FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION-2017

FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17

UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

CHEMISTRY PAPER-I

TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS

PART-I(MCQS): MAXIMUM 30 MINUTES

PART-I (MCQS) MAXIMUM MARKS = 20

PART-II MAXIMUM MARKS = 80

NOTE: (i) Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.

(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART-II. ALL questions carry EQUAL marks.

(iii) All the parts (if any) of each Question must be attempted at one place instead of at different places.

(iv) Candidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q.Paper.

(v) No Page/Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must be crossed.

(vi) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.

(vii) Use of Calculator is allowed.

PART-II

Q. No. 2. (a) Derive Schrodinger wave equation for motion of a particle in one dimensional box. (10)

(b) Solve Schrodinger wave equation to find the expression for wave function energy of a particle in one dimensional box. (6)

(c) What is Eigen function and Eigen value? Give examples. (4)

Q. No. 3. (a) Define heat capacities and molar heat capacities. Prove that Cp-Cv=R for ideal gases. (10)

(b) What is Gibbs energy? Derive a relation between standard Gibbs energy change and equilibrium constant. (6)

(c) Differentiate spontaneous and non spontaneous process. (4)

Q. No. 4. (a) State and explain Kohlrausch’s law. Give its applications. (10)

(b) What is meant by standard deviation? Give its significance in analytical chemistry. (6)

(c) Briefly describe conductometric titrations. (4)

Q. No. 5. (a) Discuss the effect of temperature on rate of chemical reaction on the basis of Arrhenius equation. How can you determine activation energy and pre-exponential factor for a chemical reaction using Arrhenius equation? (10)

(b) Derive kinetic equation for 1st order reaction. (6)

(c) Prove that half life period for 1st order reaction is independent of initial concentration of reactant. (4)

Q. No. 6. (a) What is adsorption isotherm? Derive Langmuir adsorption isotherm for adsorption of a gas on solid surface. (10)

(b) What is enzyme catalysis? Discuss its kinetics. (6)

(c) What are surfactants? Give their properties. (4)

Q. No. 7. (a) What is electrophoresis? Give its principle and discuss its applications in biochemistry. (10)

(b) Give six chemical properties of nitrogen. (6)

(c) What is Common ions effect? Give its applications. (4)

Q. No. 8. (a) State John-Teller theorem. Explain it using suitable examples from coordination complexes. (10)

(b) Give postulates of Werner’s theory of coordination complexes. (6)

(c) Briefly describe nuclear decay rate law for disintegration of radioactive elements. (4)