Hydrolysis in Acid-Base Reactions


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What is hydrolysis?

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1. What role does water play in acidic hydrolysis?

2. What kind of hydrolysis is necessary for ATP to release energy into the body?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can be used as an assessment of what you remember about hydrolysis. You'll review your knowledge of how water play a role in acidic hydrolysis and the different types of hydrolysis.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet focuses on what you know about:

  • Defining hydrolysis
  • What water does in acidic hydrolysis
  • Which type of hydrolysis is needed to release energy for the body via ATP
  • What the water turns into in basic hydrolysis

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you are able to draw out what role water plays in acidic hydrolysis
  • Information recall - see if you remember what water becomes in basic hydrolysis
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about hydrolysis reactions to answer a question about an image of one

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about this topic, you can check out the lesson called Hydrolysis in Acid-Base Reactions. This lesson offer a deeper discussion about:

  • Whether water works as a base or an acid
  • The difference between basic and acidic hydrolysis
  • What hydrolysis does
  • How a hydroxide anion is formed