LinkedIn Insight Physical Chemistry-Chemistry-BSC-Nagpur-Winter-2017 - Grad Plus

Physical Chemistry-Chemistry-BSC-Nagpur-Winter-2017

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Semester—2 Examination
CHEMISTRY (Physics Chemistry)

Optional Paper—1
Time : 3 Hours
Maximum Marks : 50

N.B. :— (1) All questions are compulsory and carry equal marks.
(2) Draw well labelled diagram wherever necessary.

1. (A) Derive the relationship between heat of reaction at constant volume and constant pressure. The
heat of combustion of benzene in a bomb calorimeter was found to be –3263.9 kJ mol–1 at
298 K. Calculate the heat of combustion of benzene at constant pressure. [5M]

(B) Define :

(i) Isobaric process

(ii) Isochoric process

(iii) Adiabatic process

(iv) Reversible process, and

(v) Cyclic process. [5M]


(C) State Joule-Thomson effect. Show that Joule-Thomson effect is isoenthalpic. [2½M]

(D) Calculate maximum work-done when 3-moles of nitrogen gas expands isothermally and reversibly
from volume of 5 dm3 to 20 dm3 at 30ºC. [2½M]

(E) Explain with suitable example Hess’s Law of constant heat summation. [2½M]

(F) State and explain state function and path function. [2½M]


2. (A) Discuss water system with the help of phase diagram. [5M]

(B) State and explain Nernst distribution law. Find out amount of solute extracted from 100 ml of
an aqueous solution containing 9 gm of it using 50 ml CHCl3 at a time in two instalments. The
distribution coefficient of solute between CHCl3 and water is 5. [5M]


(C) Define :

(i) No. of components and

(ii) Degrees of freedom. [2½M]


(D) Draw phase diagram of Lead-Silver System and explain the principle of Pattinson’s process for
enrichment of Silver. [2½M]

(E) What is critical solution temperature ? Explain nicotine-water system. [2½M]

(F) State and explain the Raoult’s Law of an ideal solution. [2½M]


3. (A) State and explain Kohlrausch’s Law of ionic mobility. At 25ºC l¥ for potassium picrate is
103.97 × 10– 4 Sm2 mol–1 and l¥ of potassium ion is 73.58 × 10–4 Sm2 mol–1 . Calculate l¥ for
picrate ion and transport number of picrate ion at infinite dilution. [5M]

(B) Explain :

(i) Relaxation effect and

(ii) Electrophoretic effect. [5M]


(C) Explain Arrhenius theory of electrolytic dissociation. [2½M]

(D) A 0.5 N solution of a salt has the resistance of 25 ohms. Calculate the specific conductance and
equivalent conductance of the solution. (Given : Cell constant = 38.22 m–1). [2½M]

(E) Explain conductometric titration of strong acid against strong base. [2½M]

(F) What is transport number ? Derive the relation between ionic conductance and transport number
of an ion. [2½M]


4. (A) Define activation energy of a chemical reaction. How can it be determined with the help of
Arrhenius equation ? In the reaction of decomposition of acetaldehyde the slope of straight line
for a plot of log K against
is found to be –9920 K. Calculate the energy of activation. [5M]

(B) Discuss transition state theory. Derive an expression for the rate constant based on equilibrium
constant. [5M]


(C) Distinguish between order and molecularity of a reaction. [2½M]

(D) In a gaseous reaction the time for half change for various partial pressures was as follows :
Pressure (mm) : 200 300 400
Half time (min.) : 150 99.8 75.3
What is the order of reaction ? 2½

(E) Derive an expression for the rate constant for reaction of second order when initial concentrations
of both reactants are equal. [2½M]

(F) Discuss the Lindemann’s theory as applied to the unimolecular reaction. [2½M]


5. Attempt any TEN questions out of the following :

(i) What are extensive properties ?

(ii) What is inversion temperature ?

(iii) Give two statements of first law of thermodynamics.

(iv) What is triple point of a system ?

(v) Write condensed phase rule equation.

(vi) What are azeotropic mixtures ?

(vii) What is cell constant of a conductivity cell ?

(viii) Write two advantages of conductometric titrations over usual titrations.

(ix) Write Debye-Huckel-Onsager equation.

(x) What is zero order reaction ? Give one example.

(xi) What do you know about stearic factor ?

(xii) Write unit of rate constant of first order reaction.             [10M]

Scroll to Top
error: Alert: Content selection is disabled!!