Acid, Base, or Neutral?
Characteristics of acids and bases
Lab Stuff
Vocabulary
Random Questions

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Orange juice (tastes sour)
Acid

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Which tastes bitter?
Bases

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If something has a pH of 6, would it be a weak or strong acid?
weak

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The ability to eat away at metal.
corrode

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What are the two indicators we have used in lab?
pH paper and litmus paper

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Hot Sauce (made of tomatoes; pH of 3)
Acid

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Which burns?
Acids

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If something has an pH of 13, is it an acid or a base?
base

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A water solution
aqueous

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When an acid is mixed with a base, it is called a _____________ reaction.
neutralization

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Dish soap (feels slippery)
Base

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What characteristic is true for both acids and bases?
Corrode (eat away at) metal

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If blue litmus stays blue and red litmus stay red, is the substance acid, base, or neutral?
Neutral

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A type of indicator that is used to tell if something is an acid or a base, not its strength
litmus (litmus paper)

300

In the following equation, what is the acid? HNO3 + KOH -> H20 + K + NO3
HNO3

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Ammonia (turns blue litmus blue and red litmus blue)
Base

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Which releases Hydrogen ions (H+) in an aqueous solution?
Acid

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If the pH of a substance is 7, is it an acid, base, or neutral?
Neutral

400

Another word for a base
alkaline (alkalinity)

400

When you combine an acid and a base, the result is water and a(n) ________.
salt

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Pure Water
Neutral

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Which releases OH- (Hydroxide ion) in an aqueous solution?
Bases

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Anything with a pH less than 7 is considered a(n) ______.
acid

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A scale from 0-14 that indicates the strength of different acids and bases
pH scale

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Why would a person use an antacid when they have a stomach ache?
It neutralizes the acid in the stomach (pH closer to 7), and helps make their tummy feel better.