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Question. Which of the following atoms will have the smallest size ?
Question. The first ionization energy of magnesium is lower than the first ionization energy of
Question. Which of the following has maximum ionization energy
(a) Ba→Ba+ + e−
(b) Be→Be+ + e−
(c) Ca→Ca2+ + 2e−
(d) Mg →Mg 2+ + 2e−
Question. The most electropositive amongst the alkaline earth metals is
Question. Alkaline earth metals are not found free in nature because of
(a) their thermal instability
(b) their low melting points
(c) their high boiling points
(d) their greater chemical reactivity
Question. A firework gives out crimson coloured light. It contains a salt of
Question. Which of the following relations is correct with respect to first (I) and second (II) ionization potentials of sodium and magnesium?
(a) IMg = IINa
(b) IMg < IINa
(c) INa > IMg
(d) IINa > IIMg
Question. The first ionization energies of alkaline earth metals are higher than those of alkali metals. This is because
(a) there is no change in the nuclear charge
(b) there is decrease in the nuclear charge of alkaline earth metals
(c) there is increase in the nuclear charge of alkaline earth metals
(d) none of these
Question. Following are colours shown by some alkaline earth metals in flame test. Which of the following are notcorrectly matched? Metal Colour
(i) Calcium Apple green
(ii) Strontium Crimson
(iii) Barium Brick red
(a) (i) and (iii)
(b) (i) only
(c) (ii) only
(d) (ii) and (iii)
Question. In the reaction 2 Mg + H2O →X + H ; X is
(a) MgO (steam)
(d) None of these
Question. The metals A and B form oxide but B also forms nitride when both burn in air. The A and B are
(a) Cs, K
(b) Mg, Ca
(c) Li, Na
(d) K, Mg
Question. Which of the following is the best method for preparation of BeF2?
(a) Reaction of Be with F2
(b) Thermal decomposition of (NH4)2BeF4
(c) Reaction of Be with HF
(d) All of the above are equally effective
Question. Arrange the following compounds in order of increasing solubility
(a) (i) < (ii) < (iii)
(b) (ii) < (i) < (iii)
(c) (ii) < (iii) < (ii)
(d) (iii) < (ii) < (i)
Question. Alkaline earth metals are
(a) reducing agent
(c) dehydrating agent
(d) oxidizing agent
Question. Which one of the following properties of alkali metals increases in magnitude as the atomic number rises ?
(a) Ionic radius
(b) Melting point
(d) First ionization energy
Question. Out of the following elements which one do you expect to be most reactive, chemically ?
Question. The oxidation state shown by alkaline earth metals is
(b) +1, +2
(d) –1, –2
Question. Of the metals Be, Mg, Ca and Sr of group 2 A. In the periodic table the least ionic chloride would be formed by
Question. The order of solubility of sulphates of alkaline earth metals in water is
(a) Be > Mg > Ca > Sr > Ba
(b) Mg > Be >> Ba > Ca > Sr
(c) Be > Ca > Mg > Ba >> Sr
(d) Mg > Ca > Ba >> Be > Sr
Question. The solubilities of carbonates decrease down the magnesium group due to a decrease in
(a) hydration energies of cations
(b) inter-ionic attraction
(c) entropy of solution formation
(d) lattice energies of solids
Question. The correct order of increasing thermal stability of K2CO3, MgCO3, CaCO3 and BeCO3 is
(a) BeCO3< MgCO3 < CaCO3 < K2CO3
(b) MgCO3 < BeCO3 < CaCO3 < K2CO3
(c) K2CO3 < MgCO3 < CaCO3 < BeCO3
(d) BeCO3 < MgCO3 < K2CO3 < CaCO3
Question. In which of the following the hydration energy is higher than the lattice energy?
Question. Which one of the following is the most soluble in water?
Question. Which of the following alkaline earth metal hydroxides is amphoteric in character
Question. Which of the following alkaline earth metal sulphates has hydration enthalpy higher than the lattice enthalpy?
Question. Plaster of Paris is
(c) CaSO4 . 1 /2H2O
Question. Gypsum on heating at 120 – 130°C gives
(a) anhydrous salt
Question. Plaster of Paris on making paste with little water sets to hard mass due to formation of
Question. The chemical which is used for plastering the broken bones is
(c) FeSO4. 7H2O
(d) CuSO4. 5H2O
Question. Dead burn plaster is
(b) MgSO4. 7H2O
(c) CaSO4.½ H2O
Question. Beryllium shows diagonal relationship with aluminium. Which of the following similarity is incorrect ?
(a) Be forms beryllates and Al forms aluminates
(b) Be(OH)2 like Al(OH)3 is basic.
(c) Be like Al is rendered passive by HNO3 .
(d) Be2C like Al4C3 yields methane on hydrolysis.
Question. The substance not likely to contain CaCO3 is
(b) sea shells
(d) a marble statue
Question. Mortar is a mixture of
(a) CaCO3, sand and water
(b) slaked lime and water
(c) slaked lime, sand and water
(d) CaCO3 and CaO
Question. Which gas is released when CaCO3 reacts with dilute HCl?
Question. Setting of cement is an
(a) exothermic reaction
(b) endothermic reaction
(c) neither endothermic nor exothermic
(d) example of neutralisation reaction
Question. Calcitonin and parathyroid hormone regulate concentration of which of the following element in plasma?
Question. The formula for calcium chlorite is
Question. Bone ash contains
(c) Ca3 (PO4)2
Question. Which of the following metal is found in green colouring pigment chlorophyll of plants?
Question. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct regarding Li2CO3 and Na2CO3 ?
(i) Sodium salt evolve CO2 at higher temperature.
(ii) Polarization of Na+ is lesser than that of Li+.
(a) Both statements (i) and (ii) are correct
(b) Both statements (i) and (ii) are incorrect
(c) Statement (ii) is correct explanation for statement (i)
(d) Statement (i) is correct explanation for statement (ii)
Question. Which of the following sequence of T and F is correct for given statements?
(i) The alkali metal hydroxides are the strongest of all bases.
(ii) All alkali metal halides have high negative enthalpies of formation.
(iii) The stability of the carbonates and hydrogen carbonates of alkali metals decrease with increase in electropositive character down the group.
(iv) Only LiHCO3 exist as solid.
Question. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?
(i) The atomic and ionic radii of alkaline earth metals are smaller than those of the corresponding alkali metals in the same periods.
(ii) Second ionisation enthalpies of the alkaline earth metals are smaller than those of the corresponding alkali metals.
(iii) Compounds of alkaline earth metals are more extensively hydrated than those of alkali metals
(a) (i) and (ii)
(b) (ii) and (iii)
(c) (i) and (iii)
(d) (i), (ii) and (iii)
Question. Select the correct statements
(i) Cs+ is more highly hydrated that the other alkali metal ions
(ii) Among the alkali metals Li, Na, K and Rb, lithium has the highest melting point
(iii) Among the alkali metals only lithium forms a stable nitride by direct combination with nitrogen
(a) (i), (ii) and (iii)
(b) (i) and (ii)
(c) (i) and (iii)
(d) (ii) and (iii)
Question. Which of the following sequence of T and F is correct for alkali metals ? Here T represents True and F represents False statement.
(i) Alkali metal hydrides are ionic solids with high melting point.
(ii) All alkali halides are ionic in nature.
(iii) Li is the least powerful reducing agent and Na is the most powerful reducing agent.
Question. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct regarding Al and Be ?
(i) Both of these react with alkali.
(ii) There is diagonal relationship among these elements.
(a) Both (i) and (ii)
(b) Only (i)
(c) Only (ii)
(d) Neither (i) nor (ii)
Question. The melting point of lithium (181°C) is just double the melting point of sodium (98°C) because
(a) down the group, the hydration energy decreases
(b) down the group, the ionization energy decreases
(c) down the group the cohesive energy decreases
(d) None of these
Question. Li has the maximum value of ionisation potential among alkali metals i.e. lithium has the minimum tendency to ionise to give LI+ ion. Thus, in aq. solution lithium is
(a) strongest reducing agent
(b) poorest reducing agent
(c) strongest oxidising agent
(d) poorest oxidising agent
Question. Lithium is strongest reducing agent among alkali metals due to which of the following factor?
(a) Ionization energy
(b) Electron affinity
(c) Hydration energy
(d) Lattice energy
Question. Which of the following statements is incorrect?
(a) Alkali metal hydroxide are hygroscopic
(b) Dissolution of alkali metal hydroxide is endothermic
(c) Aqueous solution of alkali metal hydroxides are strongly basic
(d) Alkali metal hydroxides form ionic crystals
Question. Which of the following on thermal decomposition yields a basic as well as acidic oxide ?