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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. - Science

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.\

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Solution

Basic solutions subdue the pungent smell of onion, however acidic solutions have no such effect. Hence we can say that, the cloth strip must have been treated with a basic solution.

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Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Chemistry (Science)
Chapter 2 Acids, Bases and Salts
Q 5 | Page 66
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