Question

Which acids/ bases are used for the following?
(i) To neutralize sting of wasps
(ii) In alkaline batteries
(iii) Manufacturing of soap

A

(i) (ii) (iii)

B

(i) (ii) (iii)

C

(i) (ii) (iii)

D

None of these

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Solution
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Correct option is C)

1. Weak acid like acetic acid is used as anti-wasp agents.

2. In alkali batteries, a base is used as an electrolyte which gives hydroxyl ions in solution.

3. Manufacturing of soap requires an alkali like and a long chain of fatty acids like sodium stearate to form an ester or sodium acetate salt.

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