CHEMISTRY HOMEWORK & TESTS SCHEDULED FOR SECOND TERM 2018

GRADE 7 (FORM 1)

  1. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Chapter 4: Elements, Compounds and Mixtures. Work out the following questions at the end of Unit 4: Elements, Compounds and Mixtures: Pages 124-126 Multiple Choice Questions 1, 4, 8, 9, 11, 12 and 13. Structured Questions 4 and 9.
  2. A first written test is scheduled immediately after correcting the homework on Unit 6: An Introduction to the Language of Chemistry. Students are therefore advised to start revising this chapter as soon as the correction of its homework begins.
  3. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Chapter 5: Air. Work out the following questions at the end of Unit 7: Air: Pages 220-222 Multiple Choice Questions 2, 3, 6, 7, 9 and 10. Structured Questions 4 and 5.
  4. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Chapter 6: Physical and Chemical Changes. Work out the following questions at the end of Unit 4: Elements, Compounds and Mixtures: Pages 124-126 Multiple Choice Questions 2. Structured Question 8.
  5. A second written test is scheduled immediately after correcting the homework on Unit 8: Physical and Chemical Changes. Students are therefore advised to start revising this chapter as soon as the correction of its homework begins.
  6. Using the notes in your copybook and textbook, prepare a one page summary of the chapter Elements and compounds. As a third test, you will have to recite (learn by heart) your summary two to three weeks before the end of the second term. Your summary should be in question (in red ink) and answer (in blue ink) format and should answer at least the following questions:
    1. What is an element?
    2. State the symbols, appearance and uses of the following metals: aluminium, copper, gold, iron, magnesium, mercury, silver, sodium, tin and zinc.
    3. State the symbols, appearance and uses of the following non-metals: bromine, carbon, chlorine, helium, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, silicon and sulfur.
    4. State three ways in which chemical elements may be classified.
    5. State four main differences between metals and non-metals.
    6. Where can metals and non-metals be located in the Periodic Table?
    7. What is a compound?
    8. Give examples of two common compounds.
    9. What is a mixture?
    10. Give examples of two common mixtures.
    11. Draw diagrams to compare the particles in an element, a compound and a mixture.
    12. Use a table to compare an element, a compound and a mixture?
    13. State the percentage, by volume, of the different gases present in air.
    14. State three properties of pure air.
    15. Which gas, present in air, is needed for the following processes:
      1. burning (combustion)
      2. respiration,
      3. photosynthesis?
    16. Name one use for each of the following gases: oxygen, carbon dioxide, nitrogen and the noble gases.
    17. With the help of a labelled diagram explain how the following gases are prepared, collected and tested:
      1. oxygen
      2. carbon dioxide.
    18. How will you show that air contains:
      1. water vapour
      2. Carbon dioxide?
    19. Use an example to explain what is meant by a physical change.
    20. Why are changes of state considered to be physical changes?
    21. Define the following changes of state: melting, freezing, boiling, condensation, sublimation and deposition.
    22. Use an example to explain what is meant by a chemical change.
    23. Why are the following considered to be chemical changes: burning, rusting, respiration and photosynthesis?
    24. Using simple examples, explain how a physical change is different from a chemical change.
  7. A fourth, written test based on the notes in the book, copybook, exercise book and on the summary is also scheduled two to three weeks before the end of the second term.

GRADE 8 (FORM 2)

  1. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 3: Sustainable Living—Use of Resources. Work out the following questions at the end of Unit 3: Sustainable Living—Use of Resources: questions 1-5 and 9.
  2. A first written test is scheduled immediately after correcting the homework on Unit 3: Sustainable Living—Use of Resources. Students are therefore advised to start revising this chapter as soon as the correction of its homework begins.
  3. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 4: Health and Safety. Work out the following questions at the end of Unit 4: Health and Safety: End of Unit Questions on Acids, Bases and Salts: Multiple Choice Questions 3-10. Structured Questions 2-5.
  4. A second written test is scheduled immediately after correcting the homework on Unit 4: Health and Safety. Students are therefore advised to start revising this chapter as soon as the correction of its homework begins.
  5. Using the notes in your copybook and textbook, prepare a one page summary of the chapters: Sustainable Living—Use Resources and Health and Safety. As a fourth test you will have to recite (learn by heart) your summary two to three weeks before the end of the second term. Your summary should be in question (in red ink) and answer (in blue ink) format and should answer at least the following questions:
    1. What is global warming and which gases are responsible for this phenomenon?
    2. State four chemical properties of acids.
    3. How are acids important in everyday life?
    4. State three chemical properties of alkalis.
    5. How are bases and alkalis important in everyday life?
    6. What is a neutralisation reaction and what is a salt?
    7. State the uses of any five salts in everyday life.
    8. State the colours of the following indicators in strong acids and in strong alkalis:
      1. litmus
      2. phenolphthalein
      3. methyl orange
    9. State the pH values of the following:
      1. acidic solutions
      2. alkaline solutions
      3. neutral solutions
  6. A third, written test based on the notes in the book, copybook, exercise book and on the summary is also scheduled two to three weeks before the end of the second term.
  7. Download, print and work out John Kennedy College Form 2 Common Test Paper 2015.

GRADE 9 (FORM 3 NATIONAL ASSESSMENT)

  1. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Chapter 3: Chemical Reactions in General. Pages 79-85 Section A Questions 3, 5, 8, 10 and 17. Section B Questions 6 and 7.
  2. A first written test is scheduled immediately after correcting the homework on Chapter 3: Chemical Reactions in General. Students are therefore advised to start revising this chapter as soon as the correction of its homework begins.
  3. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Chapter 4: Important Chemical Reactions. Pages 104-112 Section A Questions 5, 12 and 20. Section B Question 7. Pages 132-137 Section A Questions 3 and 4. Section B Question 2.
  4. A second written test will be given immediately after correcting the homework on Chapter 4: Important Chemical Reactions. Students are therefore advised to start revising this chapter as soon as the correction of its homework begins.
  5. Using the February 2018 Syllabus prepare a two sheet (four pages) summary of the chapters Chemical Reactions in General and The Important Chemical Reactions. As a third test, you will have to recite your summary two to three weeks before the second term examinations. Your summary should be in question (in red ink) and answer (in blue ink) format and should answer at least the following questions:
    1. Compare the reactions of the metals in the reactivity series with:
      1. oxygen,
      2. water,
      3. dilute acids.
    2. Using a suitable example explain the meaning of the term displacement reaction.
    3. Compare the action of heat on metallic carbonates for metals in the reactivity series.
    4. With the help of a labelled diagram describe how you will prepare and collect the following gases:
      1. hydrogen,
      2. oxygen,
      3. carbon dioxide.
    5. Outline four important reactions of acids.
    6. Outline three important reactions of bases and alkalis.
    7. What is meant by a neutralisation reaction?
    8. Describe the importance of four neutralisation reactions in everyday life.
    9. What is a salt?
    10. Give examples of salts which are soluble in water and examples of salts which are insoluble.
    11. Describe two ways of preparing soluble salts.
    12. State the importance of selected salts in everyday life.
    13. Define the following terms and state their importance:
      1. combustion,
      2. respiration,
      3. photosynthesis.
    14. State the percentage composition of the gases present in air.
    15. Name three most common air pollutants and state their sources, effects and measures that can be taken to reduce their impact on the environment.
    16. What is global warming and how is it harmful?
  6. A fourth, written test based on the February 2018 Syllabus, on the notes in the book, copybook, exercise book and on the summary is also scheduled two to three weeks before the end of the second term.

GRADE 10 (FORM 4)

  1. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 2: The Particulate Nature of Matter (Structure and Properties of Materials only). Pages 88-89 Exercise 4 Foundation Questions 2 and 15. Pages 141-144 Exercise 7 Foundation Questions 7, 8, 10, 12, 15 and 20. Challenge Question 4.
  2. A first written test is scheduled immediately after correcting the homework on Unit 2: The Particulate Nature of Matter (Structure and Properties of Materials and Bonding only). Students are therefore advised to start revising this chapter as soon as the correction of homework on Bonding begins.
  3. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 6: Stoichiometry and the Mole concept. Pages 153-154 Exercise 8 Foundation Question 4. Challenge Questions 1 and 2. Pages 178-179 Exercise 9 Foundation Questions 3, 7 and 22. Pages 203-206 Exercise 10 Foundation Questions 4, 7 and 10. Challenge Question 5 and 6.
  4. A second written test is scheduled immediately after correcting the homework on Unit 6: Stoichiometry and the Mole concept. Students are therefore advised to start revising this chapter as soon as the correction of its homework begins.
  5. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 7.1: The Characteristic Properties of Acids and Bases. Pages 226-228 Exercise 11 Foundation Questions 1, 4, 5, 6 and 10. Challenge Questions 3 and 6.
  6. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 7.2: Preparation of Salts. Pages 246-249 Exercise 12 Foundation Questions 2, 5, 6, 9, 10 and 15. Challenge Question 7. Read and Underline/highlight the main points in Unit 1.3 Identification of Ions and Gases.
  7. A third written test is scheduled immediately after Unit 7.2: Preparation of Salts. Students are therefore advised to start revising this chapter as soon as the chapter begins.
  8. Update your summary by adding, in your sheet of paper, the Chemistry Formulae covered during the second term.
  9. Update your summary by adding in the other sheet, the Chemistry Definitions covered during the second term.
  10. On a sheet of paper, prepare a summary containing Chemistry General Equations covered during the second term.
  11. In the small copybook, update your Chemistry Experiments and Labelled Diagrams covered during the second term.
  12. As a fourth test, you will have to recite (learn by heart) the above Chemistry Summaries (stated in parts 8, 9 and 10 above) two to three weeks before the end of the second term.
  13. A fifth, written test based on Chemistry Experiments and Labelled Diagrams is also scheduled two to three weeks before the end of the second term.

GRADE 11 (FORM 5)

  1. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 4: Electrolysis. Chapter 22 pages 363-365 Structured Questions 1, 4, 7 and 8. Free Response Question 2.
  2. A first written test is scheduled immediately after completing Unit 4: Electrolysis. Students are therefore advised to start revising this chapter as soon as the correction of its homework begins.
  3. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 5: Energy From Chemicals. Chapter 19 pages 302-303 Structured Questions 2 and 5. Free Response Question 1.
  4. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 6: Chemical Reactions (Rate of Reaction only). Chapter 20 pages 321-323 Structured Questions 4 and 6. Free Response Question 2.
  5. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 6: Chemical Reactions (Reversible Reactions only).
  6. A second written test is scheduled immediately after completing Unit 5: Energy From Chemicals and Unit 6: Chemical Reactions (Rate of Reactions and Reversible Reactions). Students are therefore advised to start revising these chapters as soon as Unit 6: Chemical Reactions (Reversible Reactions) is being explained.
  7. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 11: Organic Chemistry (Alkanes and Alkenes only). Chapter 24 pages 396-397 Structured Question 2. Chapter 25 pages 416-417 Structured Questions 2, 4 and 6.
  8. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 11: Organic Chemistry (Alcohols and Carboxylic Acids only). Chapter 26 pages 431-433 Structured Questions 7, 8 and 10.
  9. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 11: Organic Chemistry (Macromolecules only). Chapter 27 pages 449-450 Structured Questions 3, 4 and 6. Free Response Question 3.
  10. On the sheet of paper, update your summary so as to include all Chemistry Formulae for School Certificate.
  11. On the other sheet of paper, update your summary so as to include all Chemistry Definitions for School Certificate.
  12. On still another sheet of paper, update your summary so as to include all Chemistry General Equations for School Certificate.
  13. In the small copybook, update your summary so as to include all Chemistry Experiments and Labelled Diagrams.
  14. As a third written test, you will have to recite (learn by heart) the above Chemistry Summaries (stated in parts 17, 18 and 19 above) two to three weeks before the end of the second term.
  15. A fourth, written test based on Chemistry Experiments and Labelled Diagrams is also scheduled two to three weeks before the end of the second term.
  16. Download, print and Work out Cambridge School Certificate 'O' Level paper November 2008 Paper 1 (Multiple Choice), Paper 2 (Theory) and Paper 4 (Alternative-to-Practical).

GRADE 12 (LOWER 6)

  1. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 4: States of Matter. Topic 4 Section A Questions 1, 8 and 14. Section B Questions 3 and 17. Section C Questions 6 (graph paper must be shown) and 16.
  2. A first written test is scheduled immediately after correcting the homework on Unit 4: States of Matter. Students are therefore advised to start revising this chapter as soon as the correction of its homework begins.
  3. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 5: Chemical Energetics. Topic 4 Section A Questions 1, 3 and 9. Section B Questions 1 and 11. Section C Questions 3 and 29.
  4. A second written test is scheduled immediately after correcting the homework on Unit 5: Chemical Energetics. Students are therefore advised to start revising this chapter as soon as the correction of its homework begins.
  5. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 9: The Periodic Table: chemical periodicity. Topic 9 Section A Questions 3, 23 and 32. Section B Questions 7 and 15. Section C Questions 3(a)(b) and 8.
  6. A third written test is scheduled immediately after correcting the homework on Unit 9: The Periodic Table: chemical periodicity. Students are therefore advised to start revising this chapter as soon as the correction of its homework begins.
  7. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 10: Group 2. Topic 10 Section A Question 3, 14 and 28. Section B Question 1 and 18. Section C Question 14 and 33.
  8. A fourth written test is scheduled immediately after correcting the homework on Unit 10: Group 2. Students are therefore advised to start revising this chapter as soon as the correction of its homework begins.
  9. On another sheet of paper, update your Chemistry Formulae covered during the second term.
  10. On still another sheet of paper, update your summary containing Chemistry Definitions and Terms covered during the second term.
  11. On a sheet of paper, update your summary of Chemistry General Equations covered during the second term.
  12. In the small copybook, update your Chemistry Descriptions & Mechanisms and Labelled Diagrams covered during the second term.
  13. As a fifth test, you will have to recite (learn by heart) the above Chemistry Summaries (stated in parts 9, 10 and 11 above) two to three weeks before the end of the second term.
  14. A sixth, written test based on Chemistry Descriptions & Mechanisms and Labelled Diagrams is also scheduled two to three weeks before the end of the second term.

GRADE 13 (UPPER 6)

  1. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 18: Carbonyl Compounds. Topic 18 Section A Questions 9, 38 and 56. Section B Questions 12 and 17. Section C Questions 17 and 25(a)(b).
  2. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 19: Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives. Topic 19 Section A Questions 6, 19 and 51. Section B Questions 9 and 14. Section C Questions 13 and 24.
  3. Read and underline/highlight the main point in Unit 20: Nitrogen Compounds. Topic 20 Section A Questions 1, 17 and 26. Section B Questions 1 and 3. Section C Questions 23 and 33.
  4. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 21: Polymerisation. Topic 21 Section A Questions 1, 5 and 29. Section B Questions 2 and 6. Section C Questions 32 and 33.
  5. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 22: Analytical Techniques. Topic 22 Questions 12, 17, 25 and 28.
  6. Read and underline/highlight the main points in Unit 23: Organic Synthesis. Topic 23 Section A Questions 2, 7 and 16. Section B Questions 2 and 3. Section C Questions 19 and 24.
  7. A first written test is scheduled immediately after correcting the homework on Units 18 to 23. Students are therefore advised to start revising this chapter as soon as the correction of homework on Unit 23: Organic Synthesis begins.
  8. On the sheet of paper, update your summary so as to include all Chemistry Formulae for Higher School Certificate.
  9. On the sheet of paper, update your summary so as to include all Chemistry Definitions and Terms for Higher School Certificate.
  10. On the sheet of paper, update your summary so as to include all Chemistry General Equations for Higher School Certificate.
  11. In the small copybook, update your summary so as to include all Chemistry Descriptions & Mechanisms for Higher School Certificate.
  12. In the small copybook, update your summary so as to include all Chemistry Labelled Diagrams for Higher School Certificate.
  13. As a second test, you will have to recite (learn by heart) the above Chemistry Summaries (stated in parts 8, 9 and 10 above) three weeks before the end of the second term.
  14. A third, written test based on Chemistry Descriptions & Mechanisms and Labelled Diagrams is also scheduled three weeks before the end of the second term.
  15. Download, print and Work out Cambridge Higher School Certificate 'A' Level paper November 2016 Paper 52 (Planning, Analysis and Evaluation).
  16. John Kennedy College Mock Examinations Papers Mark Schemes Paper 2 (As Level Structured Questions), Paper 3 (Advanced Level Practical) and Paper 5 (Planning, Analysis and Evaluation).