Halogens MCQs [Chemistry]

Set of Important MCQs on Chemistry of Halogens in inorganic chemistry for the preparation of tests.

How many types of Inter halogens?

  1. 7
  2. 6
  3. 5
  4. 4

Question’s Answer: 4


What is the name of CIF?

  1. Chlorine monofluoride
  2. Fluorine chloride
  3. Monochlorine fluoride
  4. Monoflourine chloride

Chlorine monofluoride


What are example of pseudohalogen group?

  1. Selenocyanogen
  2. Thiocyanogen
  3. Cyanogen
  4. All A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: All A, B, and C


Which of the mentioned has the greatest value of electronegativity?

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

Question’s Answer: F


The high oxidizing power of halogens is favored by which of the following?

  1. Low heat of dissociation of X2
  2. A high electron affinity of the atom
  3. A higher hydration energy of the ion
  4. All A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: All A, B, and C


In their ionic compounds, halogens exhibit the oxidation states of ________ .

  1. -4
  2. -2
  3. -3
  4. -1

Question’s Answer: -1


All of these halogens form oxyacide, excluding ______ .

  1. Chlorine
  2. Fluorine
  3. Bromine
  4. Iodine

Question’s Answer: Fluorine


Fluorine differs from the other members of its own group due to which of the mentioned reasons?

  1. Its higher electronegativity
  2. Its small size and low bond energy
  3. Non-availability of d-orbitals in its valence shell
  4. All A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: All A, B, and C


Among all halogens no oxyacid of the following is known

  1. iodine
  2. Chlorine
  3. Bromine
  4. Fluorine

Question’s Answer: Fluorine


Which of the mentioned members of the halogens family form hydrogen bonds?

  1. Chlorine
  2. Bromine
  3. Fluorine
  4. Iodine

Question’s Answer: Fluorine


Fluorine form fluorides by reacting with_________ .

  1. Metals
  2. Metalloids
  3. Non-metal
  4. Any of A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: Any of A, B, and C


Fluorine is _______ .

  1. Most reactive element
  2. Powerful oxidizing agent
  3. Helpful and used as refrigerants in its compounds form
  4. All A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: All A, B, and C


Which of the mentioned oxidation states are shown by halogens?

  1. +5, +7
  2. +1, +3
  3. +4, +6
  4. All A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: All A, B, and C


Separation of isotopes of uranium is carried out by

  1. CaF2
  2. CH2F2
  3. HF
  4. SF6

Question’s Answer: SF6


The electrolytic method super passes all other methods due to

  1. Easy available
  2. Cheapness
  3. Purity
  4. All A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: All A, B, and C


On industrial scale, which method/process is used to prepare chlorine?

  1. Dennis’s method
  2. Plantner’s process
  3. Deacon’s process
  4. Aludels process

Question’s Answer: Deacon’s process


Greenish yellow gas with pungent irritating odor

  1. Fluorine
  2. Iodine
  3. Bromine
  4. Chlorine

Question’s Answer: Chlorine


Which of the mentioned halogen is helpful and used for sterilization of drinking water?

  1. Chlorine
  2. Fluorine
  3. Bromine
  4. Iodine

Question’s Answer: Chlorine


Chlorine is helpful and used in which of the following?

  1. Sterilization of water
  2. Bleaching of cotton
  3. Extraction of gold
  4. All A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: All A, B, and C


The bromine produced on commercial scale may contain impurities of which of the following?

  1. Iodine
  2. Chloride
  3. Water
  4. All A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: All A, B, and C


The vapors of attacks the eyes and mucous membrane of nose and throat

  1. Bromine
  2. Fluorine
  3. Chlorine
  4. Iodine

Question’s Answer: Bromine


Bromine is soluble in which of the following?

  1. Alcohol
  2. Chloroform
  3. Water
  4. All A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: All A, B, and C


What is the most easily reduced halogen?

  1. F2
  2. I2
  3. Cl2
  4. Br2

Question’s Answer: F2


Bromine is helpful and used as ______ .

  1. Germicides
  2. Manufacture of dyes & tear gas
  3. Oxidizing agent
  4. All A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: All A, B, and C


Iodine is a grey black solid and its vapors are in which color?

  1. Grey
  2. Black
  3. Yellow
  4. Violet

Question’s Answer: Violet


Iodine is helpful and used in

  1. Treatment of goiter
  2. Iodex as antiseptic
  3. Tincture of iodine
  4. All A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: All A, B, and C


The oxidation state of Cl in HClO4

  1. +3
  2. +5
  3. +7
  4. +1

Question’s Answer: +7


Increasing oxygen contents in oxyacids leads to

  1. A decrease in oxidizing power
  2. An increase in acid strength
  3. An increase in thermal stability
  4. All A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: All A, B, and C


Which halogens is radioactive in nature?

  1. Chlorine
  2. Iodine
  3. Astatine
  4. Fluorine

Question’s Answer: Astatine


Iodine is helpful and used in which of the following?

  1. Analgesic
  2. Photography
  3. Manufacture of dyes
  4. All A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: All A, B, and C


Which of the mentioned is not inter halogen?

  1. CIF
  2. BrF3
  3. CIF3
  4. (CN)2

Question’s Answer: (CN)2


Which of the mentioned inter halogens does not exist in nature?

  1. FBr3
  2. IF5
  3. CIF3
  4. CIF

Question’s Answer: FBr3


Which of the mentioned statements is true about high reactivity of fluorine?

  1. Small size
  2. High electronegativity
  3. Low bond energy
  4. All A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: Small size


What is the outermost electronic configuration of most electronegative element?

  1. ns2np5
  2. ns2np4
  3. ns2np3
  4. ns2np6

Question’s Answer: ns2np5


Which of the halogens has lowest bond energy?

  1. Br₂
  2. Cl₂
  3. F₂
  4. I₂

Question’s Answer: F₂


Which number of halogen family does not show positive oxidation state?

  1. Chlorine
  2. Fluorine
  3. Bromine
  4. Iodine

Question’s Answer: Fluorine


Which of the mentioned is the strongest oxidant?

  1. I2
  2. Cl2
  3. Br₂
  4. F2

Question’s Answer: F2


Which of the mentioned is a false statement?

  1. Halogens are strong oxidizing agent
  2. Halogens show only (-I) oxidation state
  3. HF molecules form intermolecular H-bonds
  4. Fluorine is highly reactive

Question’s Answer: Halogens show only (-I) oxidation state


Chlorine gas acts as a bleaching agent only in presence of

  1. Moisture
  2. Dry Air
  3. Sunlight
  4. Pure oxygen

Question’s Answer: Moisture


Tincture of iodine is

  1. KI in water
  2. Iodine in KI
  3. Iodine in alcohol
  4. Iodine in water

Question’s Answer: Iodine in alcohol


The fluoride tooth-paste contains

  1. NaF
  2. SnF2 and Sn2P207
  3. CaF2
  4. H2[SiF6]

Question’s Answer: NaF


Group VII A of periodic table consist of how many elements ?

  1. 2
  2. 8
  3. 6
  4. 5

Question’s Answer: 5


All halogens of ___  exist as covalent molecules.

  1. Monoatomic
  2. Triatomicc
  3. Daitomic
  4. Tetra-atomic

Question’s Answer: Daitomic



Which of the mentioned hydrogen halides is the weakest in the aqueous solution?

  1. HI
  2. HF
  3. HBr
  4. HCI

Question’s Answer: HF


Which of the mentioned halogens is solid at room temperature?

  1. I2
  2. Br2
  3. Cl2
  4. F2

Question’s Answer: I2


Which of the halogens is colored solid?

  1. F2
  2. I2
  3. Cl2
  4. Br₂

Question’s Answer: I2


Which is the strongest reducing agent?

  1. HI
  2. HCI
  3. HBr
  4. HF

Question’s Answer: HI


Which of the mentioned compounds han greatest boiling point?

  1. HI
  2. HF
  3. HCI
  4. HBr

Question’s Answer: HF


Which of the mentioned has the maximum ionic character?

  1. HCI
  2. HF
  3. HBr
  4. HI

Question’s Answer: HF


Which of the mentioned halogens is most easily reduced?

  1. I2
  2. Br2
  3. F2
  4. Cl2

Question’s Answer: F2


Which of the mentioned oxo acids of chlorine is the best oxidizing agent?

  1. HCIO2
  2. HCIO
  3. HClO3
  4. HCIO4

Question’s Answer: HCIO


Which of the mentioned halogens does not form oxyacide?

  1. I2
  2. Br2
  3. F2
  4. Cl2

Question’s Answer: F2


What is the structure of HCIO2?

  1. Angular
  2. Linear
  3. Trigonal pyramidal
  4. Tetrahedral

Question’s Answer: Angular


Which of the mentioned is highly dangerous acid and produces severe wounds on the skin?

  1. HCIO4
  2. HCIO2
  3. HCIO3
  4. HCIO

Question’s Answer: HCIO4


What is the geometry of the HClO4?

  1. Distorted tetrahedral
  2. Octahedral
  3. Tetrahedral
  4. Pentagonal

Question’s Answer: Tetrahedral


Pick out the false statement for Cl2.

  1. It has trigonal planar geometry
  2. It is helpful and used to make gaseous Ur is useful in making enriched U-230
  3. It is helpful and used as powerful fluorinating agent for inorganic compounds
  4. CIF3 has been helpful and used as fuel in short range rockets reacting with hydrazine.

Question’s Answer: It has trigonal planar geometry


Which of the mentioned is the active ingredient in ordinary household bleach?

  1. NaCIO
  2. Cl₂
  3. NaCl
  4. HCI

Question’s Answer: NaCIO


What is the accurate and true trend of ionization energies in halogens?

  1. Increase down the group
  2. Remains constant
  3. First decreases then increases
  4. Decreases down the group

Question’s Answer: Decreases down the group


Which can be purified by sublimation?

  1. I2
  2. Cl2
  3. Be2
  4. F2

Question’s Answer: I2


Why Halogens are colored?

  1. Because they are strong oxidant
  2. Because their molecules are held together by weak van der Waals forces
  3. Because their atoms absorb radiations from visible range causing the excitation of valence electrons to higher energy of levels
  4. Because their molecules absorb light radiation forming the excited states.

Question’s Answer: Because their molecules absorb light radiation forming the excited states.


Fluorine does not show variable oxidation state, because of

  1. Its high electronegativity
  2. Its small size
  3. Non-availability of d-orbitals
  4. Low dissociation energy of F-F bond

Question’s Answer: Non-availability of d-orbitals


The accurate increasing order of bond dissociation energy for N2, O2, F2 and Cl2 is

  1. F2 < Cl2 < O2 < N2
  2. N2 < O2 < F2 < Cl₂
  3. F2 < Cl2 < N2 < O2
  4. N2 < Cl2 < F2 < O2

Question’s Answer: F2 < Cl2 < O2 < N2


Which of the mentioned belongs to pseudo halogens?

  1. Azidocarbondisulfide
  2. Thiocyanogen
  3. Cyanogen
  4. All A, B, and C

Question’s Answer: All A, B, and C


What is the geometry of IF7?

  1. Distorted octahedral
  2. Pentagonal bipyramidal
  3. Octahedral
  4. Icosahedral

Question’s Answer: Pentagonal bipyramidal


 

Which compound is helpful and used in photography?

  1. AgCl
  2. Agl
  3. AgF
  4. AgBr

Question’s Answer: AgBr


Which one of the following has the greatest electron affinity?

  1. Cl₂
  2. F2
  3. Br2
  4. I2

Question’s Answer: Cl₂


Deficiency of iodine in diet causes which of the following disorder?

  1. Cancer
  2. Leukemia
  3. Goiter
  4. Anaemia

Question’s Answer: Goiter


Which of the mentioned is a perudohalide?

  1. I3
  2. IF7
  3. ICI
  4. CN

Question’s Answer: CN


HCIO4, HNO3 and HCl are all strong acids in aqueous solution. In glacial acetic acid medium, their acid strength is such that

  1. HCIO4 > HCI > HNO3
  2. HNO3 > HCIO4 > HCI
  3. HCI > HCIO4 > HNO3
  4. HCI > HCIO4 > HNO3

Question’s Answer: HCIO4 > HCI > HNO3


Which of the mentioned has maximum vapor pressure?

  1. HF
  2. HI
  3. HBr
  4. HCI

Question’s Answer: HI

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