Hydrogen Chloride: Formula, Structure & Properties


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Which organ in the body uses HCl for digestion?

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1. Which of the following metals is pickled, or purified, by HCl?

2. HCl is a strong acid because ____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Hydrogen Chloride is used both commercially and biologically, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of its characteristics and applications.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the characteristics and uses of:

  • Hydrogen Chloride
  • Covalent bonds
  • Metal purification

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the characteristics of hydrogen chloride
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the type of bond through which hydrochloric acid is formed as well as why it is important to use caution when working with HCI
  • Distinguishing differences - ensure you can differentiate between metals that are and aren't pickled by HCI as well as bodily organs that do and do not use HCI for digestion

Additional Learning

Hydrogen chloride has many uses as well. You can get more information about by this topic by reading the lesson. The lesson is called Hydrogen Chloride: Formula, Structure & Properties. It will help you cover the following objectives:

  • Define acids and know their function
  • Define hydrogen ions
  • Know the two types of acids and differentiate between them
  • Know the properties of HCI
  • Understand the role of covalent bonding
  • Define corrosive in relation to hydrochloric acid
  • Define pickling
  • Understand why parietal cells produce HCI
  • Define innate immunity