CURICULUM DEVELOPMENT CENTRE
TOPIC: ELECTROCHEMISTRY Time: 15 minutes
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1 Figure 1 shows the set-up of apparatus for electrolysis.
Which of the following compounds could be used as an electrolyte?
B Glucose solution
C Molten acetamide
D Sodium hydroxide solution
2 Which of the following conducts electricity entirely by the movement of its ions?
A Molten Sodium
B Molten lead(II) bromide
C Molten naphthalene
3 The apparatus shown in Figure 2 was set-up.
Which of the following substance X causes the bulb to light up when electricity passes
B Molten naphthalene
C Solid potassium chloride
D Aqueous hydrochloric acid
4 Molten magnesium oxide is electrolysed using carbon electrodes. Which equation
represents the half reaction at the cathode?
A Mg2+ + 2e → Mg
B 2H+ + 2e → H2
C 4OH- → 2H2O + O2 + 4e
D 2O2- → O2 + 4e
5 Figure 3 shows an electrolytic cell.
Which of the following statements explain why the light bulb does not light up?
A Methylbenzene is not soluble in water
B Methylbenzene has strong covalent bonds.
C Methylbenzene has no free mobile ions.
D Methylbenzene has low melting point
6 What are the ions present in molten sodium bromide?
A Na+ and Br-
B Na2+ and Br2-
C Na+ and Br2-
D Na2+ and Br-
7 In the electrolysis of molten sodium chloride using carbon electrodes, which of the
following half-equation represents the reaction at the anode?
A 4OH-(aq) → 2H2O(l) + O2(g) + 4e
B Na+(l) + 2e → Na(s)
C 2Cl-(l) → Cl2(g) + 2e
D 2H+(aq) + 2e → H2(g)
8 What happens when molten lead(II) bromide is electrolysed using carbon electrodes?
A Lead(II) ions receive electrons at the anode
B Lead(II) ions lose electrons at the cathode
C Bromide ions receive electrons at the cathode
D Bromide ions move towards the anode
9 Which of the following equation would represent the reaction that occurs at the cathode
during electrolysis of molten lead(II) bromide?
A 2Br- → Br2 + 2e
B 2Br- + 2e → Br2
C Pb2+ → Pb + 2e
D Pb2+ + 2e → Pb
1 An electrolysis process is carried out using apparatus as shown in Figure 4.
Liquid Y Liquid X
One of the beaker contains liquid X and the other beaker contains liquid Y. Which of
the following pairs of liquid will light up the bulb?
Liquid X Liquid Y
A Mercury Hexene
B Sodium chloride solution Ethanol
C Molten lead(II) bromide Dilute sulphuric acid
D Copper(II) nitrate Molten acetamide
1 Lead(II) iodide does not conduct electricity because
A It is a solid
B It is a covalent compound
C It is insoluble in water
D The lead(II) ions and bromide ions are not free to move
1 Which of the following occur during the electrolysis of molten sodium bromide?
I Bromide ion accept electron from the anode
II Electrons move from cathode to anode
III Sodium ions are attracted to cathode
IV Bromide ions move towards anode
A II and IV only
B I and III only
C III and IV only
D I, II and III only
1 What are the products of the electrolysis of molten lead(II) iodide using carbon
A Hydrogen Oxygen
B Oxygen Hydrogen
C Iodine Lead
D Lead Iodine
1 Figure 5 shows the electrolysis of molten potassium iodide in the laboratory. Which of
4 the following observations would be obtained?
Molten potassium iodide
A Brown gas released Shining grey metal formed
B Purple vapour released Shining grey metal formed
C Greenish yellow gas released Shining grey metal formed
D Shining grey metal formed Colourless gas formed
1 Which of the following statements are true about an electrolyte?
I Electrolyte can conduct electricity in solid state
II Electrolyte can conduct electricity in the molten state or in aqueous solution
III Electrolyte contains freely moving ions
IV Electrolyte can be decomposed by electric current
A I and III only
B II, III and IV only