E0 for Fe2+ + 2e → Fe is –0.44 volt and E0 for Zn2+ + 2e→ Zn is –0.76 volt, thus:

1. Zn is more electropositive than Fe.

2. Fe is more electropositive than Zn.

3. Zn is more electronegative.

4. None of the above.

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The voltage of the cell given below increases with: 

Cell: Sn(s) + 2Ag+(aq) → Sn2+(aq) + 2Ag(s)

1. Increase in size of the silver rod.

2. Increase in the concentration of Sn2+ ions.

3. Increase in the concentration of Ag+ ions.

4. None of the above.

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A 5A current is passed through a solution of copper sulphate for 40 min. The amount of copper deposited at the cathode is:

1. 40.65g 2. 0.45g
3. 3.94g 4. 65.04g
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EFe2+Fe = -0.441 V and EFe3+Fe2+ =0.771 V, the standard emf of the reaction

Fe + 2Fe3+          3Fe2+will be

1. 0.111V

2. 0.330V

3. 1.653V

4. 1.212V

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The standard electrode potential for Sn4+/Sn2+ couple is +0.15 V and that for the Cr3+/Cr couple is -0.74 V. These two couples in their standard state are connected to make a cell. The cell potential will be: 

1. +0.89 V 2. +0.18 V
3. +1.83 V 4. +1.199 V
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If an iron rod is dipped in CuSO4 solution, then:

1. Blue colour of the solution turns red.

2. Brown layer is deposited on iron rod.

3. No change occurs in the colour of the solution.

4. None of the above.

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Without losing it's concentration, ZnCl2 solution cannot be kept in contact with :

1. Au

2. Al

3. Pb

4. Ag

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Al2O3 is reduced by electrolysis at low potentials and high currents. If 4.0 x 104 A of current is passed through molten Al2O3 for 6 h, what mass of aluminium is produced? (Assume 100% current efficiency, atomic mass of Al = 27g mol-1)

1. 9.0 x 103

2.  8.1 x 104 g

3.  2.4 x 105 g

4.  1.3 x 104 g

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The standard reduction potential at 290 K for the following half reactions are,

(i) Zn2+ + 2e— → Zn(s);      E° = -0.762 V

(ii) Cr3+ + 3e → Cr(s);          E° = -0.740 V

(iii) 2H+ + 2e → H2(g); ·      E° = +0.000 V

(iv) Fe3+ + e → Fe2+;         E° = +0.77V

Which is the strongest reducing agent?

1. Zn

2. Cr

3. Fe2+

4. H2

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Which graph correctly correlates Ecell as a function of concentrations for the cell (for different values of M and M') ?

Zn(s) + Cu2+(M)           Zn2+(M') + Cu(s);
                Ecell = 1.10 V
X-axis : log10Zn2+Cu2+, Y-axis : Ecell 

1.                         2. 
3.                         4. 

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