This is a question sent in by a student doing GCE O Level Chemistry Examination:
Hi. need some help for the following questions.
Q1) What other gases is present inside a chimney besides dust, sulphur dioxide and carbon dioxide? [2 marks]Ans: carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen. CORRECT?
Q2) Why must a litmus paper be moist when testing for gases? [1 mark]Ans: So that the gas can dissolve in water to form its H+ or OH- ions that determines its acidic/alkaline property. CORRECT?
Q3) What apparutus is best used to transfer 125cm3 of acid into a beaker? [1 mark]Ans: Pipette or burrete?
Q4) Why can’t a solution of copper (ii) oxide crystal be heated? Why must it be left evaporating and not heating? [1 mark]Ans: Because the crystals upon heating will decompose. CORRECT?
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