Acid & Base Definitions

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Acid Quizzes & Trivia

Acids and bases can be defined in different ways. We have covered these definitions in class today and you are now expected to pass the quiz that will cover that topic in the next class. The test below is designed to give you a scoop of what is expected of you. Give it a try and polish up on what you fail to answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 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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