Question

Ant bite is treated by application of __________.

A

washing soda

B

baking soda

C

neutral solution

D

acidic solution

Hard

Solution

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Correct option is B)

Study about the reactions of acids and bases.

When acid is mixed with the base it neutralizes the reaction and gives salt as a product.

Option B is correct.

The ant bites are acidic in nature. So, its effects can be neutralized by bicarbonate of soda such a baking soda or an alkali (i.e basic in nature). 

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