Buffer System in Chemistry: Definition & Overview


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Which of the following is an example of a natural buffer?

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1. Which two types of chemicals are necessary buffer ingredients?

2. Which answer most accurately defines a buffer system in chemistry?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are several uses for buffering systems in chemistry. This worksheet and quiz combo will assess your understanding of buffering systems and their importance in chemistry.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you will be tested on:

  • Natural buffers
  • Buffering chemicals
  • Buffering capacity
  • Use of buffers

Skills Practiced

Through this assessment, you will develop the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how a buffer works and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as buffering capacity
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about buffering systems

Additional Learning

For more information about buffering, review the assessment Buffer System in Chemistry: Definition & Overview. This lesson will cover:

  • Definition of the buffer system
  • Buffer basics
  • How a buffer works
  • Buffering capacity