S-block elements (Weightage 1%)  

Topics from S-block elements

  • Group -1 and 2 Elements (43 concepts)
  • General introduction, electronic configuration and general trends in physical and chemical properties of elements, anomalous properties of the first element of each group (72 concepts)
  • Diagonal relationships (4 concepts)
  • Preparation and properties of some important compounds - sodium carbonate and sodium hydroxide and sodium htydrogen carbonate (26 concepts)
  • Industrial uses of lime, limestone, Plaster of Paris and cement; Biological significance of Na, K, Mg and Ca. (22 concepts)