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A test on Module C3 'Chemicals in Our Lives: Risks & Benefits, OCR GCSE, Higher Tier

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  • C3: Chemicals in Our Lives - Risks & Benefits Test

    Question 1 of 10

    1

    Which resource is not common underground in the North-West of England?

    Select one of the following:

    • Gold

    • Limestone

    • Coal

    • Salt

    Question 2 of 10

    2

    What processes might Geologists study to predict changes on the Earth's surface?

    Select one or more of the following:

    • Erosion

    • Sedimentation

    • Evaporation

    • Electrolysis

    Question 3 of 10

    2

    Which of the following is the best description of Salt Solution Mining?

    Select one of the following:

    • Water is pumped underground into salt mines where it creates brine. This solution is pumped back up to the surface, where the solution can be used in the chemical industry or for food preservation.

    • Water is pumped out from the sea into large containers. The water is allowed to evaporate which leaves the salt behind for use in the chemical industry or for food preservation.

    • Water is pumped underground into salt mines where it creates brine. This solution is collected by large machinery and taken to the surface where the solution can be used in the chemical industry or for food preservation.

    • Water is pumped underground into salt mines where it creates brine. This solution is pumped back up to the surface, where the solution can be used to clear icy roads during winter.

    Question 4 of 10

    2

    Which of these are true of the LeBlanc process to make alkali?

    Select one or more of the following:

    • It produced hydrogen chloride gas

    • It produced hydrogen sulfide gas

    • It produced chlorine

    • It produced more useful product than waste product

    Question 5 of 10

    1

    Which of these descriptions is about Electrolysis?
    Bonus Question: Can you identify the other three Chemistry topics being described?

    Select one of the following:

    • Considering the most sustainable way for a material to be produced and disposed of

    • When salt appears to disappear when added to water

    • When an electrical current is passed through brine

    • When oxygen reacts with a fuel and creates dangerous gases

    Question 6 of 10

    1

    Sodium Hydroxide is an alkali produced by Electrolysis. Which of these is it used for?

    Select one or more of the following:

    • Drain Cleaner

    • Paper

    • Food

    • Plastics

    Question 7 of 10

    1

    Which of these disposal methods would have the lowest environmental impact?

    Select one of the following:

    • Landfill

    • Recycling

    • Incineration

    • Trying to hide it around your room to avoid tidying

    Question 8 of 10

    2

    What are the advantages of using reusable nappies over disposable nappies?

    Select one or more of the following:

    • Less convenient to use

    • Less energy needed to produce them

    • Less domestic solid waste produced

    • Less wasted water

    Question 9 of 10

    1

    What would not be considered in a Life Cycle Assessment?

    Select one of the following:

    • Manufacture

    • Disposal

    • Use

    • Cost

    Question 10 of 10

    2

    What might the risks be of a chemical?

    Select one or more of the following:

    • Health risks

    • Accumulating in the food chain

    • Could be carried a long way by the wind or a river

    • Last in the environment for a long time