How Well Do You Know Strong Acids?

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How Well Do You Know Strong Acids?

The strength of an acid refers to its ability or tendency to lose a proton (H+). A strong acid is one that completely ionizes (dissociates) in a solution (provided there is sufficient solvent). Take this quiz to see how many strong acids you can identify correctly.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Perchloric acid is formed by adding ______________ perchlorate to hydrogen chloride
    • A. 

      Calcium

    • B. 

      Sodium

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Chlorine

  • 2. 
    This strong acid is naturally found in gastric acid
    • A. 

      Hydrochloric acid

    • B. 

      Formic acid

    • C. 

      Acetic acid

    • D. 

      Hydrofluoric acid

  • 3. 
    Hydrobromic acid is formed by dissolving hydrogen bromide in __________
    • A. 

      Ethanol

    • B. 

      Salt

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Carbon dioxide

  • 4. 
    Hydrogen iodide is a colorless ________ which reacts with water and iodine.
    • A. 

      Gas

    • B. 

      Solid

    • C. 

      Liquid

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 5. 
    This acid's formula is H2SO4
    • A. 

      Nitric acid

    • B. 

      Hydrobromic acid

    • C. 

      Sulfuric acid

    • D. 

      Perchloric acid

  • 6. 
    This strong acid is also known as aqua fortis
    • A. 

      Nitric acid

    • B. 

      Hydrobromic acid

    • C. 

      Sulfuric acid

    • D. 

      Perchloric acid

  • 7. 
    Which of the following strong acids is the strongest?
    • A. 

      Hydrofluoric acid

    • B. 

      Perchloric acid

    • C. 

      Carbonic acid

    • D. 

      Phosphuric acid

  • 8. 
    Which of the following strong acids is the weakest?
    • A. 

      Carbonic acid

    • B. 

      Hydrochloric acid

    • C. 

      Nitric acid

    • D. 

      Sulfuric acid

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