What is Nitric Acid? - Structure, Uses & Formula

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Which of the following is TRUE about nitric acid?

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1. Based on the structure of nitric acid, which of the following is a FALSE statement?

2. How many major resonance forms does nitric acid have?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Nitric acid is a useful chemical, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of its characteristics and application.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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

  • Nitric acid as a rocket propellant
  • Nitric acid in metallurgy
  • Resonance forms of nitric acid

Skills Practiced

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

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how many major resonance forms nitric acid has as well as the uses of nitric acid in metallurgy
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the structure of nitric acid
  • Distinguishing differences - ensure that you can differentiate between true and false statements about nitric acid

Additional Learning

To learn more about nitric acid, review the accompanying lesson, What is Nitric Acid? - Structure, Uses and Formula. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define nitric acid
  • Understand what constitutes a strong oxidizing agent
  • Know what a Lewis structure is
  • Describe resonance form
  • Familiarize yourself with the uses of nitric acid in various fields
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