Question

Antacids contain ___________.

A

weak base

B

weak acid

C

strong base

D

strong acid

Medium

Solution

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Correct option is A)

Antacids are consumed when a person suffers from acidity (excessive acid secretion), antacids are composed of weak bases so that they neutralize excess of acid. Strong bases are not used because they are corrosive to body tissue.
Hence the correct answer is option (A).

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