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In the Arrhenius definition, an acid is a substance that
a) furnishes hydrogen ions in water solution.
b) turns litmus paper from blue to red.
c) has a sour taste and neutralizes bases.
d) furnishes hydroxide ions in water solution

Which of the following is produced from the neutralization of an Arrhenius acid with an Arrhenius base?
a) a salt
b) a metal
c) an indicator
d) depends on the acid and base

In the Bronsted-Lowery definition, an acid is a substance that
a) donates protons.
b) accepts protons.
c) neutralizes hydronium ions.
d) forms a salt.

The origin of the word acid relates to acids' taste, which is best described as
a) sour.
b) salty.
c) bitter.
d) sweet.

The characteristic taste of bases is best described as
a) bitter.
b) sour.
c) sweet.
d) salty.

A smooth, slippery feel is associated with
a) bases.
b) acids.
c) salts.
d) indicators.

The reaction of acids with metals produces the gas
a) hydrogen.
b) oxygen.
c) nitrogen.
d) neon.

Because acids and bases are conductors of electricity, they are referred to as
a) electrolytes.
b) indicators.
c) insulators.
d) capacitors.

Substances that change color when added to acids or bases are called
a) indicators.
b) insulators.
c) electrolytes.
d) capacitors.

The ionic compound formed in an acid-base neutralization reaction is a(n)
a) salt.
b) hydroxide.
c) indicator.
d) hydride.

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