What is Aqua Regia? - Definition, Composition & Chemical Name


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Aqua regia is used _____.

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1. How is aqua regia made?

2. Aqua regia can dissolve which element?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this worksheet/quiz, you can discover how much you know about aqua regia. Specific topics on the quiz include how aqua regia is used and an element that can be dissolved by aqua regia.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer questions on the following bullet points:

  • Details about making aqua regia
  • The reason behind it being called 'royal water'
  • Caution when handling this substance

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on aqua regia
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the way aqua regia is used and what it's able to dissolve
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained why it's important to be careful when using aqua regia

Additional Learning

Find out more about the subject with the lesson called What is Aqua Regia? - Definition, Composition & Chemical Name. You'll be covering the following points of study:

  • Example of aqua regia use at the Niels Bohr Institute in Denmark in 1940
  • Its use in purifying gold
  • Definition of 'corrosive'