Common Chemical Compounds – Names and Formulas | FREE SSC & Railways Ebook

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The list of all the important Names and Formulas of Common Chemical Compounds is given in the following pages of this Free E-book on Names and Formulas of Common Chemical Compounds.

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Common Name Chemical Name Chemical Formula
Baking Soda Sodium hydrogen carbonate or Sodium bicarbonate NaHCO3
Baryta Barium hydroxide Ba(OH)2
Bleach (laundry) Sodium hypochlorite NaOCl
Bleach (solid) sodium perborate NaBO3
Bleaching powder Calcium hypochlorite Ca(ClO)2
Blue Vitriol Copper sulphate pentahydrate CuSO4.5 H2O



Sample Questions –

Q. What is the Chemical Name of ‘Baking Soda’ – (RRB Group D 2018)

(a) Sodium hypochlorite

(b) Sodium chloride

(c) Sodium carbonate decahydrate

(d) Sodium bicarbonate

Answer: Option D – Sodium bicarbonate


Q. C12H22O11 is the chemical formula of?

(a) Salt

(b) Sugar

(c) TNT

(d) Rubbing Alcohol

Answer: Option B – Sugar

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