Electrolysis (Higher)

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1. What is Electrolysis?

  • Passing an electric current through a molten metal compound, splitting it into its metal and non-metal elements.
  • Passing an electric current through a solid metal compound, splitting it into its metal and non-metal elements.
  • Passing an electric current through two seperate elements, fusing them into a molten metal compound.
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2. What is Sodium Hydroxide used for?

  • Killing bacteria in water, making beach and plastics.
  • Making soap and bleach.
  • Fuel, making ammonia.

3. During the Electrolysis of Brine, what is produced at the anode?

  • Oxygen
  • Sodium
  • Chlorine
  • Hydrogen

4. What is produced at the cathode?

  • Oxygen
  • Hydrogen
  • Sodium
  • Chlorine

5. What is Reduction?

  • Gain of electrons.
  • Loss of electrons.

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