IB DP Chemistry Higher Level (HL): Question Bank with solution Paper 3

Higher Level  (HL) Paper 3

HL

  • Time: 75 minutes (45 marks)
  • Short – answer and extended – response questions (core & AHL)
  • A calculator is required for this paper
  • A clean copy of the chemistry data booklet is required for this paper
Section A Questions
Answer all questions. 1 – 2
Section B Questions
Answer all of the questions from one of the options. 
Option A — Materials 3 – 5
Option B — Biochemistry 6 – 10
Option C — Energy11 – 14
Option D — Medicinal chemistry 15 – 19

 

Topic 1. Stoichiometric relationships

  • 1.1 Introduction to the particulate nature of matter and chemical change 
  • 1.2 The mole concept
  • 1.3 Reacting masses and volumes

Topic 2. Atomic structure

  • 2.1 The nuclear atom
  • 2.2 Electron configuration

Topic 3. Periodicity

  • 3.1 Periodic table
  • 3.2 Periodic trends

Topic 4. Chemical bonding and structure

  • 4.1 Ionic bonding and structure
  • 4.2 Covalent bonding
  • 4.3 Covalent structures
  • 4.4 Intermolecular forces
  • 4.5 Metallic bonding

Topic 5. Energetics/thermochemistry

  • 5.1 Measuring energy changes
  • 5.2 Hess’s Law
  • 5.3 Bond enthalpies

Topic 6. Chemical kinetics

  • 6.1 Collision theory and rates of reaction

Topic 7. Equilibrium

  • 7.1 Equilibrium

Topic 8. Acids and bases

  • 8.1 Theories of acids and bases
  • 8.2 Properties of acids and bases
  • 8.3 The pH scale
  • 8.4 Strong and weak acids and bases
  • 8.5 Acid deposition

Topic 9. Redox processes

  • 9.1 Oxidation and reduction
  • 9.2 Electrochemical cells

Topic 10. Organic chemistry

  • 10.1 Fundamentals of organic chemistry
  • 10.2 Functional group chemistry

Topic 11. Measurement and data processing

AHL Topic 12. Atomic structure

  • 12.1 Electrons in atoms

AHL Topic 13. The periodic table—the transition metals

AHL Topic 14. Chemical bonding and structure

AHL Topic 15. Energetics/thermochemistry

  • 15.1 Energy cycles
  • 15.2 Entropy and spontaneity

AHL Topic 16. Chemical kinetics

  • 16.1 Rate expression and reaction mechanism
  • 16.2 Activation energy

AHL Topic 17. Equilibrium

  • 17.1 The equilibrium law

AHL Topic 18. Acids and bases

  • 18.1 Lewis acids and bases
  • 18.2 Calculations involving acids and bases
  • 18.3 pH curves

AHL Topic 19. Redox processes

  • 19.1 Electrochemical cells

AHL Topic 20. Organic chemistry

AHL Topic 21. Measurement and analysis

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