Experimental Inorganic Chemistry MCQs

Set of Important MCQs on Experimental Inorganic Chemistry for the preparation of tests.

Which of these is a type of qualitative analysis?

  1. Macro-analysis
  2. Micro-analysis
  3. Semi-microanalysis
  4. All A, B, and C

Question’s Answer:All A, B, and C


What you expect if the given salt mixture crystalline and light?

  1. May be heavy metals salt
  2. May be halides of Ca, Fe Zn etc
  3. May be phosphate of Mg, Zn etc
  4. May be alkali metal salt

Question’s Answer: May be alkali metal salt


What you expect if the given salt mixture is colorless and heavy?

  1. May be heavy metals salt
  2. May be alkali metal salt
  3. May be phosphate of Mg. Zn etc
  4. May be halides of Ca, Fe Zn etc

Question’s Answer: cMay be heavy metals salt


What you expect if the given salt mixture is colorless?

  1. Cu and Cr salts are absent
  2. Ni and Co salts are absent
  3. Mn and Fe salts are absent
  4. All A, B, and C are absent

Question’s Answer: All A, B, and C are absent


What you expect if the given salt mixture is dark green?

  1. Cr salts are present
  2. Ni salts are present
  3. Cu salts are present
  4. Mn salts are present

Question’s Answer: Cr salts are present


What you expect if the given salt mixture is blue?

  1. Cr salts are present
  2. Ni salts are present
  3. Cu salts are present
  4. Mn salts are present

Question’s Answer: Cu salts are present


What you expect if the odor of given salt mixture is vinegar like?

  1. Carbonates are present
  2. Acetates are present
  3. Sulfides are present
  4. Nitrates are present

Question’s Answer: Acetates are present


What you expect if the given salt mixture evolves reddish brown fumes with pungent smell on treatment with dil. sulfuric acid?

  1. Carbonates are present
  2. Acetates are present
  3. Sulfides are present
  4. Nitrites are present

Question’s Answer: Nitrites are present

What you expect if the given salt mixture evolves colorless gas with rotten egg’s smell on treatment with dil. sulfuric acid?

  1. Carbonates are present
  2. Acetates are present
  3. Sulfides are present
  4. Nitrites are present

Question’s Answer: Sulfides are present


What you expect if the given salt mixture evolves colorless gas with pungent smell on treatment with dil. sulfuric acid?

  1. Acetates are present
  2. Sulphites and thiosulfates
  3. Sulfides are present
  4. Nitrites are present

Question’s Answer: Sulphites and thiosulfates


What you expect if the given salt mixture evolves colorless gas which turns lime water milky on treatment with dil. sulfuric acid?

  1. Carbonates and bicarbonates are present
  2. Acetates are present
  3. Sulfides are present
  4. Nitrites are present

Question’s Answer: Carbonates and bicarbonates are present


What you expect if the given salt mixture evolves violet vapors with pungent smell on treatment with con. Sulfuric acid?

  1. Iodides are present
  2. Acetates are present
  3. Bromides are present
  4. Nitrates are present

Question’s Answer: Iodides are present


What you expect if the given salt mixture evolves brown vapors with pungent smell on treatment with con. Sulfuric acid?

  1. Iodides are present
  2. Acetates are present
  3. Bromides are present
  4. Nitrates are present

Question’s Answer: Iodides are present


Which are members of the volatile group?

  1. Carbonates and bicarbonates
  2. Acetates
  3. Sulfides and thiosulfates
  4. All A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: All A, B, and C


Which are members of the barium chloride group?

  1. Phosphates
  2. Oxalates
  3. Sulfates
  4. All A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: All A, B, and C


Which are members of the silver nitrate group?

  1. Chlorides
  2. Bromides
  3. Iodides
  4. All A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: All A, B, and C


Addition of barium chloride solution to the neutral solution of salts outcomes in white ppt. which is insoluble in all acids. The indicates the presence of

  1. Oxalate ion
  2. Sulfate ion
  3. Phosphate ion
  4. None of A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: Sulfate ion


Addition of barium chloride solution to the neutral solution of salts outcomes in white ppt. which is insoluble in acetic acid. The indicates the presence of

  1. Oxalate ion
  2. Sulfate ion
  3. Phosphate ion
  4. None of A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: Oxalate ion


Addition of barium chloride solution to the neutral solution of salts outcomes in white ppt, which is soluble in hot acetic acid. The indicates the presence of

  1. Oxalate ion
  2. Sulfate ion
  3. Phosphate ion
  4. None of A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: Phosphate ion


Which of these salt is soluble in water?

  1. BaCO3
  2. SrCO3
  3. CaCO3
  4. K2CO3

Question’s Answer: K2CO3


Which of these salt is water insoluble?

  1. K2SO4
  2. Na2SO4
  3. (NH4)2SO4
  4. BaSO4

Question’s Answer: BaSO4


H2S and SO2 gases can be distinguished by which of the followings?

  1. Lead acetate paper
  2. Lime water
  3. Litmus paper
  4. Ring test

Question’s Answer: Lead acetate paper


Which of these metal salt is colorless?

  1. Cr salt
  2. Co salt
  3. Zn salt
  4. Fe salt

Question’s Answer: Zn salt


No characteristic flame is given by which of the followings?

  1. BeCl2
  2. NaCl2
  3. CaCl2
  4. BaCl2

Question’s Answer: BeCl2


An oxalate salt gives _____  gas in dry test tube

  1. CO
  2. CO2
  3. Oxalic acid vapor
  4. CO+CO2

Question’s Answer: CO+CO2


Which of these metal salt is dark green in color?

  1. Zn salt
  2. Cu salt
  3. Co salt
  4. Cr salt

Question’s Answer: Cr salt


Which of these metal salt liberate reddish brown gas on treatment with dilute con. Sulfuric acid?

  1. ZnBr2
  2. BaSO4
  3. BaCl2
  4. KNO₂

Question’s Answer: KNO₂


Which of these acid radials/salts gives ring test?

  1. KNO3
  2. ZnBr2
  3. BaCl2
  4. BaSO4

Question’s Answer: KNO3


The chromyl-chloride test is given by which of these anion?

  1. Chloride ion
  2. Bromide ion
  3. Iodide ion
  4. Nitrate ion

Question’s Answer: Chloride ion


Which of these gas turns lime water milky?

  1. NO
  2. CO2
  3. SO2
  4. Both B and C

Question’s Answer: Both B and C


Which of these radicals gives yellow ppt with silver nitrate solution?

  1. Phosphate ion
  2. Sulfate ion
  3. Oxalate ion
  4. None of A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: Phosphate ion


Which of these anion gives white ppt on heating with magnesium sulfate solution?

  1. Carbonate
  2. Bicarbonate
  3. Sulfite
  4. Nitrate

Question’s Answer: Bicarbonate


Yellow ammonium sulfide solution is helpful and used to separate Which of these pair of species?

  1. CuS and PbS
  2. CdS and As2S3
  3. CuS and BizS3
  4. PbS and BizS3

Question’s Answer: CdS and As2S3


Which of these anion is an interfering radical?

  1. Carbonate
  2. Nitrate
  3. Sulfate
  4. Phosphate

Question’s Answer: Phosphate


Which of these basic radical gives red or brown ppt with Nessler’s reagent solution?

  1. Ammonium ion
  2. Na-ion
  3. Ca-ion
  4. K-ion

Question’s Answer: Ammonium ion


Which of these basic radical gives white ppt with potassium pyroantimunate solution?

  1. K-ion
  2. Ca-ion
  3. Na-ion
  4. Ammonium ion

Question’s Answer: Na-ion


Which of these basic radical gives A rose red ppt with DMG solution?

  1. Zn-ion
  2. Na-ion
  3. Ni-ion
  4. Ca-ion

Question’s Answer: Ni-ion


Which of these basic radical gives lake test?

  1. Al-ion
  2. Na-ion
  3. Ca-ion
  4. Zn-ion

Question’s Answer: Al-ion


Which of these basic radical gives brick red flame?

  1. K+
  2. Ca++
  3. Na+
  4. Zn++

Question’s Answer: Ca++


Which of these basic radical gives green flame?

  1. Ba++
  2. Na+
  3. Ca++
  4. K+

Question’s Answer: Ba++


Which of these basic radical gives violet flame?

  1. K+
  2. Na+
  3. Ca++
  4. Ba++

Question’s Answer: K+


Which of these basic radical gives bluish flame?

  1. K+
  2. Na+
  3. Cu++
  4. Ca++

Question’s Answer: Cu++


Which of these acid radical gives palm test with fruity smell?

  1. Acetate
  2. Sulfate
  3. Carbonate
  4. Nitrate

Question’s Answer: Acetate


The group reagent for group I is acid?

  1. HCI
  2. Dil. Acetic
  3. Dil sulfuric acid
  4. Dil. HNO3

Question’s Answer: HCI


The group reagent for group IIA is

  1. Dil. HCl + H2S
  2. Dil. Acetic acid
  3. Dil sulfuric acid
  4. Dil. HNO3

Question’s Answer: Dil. HCl + H2S


The group reagent for group IIIA is

  1. Dil. HNO3
  2. NH4CI
  3. NH4Cl + NH4OH
  4. Dil. HCI

Question’s Answer: NH4Cl + NH4OH


The group reagent for group IVA is

  1. Dil. HNO3
  2. NH4CI
  3. Dil. HCI
  4. NH4Cl + NH4OH + H2S

Question’s Answer: NH4Cl + NH4OH + H2S


Which of these statements is wrong with regard to usual hazards in chemical lab?

  1. Alkali metals are safe
  2. Organic solvents are toxic
  3. Strong acids are toxic
  4. Strong bases are extremely

Question’s Answer: Alkali metals are safe


Which of these statements is wrong with regard to usual hazards in chemical lab?

  1. Strong alkylating agents are toxic
  2. Gas cylinders cause no harm
  3. Oxidizing agents react violently
  4. Glassware may cut your skin

Question’s Answer: Gas cylinders cause no harm


Which of these chemicals is carcinogenic in nature?

  1. Polycyclic aromatics.
  2. Cyanides
  3. Arsenic
  4. All A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: All A, B, and C


Which member of the group IV is colorless

  1. Zn++
  2. Ni++
  3. Cu++
  4. Mn++

Question’s Answer: Zn++


Which of these statements is not true regarding primary standard?

  1. It is easily available in state of purity
  2. It is readily soluble in water
  3. It is hygroscopic in nature
  4. It solution is stable

Question’s Answer: It is hygroscopic in nature



Titrations involving oxidation and reduction reactions are called

  1. Redox titration
  2. Idometry
  3. Argentometry
  4. Complexometry

Question’s Answer: Redox titration


Which of these reagents are helpful and used as oxidizing agents?

  1. KMnO4
  2. Potassium bromate
  3. K2Cr2O7
  4. All A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: All A, B, and C


Which of these reagents are helpful and used as reducing agents?

  1. Na2S2O3
  2. KMnO4
  3. Potassium bromate
  4. K2Cr2O7

Question’s Answer: Na2S2O3

Titrations where a reducing agent is directly titrated against a standard iodine solution is called

  1. Iodimetry
  2. Iodometry
  3. Argentometry
  4. Gravimetry

Question’s Answer: Iodimetry



Which of these is not an acid radical?

  1. CI
  2. Br
  3. K+
  4. I

Question’s Answer: K+


Which of these radical is not a member of III group?

  1. Ca2+
  2. Fe2+
  3. Fe3+
  4. Al3+

Question’s Answer: Ca2+


Titrations where iodine is liberated as a result of chemical reactions involving oxidation of an iodide ion is called

  1. Argentometry
  2. Iodometry
  3. Gravimetry
  4. Iodimetry

Question’s Answer: Iodometry


______ is the volumetric analysis in which a solution of silver nitrate is titrated against a halide or thiocyanate ion?

  1. lodimetry
  2. Iodometry
  3. Argentometry
  4. Gravimetry

Question’s Answer: Argentometry


The method which involves the separation of the constituents in the form of an insoluble compound is called

  1. Argentometry
  2. Gravimetry
  3. Todimetry
  4. Iodometry

Question’s Answer: Gravimetry


Which of these species is not a basic radical?

  1. Ag+
  2. Ba++
  3. CI
  4. Al+++

Question’s Answer: CI


Which of these radical is not a member of IV group?

  1. Zn2
  2. Co2+
  3. Ni2+
  4. Mg2+

Question’s Answer: Mg2+


Which of these acid radical is not interfering?

  1. Phosphate
  2. Borate
  3. Fluoride
  4. Sulfate

Question’s Answer: Sulfate


Which of these acid radical gives chromyl chloride test?

  1. CI
  2. Br
  3. F
  4. I

Question’s Answer: CI


Which of these group reagent is helpful and used for III group of basic radical?

  1. NH4OH + H2S
  2. H2S+HCI
  3. NH4OH +NH4CH
  4. Dilute HCI

Question’s Answer: NH4OH + H2S


NH4OH in the presence of HS is helpful and used as a group reagent for Which of these group?

  1. Group IV
  2. Group II
  3. Group III
  4. Group I

Question’s Answer: Group IV


Which of these chloride is soluble in hot water?

  1. Hg₂Cl₂
  2. AgCl
  3. PbCl₂
  4. All A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: PbCl₂


Which of these sulfide is yellow in color?

  1. Cds
  2. PbS
  3. Cus
  4. HgS

Question’s Answer: Cds



A mixture containing S2- and SO32- treating with dil. HCl will produce

  1. H₂S and SO₂ gas
  2. SO₂ gas
  3. CO₂ gas
  4. H₂S gas

Question’s Answer: H₂S and SO₂ gas


Which of these salt is green in color?

  1. Mn salt
  2. Co salt
  3. Cr salt
  4. Ba salt

Question’s Answer: Cr salt


Which of these statements is not true regarding secondary standard?

  1. It is easily available in state of purity
  2. It is not readily soluble in water
  3. It solution is not stable
  4. It is hygroscopic in nature

Question’s Answer: bIt is easily available in state of purity


Which of these mixture/solution is helpful and used for cleansing of glass apparatus?

  1. Dichromate and sulfuric acid mixture
  2. Detergent solution
  3. Soap solution
  4. All A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: All A, B, and C


Which is the volumetric analysis involving EDTA?

  1. Idometry
  2. Complexometry
  3. Argentometry
  4. Redox titration

Question’s Answer: Complexometry


Which of these indicators is helpful and used in chelatometry?

  1. Solochrome Black 6B
  2. Eriochrome Black T
  3. Mureoxide
  4. All A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: All A, B, and C


Which of these acid radical give organic layer test?

  1. I
  2. CO32-
  3. So42-
  4. CI

Question’s Answer:I

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