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Acid & Base Definitions

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Different definitions of acids and bases

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  • 1. 
    What is the definition of an Arrhenius base?
    • A. 

      Any substance that can donate a proton

    • B. 

      Any species that can accept electron pairs

    • C. 

      Any substance that can accept a proton

    • D. 

      A substance that when dissolved in water produces OH- ions, it is an OH- donor

    • E. 

      A substance that when dissolved in water dissociates to form H+ ions

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is a good Lewis base?
    • A. 

      Any species with lone pairs on the central atom

    • B. 

      H3O+

    • C. 

      Any species that can accept electron pairs

    • D. 

      Any substance that can accept an H+ ion

    • E. 

      Any substance that can donate an H+ ion

  • 3. 
    Which of the following defines an acid as a species that can accept electron pairs?
    • A. 

      Bronsted-Lowry

    • B. 

      Arrhenius

    • C. 

      Lewis

    • D. 

      Svante

  • 4. 
    Which of the following defines an base as any substance that can accept an H+ ion?
    • A. 

      Arrhenius

    • B. 

      Lewis

    • C. 

      Bronsted-Lowry

  • 5. 
    What is an arrhenius acid?
    • A. 

      Any substance that can donate an H+ ion

    • B. 

      A substance that when dissolved in water dissociates to form hydrogen ions

    • C. 

      Any substance that can accept an H+ ion

    • D. 

      Any species that can accept electron pairs

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is the definition of a Bronsted-Lowry base?
    • A. 

      Any substances that can donate H+ ions

    • B. 

      A substance when dissolved in water produces OH- ions

    • C. 

      Any substance that can accept H+ ions (proton)

    • D. 

      A substance that when dissolved in water dissociates to form hydrogen ions

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