Common Acids Used in Industry & Laboratories


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Which of the following does NOT describe an acid?

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1. Which of the following acids is used (among other things) to make explosives like TNT?

2. Which of the following acids is found in fruits like lemons?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The term acid may conjure up visions of bad guys and weapons. However, acids are very common in everyday life. Quiz questions will address topics such as what counts as an acid and specific uses.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will test your knowledge of:

  • Acid descriptions
  • A type of acid used in TNT
  • An acid that's found in some fruits
  • Acids used in fertilizers
  • An acid that's typically used in the production of synthetic fabrics and glues

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information from the lesson regarding common acids
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding characteristics of acid
  • Knowledge application - apply knowledge regarding the two acids that are generally utilized to make fertilizers

Additional Learning

To learn more about acids, review the lesson called Common Acids Used in Industry & Laboratories. It will teach you:

  • The definition of acid
  • The uses of five of the most common acids
  • The chemical formulas of common acids