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Level 5-7 25 minutes Name _________________________________________


Yr 8 Elements, Compounds and Mixtures
Level 5
Q1.

(a)

The table below shows information about five elements.

element melting point (C)

boiling point (C) conducts electricity

colour

59

no

brown

218

183

no

colourless

1535

2750

yes

silvery

113

445

no

yellow

1083

2567

yes

orange

(i)

Which two of these elements are likely to be metals?


Write the letters.
............................... and ...............................

(ii)

1 mark

Which element in the table is liquid at room temperature?


Write the letter.
.......................

(b)

What is the chemical symbol for copper?


Tick the correct box.

Cr
(c)

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1 mark

Cu

Co

Ca

1 mark

How many atoms of iron and oxygen are there shown in the formulas for
FeO and Fe2O3?

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Complete the table below.

compound

number of atoms
of iron

number of atoms
of oxygen

FeO
Fe2O3
2 marks
maximum 5 marks
Q2.

(a)

From the substances named above, give:


(i)

the name of a metal;


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1 mark

(ii)

the name of an element which is a non-metal;


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(iii)

1 mark

the name of an element which will rust;


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1 mark

(iv)

the name of a compound.


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1 mark

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(b)

When magnesium and sulphur are heated together, they react.


Write the name of the compound which is formed when magnesium
reacts with sulphur.
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1 mark
Maximum 5 marks

Level 6
Q4.

(a)

The diagram below shows part of the periodic table of elements.

The shaded area contains only metal elements.


Two other areas also contain only metal elements.
Which areas contain only metal elements?
Tick the two correct boxes.
A
(b)

1 mark

Copper is a metal.
At room temperature copper is a strong solid.
Give two other properties of copper that show it is a metal.
1. ....................................................................................................................
1 mark
2. ....................................................................................................................
1 mark

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(c)

When copper metal is heated it reacts with a gas in air.

What is the chemical name of the product formed when copper reacts
with a gas in air?
......................................................
(d)

1 mark

Which statement below describes what happens in a chemical change


but not in a physical change?
Tick the correct box.

The product is a solid.

The change only happens at a high


temperature.

The atoms have combined in a different


way to make a new substance.

The types of atoms at the start are the


same as in the end product.

1 mark
maximum 5 mark
Q5 The table contains information about five metals, A, B, C, D and E.
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Metal

how it reacts
with cold water

how it reacts
with hot water

no reaction

extremely slowly

no reaction

no reaction

hardly at all

slowly

slowly

quickly

quickly

very violently

(a)

Use the information in the table to arrange the metals in order of reactivity.
most reactive

.............................
.............................
.............................

least reactive
(b)

(i)

............................

1 mark

Which metal in the table could be copper?


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1 mark

(ii)

Which metal in the table could be sodium?


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(iii)

1 mark

Which metal in the table could be iron?


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1 mark
Maximum 4 marks

Level 7
Q7.

(a)
The diagrams below show the arrangement of atoms or molecules
in five
different substances A, B, C, D and E.
Each of the circles
element.

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and

represents an atom of a different

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Give the letter of the diagram which represents:


(i)

a mixture of gases;
..............

(ii)

1 mark

a single compound.
..............
1 mark

(b)

The diagram below shows a model of a chemical reaction between two


substances.

(i)

How can you tell from the diagram that a chemical reaction took
place
between substance P and substance Q?
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(ii)

Substance P is carbon.

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Suggest what substances Q and R could be.


substance Q .......................................................................................
substance R .......................................................................................

1 mark

(iii)
How does the diagram show that mass has been conserved in this
reaction?
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1 mark
maximum 5 marks
Q8.

The diagrams represent the arrangement of atoms or molecules in four


different substances, A, B, C and D.

not to scale
Each of the circles,
(a)

(i)

and

represents an atom of a different element.

Which substance is a compound?

1 mark

(ii)

Which substance is a mixture?


1 mark

(iii)

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Which two substances are elements?

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and
(iv)

1 mark

Which two substances could be good thermal conductors?


and
1 mark

(v)

Which substance could be carbon dioxide?

(b)

1 mark

The following experiment was set up. Test-tubes containing substances B and C
were placed together as shown. The substances did not react.
They were left for five minutes.

(i)

How many molecules are there in the mixture compared to the


total number in substances B and C?
..
1 mark

(ii)

Complete the diagram which is a model of this experiment.

1 mark
Maximum 7 marks

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