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Exam Study Timetable 2018

Week Beginning Topic Key Definitions Past Paper Questions
12th Feb Rates of Reaction 4 ways of speeding up reaction

Average Rate Calculation

Interpreting rate graphs

Int 2 2012

Section B: 2ai, 2aii,

N5 2014

Section A: 1  Section B: 6


19th Feb Atomic Structure and Bonding Periodic Table (groups)

Structure of Atom (e diagram)

Isotopes/Nuclide Notation

Relative Atomic Mass

Covalent Bonding (Diagrams/shape/properties)

7 diatomic elements

Network vs molecular

Ionic  Bonding

Ions/Crystal Lattice


Int 2 2012

Section A: 1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10

Section B: 1a, 1ci, 1cii

N5 2014

Section A: 2,3

Section B: 1a, 1bi, 1bii, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3c, 3d.

N5 2015

Section A:1,2,3,5,6,7

Section B: 4a, 6b, 11a, 11b, 11c

26th Feb Formula and reaction Quantities Chemical Formula

(Prefix, valency, roman numerals, ide,ate,ite)

Balanced Chemical equations

Network = simplest ratio of elements

m=n x gfm

n = c x VL

% Composition


Int 2 2012

Section B: 1b, 2b, 4c, 15ai, 15aii

N5 2014

Section A: 4

Section B: 3b, 10b, 12b

N5 2015

Section A: 8,9

Section B: 7b

5th March Acids and Bases pH Scale 0à 14

Neutral [H+] =[OH]

Acids [H+]>[OH], Alkali [OH]>[H+]

H2O ↔H+ + OH

How dilution affects pH and [H+]

Soluble metal oxides = alkaline pH

Soluble non-metal oxides=acidic pH

Neutralisation Reactions

Base (x3) and products

Titration Calculations

Why indictor used in titrations

Preparing soluble salts

Int 2 2012

Section B: 11a, 11b, 11c, 13a, 13bi, 13bii

Int 2 2011

Section A: 5, 8, 21, 22, 24, 25

Section B: 2a, 2b, 3a, 4aii, 4bi, 4bii, 11ci, 11cii, 11ciii, 13a, 13b, 15b

N5 2014

Section A: 5,6,7,8

Section B: 7ci, 7cii, 13a, 13b

12th March Hydrocarbons Homologous Series


Bromine Test



Uses, General Formula, solubility in H2O,

Addition Reactions

Systematic Naming

Int 2 2011

Section A:, 12, 13, 14

Int 2 2012

Section A: 11, 13,

Section B: 5a, 5bi, 5bii, 7c, 8a, 8c

N5 2014

Section A: 9,10,11,12,13,14

Section B: 9a, 9b, 10ai,10aii

N5 2015

Section A: 12,13,14

Section B: 3bii, 6c,12a, 12b, 12c


19th March Everyday consumer products & Energy from Fuels Alcohols – uses, mpt/bpt trends, functional group, general formula, systematic naming.

Carboxylic Acids – Uses, solubility, mpt/bpt trends, functional group, general formula, neutralisation reactions, ph<7.

Int 2 2007

Section A: 4,6,9,10,18,19,20,24 25

Section B: 1a, 1bi, 2a, 3bi, 3bii, 4b, 6a, 6c, 9b, 11c, 13ai

N5 2014

Section B: 8bi, 8bii, 8biii

26th March Energy From Fuels Exothermic/Endothermic reactions

Definition of Combustion

Products of Combustion


Correct units for each identified

N5 2014

Section A:14

Section B:9c

N5 2015

Section B: 6c, 8a, 8b

2nd April

(Easter Holidays)

Metals Metallic Bonding

Reactions of Metals (O2,H2O, acid)

Redox (Reduction/Oxidation)

Extraction of Metals

Electrolysis/Electrolyte/D.C. Supply

Electrochemical Cells

Electron Flow/Ion Flow/Ion Bridge

Different metals =different voltages

N5 2014

Section A: 15,16,17,18

Section B: 11a, 11bi, 12a,12c,14

N5 2015

Section A: 15,16

Section B: 9a, 9bi, 9bii, 9c, 10, 14ai.

9th April

(Easter Holidays)




Addition Polymerisation

Polymers definition


Naming of monomers/polymers

Draw a repeating unit




Ammonia and Nitric Acid produce nitrogen containing salts

Ammonia properties

Haber Process

Ostwald Process

Int 2 2008 (mixed questions)

Section A: 6, 7,8, 9, 10, 12, 13,14, 15,23, 25, 26, 27, 28

Section B: 3a, 6a, 6b, 11a, 14a, 14bi, 15a

Int 2 2009

Section A: 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 25, 27, 29

Section B: 1a, 1bi, 1bii, 2a, 2bi, 2bii, 4a, 4b, 12ci, 12cii

Int 2 2010

Section A: 2, 4, 9, 12, 15, 20, 28, 29

Section B: 3bi, 3bii, 4b, 5d, 9c, 9d, 13b, 14ai, 14aii, 14bi, 14bii

N5 2014

Section B: 4a,4b,7ai, 7aii,7bi,7bii

N5 2015

Section A:17

Section B:5a,5b,5c,5d

16th April Radioactivity

Chemical Analysis

Changes to nuclei of atom

Alpha, beta, gamma radiation

Nuclear Equations

Half-life – definition and calculations

Uses of radioisotopes


Collection of Gas methods

Precipitation Reactions

Flame Tests

Test for O2, H2, CO2

Int 2 2007

Section A: 5,7, 12

Section B: 1bii, 2bii, 4ai, 4aii, 5a, 5b, 5c, 14a, 14bi, 14bii, 15a, 15bi, 15bii.

N5 2014

Section A: 20

Section B: 3c, 5a, 5b, 5c

N5 2015

Section A: 18, 19, 20

Section B: 2a, 2b, 2ci, 2cii, 7a