Benzoic Acid: Structure, Formula & Uses


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Which of the following is true about benzoic acid?

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1. Why is benzoic acid considered aromatic?

2. Which of the following is the correct chemical structure of benzoic acid?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Benzoic acid is used in a variety of popular foods and medicines. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you check your understanding of the properties and uses of benzoic acid.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test your knowledge of benzoic acid, including the following:

  • Facts about benzoic acid
  • The chemical formula of benzoic acid
  • The chemical structure of carboxylic acid
  • Uses of benzoic acid
  • Why benzoic acid is aromatic

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lession on benzoic acid
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as aromatic
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding products that use benzoic acid

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lession on Benzoic Acid. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the various uses for benzoic acid
  • Understand what makes a chemical aromatic
  • Differentiate between the chemical structure of benzoic acid and carboxylic acid