# p-block - JEE Main Previous Year Questions with Solutions

JEE Main Previous Year Papers Questions of Chemistry With Solutions are available at eSaral. Simulator Previous Years AIEEE/JEE Mains Questions
Q. Which one of the following reactions of Xenon compounds is not feasible ? (1) $2 \mathrm{XeF}_{2}+2 \mathrm{H}_{2} \mathrm{O} \rightarrow 2 \mathrm{Xe}+4 \mathrm{HF}+\mathrm{O}_{2}$ (2) $\mathrm{XeF}_{6}+\mathrm{RbF} \rightarrow \mathrm{Rb}\left[\mathrm{XeF}_{7}\right]$ (3) $\mathrm{XeO}_{3}+6 \mathrm{HF} \rightarrow \mathrm{XeF}_{6}+3 \mathrm{H}_{2} \mathrm{O}$ (4) $3 \mathrm{XeF}_{4}+6 \mathrm{H}_{2} \mathrm{O} \rightarrow 2 \mathrm{Xe}+\mathrm{XeO}_{3}+12 \mathrm{HF}+1.5 \mathrm{O}_{2}$ [aieee-2009]
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Q. Which of the following statement is wrong ? (1) Single N–N bond is weaker than the single P–P bond (2) $\mathrm{N}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{4}$ has two resonance structures (3) The stability of hydrides increases from NH3 to BiH3 in group 15 of the periodic table (4) Nitrogen cannot form $\mathrm{d} \pi-\mathrm{p} \pi$ bond [aieee-2011]
Ans. (3) The stability of hydrides decreases from $\mathrm{NH}_{3}$ to $\mathrm{BiH}_{3}$ in group 15
Q. Which of the following statements regarding sulphur is incorrect ? (1) At $600^{\circ} \mathrm{C}$ the gas mainly consists of $\mathrm{S}_{2}$ molceules (2) The oxidation state of sulphur is never less than +4 in its compounds (3) $\mathrm{S}_{2}$ molecule is paramagnetic (4) The vapour at $200^{\circ} \mathrm{C}$ consists mostly of $\mathrm{S}_{8}$ rings [aieee-2011]
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Q. Boron cannot form which one of the following anions ? (1) $\mathrm{B}(\mathrm{OH})_{4}^{-}$ (2) $\mathrm{BO}_{2}^{-}$ (3) $\mathrm{BF}_{6}^{3-}$ (4) $\mathrm{BH}_{4}^{-}$ [aieee-2011]
Ans. (3) Due to the absence of vacant $2 \mathrm{d}-$ orbital, $\left[\mathrm{BF}_{6}\right]^{3-}$ is not form
Q. In view of the signs of $\Delta_{\mathrm{r}} \mathrm{G}^{\circ}$ for the following reactions $\mathrm{PbO}_{2}+\mathrm{Pb} \rightarrow 2 \mathrm{PbO}, \Delta_{\mathrm{r}} \mathrm{G}^{\circ}<0$ $\mathrm{SnO}_{2}+\mathrm{Sn} \rightarrow 2 \mathrm{SnO}, \Delta_{\mathrm{r}} \mathrm{G}^{\circ}>0$ Which oxidation states are more characteristic for lead and tin ? (1) For lead + 4, for tin + 2 (2) For lead + 2, for tin + 2 (3) For lead + 4, for tin + 4 (4) For lead + 2, for tin + 4 [aieee-2011]
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Q. The number of $\mathrm{S}-\mathrm{S}$ bonds in $\mathrm{SO}_{3}, \mathrm{S}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{3}^{2-}, \mathrm{S}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{6}^{2-}$ and $\mathrm{S}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{8}^{2-}$ respectively are :- (1) 1, 0, 1, 0 (2) 0, 1, 1, 0 (3) 1, 0, 0, 1 (4) 0, 1, 0, 1 [JEE(Main)Online-2012]
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Q. Which one of the following depletes ozone layer ? (1) NO and freons (2) $\mathrm{SO}_{2}$ (3) CO ( 4) $\mathrm{CO}_{2}$ [JEE(Main)Online-2012]
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Q. In which of the following arrangements, the sequence is not strictly according to the property written against it ? (1) $\mathrm{CO}_{2}<\mathrm{SiO}_{2}<\mathrm{SnO}_{2}<\mathrm{PbO}_{2}$ : increasing oxidisin g power (2) B < C < O < N : increasing first ionisation enthalpy (3) $\mathrm{NH}_{3}<\mathrm{PH}_{3}<\mathrm{AsH}_{3}<\mathrm{SbH}_{3}$ : increasing basic strength (4) HF < HCl < HBr < HI : increasing acid strength [JEE(Main)Online-2012]
Ans. (3) Basic strength order : $\mathrm{NH}_{3}>\mathrm{PH}_{3}>\mathrm{AsH}_{3}>\mathrm{SbH}_{3}$
Q. The compound of Xenon with zero dipole moment is :- (1) $\mathrm{XeO}_{3}$ (2) $\mathrm{XeO}_{2}$ (3) $\mathrm{XeF}_{4}$ (4) $\mathrm{XeOF}_{4}$ [JEE(Main)Online-2012]
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Q. Which one of the following depletes ozone layer ? (1) NO and freons (2) $\mathrm{SO}_{2}$ (3) CO (4) $\mathrm{CO}_{2}$ [JEE(Main)Online-2012]
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Q. The formation of molecular complex $\mathrm{BF}_{3}-\mathrm{NH}_{3}$ results in a change in hybridisation of boron :- (1) from $\operatorname{sp}^{3}$ to $\mathrm{sp}^{3} \mathrm{d}$ (2) from $\mathrm{sp}^{2}$ to $\mathrm{dsp}^{2}$ (3) from $\operatorname{sp}^{3}$ to $\mathrm{sp}^{2}$ (4) from $\mathrm{sp}^{2}$ to $\mathrm{sp}^{3}$ [JEE(Main)Online-2012]
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Q. Trigonal bipyramidal geometry is shown by: (1) $\mathrm{XeO}_{3} \mathrm{F}_{2}$ (2) $\mathrm{XeOF}_{2}$ (3) $\left[\mathrm{XeF}_{8}\right]^{2-}$ [JEE(Main)Online-2013]
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Q. Oxidation state of sulphur in anions $\mathrm{SO}_{3,}^{2-} \mathrm{S}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{4}^{2-}$ and $\mathrm{S}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{6}^{2-}$ increases in the orders : (1) $\mathrm{S}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{6}^{2-}<\mathrm{S}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{4}^{2-}<\mathrm{SO}_{3}^{2-}$ (2) $\mathrm{SO}_{3}^{2-}<\mathrm{S}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{4}^{2-}<\mathrm{S}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{6}^{2-} (3)$\mathrm{S}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{4}^{2-}<\mathrm{SO}_{3}^{2-}<\mathrm{S}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{6}^{2-}$(4)$\mathrm{S}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{4}^{2-}<\mathrm{S}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{6}^{2-}<\mathrm{SO}_{3}^{2-}$[JEE(Main)Online-2013] Ans. (3) Q.$\mathrm{XeO}_{4}$molecule is tetrahedral having: (1) Two p$\pi$- d$\pi$bonds (2) Four p$\pi$- d$\pi$bonds (3) One p$\pi$-d$\pi$bond (4) Three p$\pi$-d$\pi$bonds [JEE(Main)Online-2013] Ans. (2)$\rightarrow \mathrm{sp}^{3}$hybridisation$\rightarrow$No. of$(\mathrm{p} \pi-\mathrm{d} \pi)$bonds$=4$Q. The shape of \mathrm{IF}_{6}^{-} is : (1) Trigonally distorted octahedron (2) Pyramidal (3) Octahedral (4) Square antiprism [JEE(Main)Online-2013] Ans. (1) Trigonally distorted octahedron Q. Which has trigonal bipyramidal shape ? (1)$\mathrm{XeOF}_{4}$(2)$\mathrm{XeO}_{3}$(3)$\mathrm{XeO}_{3} \mathrm{F}_{2}$(4)$\mathrm{XeOF}_{2}$[JEE(Main)Online-2013] Ans. (3) Q. The catenation tendency of C, Si and Ge is in the order Ge < Si < C. The bond energies (in kJ$\mathrm{mol}^{-1}$) of C — C, Si —Si and Ge—Ge bonds are respectively : (1) 348, 260, 297 (2) 348, 297, 260 (3) 297, 348, 260 (4) 260, 297, 348 [JEE(Main)Online-2013] Ans. (2) Q. The gas evolved on heating$\mathrm{CaF}_{2}$and$\mathrm{SiO}_{2}$with concentrated$\mathrm{H}_{2} \mathrm{SO}_{4}$, on hydrolysis gives a white gelatinous precipitate. The precipitate is: (1) silica gel (2) silicic acid (3) hydrofluosilicic acid (4) calciumfluorosilicate [JEE(Main)Online-2014] Ans. (2) Q. Shapes of certain interhalogen compounds are stated below. Which one of them is not correctly stated? (1) IF_$_{7}:$Pentagonal bipyramid (2) BrF$_{5}:$Trigonal bipyramid (3) ICl_3: Planar dimeric (4)$\mathrm{BrF}_{3}:$Planar T-shaped [JEE(Main)Online-2014] Ans. (2) Q. Which of the following series correctly represents relations between the elements from X to Y? X  Y [JEE(Main)Online-2014] Ans. (3) Q. Which of the following statements about the depletion of ozone layer is correct? (1) The problem of ozone depletion is more serious at poles because ice crystals in the clouds over poles act as catalyst for photochemical reactions involving the decomposition of ozone by Cl• and ClO• radicals (2) The problem of ozone depletion is less serious at poles because$\mathrm{NO}_{2}$solidifies and is not available for consuming ClO• radicals (3) Oxides of nitrogen also do not react with ozone in stratosphere (4) Freons, chlorofluorocarbons, are inert chemically, they do not react with ozone in stratosphere [JEE(Main)Online-2014] Ans. (1) Q. Which of the following xenon-OXO compounds may not be obtained by hydrolysis of xenon fluorides ? (1)$\mathrm{XeO}_{2} \mathrm{F}_{2}$(2)$\mathrm{XeO}_{3}$(3)$\mathrm{XeO}_{4}$(4)$\mathrm{XeOF}_{4}$[JEE(Main)Online-2014] Ans. (3) Q. Hydrogen peroxide acts both as an oxidising and as a reducing agent depending upon the nature of the reacting species. In which of the following cases$\mathrm{H}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{2}$acts as a reducing agent in acid medium ? (1)$\mathrm{MnO}_{4}^{-}$(2)$\mathrm{SO}_{3}^{2-}$(3) KI (4)$\mathrm{Cr}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{7}^{2-}$[JEE(Main)Online-2014] Ans. (1) Q. Consider the reaction$\mathrm{H}_{2} \mathrm{SO}_{3(\alpha q)}+\mathrm{Sn}_{(\alpha a)}^{4+}+\mathrm{H}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{(1)} \rightarrow \mathrm{Sn}_{(\mathrm{aq})}^{2+}+\mathrm{HSO}_{4(\mathrm{aq})}^{-}+3 \mathrm{H}_{(\mathrm{aq})}^{+}$Which of the following statements is correct? (1)$\mathrm{H}_{2} \mathrm{SO}_{3}$is the reducing agent because it undergoes oxidation (2)$\mathrm{H}_{2} \mathrm{SO}_{3}$is the reducing agent because it undergoes reduction (3)$\mathrm{Sn}^{4+}$is the reducing agent because it undergoes oxidation (4)$\mathrm{Sn}^{4+}$is the oxidizing agent because it undergoes oxidation [JEE(Main)Online-2014] Ans. (1) Q. The number and type of bonds in$\mathrm{C}_{2}^{2-}$ion in$\mathrm{CaC}_{2}$are : (1) Two$\sigma$bonds and one$\pi-$bond (2) Two$\sigma$bonds and two$\pi$- bonds (3) One$\sigma$bond and two$\pi$- bonds (4) One$\sigma$bond and one$\pi$- bond [JEE(Main)Online-2014] Ans. (3) Q. In the following sets of reactants which two sets best exhibit the amphoteric character of$\mathrm{Al}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{3} \cdot \mathrm{xH}_{2} \mathrm{O} ?$Set-1$: \mathrm{Al}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{3} \cdot \mathrm{XH}_{2} \mathrm{O}(\mathrm{s})$and$\mathrm{OH}^{-}(\mathrm{aq})$Set$-2: \mathrm{Al}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{3} \cdot \mathrm{XH}_{2} \mathrm{O}(\mathrm{s})$and$\mathrm{H}_{2} \mathrm{O}(\ell)$Set-3$: \mathrm{Al}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{3} \cdot \mathrm{xH}_{2} \mathrm{O}(\mathrm{s})$and$\mathrm{H}^{+}(\mathrm{aq})$Set-4:$\mathrm{Al}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{3} \cdot \mathrm{xH}_{2} \mathrm{O}(\mathrm{s})$and$\mathrm{NH}_{3}(\mathrm{aq})$(1) 1 and 2 (2) 2 and 4 (3) 1 and 3 (4) 3 and 4 [JEE(Main)Online-2014] Ans. (3) Q. Example of a three-dimensional silicate is : (1) Beryls (2) Zeolites (3) Feldspars (4) Ultramarines [JEE(Main)Online-2014] Ans. (1) Q. Which of the following compounds has a P-P bond :- (1)$\mathrm{H}_{4} \mathrm{P}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{5}$(2)$\left(\mathrm{HPO}_{3}\right)_{3}$(3)$\mathrm{H}_{4} \mathrm{P}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{7}$(4)$\mathrm{H}_{4} \mathrm{P}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{6}$[JEE(Main)Online-2015] Ans. (4) Q. Chlorine water on standing loses its colour and forms :- (1)$\mathrm{HCl}$and$\mathrm{HClO}_{2}$(2) HCl only (4) HCl and HOCl [JEE(Main)Online-2015] Ans. (4)$\mathrm{C} \ell_{2}+\mathrm{H}_{2} \mathrm{O} \rightarrow \mathrm{HCl}+\mathrm{HOCl}$Q. Which among the following is the most reactive ? (1)$\mathrm{I}_{2}$(2) Icl (3)$\mathrm{Cl}_{2}$( 4)$\mathrm{Br}_{2}$[JEE-Main2015] Ans. (2) Inter halogen compounds are more reactive than halogen except$\mathrm{F}_{2}$. Q. Which one has the highest boiling point ? (1) Kr (2) Xe (3) He (4) Ne [JEE-Main2015] Ans. (2) Boiling point order: He < Ne < Ar < Kr < Xe Q. From the following statements regarding$\mathrm{H}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{2}$, choose the incorrect statement : (1) It has to be stored in plastic or wax lined glass bottles in dark (2) It has to be kept away from dust (3) It can act only as an oxidizing agent (4) It decomposes on exposure to light [JEE-Main2015] Ans. (3)$\mathrm{H}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{2}$acts as aciding as well as reducing nature. Q. Which of the following are Lewis acids ? (1)$\mathrm{AlCl}_{3}$and$\mathrm{SiCl}_{4}$(2)$\mathrm{PH}_{3}$and$\mathrm{SiCl}_{4}$(3)$\mathrm{BCl}_{3}$and$\mathrm{AlCl}_{3}$(4)$\mathrm{PH}_{3}$and$\mathrm{BCl}_{3}$[JEE-Main2018] Ans. (3)$\mathrm{BCl}_{3} \& \mathrm{AlCl}_{3}$both have vacant p-orbital \& incomplete octet. So they act as Lewis acid. Q. The compound that does not produce nitrogen gas by the thermal decomposition is ( 1)$\left(\mathrm{NH}_{4}\right)_{2} \mathrm{Cr}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{7}$(2)$\mathrm{NH}_{4} \mathrm{NO}_{2}$(3)$\left(\mathrm{NH}_{4}\right)_{2} \mathrm{SO}_{4}$(4)$\mathrm{Ba}\left(\mathrm{N}_{3}\right)_{2}\$ [JEE-Main2018]
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