- Their definitions in terms of furnishing of H+ and OH- ions
- General properties of Acids, Bases and Salts
- examples and uses
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How is the neutralisation of a carbonate with an acid different from the neutralisation of an oxide or a hydroxide?
A white shirt has a yellow stain of curry. When soap is rubbed on this shirt during washing, the yellow stain turns reddish-brown. On rinsing the shirt with plenty of water, the reddish-brown stain turns yellow again.
What is the nature of soap (acidic/basic) as shown by the indicator present in curry stain?
When a solution is added to vanilla extract, then the characteristic smell of vanilla cannot be detected. State whether the given solution is an acid or a base.
It has been found that rubbing vinegar on the stung area of the skin of a person gives him relief. The person has been stung by:
(c) honey bee
(d) nettle leaf hair
When a solution is added to a cloth strip treated with onion extract, then the smell of onion cannot be detected. State whether the given solution contains an acid or a base.\