WAEC/WASSCE Chemistry Examination for 2019|OBJ and Theory Questions

WAEC/WASSCE Chemistry Examination for 2019|OBJ and Theory Questions

WAEC Chemistry Questions,  | In this article, I will be showing you past Chemistry objective and theory random repeated questions for free. You will also understand how WAEC Chemistry questions are set and many more examination details. All you need to do is to stay focus and follow this guide…

WAEC/WASSCE Chemistry Examination for 2019

Basically, WAEC Chemistry Questions are in 2 Categories, the OBJECTIVE & THEORY

1.     Two elements X and Y are in the same-group on the periodic table because they both have the same 


(a) number of electronic shells (b) number of valence electrons (c) atomic size (d) atomic number

2.     Which of the following elements is a metalloid?

          (a) carbon (b) oxygen (c) silicon (d) sodium

3.     Which of the following substances is a constituent of fire extinguisher?

(a) ammonia (b) carbon (iv) oxide               (c) hydrogen sulphide  (d) sulphur (iv) oxide  

4    How many protons are there in a metallic ion (x3+) which has an inert gas structure and contains 10 electrons?

(a) 3 (b) 7 (c) 10 (d) 13

5.     The type of bond formed when two elements 17X and 19Y combine together is

          (a) covalent (b) co-ordinate (c) electrovalent (d) hydrogen

6.     Which of the following substance is mainly responsible for the depletion of the ozone layer?

(a) chlorofluorocarbon (b) carbon (iv) oxide (c) nitrogen (d) oxygen

7.     Which of the following separation techniques would show that black ink is a mixture of chemical compounds?

(a) crystallization (b) chromatography         (c) filtration (d) sublimation

8.     The equation p = k/v illustrates

(a) Boyle’s law (b) Charle’s law (c) Dalton’s law (d) Gay Lussac’s law  

9.     Which of the following elements can conveniently be placed in two groups in the periodic table?

(a) carbon (b) copper (c) hydrogen           (d) oxygen

10.     Which of the following electron configurations correctly represents noble gas?

(a) 1s2 2s2 2p4 (b) 1s2 2s2 2p6 352 (c) 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p4 (d) 1s2 2s2 2p6

11.     Salts that contain water of crystallization are said to be

(a) anhydrous (b) deliquescent                   (c) efflorescent (d) hydrated

12.     How many orbitals are associated with the   p-sub orbital?

          (a) 2 (b) 3 (c) 5 (d) 6

13.     How protons does  contain?

          (a) 20 (b) 40 (c) 30 (d) 60

14.     What is the value of 140C on the Kelvin temperature scale?

          (a) 259k (b) 2590k (c) 287k (d) 2870k

15.     Chemicals that are produced in small quantities and with very high degree of purity are

          (a) bulk chemicals (b) fine chemicals          (c) heavy chemicals (d) light chemicals

16.     How many isotopes has hydrogen?

          (a) 2 (b) 3 (c) 4 (d) 5   

17.     Which of the following metallic oxides is amphoteric?

(a) Al2O3 (b) Fe2O3 (c) MgO (d) Na2O

18.     The compound that makes palm wine taste sour after exposure to the air for few days is (a) ethanol (b) ethanoic acid (c) methanol (d) methanoic acid

19.     The number of atoms in a compound is called

(a) atomic number (b) avogadro number     (c) empirical formula (d) molecular formula

20     Flourine is sometimes added in the treatment  of town water to   

(a) improve coagulation (b) kill germs and bacteria (c) make the water tasteful           (d) prevent tooth decay

4621    The pH value of FeCl3 solution is likely to be

(a) 3 (b) 9 (c) 7 (d) 11

22.     When a metallic oxide reacts with both acids and bases, the oxide is said to be         

(a) acidic (b) amphoteric (c) basic              (d) complex

23.     The shape of a graphite is (a) tetrahedral (b) pyramidal (c) hexagonal (d) octahedral

24.     When a substance changes directly from the gaseous state to the solid state without forming a liquid, the substance is said to

(a) condense (b) evaporate (c) sublime      (d) precipitate

25.     The hydrolysis of NH4Cl gives

(a) an acidic solution (b) an alkaline solution (c) a buffer solution (d) a neutral solution

26    Noble gas molecules are held together by

(a) van der waals forces (b) hydrogen bonds (c) dative bonds (d) covalent bonds

27.     Which of the following phenomena leads to decrease in volume of liquid in an open container?

(a) Brownian motion (b) diffusion (c) evaporation (d) sublimation

28.     The solution which has pH > 7 is

(a) FeCl3 (b) CuSO4 (c) KNO3(aq) (d) Na2CO3 (aq) 

29.     An aqueous solution of Na2CO3 is

(a) acidic (b) alkaline (c) amphoteric          (d) neutral

30.     The oxidation number of sulphur in Fe2(SO4)3 is

(a) +2 (b) +3 (c) +4 (d) +6

31.     The purity of a solid sample can best be determined by its

(a) boiling point (b) melting point                (c) conductivity (d) solubility       

32    An element X with electronic configuration 1s22s22p63s2  

(a) X2Y5 (b) X2Y3 (c) XY3 (d) XY2

33.     The basicity of H2SO4 is _________________

34.     CFC means ___________________________

35.     What is the term used to describe an oxide whose aqueous solution turns blue litmus red?

(a) strong electrolyte (b) acid anhydride      (c) amphoteric oxide (d) basic oxide 

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