Chapter 18 Acids And Bases Question Preview (ID: 1902)

General Properties Of Acids And Bases.

In a neutralization reaction, the individual properties of the acid and base
a) are destroyed.
b) become more acidic.
c) become more basic.
d) are reinforced.

A substance that can act as either an acid or a base is described as
a) amphoteric
b) conjugate.
c) ambidextrous.
d) neutral.

A conjugate acid-base pair consits of two substance that
a) differ only by a proton.
b) have equal numbers of protons.
c) satisfy both definitions.
d) neutralize each other.

The relative strengths of acids are determined by the extent to which the acid particles
a) ionize in water solution.
b) eat holes in clothing.
c) are able to stay together.
d) retain their shape.

The reaction of a weak acid with water can be described as
a) incomplete.
b) complete.
c) violent.
d) spontaneous.

The strength of a Bronsted-Lowry base is determined by its
a) attraction for protons.
b) degree of bitterness.
c) effect on skin and clothing.
d) ability to furnish protons.

Which of the following could be a conjugate acid-base pair?
a) strong acid - weak base
b) strong acid - strong base
c) weak acid - weak base
d) need more information

The acid dissociation constant measures an acid's
a) strength.
b) concentration.
c) number of protons.
d) degree of sourness.

The reaction of the anions and cations of salts with water to form acid or base solutions is called
a) hydrolysis.
b) amphoterism.
c) dissociation.
d) neutralization.

How would you describe the solution of the salt formed from the reaction of a weak acid and a strong base?
a) basic
b) acidic
c) neutral
d) need more information

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