NEET Practice Questions - Chemistry - Chemical Kinetics

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    Chemical Kinetics

For a certain reaction a plot of [(c0-c)/c] against time t, yields a straight line. c0 and c are concentrations of reactant at t = 0 and t = t respectively. The rate of reaction is:

(a) 3

(b) 0

(c) 1

(d) 2

Hydrogenation of vegetable ghee at 250C reduces pressure of H2 from 2 atom to 1.2 atom in 50 minute. The rate of reaction in terms of molarity per second is:

(a)1.09 x 10-6

(b)1.09 x 10-5

(c)1.09 x 10-7

(d)1.09 x 10-8


A hypothetical reaction, A2 +B2  2AB mechanism as given below;

A2 A+ A          ............(Fast)

A+B2 → AB + B   ............(Slow)

A+ → AB         ............(Fast)

The order of the overall reaction is:

(a) 2

(b) 1

(c) 1.5

(d) zero


Following mechanism has been proposed for a reaction,

2A+B D+E

A+B C+D    ...(Slow)

A+ C E         ...(Fast)

The rate law expression for the reaction is:

(a) r = K[A]2[B]

(b) r=K[A][B]

(c) r= K[A]2

(d) r= K[A][C]

In gaseous reactions important for the understanding of the upper atmosphere H2O and O react bimolecularly to form two OH radicals. H for this reaction is 72kJ at 500 K and Ea is 77 kJ mol-1, then Ea for the bimolecular recombination of two OH radicals to form H2O and O is:

(a) 3 kJ mol-1

(b) 4 kJ mol-1

(c) 5 kJ mol-1

(d) 7 kJ mol-1

For a reaction A           Product, rate law is -d[A]dt=K[A]0. The concentration of A left after time t when t=1K is:

(a) [A]0e

(b) [A]0 ×e

(c) [A]0e2

(d) 1[A]0

For an exothermic chemical process occurring in two steps as;

(i) A+BX(Slow)

(ii) XAB (Fast)

The progress of the reaction can be best described by:




(d) all of these

For the non-stoichiometric reaction 2A + B  C +D, the following kinetic data were obtained in three separate experiments, all at 298 K.

The rate law for the formation of C is:

(a) d[C]/dt = k[ A][B]

(b) d[C]/dt = k[ A]2[B]

(c) d[C]/dt = k[ A][B]2

(d) d[C]/dt = k[ A]

For the reaction N2 + 3H2  2NH3, the rate d[NH3]/dt = 2x10-4 Ms-1 .Therefore, the rate -d[N2]/dt is given as:

(a) 10-4 Ms-1

(b) 104 Ms-1

(c) 10-2 sM-1

(d) 10-4 sM-1

If 'a' is the initial concentration of a substance which reacts according to zero order kinetics and K is rate constant, the time for the reaction to go to completion is:

(a) a/K

(b) 2/Ka

(c) K/a

(d) 2K/a