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Oct 11 2017 Unit 1 Module 2 Rates of Reaction Test Orders Name……………………………………………………

1. Two compounds, X and Y, are known to undergo the reaction X + 3Y  XY3


Using the experimental results in the table below:

EXPERIMENT Initial concentration of Initial concentration of Initial rate of formation of


X/moldm-3 Y/moldm-3 XY3/moldm-3s-1
1 0.100 0.100 0.00200
2 0.100 0.200 0.00798
3 0.100 0.300 0.01805
4 0.200 0.100 0.00399
5 0.300 0.100 0.00601

Calculate the rate constant of the reaction. and state its units. [5]

2.

a) Determine the rate law and the value of k. [5]

b) Calculate the initial rate if the concentration of ALL THREE reactants is 0.5 mol/L [1]

3. A tanker carrying liquid oxygen and liquid hydrogen just exploded. Based on the orders of reaction, sketch the most appropriate
graph on the axes below which would most likely represent an explosive reaction. [1]

4. List FOUR factors that affect the rate of


a chemical reaction. [4]

5. The rate equation for the reaction


between hydrogen, H2, and nitrogen monoxide, NO, is as follow: Rate = k[H2][NO]2
Oct 11 2017 Unit 1 Module 2 Rates of Reaction Test Orders Name……………………………………………………

Predict qualitatively what would happen to the rate of the reaction when the following changes are made.

i) The concentration of H2 is doubled

Effect on rate

….……………………………………………………………………… [1]

ii) The concentration of NO is halved.

Effect on rate

….……………………………………………………………………… [1]

iii) The concentration of both H2 and NO is tripled

Effect on rate

….………………………………………………………………………..[1]

6. The reaction of butyl chloride, C4H9Cl with water is a first order reaction. Below is the equation for the reaction
C4H9Cl + H2O --> C4H9OH + HCl

a) What is a feature of first order reactions with respect to concentration vs time graphs? [1]

b) Suggest the rate equation for the reaction of butyl chloride and water. [1]

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