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1. If the electronic configuration of an element is 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p6 3d2 4s2, the four electrons involved in chemical bond formation will be_____.

  • 3p6
  • 3p6, 4s2
  • 3p6, 3d2
  • 3d2, 4s2

Answer: 3d2, 4s2

2. The number of types of bonds between two carbon atoms in calcium carbide is

  • Two sigma, two pi
  • One sigma, two pi
  • One sigma, one pi
  • Two sigma, one pi

Answer: One sigma, two pi

3. The maximum number of hydrogen bonds that a molecule of water can have is

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

Answer: 4

4. Which of the following types of hybridisation leads to three dimensional geometry of bonds around the carbon atom?

  • sp
  • sp²
  • sp³
  • None of these

Answer: sp²

5. The number of nodal planes present in s × s antibonding orbitals is

  • 1
  • 2
  • 0
  • 3

Answer: 1

6. The bond length between hybridised carbon atom and other carbon atom is minimum in

  • Propane
  • Butane
  • Propene
  • Propyne

Answer: Propyne

7. In which of the following molecule/ion all the bonds are not equal?

  • XeF4
  • BF4-
  • C2H4
  • SiF4

Answer: C2H4

8. Which molecule/ion out of the following does not contain unpaired electrons?

  • N2+
  • O2
  • O22-
  • B2

Answer: O22-

9. Which of the following species has tetrahedral geometry?

  • BH4-
  • NH2-
  • CO32-
  • H3O+

Answer: BH4-

10. In NO3-ion, the number of bond pairs and lone pairs of electrons on the nitrogen atom is

  • 2, 2
  • 3, 1
  • 1, 3
  • 4, 0

Answer: 4, 0

11. In PO43- ion the formal charge on the oxygen atom of P–O bond is

  • + 1
  • – 1
  • – 0.75
  • + 0.75

Answer: – 1

12. The types of hybrid orbitals of nitrogen in NO2+, NO3- and NH4+respectively are expected to be

  • sp, sp3 and sp2
  • sp, sp2 and sp3
  • sp2, sp and sp3
  • sp2, sp3 and sp

Answer: sp, sp2 and sp3

13. Isostructural species are those which have the same shape and hybridisation. Among the given species identify the isostructural pairs.

  • [NF3 and BF3]
  • [BF4- and NH4+]
  • [BCl3 and BrCl3]
  • [NH3 and NO3-]

Answer: [BF4- and NH4+]

14. Which one has a pyramidal shape?

  • SO3
  • PCl3
  • CO32-
  • NO3–

Answer: PCl3

15. p?– d? bonding is present in which molecule

  • SO32-
  • CO32-
  • NO3–
  • BO33-

Answer: SO32-

16. Which of the molecules does not have a permanent dipole moment?

  • SO3
  • SO2
  • H2S
  • CS2

Answer: CS2

17. The formal charge and P-O bond order in PO43- respectively are

  • 0.6, -0.75
  • -0.75, 1.25
  • 1.0, -0.75
  • 1.25, -3

Answer: -0.75, 1.25

18. Find the pair with sp2 hybridisation of the central molecule

  • NH3 and NO2–
  • BF3 and NH2–
  • BF3 and NO2–
  • NH2– and H2O

Answer: BF3 and NO2–

19. MX6 is a molecule with octahedral geometry. How many X – M – X bonds are at 180°?

  • four
  • two
  • three
  • six

Answer: three

20. Find the molecule with the maximum dipole moment

  • CH4
  • NH3
  • CO2
  • NF3

Answer: NH3

21. Sp3d2 hybridization is present in [Co(NH3)63+], find its geometry

  • octahedral geometry
  • square planar geometry
  • tetragonal geometry
  • tetrahedral geometry

Answer: octahedral geometry

22. Molecules are held together in a crystal by

  • hydrogen bond
  • electrostatic attraction
  • Van der Waal’s attraction
  • dipole-dipole attraction

Answer: Van der Waal’s attraction

23. C-O bond length is minimum in

  • CO2
  • CO32-
  • HCOO–
  • CO

Answer: CO

24. Which of the following statements are not correct?

  • NaCl being an ionic compound is a good conductor of electricity in the solid-state.
  • In canonical structures, there is a difference in the arrangement of atoms.
  • Hybrid orbitals form stronger bonds than pure orbitals.
  • VSEPR Theory can explain the square planar geometry of XeF4.

Answer: A, B

25. Species having same bond order are :

  • N2
  • N2-
  • F2+
  • O2

Answer: C. D

26. Diamagnetic species are those which contain no unpaired electrons. Which among the following are diamagnetic?

  • N2
  • N22-
  • O2
  • O22-

Answer: A, D

27. Which of the following statements are correct about CO32-?

  • The hybridisation of the central atom is sp3.
  • Its resonance structure has one C–O single bond and two C=O double bonds.
  • The average formal charge on each oxygen atom is 0.67 units.
  • All C–O bond lengths are equal.

Answer: C, D

28. Which of the following species have the same shape?

  • CO2
  • CCl4
  • O3
  • NO2

Answer: C, D

29. CO is isoelectronic with

  • NO+
  • N2
  • SnCl2
  • NO2

Answer: A, B

30. Which of the following attain the linear structure:

  • BeCl2
  • NCO+
  • NO2
  • CS2

Answer: A, D

31. Which of the following have identical bond order?

  • CN–
  • NO+
  • O2–
  • O2

Answer: A, B

32. Amongst the following elements whose electronic configurations are given below, the one having the highest ionisation enthalpy is

  • [Ne]3s2 3p1
  • [Ne]3s2 3p3
  • [Ne]3s2 3p2
  • [Ar]3d10 4s2 4p3

Answer: [Ne]3s2 3p3

33. The electronic configuration of the outer most shell of the most electronegative element is

  • 2s2 2p5
  • 3s2 3p5
  • 4s2 4p5
  • 5s2 5p

Answer: 2s2 2p5

34. Which of the following options represents the correct bond order:

  • O2–> O2 > O2+
  • O2–< O2 < O2+
  • O2–> O2 < O2+
  • O2–< O2 > O2

Answer: O2–< O2 < O2+

35. The bond between B and C will be

  • Ionic
  • Covalent
  • Hydrogen
  • Coordinate

Answer: Covalent

36. The molecular formula of the compound formed from B and C will be

  • BC
  • B2C
  • BC2
  • BC3

Answer: BC3

37. The stable form of C may be represented by the formula:

  • C
  • C2
  • C3
  • C4

Answer: C2

38. The stable form of A may be represented by the formula:

  • A
  • A2
  • A3
  • A4

Answer: A

39. Which of the following angle corresponds to sp2 hybridisation?

  • 90°
  • 120°
  • 180°
  • 109°

Answer: 120°

40. In which of the following substances will hydrogen bond be strongest?

  • HCl
  • H2O
  • HI
  • H2S

Answer: H2O

41. Which of the following is a linear molecule?

  • ClO2
  • CO2
  • NO2
  • SO2

Answer: CO2

42. The outer orbitals of C in ethene molecule can be considered to be hybridized to give three equivalent sp² orbitals. The total number of sigma (s) and pi (p) bonds in ethene molecule is

  • 1 sigma (s) and 2 pi (p) bonds
  • 3 sigma (s) and 2 pi (p) bonds
  • 4 sigma (s) and 1 pi (p) bonds
  • 5 sigma (s) and 1 pi (p) bonds

Answer: 5 sigma (s) and 1 pi (p) bonds

43. The structure of IF7 is

  • Pentagonal bipyramid
  • Square pyramid
  • Trigonal bipyramid
  • Octahedral

Answer: Pentagonal bipyramid

44. The species having pyramidal shape is

  • SO3
  • BrF3
  • SiO32-
  • OSF2

Answer: OSF2

45. Among the following mixtures, dipole-dipole as the major interaction, is present in

  • benzene and ethanol
  • acetonitrile and acetone
  • KCl and water
  • benzene and carbon tetrachloride

Answer: acetonitrile and acetone

46. Dipole-induced dipole interactions are present in which of the following pairs?

  • H2O and alcohol
  • Cl2 and CCl4
  • HCl and He atoms
  • SiF4 and He atoms

Answer: HCl and He atoms

47. Based on lattice enthalpy and other considerations which one the following alkali metals chlorides is expected to have the higher melting point?

  • RbCl
  • KCl
  • NaCl
  • LiCl

Answer: NaCl

48. Among the following mixtures, dipole-dipole as the major interaction, is present in

  • benzene and ethanol
  • acetonitrile and acetone
  • KCl and water
  • benzene and carbon tetrachloride

Answer: acetonitrile and acetone

49. Among the following the maximum covalent character is shown by the compound

  • MgCl2
  • FeCl2
  • SnCl2
  • AlCl3

Answer: AlCl3

50. Which of the following will have the lowest boiling point?

  • 2-MethylButane
  • 2-MethylPropane
  • 2, 2-Dimethylpropane
  • n-Pentane

Answer: n-Pentane

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