Acid and Base questions
1. List 3 common acids and 3 common bases.  (Common means you could find them in your house.)  What is the relative pH of each?

 
 
 
 
 

2. What is the Arrhenius definition of an acid?  What is the Arrhenius definition of a base?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

3. What is the Bronsted-Lowry definition of an acid?  What is the Bronsted-Lowry definition of a base?
 
 
 
 
 
 

4. Is water an acid or a base?  Explain.
 
 
 
 
 

5. What is a logarithmic scale?  What does the pH scale have to do with one?
 
 
 
 
 
 

6. How big a difference in acidity between a solution with a pH of 6.0 and another with a pH of 3.0?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

7. What is an indicator?  What is titration, and what do these things have to do with one another?
 
 
 
 

8. What is a neutralization reaction?  What are the reactants and the products formed?
 
 
 
 


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