Honors Chemistry Practice Problems

(Text: Chemistry by Zumdahl & Zumdahl, 8th Ed, 2010)

Overall Review

Web site with practice problems organized by chapter for the Zumdahl Chemistry book
The ChemTeam web site has tutorials on most topics

Chapter 1: Conversion Factors

Conversion Factor Problems.doc
Conversion Factor Problems - Answers.doc

Go to the bottom of this page for links to worksheets on Significant Figures, Scientific Notation and Metric Conversions

Chapter 2: Naming Compounds

Periodic Table and Simple Ionic Compounds.doc
Periodic Table and Simple Ionic Compounds - Answers.doc

Naming Compounds.htm
Naming Compounds Answers.htm

Ionic nomenclature interactive quizzes.
Click the Formulas button to go from the name to the formula.
Click the Names button fto go from the formula to the name.

Chapter 3: Stoichiometry and Writing Chemical Equations

Percent Composition and Empirical Formula.doc
Percent Composition and Empirical Formula - Answers.doc

Writing and classifying reactions.htm
Writing and classifying reactions - Answers.htm

Stoichiometry.doc
Stoichiometry - Answers.doc

Practice writing and balancing chemical equations
Worksheet of mass mole conversions
Answers to Worksheet of mass mole conversions
Stoichiometry Worksheet

Chapter 4: Precipitation Reactions

Determining whether a precipitate forms.htm
Determining whether a precipitate forms - Answers.htm

Practice with Dilution Calculations

Chapter 5: Gas Laws

Gas Laws Practice Problems.doc
Gas Laws Practice Problems - Answers.doc

Ideal gas law problems
Partial pressure problems
Combined gas law problems

Chapter 7: Electron Structure

Practice Quiz on electron configurations. Under Science, click on Elements. On the left, click the box for Electrons. Then select a Question Style.

Chapter 8: Bonding

Molecules 360: Select a molecule from the "List of Molecules" menu on the right and see its Lewis structure and 3-D structure.
Click here for a web site that provides practice with Lewis structures.

Chapter 10: Liquids & Solids

Relative Humidity Practice Problems.doc
Relative Humidity Practice Problems - Answers.doc

Chapter 11: Solutions

Worksheet of Molarity Problems from the ChemTeam. Click link on the bottom of the page for the answer sheet.
Worksheet of Problems from the ChemTeam on density, mass percent, molality and molarity
Molarity Problems from ChemTutor
animation of salt dissolving
another animation of salt dissolving

Chapter 12: Reaction Rate

links to animations of reaction mechanisms

Chapter 13: Equilibrium

LeChatelier's Principle problems from the ChemTeam
LeChatelier's Principle problems from ScienceGeek

Chapter 18: Oxidation-Reduction

Review problems for finding oxidation states, identifying which substance is oxidized or reduced and balancing redox equations
Here's a website for practicing balancing equations. First click "Balancing Redox Rxns" on the left. Then click "Practice." Click on an equation to choose it. Then drag reactants and products into the space to balance each 1/2 equation and change the number in the box. Click the arrow to check when you are done with each.

Chapter 22: Organic Chemistry

Practice naming hydrocarbons. You will need to download the program Chime from MDL to see these structures.