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The Bronsted-Lowry and Lewis Definition of Acids and Bases

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According to Bronsted and Lowry, what is a base?

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1. According to Bronsted and Lowry, which of the following is a base?

2. How is the Bronsted-Lowry definition of an acid different from the Arrhenius definition?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Bronsted-Lowry and Lewis definitions of acids and bases both build on the work of Svante Arrhenius, and this quiz and worksheet combination will help you test your knowledge of these definitions and how they continue to fill out what Arrhenius discovered about acids and bases. The questions on the quiz will test you on the Bronsted-Lowry definitions of acids and bases, the Lewis definition of an acid-base reaction, and the characteristics of conjugate bases and acids.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The difference between the Arrhenius definition of an acid and the Bronsted-Lowry definition
  • The Bronsted-Lowry definition of an acid and base
  • The definition of a conjugate acid and base
  • The Lewis definition of an acid-base reaction

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information on the Bronsted-Lowry and Lewis definitions of acids and bases from the related lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about acids and bases in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as conjugate acids and bases, as well as the respective explanations of acids and bases
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Bronsted-Lowry and Lewis definitions of acids and bases

Additional Learning

Review the corresponding lesson for more information on the the Bronsted-Lowry and Lewis definitions of acids and bases. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the Arrhenius definition and discuss how Bronsted, Lowry, and Lewis built on this definition
  • Discuss the Bronsted-Lowry definition of acids and bases
  • Differentiate between conjugate acids and bases
  • Discuss the Lewis definition of acids and bases
  • Define a Lewis acid-base reaction
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