Trivia Questions On Acids And Bases!

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Trivia Questions On Acids And Bases! - Quiz

Acids are substances that hydrolysis in aqueous solutions to give hydrogen ions whilst a base hydrolysis in aqueous solutions to give hydroxide ions. Answer these questions and let's see what you know about them


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A(n) _____ is a compound formed when the negative ions from an acid combine with the positive ions to form a base.
    • A. 

      Ester

    • B. 

      Alcohol

    • C. 

      Carboxyl

    • D. 

      Salt

  • 2. 
    _____ are solutions containing ions that react with acids or bases to minimize their effects.
    • A. 

      Buffers

    • B. 

      Hydroxide

    • C. 

      Enzymes

    • D. 

      Indicators

  • 3. 
    Which of the following bases can be ingested safely?
    • A. 

      Aluminum hydroxide

    • B. 

      Sodium hydroxide

    • C. 

      Calcium hydroxide

    • D. 

      Ammonia

  • 4. 
    In chemical equations describing ionization, what do double arrows pointing in opposite directions indicate?
    • A. 

      The reaction is doubled.

    • B. 

      The ionization reaction is incomplete.

    • C. 

      The reaction is a strong acid.

    • D. 

      There is twice as much product as reactant.

  • 5. 
    Which two terms refer to the amount of acid or base dissolved in solution?
    • A. 

      Strong and dilute

    • B. 

      Strong and weak

    • C. 

      Dilute and concentrated

    • D. 

      Weak and concentrated

  • 6. 
    Which two groups does a soap molecule contain?
    • A. 

      Hydronium and hydroxide

    • B. 

      Hydroxide and carboxylic acid

    • C. 

      Nonpolar carbon chain and salt of a carboxylic acid

    • D. 

      Nonpolar nitrogen chain and carboxylic acid

  • 7. 
    Which of the following substances contains a base?
    • A. 

      Aspirin

    • B. 

      Vinegar

    • C. 

      Fertilizer

    • D. 

      Lemon juice

  • 8. 
    A(n) ______ is a substance that produce hydrogen ions in solution.
    • A. 

      Salt

    • B. 

      Base

    • C. 

      Indicator

    • D. 

      Acid

  • 9. 
    What is a disadvantage of adding phosphates to detergents?
    • A. 

      Phosphates cause a detergent to produce scum in hard water.

    • B. 

      Detergents with phosphates cannot clean as throughly as those without them do.

    • C. 

      Phosphates are corrosive.

    • D. 

      Phosphates can cause overgrowth of algae in waterways.

  • 10. 
    _____ are organic salts.
    • A. 

      Polymers

    • B. 

      Titrations

    • C. 

      Soaps

    • D. 

      Esters

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