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The Acid Produced Naturally in Our Stomach Is: (A) Acetic Acid (B) Citric Acid (C) Hydrochloric Acid (D) Sulphuric Acid - Science

The acid produced naturally in our stomach is:
(a) acetic acid
(b) citric acid
(c) hydrochloric acid
(d) sulphuric acid

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Solution

 hydrochloric acid
Our stomach produces dilute hydrochloric acid naturally. The acid that is produced, which has a pH of around 1.4, does not damage our stomach. Rather, it helps in the digestion of food.

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Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Chemistry (Science)
Chapter 2 Acids, Bases and Salts
Q 52 | Page 81
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