butan-1-ol to butanoic acid

    (ii) 4-methylacetophenone to benzene-1, 4-dicarboxylic acid

    (b) An organic compound with molecular formula C9H10O forms 2,4-DNP derivative, reduces Tollen’s reagent and undergoes Cannizzaro’s reaction. On vigorous oxidation it gives 1, 2-benzenedicarboxylic acid. Identify the compound.

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    (a) Give chemical tests to distinguish between

    (i) Propanol and propanone

    (ii) Benzaldehyde and acetophenone

    (b) Arrange the following compounds in an increasing order of their property as indicated:

    (i) Acetaldeyde, Acetone, Methyl tert-butyl ketone (reactivity towards HCN)

    (ii) Benzoic acid, 3,4-Dinitrobenzoic acid, 4-Methoxybenzoic acid (acid strength).

    (iii) CH3CH2CH(Br) COOH, CH3CH (Br) CH2COOH, (CH3)2CHCOOH (acid strength)

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  • Question 30

    (a) Define the following terms:

    (i) Mole fraction

    (ii) Ideal solution

    (b) 15.0 g of an unknown molecular material is dissolved in 450 g of water. The resulting solution freezes at − 0.34°C. What is the molar mass of the material? (Kf for water = 1.86 K kg mol− 1)

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    (a) Explain the following:

    (i) Henry’s law about dissolution of a gas in a liquid.

    (ii) Boiling point elevation constant for a solvent.

    (b) A solution of glycerol (C3H8O3) in water was prepared by dissolving some glycerol in 500 g of water. This solution has a boiling point of 100.42° C. What mass if glycerol was dissolved to make this solution? (Kb for water = 0.512 K kg mol−1)

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