Viva ICSE Chemistry 10




SKU : E002501   / ISBN : 9789386824080

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Book Title:                                                     Viva ICSE Chemistry - 10

Product Code / ISBN Code                           9789386824080

Syllabus:                                                       ICSE

Publisher:                                                     Viva

Language:                                                    English

The book VIVA ICSE CHEMISTRY for Class X has been prepared with a hope that it will be able to meet the academic aspirations of the young inquisitive minds.

Salient Features of the Book:

  • Based on the latest syllabus of Chemistry prescribed for Class X by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi
  • An informal, interactive style of presentation
  • A large number of questions, well-labelled illustrations and diagrams, pictures, solved examples, etc., to help students understand various facts and concepts clearly
  • Topic-end assignments, to help students develop a better understanding of the concepts learned
  • Boxed features, to highlight the past and future developments in science and technology, and provide more relevance to the subject described therein
  • Activities, to help students understand a topic in an interactive way
  • Questions based on Examination papers of the past few years, to help students prepare for examination
  • Pointwise summary, to help students recapitulate the main ideas or facts learned


Chapter 1: Periodic Properties and Variations of Properties (Physical and Chemical)

Modern long form periodic table • Periodic properties and their variations in groups and periods • Atomic size • Metallic character • Nonmetallic character • lonisation energy (or lonisation potential) • Periodic variation of ionisation energy • Electron affinity • Periodic variation of electron affinity • Electronegativity • Factors affecting electronegativity • Periodic variation of electronegativity • Relationship between atomic number (proton number) and atomic mass (mass number) for light elements • Alkali metals and halogens

Chapter 2: Chemical Bonding

Chemical Reactivity and electronic Configuration • Electron dot structures • Octet rule • Atoms and ions • Oxidation and reduction • Chemical bond • Electrovalent (or ionic) bond • Structures of some electrovalent compounds • Electrovalent (or ionic) compounds • Covalent bond • Structures of some covalent compounds and molecules • Covalent compounds • Effect of electricity on electrovalent and covalent compounds • Polar and nonpolar covalent bonds • Coordinate bond

Chapter 3: Study of Acids, Bases and Salts

Acids • Classification of acids • General methods of preparation of acids • General properties of acids • Uses of acids • Bases • Classification of bases • General methods of preparation of bases • General properties of bases • Uses of bases • Ions present in acids, bases, alkalis and their solutions • The pH scale • Testing the acidity, neutrality and alkalinity of a solution using pH paper and universal indicator • Salts • Classification of salts • General properties of salts • Decomposition of hydrogencarbonates (bicarbonates), carbonates, chlorides and nitrates by acids • General methods of preparation of soluble salts • General methods of preparation of insoluble salts • Laboratory preparation of some normal and acid salts • Hydrated salts and water of crystallisation • Efflorescence • Hygroscopic substances • Deliquescent substances

Chapter 4: Analytical Chemistry (Use of Ammonium Hydroxide and Sodium Hydroxide)

Analytical chemistry and chemical analysis • Colour of the salts and their solutions • Action of sodium hydroxide solution on certain metallic salt solutions • Action of ammonium hydroxide on certain metallic salt solutions • Action of ammonium hydroxide on copper sulphate solution • Action of sodium hydroxide on ammonium salts • Action of alkalis on certain metals • Action of acids/alkalis on metal oxides

Chapter 5: Mole Concept and Stoichiometry

The mole concept • Gay-Lussac’s law of combining volumes • Some examples based on Gay- Lussac’s law of combining volumes • Avogadro’s law • Atomicity • Applications of the Avogadro’s law • Some examples based on Avogadro’s law • Atomic mass and relative atomic mass • Fractional atomic masses • Molecular mass and relative molecular mass • Formula mass Gram-atomic mass and gram-molecular mass • Composition of a compound • Determination of empirical and molecular formula • Calculations based on chemical equations

Chapter 6: Electrolysis

Electrolytes and nonelectrolyte • Acids, bases and salts as electrolytes • Conduction of electricity through electrolytes • Some important terms related to electrolysis • Electrolysis • Activity series: The relative reactivities of metals and their cations • Preferential discharge of ions at the electrodes • Some examples of electrolysis • Applications of electrolysis • Electroplating

Chapter 7: Metallurgy

Classification of elements • Position of metals and nonmetals in the periodic table • Alkali metals • Alkaline earth metals • Occurrence of metals • Metallurgy • Crushing and pulverization • Concentration of the ore • Calcination and roasting • Extraction of metals based on their position in the activity series • Refining of metals • Extraction of aluminium • Uses of iron, zinc and aluminium • Corrosion (or rusting) of iron • Alloys

Chapter 8: Study of Compounds – Hydrogen Chloride

Preparation of hydrogen chloride • Laboratory preparation of hydrogen chloride • Experiment to show that hydrogen chloride is heavier than air • Hydrochloric acid [HCL (aq)] • Tests for hydrogen chloride and hydrochloric acid • Tests for chloride ion (or chlorides)

Chapter 9: Study of Compounds – Ammonia

Occurrence of ammonia • Forms of ammonia • General methods of preparation of ammonia • Laboratory preparation of ammonia from ammonium chloride • Industrial preparation of ammonia—Haber’s process • Physical and chemical properties of ammonia

Chapter 10: Study of Compounds – Nitric Acid

Occurrence • Preparation of nitric acid • Oxidation reactions of nitric acid with some compounds • Oxidation reactions of nitric acid with some nonmetals • Oxidation reactions of nitric acid with some metals

Chapter 11: Study of Compounds – Sulphuric Acid

Discovery of sulphuric acid • Occurrence of sulphuric acid • Industrial importance of sulphuric acid • Manufacture of sulphuric acid • Physical and chemical properties of sulphuric acid • Tests for sulphuric acid and sulphates

Chapter 12: Organic Chemistry

Organic chemistry and organic compounds • Modern definition of organic chemistry • Unique (or versatile) nature of carbon • Types of organic compounds • Structure and isomerism • Structural isomerism • Functional groups • Homologous series • Hydrocarbons • Alkanes, alkenes and alkynes • Nomenclature of organic compounds: general rules for IUPAC nomenclature • Naming an organic compound from its formula • Structural formula from the name of a compound • Alkanes • Methane • Ethane • Physical and chemical properties of ethane • Alkenes • Ethene • Alkynes • Ethyne • Alcohols • Structural and electronic formulae of some alcohols • Ethanol (Ethyl alcohol, C2H5OH) • Carboxylic acids • Ethanoic acid (or acetic acid)

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