Can You Identify Acids And Bases? Quiz

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Can You Identify Acids And Bases? Quiz

Acids, bases and salts are part of a variety of things we handle daily. Acids give citrus fruit its sour taste, while bases such as ammonia are found in many types of cleaners. Salts are a product of the reaction between an acid and a base. A common method used to determine an acid or a base is a litmus test, but there are other characteristics that can help you identify acids, bases and salts.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Firstly, what do scientists use to measure the acidity of a liquid?
    • A. 

      Thermometer

    • B. 

      Bar graph

    • C. 

      PH scale

    • D. 

      Test tube

  • 2. 
    How do acids taste?
    • A. 

      Tasteless

    • B. 

      Bitter

    • C. 

      Sour

    • D. 

      Sweet

  • 3. 
    What acid does the stomach need to aid in the process of digestion?
    • A. 

      Sulfuric acid

    • B. 

      Lactic acid

    • C. 

      Nitric acid

    • D. 

      Hydrochloric acid

  • 4. 
    Which acid is found in fruits such as limes and oranges and is classified as a weak acid?
    • A. 

      Nitric acid

    • B. 

      Acetic acid

    • C. 

      Lactic acid

    • D. 

      Citric acid

  • 5. 
    Which acid has the formula HCNO?
    • A. 

      Cyanic Acid

    • B. 

      Hydrofluoric Acid

    • C. 

      Hydrocyanic Acid

    • D. 

      Formic Acid

  • 6. 
    It's folic acid. What is folic acid used for?
    • A. 

      To prevent and treat anaemia

    • B. 

      To charge batteries

    • C. 

      To prevent urinary tract infection

    • D. 

      To prevent and treat migraine headaches

  • 7. 
    With this acid we can make explosives. Which of these acids can be used in making explosives?
    • A. 

      Acetic acid

    • B. 

      Titanic acid

    • C. 

      Lactic acid

    • D. 

      Sulphuric acid

  • 8. 
    Which acid is used in the production of soda?
    • A. 

      Bromic acid

    • B. 

      Xenic acid

    • C. 

      Carbonic acid

    • D. 

      Uranic acid

  • 9. 
    We often use vinegar for preserving and seasoning of foods. Vinegar is a highly diluted _______________ acid.
    • A. 

      Lactic

    • B. 

      Acetic

    • C. 

      Tartaric

    • D. 

      Hydrochloric

  • 10. 
    The 'fizz' in soft drinks is produced by adding which acid?
    • A. 

      Citric acid

    • B. 

      Hydrochloric acid

    • C. 

      Carbonic acid

    • D. 

      Nitric acid

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