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Past papers for the FSc part-one class board examination.

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chemistry past papers :


past papers include short question/answers given below:

  • Write names and symbol of an element from s-block that has zero oxidation state. Also, write its electronic configuration.
  • Why melting and boiling points of elements belonging to groups VA-VllA lower?
  • The solution of Na2O in water is alkaline, justify the statement.
  • Define Metalloid. Give reactions of metalloid of group IIIA with oxygen.
  • Give uses of lead suboxide.
  • Show that H3BO3 is monobasic acid?
  • How Al finds its uses in metallurgy and photoflash bulbs?
  • Write formulas of chromate and dichromate ions. In which color they usually exist?
  • Name three allotropic forms of phosphorous?
  • How aqua-regia does dissolve gold?
  • The elements of Vlll-A group are called noble gases. Comment
  • Define noble gasses
  • Why noble gases are rare?
  • How halogen acids are ionized in the water?
  • Define the homocyclic compounds, give an example.

Short questions:

  • Define hybridization. Also, give some examples.
  • What are fused rings aromatic compounds? Give an example.
  • Predict the major product of bromination of nitrobenzene. Also, give some examples.
  • Mention four uses of ethane
  • Mention four uses of ethene
  • What is the difference between ethane and ethene?
  • Sigma bonds are inert in alkanes. Justify
  • Discuss E mechanism?
  • Write two uses of methanol and ethanol
  • How will you distinguish between methanol and ethanol?
  • Picric acid is a phenol which behaves like an acid. Is this true?
  • Discuss how ethers belong to an inert class of organic compound.
  • What are amino acids?
  • Discuss the difference between acidic and basic amino acids?
  • Explain one method of formation of formaldehyde from methyl alcohol. Explain with diagram.
  • Give on reaction for the formation of an acetal.
  • In what way oil and fats are different?
  • Define Enzyme.
  • Discuss the properties of the enzyme.
  • Are classical elements essential for plant growth?
  • Enlist steps involved in the manufacturing of urea.
  • Write down a note on Diammonium phosphate


long questions considered as subjective part of past papers.

  • What are acid rains? Give reasons.
  • Explain periodic trends in the following physical properties: (i) Atomic Radius (ii) electron affinity.
  • Describe eight points of role of lime in industries.
  • Explain the reforming of petroleum with the help of a suitable example.
  • What are SN reactions? Differentiate between different types of SN?
  • Convert the following: (i) Propyne to acetone (ii) Ethyne into oxalic acid
  • Discuss the reaction of ethanol and propanone with: (i) Hydroxylamine (ii) Phenyl Hydrazine
  • Define Friedel Crafts Reactions. Give mechanism with an example of Friedel Craft’s Acylation Reaction?
  • Define Zwitter ion. Discuss the effect of acidic and basic medium on the dipolar ion structure of amino acid.
  • How steel can be manufactured by Bessemer’s Process?
  • Explain the process of incineration of industrial waste.

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  • Describe the 6th period of the modern periodic table.
  • The oxidation states vary in a period but remain constant in a group. Give reasons
  • Why KO2 is used in breathing equipment’s for mountaineers and in spacecraft?
  • Point out how Boron is different from its own group?
  • Write names and formulas of four important boric acids.
  • How weathering phenomena convert potassium feldspar into clay?
  • How nitrogen dioxide is prepared from (a) Lead nitrate (b) Cu+HNO3?
  • Justify the hydrosulphuric acid act as dehydrating agent by writing suitable equations.
  • HF is weak acid while HI is a strong acid Give reason.
  • What are Freon and Teflon?
  • 2-butyne does not show geometrical isomerism but 2-butene does. Give reasons.
  • Differentiate between alicyclic and aromatic compounds.
  • Define Catenation?
  • Convert benzene and acetophenone?
  • Write the structural formula for two compounds (a) vinyl acetylene ?(b) But-3-en-1-yne
  • How will you prepare 1-butanol using ethyl magnesium bromide?
  • Give two methods for the preparation of phenol.


  • Distinguish between tertiary alcohol and primary alcohol as an example.
  • Manipulate the term “Esterification” using ethyl alcohol as an example.
  • Apply your knowledge to convert formaldehyde into ethyl alcohol
  • Give a general mechanism of acid catalyzed addition reactions of aldehydes.
  • Give chemical changes in two steps that occur by the addition of Tollen’s Reagent to an aldehyde in attest tube and heated.
  • Define Epoxy Resins. Give their importance.
  • Differentiate between fats and oils.
  • Define the saponification number.
  • Ammonium nitrate is a useful fertilizer for many crops except paddy rice. Why?
  • Name four argillaceous materials used for the manufacturing of cement.
  • Pulp formed by digestion is washed at the pulp washing stage. Why is it essential?
  • Detergents are a threat to aquatic life. Explain.


  • Discuss the various period in the modern periodic table.
  • Explain the construction of Down’s cell. Give reactions taking place at cathode and anode.
  • What is meant by reforming of petroleum? Explain knocking and octane number in regards.
  • Explain: (a) Nucleophile (b) Electrophile (c) Substance (d) Leaving group.
  • How does ethyne react with Hydrogen and Alkaline?
  • Distinguish between (i) Butanone and 3-Pentanone (ii) Acetaldehyde and Benzaldehyde
  • Write down the mechanism of the reactions between acetic acid and ethanol.
  • Distinguish between cathode coating and anode coating of iron.
  • Write down the effects of acid rain.