Acids And Alkalis Quiz! Chemistry Trivia

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Acids And Alkalis Quiz! Chemistry Trivia

Are you well familiar with acids and alkalis in chemistry? Alkalis are also termed as bases. Bases are substances that have a PH of seven and above. Acids are sources of Hydrogen ions, and alkalis are sources of Hydroxide ions. In this quiz, you will see how much you know about these two groups of substances and their characteristics. Give it a try and check out other quizzes just like it!


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)

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