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Basics Of Acids, Bases And Ph

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This quiz will evaluate your knowledge on the basic concepts of Acids, Bases and pH. Explanations to the correct answers will be provided as each question is answered.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    PH is a measure of ____ ions.
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Hydrogen

    • C. 

      Hydroxide

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Neutral solutions have a pH of
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      A neutral solution does not have a pH

  • 4. 
    What is meant when an acid is referred to as monoprotic?
    • A. 

      Acid having two dissociable protons

    • B. 

      Acid having three dissociable protons

    • C. 

      Acid having no dissociable protons

    • D. 

      Acid having only one dissociable proton

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Sour taste

    • B. 

      Turns red litmus to blue

    • C. 

      Slippery

    • D. 

      Bitter taste

  • 6. 
    There are a variety of strengths of acids and bases.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What is the correct definition for a Bronsted-Lowry acid?
    • A. 

      Any substance that ionizes when it dissolves in water to give the H+ ion.

    • B. 

      Any substance that can donate a proton, H+ ion to a base.

    • C. 

      Any substance that can donate a pair of nonbonding electrons.

    • D. 

      Any substance that can accept a pair of nonbonding electrons.

  • 8. 
    An acid’s pH is between :
    • A. 

      0-7

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      7-14

    • D. 

      There is no way to discover an acids pH

  • 9. 
    Vinegar is an example of:
    • A. 

      Strong Base

    • B. 

      Weak Base

    • C. 

      Strong Acid

    • D. 

      Weak Acid

  • 10. 
    What is true when acids and bases neutralize each other.
    • A. 

      The amount of H+ and OH- is the same

    • B. 

      Water is produced

    • C. 

      Salt is produced

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    In a test of pH levels, a baking soda has a pH of 9 and bleach has a pH of 12. What is true about there relationship?
    • A. 

      Baking soda is a stronger acid

    • B. 

      Baking soda is a stronger base

    • C. 

      Bleach is a stronger acid

    • D. 

      Bleach is a stronger base

  • 12. 
    A base is a substance
    • A. 

      That releases OH- ions when dissolved in water

    • B. 

      That releases H+ ions when dissolved in water

    • C. 

      Does not release any ions when dissolved in water

    • D. 

      None of the above

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