Bronsted-Lowry Acid: Definition & Examples


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For the following reaction between NH3 and CH3COOH, which one is the Bronsted-Lowry acid?

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1. Which of the following is a correct conjugate acid-base pair?

2. Which of the substances in the following chemical reaction is the conjugate base?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Can you identify a Bronsted-Lowry acid in a reaction? How about finding conjugate acid-base pairs? If you want to pass this quiz, you'll need to answer these and other questions related to Bronsted-Lowry acids.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Challenge yourself with quiz questions on the following:

  • How to identify a Bronsted-Lowry acid
  • Conjugate acid-base pairs
  • Finding the conjugate base in a given chemical reaction
  • The characteristics of a Bronsted-Lowry acid

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as acids and bases
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Bronsted-Lowry acids
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about chemical reactions in sample problems

Additional Learning

The accompanying lesson, Bronsted-Lowry Acid: Definition & Examples, takes a closer look at this chemistry subject. Topics covered by this lesson include the following:

  • The research of Johannes Nicolaus Bronsted and Thomas Martin Lowry
  • Writing acid-base reactions
  • Conjugate acids and bases
  • Bronsted-Lowry acid-base reactions