Conjugate Base: Definition & Overview


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What is the definition of a conjugate base?

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1. What is the conjugate base of the acid HI?


In the acid-base reaction below, what is the conjugate base?

HBr + OH- --> HOH + Br-

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and the corresponding worksheet will test your understanding of conjugate bases, how these particles are formed, and how they relate to every existing acid. The core principle in these assessments is how the loss of a Hydrogen ion changes an acid.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you'll be asked to demonstrate your understanding of:

  • Conjugate bases
  • The results of Hydrogen ion loss
  • Acids and their specific conjugate bases

Skills Practiced

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

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding conjugate bases
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions covering the conjugate bases created by acid dissociation and acid-base reactions
  • Problem solving - use the knowledge you've gained to solve problems about the products of acid dissociation and acid-base reactions

Additional Learning

To learn more about conjugate cases, review the accompanying lesson. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define conjugate bases
  • Understand the relationship between conjugate bases and all acids
  • Discover how conjugate bases are formed
  • Learn to identify conjugate bases of specific acids