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General Certificate of Secondary Education Foundation Tier

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Science A
Unit Chemistry C1

Chemistry 1F

Chemistry
Unit Chemistry C1
For this paper you must have: • a ruler • the Data Sheet (enclosed). You may use a calculator.

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! ! ! ! Use black ink or black ball-point pen. Fill in the boxes at the top of this page. Answer all questions. You must answer the questions in the space provided. Do not write outside the box around each page or on blank pages. ! Do all rough work in this book. Cross through any work you do not want to be marked.

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The marks for questions are shown in brackets. The maximum mark for this paper is 60. You are expected to use a calculator where appropriate. You are reminded of the need for good English and clear presentation in your answers. ! Question 8(c) should be answered in continuous prose. In this question you will be marked on your ability to: –use good English –organise information clearly –use specialist vocabulary where appropriate. ! ! ! !

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! In all calculations, show clearly how you work out your answer.

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Answer all questions in the spaces provided. 1 A substance made of only one type of atom is called an element. The chemical symbols and positions of six elements in the periodic table are shown.

Draw a straight line from each description to its correct symbol.

Description

Symbol Al

A metal with a low density that does not corrode easily Fe It has properties similar to those of sodium, Na He It is a transition metal Li It is a noble gas O (4 marks)

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2 2 (a)

Many plants produce useful oils. The diagram shows some apparatus used to obtain oil from plant material.

Four parts of the apparatus are labelled, A, B, C and D. Use the information in the diagram to complete the sentences. Steam is made in part .

Oil from the plant material is vaporised in part

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Steam and oil vapour are condensed in part

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2 (b) 2 (b) (i)

A student investigated a mixture of a plant oil and water. A mixture of the plant oil and water was shaken and left to stand for 10 minutes.

Draw a ring around the correct answer to complete the sentence. dissolves. The plant oil separates from the water because it floats. sinks. (1 mark) 2 (b) (ii) A mixture of the plant oil, water and egg yolk was shaken and left to stand for 10 minutes. The mixture did not separate.

Draw a ring around the correct answer to complete the sentence. a compound. The plant oil, water and egg yolk make an emulsion. a fat. (1 mark)

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Billions of years ago, the Earth’s early atmosphere was probably like the atmosphere of Venus today. The table shows the temperature and the percentage composition of the atmospheres of the Earth and Venus today. Percentage (%) composition of atmosphere Name of gas Nitrogen Oxygen Argon Carbon dioxide Water vapour Average...
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