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Compound and Mixture Worksheet

Name: ______________________(

) Class: 1 ____ Date: ____________

Section A : Multiple Choice Questions (8 marks)


For each question, choose the most suitable option and indicate in the bracket provided.
1.

Which of the following is a mixture.


(i)

milk

(ii)

lemon juice

(iii)

tea

(iv)

sugar

A
B
C
D

(i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)


(i), (ii) and (iii)
(ii) and (iii)
(ii), (iii) and (iv)
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Which one of the following statements about mixtures is not true?


A
B

The substances in a mixture can be separated by physical methods.


The chemical properties of a mixture depend on the substances present in the

C
D

mixture.
The substances in a mixture are in a fixed proportion.
No energy is emitted or absorbed when a mixture is made.
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Which one of the following is not a compound?

A
B

Brass
Carbon dioxide

C
D

Sugar
Copper sulfate
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The elements present in sugar are


A
B
C
D

sodium, carbon and hydrogen.


carbon, nitrogen and oxygen.
sulphur, oxygen and hydrogen.
carbon, oxygen and hydrogen.
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Air is considered as a mixture because


A
B
C
D

It can be separated by chemical means.


It has its own properties.
It can be obtained everywhere.
It does not have a fixed composition.
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Which one of the following solids is a compound?

A
B

Ice
Silicon

C
D

Carbon
salad
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When copper sulfate solution is added to sodium hydroxide solution, two new compounds are
formed. What are the compounds?
A
B
C
D

Copper oxide and sodium sulfate


Copper hydroxide and sodium sulfate
Copper and sodium sulfate
Copper chloride and sodium oxide
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The colour of copper sulfate solution is

A
B

colourless.
pink.

C
D

blue.
brown.
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Section B : Structured Questions (16 marks)


Answer all questions in the space provided.
1

State whether each of the substances below is an element, a mixture or a compound. [5]
(a)

Hydrochloric acid

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(b)

Soil

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(c)

Silver

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(d)

Brass

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(e)

Oxygen gas

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State if each of the following statements is TRUE or FALSE. [4]

(a)

The percentage composition of sodium in a compound of sodium sulphate can vary


from 35% to 40%.

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(b)

Bronze is an alloy of copper and tin.

_____________

(c)

A mixture has properties different from those of its constituent elements


_____________

(d)

The formation of compounds usually involves an exchange of heat or light energy


with the surroundings.

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Magnesium ribbon burns brightly in air to produce a white ash.


(a)

Name the product formed. [1]


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(b)

Name the gas in air that reacts with the magnesium ribbon. [1]
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(c)

Write word equation for the reaction above. [1]


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(d)

Name the energy involved in the reaction. [1]


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Write down the elements that are present in each of the following compounds [3]
Compound
Ice
Calcium carbonate
Sodium hydroxide

Elements present

Section C : Free response Questions (6 marks)


Answer all questions in the space provided.
1

Hydrogen is an element. Water is a compound. Air is a mixture. Use these substances to


highlight the following:
(a)

one difference between the composition of an element and a compound. [2]


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(b)

one difference between the composition of a mixture and a compound.

[2]

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(c)

one difference between the separation of a mixture and a compound.

[2]

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