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Chemistry Placement Test Topics

Chemistry Topics Required For BPT (Chemistry Placement Test)

(same topics required officially for grade-12 life science section)

Part 1: The Gaseous State

  1. The Gaseous State

Part 2: Chemical Kinetics

  1. Rate of reactions (order of reactions is not required)
  2. Kinetic factors

Part 3: Chemical Equilibrium

  1. Chemical equilibrium

Part 4: Acid- Base Reactions In Aqueous Solution. The pH Scale

  1. pH. Strong acid, strong base. pH- metric titration
  2. Weak acid, weak base, conjugate acid/base pair
  3. Reaction between a weak acid and a strong base

Part 5: Organic Chemistry

  1. Functional groups
  2. Alcohols
  3. Aldehydes and ketones
  4. Carboxylic acids and their derivatives
  5. Amines and α-amino acids

Part 6: Soaps and Detergents

  1. Soaps and detergents (preparation technique and principle of detergency of soap)

Part 7: Current Medicinal Drugs

  1. Current medicinal drugs (aspirin and paracetamol)

Part 8: New Materials

  1. New materials

In addition to the following topics required officially for grade 11:

    • Electrochemistry
    • Thermochemistry