Chemistry- Information for the Final, January 15, 2009

Chemistry 11: Exam Information

General Exam Info

The grade 11 chemistry final is divided into 2 sections:

  1. Oral Component (10% of final grade)
  2. Written Component (40% of final grade)

The oral exam will be conducted on Wednesday January 21 and Thursday January 22 in class. The oral exam is 5-10 minutes long and will require you to discuss a topic that we studied in class.

The written exam will be on Tuesday January 27th from 9AM-12PM.

Review Dates

In-class review time will be provided on January 16, 19, 20 and the 21st or 22nd (differs for each student depending on the date of their oral exam).


There will be additional time available outside of class on the following dates:

Monday, January 19- 3:00-4:30PM (general)

Wednesday, January 21- 12-12:30PM (general), 3:00-4:00PM (chemistry only)

Thursday, January 22- 12-12:30PM (chemistry only)

Please bring questions or issues to tutorials to help structure the tutorial.

Topics Covered

All the topics covered in the semester may appear on the exam. There is greater weight on post-midterm material than there is on pre-midterm material.

  • Avogadro’s Number
  • Moles and Mole Conversion (how and when to use it)
  • Molar Volume of Gases (how to apply it to problems)
  • Percentage Composition of Compounds (how to find it and use it)
  • Law of Definite Proportions
  • Law of Combining Volumes
  • Empirical Formulae (what is it, how to find it)
  • Molecular Formulae (what is it, how to derive it)
  • Hydrated Ionic Compounds (what are they, why are they significant, calculations with them)
  • Balancing Equations (how to do it as well as how to use them in solving problems)
  • Stoichiometry and Stoichiometric Calculations (importance and how to use it)
  • Limiting Reactant (why it is used, solving for it, applying it to reactions)
  • Percentage Yield (how to find it, why it is needed)
  • Percentage Purity (how to calculate it and use it to determine product formation)
  • Classifying Hydrocarbons (intro to organics, naming alkanes, alkenes, alkynes; combustion)
  • Bond Formation (ionic, covalent, Lewis dot diagrams)
  • Electronegativity
  • Intermolecular Forces and Intramolecular Forces
  • Symmetrical/Asymmetrical Addition to Alkenes, Cyclic Hydrocarbons, Aromatic Hydrocarbons
  • Polymers

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