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AP Chemistry Mid-Term Exam Review ANDRE 2009-10

Exam Format

Section I - Multiple Choice - 50%

- 50 questions (1 point for each correct answer)


- 50 minutes to complete, NO calculators permitted
- Must answer AT LEAST 40 out of 50
- No point deduction for questions left blank, 0.25 point deduction
for incorrect answers.
Section II - Free-Response - 50%

Part A - 2 calculation problems (15 pts. ea.) - 30 points total


- 30 minutes to complete, calculators permitted
- 1 Lab-based question, the other will be a gas or stoichiometry
problem

Part B - 5 short response (4 pts. ea.) - 20 points total


- 20 minutes to complete, NO calculators permitted
- Reaction prediction (3 reactions to predict & balance with a
question on the reaction)
- Lewis structures & VSEPR Theory (1 question)
- Periodic trends & Quantum Mechanical Model (1 question)
Total Exam - - 100%

Exam Content
*Number in parentheses indicates total number of multiple choice questions on that topic.
**Page number indicates summary problem in textbook on topic for review of the concept.

General Info/Descriptive/Lab (16)_


___________________________________pg. 21_
 Classifying Matter
o Be able to classify as elements, compounds, mixtures
 Descriptive
o Be able to identify descriptive colors from flame tests and ions in solution for
common substances
o Be able to identify characteristics of groups on the periodic table (including
chalcogens, halogens, and noble gases)
o Be able to identify metallic & non-metallic properties
 Proper Lab Technique
o Be able to describe filtration (and other types of gravimetric analysis),
chromatography, titration (along with indicators), distillation, decantation, and gas
collection techniques.
 Lab Equipment
o Be able to identify various lab equipment such as (but not limited to): Erlenmeyer
& volumetric flasks, volumetric pipettes, and burets,
 Physical vs. Chemical Properties
o Be able to identify physical and chemical changes and separation techniques for
both.
 Physical: Filtration, distillation, chromatography
 Chemical: Combustion, electrolysis
 Reaction Classification
o Know the 5 basic reaction types and identify if they are red-ox or not.

Atoms, Molecules, & Ions (2)__________________________________________pg. 47


 Atomic Structure & Sub-atomic particles
o Be able to count protons, neutrons, and electrons from chemical symbols
 Ions & Charge
o Know how to predict oxidation states for main group elements from the periodic
table.
Mass Relations in Chemistry: Stoichiometry (11)___________ ___ pg. 69_
 Mole Concept & Avogadro’s Number
o Be able to use the mole and molar mass in conversions
 Empirical & Molecular Formula
o Be able to use data from combustion analysis
 Percentage Composition
 Reaction Stoichiometry
o Be able to identify limiting reactant
o Be able to write a balanced chemical equation
Reactions in Aqueous Solution (7)_________________________ pg. 95_
 Red-ox Reactions
o Be able to assign oxidation numbers
o Be able to identify oxidizing and reducing agents
 Double Replacement Reactions
o Know solubility rules
o Know how to write net ionic equations
 Acid-Base
o Know strong acids & bases
o Know how to write net ionic equations
o Be able to identify electrolytes
Gases (4)______________________________________________ pg. 124
 Ideal Gas Law
o Be able to use in initial & final state problems
o Be able to use in gaseous stoichiometry
 Daltons Law of Partial Pressures
o Be able to use to find total pressure of partial pressures
 Mole Fraction
o Know how to find mole fraction
o Know how to find partial pressures using mole fraction
Electronic Structure & The Periodic Table (2)____________ __pg. 156
 Quantum Numbers
o Be able to assign
o Be able to identify invalid sets
 Periodic Trends
o Be able to define the three main trends
o Be able to describe each of the three trends
Covalent Bonding & Lewis Structures___________ ___pg. 189
 Lewis Structures
o Be able to draw for various molecules
 VSEPR Theory & Molecular Geometry
o Be able to predict geometry from Lewis Structure
 Dipole Moments & Polarity
o Be able to define and identify on a molecule