Advertisement Remove all ads

Bee Stings Can Be Treated With: (A) Vinegar (B) Sodium Hydrogencarbonate (C) Potassium Hydroxide (D) Lemon Juice - Science

Bee stings can be treated with:
(a) vinegar
(b) sodium hydrogencarbonate
(c) potassium hydroxide
(d) lemon juice

Advertisement Remove all ads

Solution

sodium hydrogencarbonate
When a bee stings a person, it injects an acidic solution into the person’s skin, which causes severe pain and an itching sensation. Applying a baking soda solution (sodium hydrogencarbonate solution, which is a base) soothes the pain by neutralising the acid.

  Is there an error in this question or solution?
Advertisement Remove all ads

APPEARS IN

Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Chemistry (Science)
Chapter 2 Acids, Bases and Salts
Q 48 | Page 81
Advertisement Remove all ads
Advertisement Remove all ads
Share
Notifications

View all notifications


      Forgot password?
View in app×