Written Paper Section I Question 29 from the 2002 HSC Examination
Summary: (a) Type of electrochemical cell producing a spontaneous reaction; voltage required to operate an illustrated cell as an electrolytic cell. (b) How the work of early scientists increased our understanding of electron transfer reactions. (c) Method for removing salt from a shipwreck artefact; chemical procedures used to clean and preserve artefacts. (d) Procedure for comparing the rate of corrosion in different acidic and neutral solutions; explain whether data supports a hypothesis that acidic environments accelerate the corrosion of shipwrecks. (e) Analyse the effect of ocean depth on corrosion of metallic objects.