ICSE Worksheet for chapter-10 Nitric Acid class 10

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  • Introduction, laboratory preparation from a mixture of potassium or sodium nitrate with conc.H2SO4.
  • Manufacture of nitric acid by Ostwald’s process.
  • Physical and Chemical properties, tests and uses of nitric acid.

Section - 1

  • Q1. Which metal nitrates give nitrogen oxide, oxygen and metal oxide, on heating?
    Which metal nitrates gives their metal on heating?
  • Q2. Answer the questions given below, relating your answer only to compounds given in the following lists:
    Tetrammine copper (II) sulphate , Iron (III) chloride, conc.Nitric acid,
    Ammonium hydroxide.
    • Write name of the colours and action when concentrated nitric acid is heated with copper turnings?
    • A compound X is dissolved in the ammonia solution to give a deep blue colored solution, write the name of the compound having deep blue colours?
    • The concentrated nitric acid produces yellow stains and blisters on skin. Give the reason.
    • Write chemical equation when nitric acid reacts with sodium bicarbonate.

Section - 2

  • Q3.Give two reactions to show that nitric acid is:
    • An acid
    • An oxidizing agent
  • Q4.How will you show that nitric acid contains:
    • Hydrogen?
    • Nitrogen?
    • Oxygen?
  • Q5.Give reasons for the following
    • In the laboratory preparation of nitric acid, it can be obtained below 200°C or above 200°C, but the lower temperature is preferred.
    • Commercial nitric acid is yellowish brown in color.
  • Q6. Why is quartz in absorption tower packed in layers ?
  • Q7. Write reactions involved in brown ring test used for detection of nitrate.
  • Q8. “All apparatus are made of glass which are used in laboratory preparation of HNO3 “. Why ?
  • Q9. Name a nitrate which on heating gives oxygen as the only gaseous product.>
  • Q10. Complete the following equations-
  • Q11. The manufacturing of nitric acid and sulphuric acid involves the use of a catalyst at some stage.
    • Name the catalyst used in the manufacture
    • Write the balanced equation for the reaction which involves the catalyst during the manufacture of nitric acid from ammonia.
  • Q12. Nitric acid is now-a-days manufactured by the catalytic oxidation of ammonia. Describe briefly (in words or equations) the steps involved
  • Q13. Give correctly balanced equation for the laboratory preparation of nitric acid.
    • What happens when some nitric acid falls on the hand?
    • Atmospheric nitrogen undergoes a series of changed, represented in the diagram by lettered arrows into various compounds, named in the diagram.

    Give the equation for

    • Reaction A
    • Reaction B
    • Reaction C
  • Q14. Explain, why neutral and colourless nitric oxide form acidic brown fumes on coming in contact with air.

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