GCSE Chemistry C3 - All the Topic 1 'Qualitative Analysis' test

1. To test for aluminium ions, which alkali is added?

  • Sodium hydroxide
  • Hydrochloric acid
  • Lithium hydroxide
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2. Which colour precipitate will iron (III) produce when NaOH is added?

  • A brown precipitate
  • A dark green precipitate
  • A white precipitate

3. What colour flame do potassium ions produce?

  • Brick red
  • Lilac
  • Orange - yellow

4. What is the test for ammonium ions?

  • Gently heat the test tube and test the gas given off with moist red litmus paper. It should go blue.
  • Add methyl orange and it will go colourless if ions are present
  • Add phenolphthalein and it will turn pink if ions are present

5. I add dil HCL and barium chloride to a solution, which produces a white precipitate. This is the test for which ions?

  • The halides
  • Sulphate ions
  • Carbonate ions


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