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Chemistry: A Molecular Approach, 2e (Tro) Chapter 15 Acids and Bases Multiple Choice Questions 1) Identify the acid that is in car batteries. A) H 2 SO 4 B) HNO 3 C) H 2 CO 3 D) CH 3 COOH E) HF Answer: A Diff: 1 Page Ref: 15.2 2) Identify the acid that is in vinegar. A) H 2 SO 4 B) HNO 3 C) H 2 CO 3 D) CH 3 COOH E) HF Answer: D Diff: 1 Page Ref: 15.2 3) Identify the base that is in baking soda. A) KOH B) NaOH C) NaHCO 3 D) Na 2 CO 3 E) NH 3 Answer: C Diff: 1 Page Ref: 15.2 4) Identify the base that is in Drano. A) KOH B) NaOH C) NaHCO 3 D) Na 2 CO 3 E) NH 3 Answer: B Diff: 1 Page Ref: 15.2 1 Copyright (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. 5) Which of the following is an Arrhenius acid? A) H 2 SO 4 B) LiOH C) NH 2 CH 3 D) CH 3 CH 3 E) More than one of these is an Arrhenius acid. Answer: A Diff: 1 Page Ref: 15.3 6) Which of the following is an Arrhenius base? A) CH 3 CO 2 H B) NaOH C) CH 3 OH D) LiCl E) More than one of these compounds is an Arrhenius base. Answer: B Diff: 1 Page Ref: 15.3 7) Which of the following is a Br nsted-Lowry acid? A) NH 4 + B) CH 4 C) NH 2- D) NH 3 E) Br 2 Answer: A Diff: 1 Page Ref: 15.3 8) Which of the following is a Br nsted-Lowry base? A) CH 4 B) HCN C) NH 3 D) Cl 2 E) None of the above are Br nsted-Lowry bases. Answer: C Diff: 1 Page Ref: 15.3 9) Which of the following species is amphoteric? A) CO 3 2- B) HF C) NH 4 D) HPO 4 2- E) None of the above are amphoteric. Answer: D Diff: 1 Page Ref: 15.3 2 Copyright (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. 10) What is the conjugate acid of HCO 3 ? A) H 3 O + B) H 2 O C) CO 3 2- D) OH E) H 2 CO 3 Answer: E Diff: 1 Page Ref: 15.3 11) What is the conjugate base of H 2 PO 4 ? A) HPO 4 2- B) PO 4 3- C) H 3 PO 4 D) H 3 O + E) OH Answer: A Diff: 1 Page Ref: 15.3 12) Which of the following is NOT a conjugate acid-base pair? A) NH 4 + /NH 3 B) H 3 O /OH C) H 2 SO 3 /HSO 3 D) C 2 H 3 O 2 /HC 2 H 3 O 2 E) All of the above are conjugate acid-base pairs. Answer: B Diff: 1 Page Ref: 15.3 13) Identify the diprotic acid. A) HNO 3 B) HCl C) CH 3 COOH D) H 2 SO 4 E) HClO 4 Answer: D Diff: 1 Page Ref: 15.3 14) Identify the weak diprotic acid. A) CH 3 COOH B) HCOOH C) H 3 PO 4 D) H 2 SO 4 E) H 2 CO 3 Answer: E Diff: 1 Page Ref: 15.3 3 Copyright (c) 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. 15) Identify the weak diprotic acid. A) HNO 3 B) H 3 PO 4 C) H 2 SO 3 D) HClO 4 E) H 2 SO 4 Answer: C Diff: 1 Page Ref: 15.4 16) Identify the triprotic acid. A) HNO 3 B) H 3 PO 4 C) H 2 SO 3 D) HClO 4 E) H 2 SO 4 Answer: B Diff: 1 Page Ref: 15.4 17) Give the characteristics of a strong acid. A) ionizes completely in aqueous solutions B) has a very electronegative atom attached to the oxygen C) has a polar bond D) has a weaker bond to hydrogen E) all of the above Answer: E Diff: 1 Page Ref: 15.4 18) The stronger the acid, then which of the following is TRUE?... View Full Document

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