Electrochemical Salt Bridge: Definition & Purpose


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Which statement is correct for a galvanic cell containing copper metal and zinc metal?

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1. What happens if an internal circuit develops inside a galvanic cell?

2. What happens to the copper(II) (Cu+2) ions in the solution when the copper bar accepts two electrons?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These study assessments will gauge how much you know about a salt bridge. For the quiz, you'll be answering questions on topics that include a galvanic cell containing zinc and copper and an internal circuit that develops in a galvanic cell.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These areas of study will be addressed:

  • Copper ions in a solution when a copper bar allows two electrons
  • A galvanic cell that was working correctly for a few days
  • Explanation of a galvanic cell

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on salt bridges
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about galvanic cells and an internal circuit
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the calculation associated with copper ions in a solution with a copper bar that lets in two electrons

Additional Learning

For more on the topic, review the lesson entitled Electrochemical Salt Bridge: Definition & Purpose. Pay attention to these study points below:

  • Materials needed to create a battery
  • Redox reactions
  • Explanation of a salt bridge
  • Anodes and cathodes