Chemical Process Calculation Questions and Answers – Energy Balances for a Chemical Reaction

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This set of Chemical Process Calculation Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Energy Balances for a Chemical Reaction”.

1. A reaction for which heat must be added to the system to maintain isothermal condition is called
a) Endothermic Reaction
b) Exothermic Reaction
c) Neutral Reaction
d) None of the mentioned
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Answer: a
Explanation: A reaction for which heat must be added to the system to maintain isothermal condition is called Endothermic Reaction.
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2. A reaction for which heat must be removed from the system to maintain isothermal condition is called
a) Endothermic Reaction
b) Exothermic Reaction
c) Neutral Reaction
d) None of the mentioned
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Answer: b
Explanation: A reaction for which heat must be removed from the system to maintain isothermal condition is called Exothermic Reaction.

3. Photosynthesis is _________
a) Exothermic
b) Endothermic
c) No heat transfer
d) None of the mentioned
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Answer: b
Explanation: Photosynthesis is an Endothermic Reaction as heat is absorbed.

4. Electrolysis of water is
a) Exothermic
b) Endothermic
c) No heat transfer
d) None of the mentioned
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Answer: b
Explanation: Photosynthesis is an Endothermic Reaction as heat is absorbed.
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5. Burning Butane in a gas grill is
a) Exothermic
b) Endothermic
c) No heat transfer
d) None of the mentioned
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Answer: a
Explanation: Combustion is an Exothermic Reaction as heat is released.

6. Rusting of Fe is
a) Exothermic
b) Endothermic
c) No heat transfer
d) None of the mentioned
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Answer: a
Explanation: Combustion is an Exothermic Reaction as heat is released.

7. Burning is always an ______________ process.
a) Exothermic
b) Endothermic
c) No heat transfer
d) None of the mentioned
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Answer: a
Explanation: Burning is an Exothermic Reaction as heat is released.
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8. _________________ is always endothermic.
a) Burning
b) Freezing
c) Condensing
d) Boiling
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Answer: d
Explanation: Boiling is an Endothermic Reaction as heat is absorbed.

9. Temperature for standard heat of formation is
a) 298 K
b) 300 K
c) 400 K
d) 528 K
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Answer: a
Explanation: Standard temperature = 25 degree Celsius = 25+273 = 298 K.

10. Pressure for standard heat of formation is
a) 1 atm
b) 1 psi
c) 1 Kg/m2
d) None of the mentioned
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Answer: a
Explanation: Standard pressure = 1 atm.
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