Acids And Alkalis Quiz! Chemistry Trivia

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Acids And Alkalis Quiz! Chemistry Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which statement about acids or alkalis is TRUE?
    • A. 

      Acids and alkalis are made safer by diluting with water.

    • B. 

      Acids are not safe enough to be used in food preparations because they are too sour tasting.

    • C. 

      Antacids in indigestion mixtures are weak acids.

  • 2. 
      Which of the following is the pH of a strong acid?
    • A. 

      PH 1

    • B. 

      PH 5

    • C. 

      PH 14

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is the safest to use to treat an acid nettle sting?
    • A. 

      Washing soda

    • B. 

      Sodium hydrogen carbonate

    • C. 

      Wine

  • 4. 
    A substance was dissolved in water containing universal indicator. The indicator turned pale blue. This shows the dissolved substance was a?
    • A. 

      Weak alkali

    • B. 

      Very strong alkali

    • C. 

      Very weak acid

  • 5. 
    Which word describes the reaction between an acid and an alkali?
    • A. 

      Sedimentation

    • B. 

      Neutralisation

    • C. 

      Condensation

  • 6. 
    Lemon juice is an acid and bleach is an alkali. Which statement is FALSE?
    • A. 

      Blue litmus turns red in bleach

    • B. 

      Blue litmus turns red in lemon juice

    • C. 

      Red litmus turns blue in bleach

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is formed when a carbonate reacts with an acid?
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide + water

    • B. 

      Salt + water + carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Salt + hydrogen

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is the test for hydrogen gas?
    • A. 

      The gas is bubbled into limewater

    • B. 

      Damp blue litmus is placed in the gas

    • C. 

      A glowing wooden splint is placed in the gas

  • 9. 
      Which of these is a weak acid?
    • A. 

      Oven cleaner (ammonia solution)

    • B. 

      Fizzy lemonade

    • C. 

      Battery acid (sulphuric acid)