Unit 9 - Salts

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Salt Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    A(n) ____ is a compound formed when the negative ions form an acid combine with the positive ions from a base.
    • A. 

      Alcohol

    • B. 

      Ester

    • C. 

      Salt

    • D. 

      Carboxyl

  • 2. 
    _____ are organic salts.
    • A. 

      Esters

    • B. 

      Titrations

    • C. 

      Soaps

    • D. 

      Polymers

  • 3. 
    Which two groups does a soap molecule contain?
    • A. 

      Hydronium and hydroxide

    • B. 

      Nonpolar nitrogen chain and carboxylic acid

    • C. 

      Hydroxide and carboxylic acid

    • D. 

      Nonpolar carbon chain and salt of carboxylic acid

  • 4. 
    What is the difference between a soap and a detergent?
    • A. 

      Soaps have long hydrocarbon chains and detergents have long nitrogen chains.

    • B. 

      Detergents have long hydrocarbon chains and soaps have long nitrogen chains.

    • C. 

      Soaps contain salts and detergents contain sulfonic or phosphoric acid groups.

    • D. 

      Detergents contain carboxylic acid groups and soaps contain phosphoric acid groups.

  • 5. 
    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 thoroughly as those without them do.

    • C. 

      Phosphates are corrosive.

    • D. 

      Phosphates can cause overgrowth of algae in waterways.

  • 6. 
    A(n) ______ is an organic compound formed by the reaction of an organic acid and an alcohol.
    • A. 

      Salt

    • B. 

      Ester

    • C. 

      Base

    • D. 

      Indicator

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

      Vinegar

    • B. 

      Lemon juice

    • C. 

      Fertilizer

    • D. 

      Aspirin

  • 8. 
    Which of the following compositions of cleaners is the best choice if you have hard water?
    • A. 

      Long hydrocarbon chain with sodium salt

    • B. 

      Long hydrocarbon chain with posassium salt

    • C. 

      Long hydrocarbon chain with sulfonic acid group

    • D. 

      Long-chain fatty acid with sodium hydroxide

  • 9. 
    What three acids are used in fertilizers?
    • A. 

      Acetic, carbonic, and hydrochloric

    • B. 

      Nitric, sulfuric, and phosphoric

    • C. 

      Nitric, acetic, and sulfuric

    • D. 

      Phosphoric, carbonic, and ascorbic

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