Question

Acid present in tomatoes is ?

A

Lactic acid

B

Oxalic acid

C

Citric acid

D

Tartaric acid.

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Correct option is C)

Solution:
  • Tomatoes mainly have citric acid and malic acid.
  • The pH of tomatoes is from 3.8 to 4.7.
  • Usually, tomato contains more than 10 acids.
  • Lactic acid is found in sour milk and curd and it is formed in muscles during heavy workouts. 
  • Oxalic acid is found in many types of seeds, nuts, and vegetables.
  • Tartaric acid is found in many fruits such as grapes, bananas, apples, apricots, etc.

hence, correct option is C.

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