NEET Practice Questions - Chemistry - Hydrogen

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In the preparation of hydrogenated oil the chemical reaction involving hydrogen is called:

(a) hydrogenation

(b) reduction

(c) dehydration

(d) oxidation

The most abundant isotope of hydrogen is:

(a) tritium

(b) deuterium

(c) protium

(d) para-hydrogen

Hydrogen is evolved by the action of cold dilute HNO3 on:

(a) Fe

(b) Mg or Mn

(c) Cu

(d) Al

A molten ionic hydride on electrolysis gives:

(a) H+ ion moving towards the cathode

(b) H+ ion moving towards the anode

(c) H2 is liberated at anode

(d) H2 is liberated at cathode

Which statement is not correct for hydrogen peroxide ?

(a) Pure H2O2 is fairly stable

(b) It sometimes acts as a reducing agent

(c) It acts as an oxidising agent

(d) Aqueous solution of H2O2 is weakly basic

The maximum possible number of hydrogen bonds a water molecule can form is:

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

In solid hydrogen, the intermolecular bonding is:

(a) ionic

(b) van der Waals'

(c) metallic

(d) covalent

The lightest gas is :

(a) nitrogen

(b) helium

(c) oxygen

(d) hydrogen

The critical temperature of water is higher than that of O2 because H2O molecule has:

(a) fewer electrons than oxygen

(b) two covalent bonds

(c) V-shape

(d) dipole moment

The species that does not contain peroxide ions is:

(a) PbO2

(b) H2O2

(c) SrO2

(d) BaO2