Spontaneous Reactions & Gibbs Free Energy

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If the forward reaction is spontaneous, the reverse reaction is always __?

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1. Which of the following is the Gibbs Free Energy equation?

2. A reaction has a negative delta H and a negative delta S, when will it be spontaneous?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Our quiz and worksheet contains questions about Gibbs Free Energy and spontaneous reactions that you can answer on any mobile device or computer 24 hours a day. Just a few of the topics covered here include the Gibbs Free Energy equation and why an exothermic reaction is generally considered thermodynamically favorable.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz is an easy way to see if you know:

  • What is true about the reverse reaction if the forward reaction is spontaneous
  • The Gibbs Free Energy equation
  • When a reaction will be spontaneous
  • The signs of delta H, delta G and delta S for the freezing of liquid water at -4 degrees Celsius
  • Why an exothermic reaction is generally considered thermodynamically favorable

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding when a reaction will be spontaneous if it has a negative delta S and delta H and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Gibbs Free Energy and spontaneous reactions
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what is true about the reverse reaction if the forward reaction is spontaneous

Additional Learning

Take a look at our helpful lesson called Spontaneous Reactions & Gibbs Free Energy if you want to learn more about this subject. This lesson has been created by professionals to assist you in achieving these goals and more:

  • Give an example of a spontaneous reaction
  • Explain what spontaneity tells you and what it doesn't tell you
  • Define enthalpy (H) and what it measures
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