# Question Paper - Chemistry 2012 - 2013-CBSE 12th-Class 12 CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education)

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SubjectChemistry
Year2012 - 2013 (March)

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Marks: 70
Q: 1[1]

How many atoms constitute one unit cell of a face-centered cubic crystal?

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Q: 2[1]

Name the method used for the refining of Nickel metal.

Name the method of refining of nickel.

Name the method that is used for refining of nickel.

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Q: 3[1]

What is the covalency of nitrogen in N2O5?

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Q: 4[1]

Write the IUPAC name of

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Q: 5[1]

What happens when CH3 − Br is treated with KCN?

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Q: 6[1]

Write the structure of 3-methyl butanal

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Q: 7[1]

Arrange the following in increasing order of their basic strength in aqueous solution:

CH3.NH2, (CH3)3N, (CH3)2NH

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Q: 8[1]

What are three types of RNA molecules which perform different functions?

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Q: 9[2]

8 g of glucose, C6H12O6 (Molar Mass = 180 g mol−1) is dissolved in 1 kg of water in a sauce pan. At what temperature will this solution boil?

(Kb for water = 0.52 K kg mol−1, boiling point of pure water = 373.15 K)

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Q: 10[2]

The conductivity of 0.20 M solution of KCl at 298 K is 0.025 S cm−1. Calculate its molar conductivity.

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Q: 11[2]
Q: 11.1[2]

Write the dispersed phase and dispersion medium of the following colloidal systems: (2)

(i) Smoke

(ii) Milk

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Q: 11.2[2]

What are lyophilic and lyophobic colloids ? Which of these sols can be easily coagulated on the addition of small amounts of electrolytes?

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Q: 12[2]

Write the differences between physisorption and chemisorption with respect to the following:

(i) Specificity

(ii) Temperature dependence

(iii) Reversibility and

(iv) Enthalpy change

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Q: 13[2]

Which solution is used for the leaching of silver metal in the presence of air in the metallurgy of silver?

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Out of C and CO, which is a better reducing agent at the lower temperature range in the blast furnace to extract iron from the oxide ore?

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Q: 14[2]

What happens when

(i) PCl5 is heated ?

Write the reactions involved.

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What happens when

H3PO3 is heated ?

Write the reactions involved.

What happens when H3PO3 is heated?

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Q: 15[2]

Which metal in the first transition series (3d series) exhibits + 1 oxidation state most frequently and why?

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Which of the following cations are coloured in aqueous solutions and why ?

Sc3+, V3+, Ti4+, Mn2+ (At. Nos. Sc = 21, V = 23, Ti = 22, Mn = 25)

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Q: 16[2]

Chlorobenzene is extremely less reactive towards a nucleophilic substitution reaction. Give two reasons for the same.

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Q: 17[2]

Explain the mechanism of the following reaction:

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Q: 18[2]

How will you convert:

(i) Propene to Propan-2-ol?

(ii) Phenol to 2, 4, 6 − trinitrophenol?

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Q: 19[3]

(a) What type of semiconductor is obtained when silicon is doped with boron?

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What type of magnetism is shown in the following alignment of magnetic moments?

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What type of point defect is produced when AgCl is doped with CdCl2?

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Q: 20[3]

Determine the osmotic pressure of a solution prepared by dissolving 2.5 × 10−2 g of K2SO4 in 2L of water at 25°C, assuming that it is completely dissociated.

(R = 0.0821 L atm K−1 mol−1, Molar mass of K2SO4 = 174 g mol−1)

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Q: 21[3]

Calculate the emf of the following cell at 298 K:

Fe(s)|Fe^(2+)(0.001M)||H^+(1M)|H_2 "(g)(1bar) ",Pt(s)

("Given " E_(cell)^@=+0.44V)

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Q: 22 | Attempt any one of the following[3]
Q: 22.1[3]

How would you account for the following?

(i) Transition metals exhibit variable oxidation states.

(ii) Zr (Z = 40) and Hf (Z = 72) have almost identical radii.

(iii) Transition metals and their compounds act as catalyst.

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Q: 22.2[3]

Complete the following chemical equations:

(i) Cr_2O_7^(2-)+6Fe^(2+)+14H^+ ->

(ii) 2CrO_4^(2-)+2H^+ ->

(iii) 2MnO_4^-+5C_2O_4^(2-)+16H^+ ->

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Q: 23[3]

Write the IUPAC names of the following coordination compounds:

(i) [Cr(NH3)3Cl3]

(ii) K3[Fe(CN)6]

(iii) [CoBr2(en)2]+, (en = ethylenediamine)

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Q: 24[3]

Give the structures of A, B and C in the following reactions:

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Give the structures of A, B and C in the following reaction:

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Q: 25[3]
Q: 25.1[1]

Write the names and structure of the monomers of the following polymers:

Buna − S

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Q: 25.2[1]

Write the names and structure of the monomers of the following polymers:

Neoprene

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Q: 25.3[1]

Write the names and structure of the monomers of the following polymers:

Nylon-6, 6

Write the names of monomers used for getting the following polymers:

Nylon-6,6

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Q: 26[3]

After watching a programme on TV about the adverse effects of junk food and soft drinks on the health of school children, Sonali, a student of Class XII, discussed the issue with the school principal. Principal immediately instructed the canteen contractor to replace the fast food with the fibre and vitamins rich food like sprouts, salad, fruits etc. This decision was welcomed by the parents and the students.

After reading the above passage, answer the following questions:

(a) What value are expressed by Sonali and the Principal of the school?

(b) Give two examples of water-soluble vitamins.

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Q: 27[3]

(a) Which one of the following is a food preservative?

Equanil, Morphine, Sodium benzoate

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Why is bithional added to soap?

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Which class of drugs is used in sleeping pills?

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Q: 28 | Attempt any one of the following[5]
Q: 28.1[5]

(a) A reaction is second order in A and first order in B.

(i) Write the differential rate equation.

(ii) How is the rate affected on increasing the concentration of A three times?

(iii) How is the rate affected when the concentrations of both A and B are doubled?

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A first order reaction takes 40 minutes for 30% decomposition. Calculate t1/2 for this reaction. (Given log 1.428 = 0.1548)

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Q: 28.2[5]

(a) For a first order reaction, show that time required for 99% completion is twice the time required for the completion of 90% of reaction.

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(b) Rate constant ‘k’ of a reaction varies with temperature ‘T’ according to the equation:

logk=logA-E_a/2.303R(1/T)

Where Ea is the activation energy. When a graph is plotted for logk Vs. 1/T a straight line with a slope of −4250 K is obtained. Calculate ‘Ea’ for the reaction.(R = 8.314 JK−1 mol−1)

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Q: 29 | Attempt any one of the following[5]
Q: 29.1[5]
Q: 29.1.1[3]

a) Give reasons for the following:

(i) Bond enthalpy of F2 is lower than that of Cl2.

(ii) PH3 has lower boiling point than NH3.

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Q: 29.1.2[3]

Draw the structures of the following molecules:

XeF4

Write the structures of the following:

XeF4

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Draw the structures of the following molecules:

BrF3

Write the structures of the following:

BrF3

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Draw the structures of the following molecules:

(HPO3)3

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Q: 29.2[5]
Q: 29.2.1[3]

Account for the following:

Helium is used in diving apparatus.

Give reasons for the following :

Helium is used in diving apparatus as a diluent for oxygen.

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(a) Account for the following:

Fluorine does not exhibit positive oxidation state.

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(a) Account for the following:

Oxygen shows catenation behavior less than sulphur.

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Q: 29.2.2[3]

Draw the structures of the following molecules:

XeF2

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Draw the structures of the following molecules:

H2S2O8

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Q: 30 | Attempt any one of the following[5]
Q: 30.1[5]
Q: 30.1.1[3]

Although phenoxide ion has more number of resonating structures than Carboxylate ion, Carboxylic acid is a stronger acid than phenol. Give two reasons.

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Q: 30.1.2[2]

How will you bring about the following conversions?

Propanone to propane

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How will you bring about the following conversion?

Benzoyl chloride to benzaldehyde

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How will you bring about the following conversion?

Ethanal to but-2-enal

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Q: 30.2[5]
Q: 30.2.1[3]

Complete the following reactions:

(i)

(ii)

(iii)

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Q: 30.2.2[2]

Give simple chemical tests to distinguish between the following pairs of compounds:

Ethanal and Propanal

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Give simple chemical tests to distinguish between the following pairs of compounds:

Benzoic acid and Phenol

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