Class 10 NCERT Solutions Chemical Reactions and Equations (2)

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Chemical Reactions and Equations

Question 1: Why should a magnesium ribbon be cleaned before burning in air?

Question 2: Write the balanced equation for the following chemical reactions.

  (i) Hydrogen + Chlorine →Hydrogen chloride

  (ii) Barium chloride + Aluminium sulphate → Barium sulphate + Aluminium chloride

  (iii) Sodium + Water →Sodium hydroxide + Hydrogen

Question 3: Write a balanced chemical equation with state symbols for the following reactions.

  (i) Solutions of barium chloride and sodium sulphate in water react to give insoluble barium sulphate and the solution of sodium chloride.

  (ii) Sodium hydroxide solution (in water) reacts with hydrochloric acid solution (in water) to produce sodium chloride solution and water.

Question 4: A solution of a substance ‘X’ is used for white washing.

  (i) Name the substance ‘X’ and write its formula.

  (ii) Write the reaction of the substance ‘X’ named in (i) above with water.

Question 5: Why is the amount of gas collected in one of the test tubes in Activity 1.7 double of the amount collected in the other? Name this gas.

Question 6: Why does the colour of copper sulphate solution change when an iron nail is dipped in it?

Question 7: Give an example of a double displacement reaction other than the one given in Activity 1.10. Sodium carbonate reacts with calcium chloride to form calcium carbonate and  sodium chloride.

Question 8: What happens when dilute hydrochloric acid is added to iron filings? Tick the correct answer.

  (a) Hydrogen gas and iron chloride are produced.

  (b) Chlorine gas and iron hydroxide are produced.

  (c) No reaction takes place.

Question 9: What is a balanced chemical equation?Why should chemical equations be balanced?

Question 10: Translate the following statements into chemical equations and then balance them.

  (a) Hydrogen gas combines with nitrogen to form ammonia.

  (b) Hydrogen sulphide gas burns in air to give water and sulphur dioxide.

  (c) Barium chloride reacts with aluminium sulphate to give aluminium chloride and a precipitate of barium sulphate.

  (d) Potassium metal reacts with water to give potassium hydroxide and hydrogen gas.


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