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HURDCO INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

GRADE-VI
3 rd QUARTER
WORKSHEET-2
Chapters: 2.06: Covalent substances.
2.07: Metals: more giant structures.
3.01: Acids and alkalis.
1. Define the following terms with examples.
a) Molecular structure.

b) Giant covalent structure.

c) Metallic bonding.

d) Acids

e) Alkalis

2. Fill in the blanks.


a) Molecules are made of non-metal atoms joined by strong
______________ bonds.
b) All molecular solids have a similar _____________ structure.
c) The intermolecular forces between molecules are
____________.
d) Diamond and graphite are _______________ of carbon two
forms of the same element.
e) ___________ acid is found in oranges and lemons.

f) Litmus is a __________colored dye.


g) Ant and nettle stings contain ____________ acid.
h) _____________ acid is found in tea.
i) Alkalis turn ___________ solution ___________ and red litmus
paper ____________.
j) An acidic solution has a PH number less than ____________.

3. Write down and explain two properties of molecular solids.


a)

b)

4. Write down the properties of following allotropes of carbon.


a) Diamond.
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b) Graphite
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2.

3.

5. Explain
a) Why molecular substances have low melting point?
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b) Why Giant structures such as sodium chloride and
diamond have much
higher melting points?

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c) Why metals are good conductors of heat?

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d) Why metals are good conductors of electricity?

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e) Why metals have usually have high melting and
boiling points?

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6. Write down the chemical formula of the following acids and
alkalis.
a) Sulphuric acid
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b) Hydrochloric acid.
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c) Nitric acid.
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d) Ethanoic acid.

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e) Sodium hydroxide.
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f) Potassium hydroxide.
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g) Calcium hydroxide.
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h) Ammonia Solution.