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A student in class X was doing an experiment in a chemistry lab, he mixed lead nitrate and potassium iodide. After completing the experiment, he observed a lot of changes in the test tube.

NSO Science Olympiad Previous Year Question Paper for Class 10

1.  He saw a yellow precipitate of:

  1. Potassium Nitrate.
  2. Lead Iodide.
  3. Potassium Iodide.
  4. Potassium Oxide.

2. The chemical reaction involved in this reaction is:

  1. Pb(NO3)3 + KI →PBI2 + 2KNO3
  2. Pb(NO3)2 + 2KI →PBI2 + 2KNO3
  3. Pb(NO3)2 + 3KI →PBI2 + 3KNO3
  4. Pb(NO3)3 + 3KI →PBI2 + 3KNO3

3. When metals react with acid, hydrogen gas is evolved but when some metal reacts which nitric acid, hydrogen gas is evolved. The metal is:

NSO Science Olympiad Previous Year Question Paper for Class 10
  1. Aluminium
  2. Copper
  3. Magnesium
  4. Sodium

4. The chemical name and formula of plaster of Paris is written as:

  1. Calcium Sulphate decahydrate CaSO4.10H2O
  2. Calcium Sulphate hemihydrate CaSO4.1/2H2O
  3. Calcium Sulphate dehydrate CaSO4
  4. Calcium Sulphate dihydrate CaSO4.2H2O

5. Which of the following statement is correct:

  1. Copper sulphate contains two molecules of water of crystallisation
  2. Copper sulphate contains three molecules of water of crystallisation
  3. Copper sulphate contains four molecules of water of crystallisation
  4. Copper sulphate contains five molecules of water of crystallization

6. Match the items given in column A with the column B –

Column AColumn B
1. Ferrous Sulphate + heati) Exothermic reaction
2. Barium chloride + Sodium sulphateii) displacement
3. Respiration         iii) Precipitation reaction
4. Copper sulphate solution + Zinciv) Decomposition reaction
  1. 1-(iii), 2-(ii), 3-(iv), 4-(i)
  2. 1-(iv), 2-(iii), 3-(i), 4-(ii)
  3. 1-(i), 2-(ii), 3-(iv), 4-(iii)
  4. 1-(ii), 2-(iv), 3-(i), 4-(iii)

7. Which of the statements are true about the organic compounds:

  1. Saturated hydrocarbon compounds show addition reaction.
  2. Unsaturated hydrocarbon compounds show hydrogenation
  3. Butane shows hydrogenation
  4. Unsaturated hydrocarbon compounds are reactive.
    1. (i), (ii)           
    1. (ii), (iii),(iv)        
    1. (ii), (iv)           
    1. (ii), (iv)

Answer the Q- 8 and 9 on the basis of the diagram given below:

NSO Science Olympiad Previous Year Question Paper for Class 10

8.What type of energy conversion is observed in a solenoid?

  1. Kinetic to Electrical
  2.  Electrical to Kinetic
  3. Electrical to Magnetic
  4.  Magnetic to Electrical

9. The strength of magnetic field produced by a solenoid can be increased by:

  1. Increasing number of cells
  2. Increasing the number of turns of wire
  3. Interchanging the polarities of the battery
  4. Both (a) and (b)

10. The image of an object formed by a lens is magnification -1. If the distance between the object and lens is 30cm. What will be its focal length?

  1. 30.5cm                  
  2. 30cm           
  3. 15cm           
  4. 7.5cm

Answer Keys:

Ques. 1(c)Ques. 6(b)
Ques. 2(b)Ques. 7(d)
Ques. 3(c)Ques. 8(c)
Ques. 4(b)Ques. 9(d)
Ques. 5(b)Ques. 10(d)
NSO Science Olympiad Previous Year Question Paper for Class 10

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