Chemistry Quiz for SSC and Railways Exams (Set- 2)

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Today we are presenting you a 10 question set on Chemistry which is very important for your upcoming SSC CGL 2016 and RRB NTPC 2016. Try to solve it.

Chemistry Quiz for SSC and Railways Exams

1. Which of the following is a halogen?
a) Radon
b) Astatine
c) Cesium
d) Ruthenium

2. The compound used in photography is
a) Ammonium dichromate
b) Copper sulphate
c) Magnesium sulphate
d) Sodioum thiosulphate

3. Brine is a solution of
a) Sodium chloride in water
b) Iodine in alcohol
c) Sulphur in carbon disulphide
d) Potassium iodide in water

4. Lunar caustic is
a) Calcium sulphate
b) Ammonium chloride
c) Caustic soda
d) Silver nitrate

5. The formula for cane sugar is
a) C6H12O6
b) C2H5OH
c) C12H22O11
d) C7H8O7

6. Temporary hardness is due to the presence of
a) Calcium carbonate
b) Calcium bicarbonate
c) Magnesium sulphate
d) Calcium sulphate

7. The compounds produced by plants in the process of photosynthesis are
a) Carbohydrates
b) Proteins
c) Salts
d) Fats

8. The metal which reacts most violently with cold water is
a) Calcium
b) Sodium
c) Magnesium
d) Potassium

9. ‘Boiler scales’ contain
a) Calcium carbonate
b) Magnesium bicarbonate
c) Calcium sulphate
d) Magnesium sulphate

10. The first organic compound prepared in the laboratory was
a) Acetic acid
b) Chloroform
c) Urea
d) Methane

Answers with Solution

1. b) Astatine
2. d) Sodioum thiosulphate
3. a) Sodium chloride in water
4. d) Silver nitrate
5. c) 6. b) Calcium bicarbonate
7. a) Carbohydrates
8. d) Potassium
9. a) Calcium carbonate
10. c) Urea

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