• 1. 
    Which of the following best describes salts?

  • Easy to bend
  • Hard and brittle
  • Soft and spongy
  • Liquid at room temperature
  • 2. 
    How are salts formed?

  • By volitile gases reacting with each other
  • By the neutralization reactions of an acid and a base
  • By the evaporation of water
  • By the high temperatures of the Earth's core
  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT a typical property of a salt?

  • They are liquids at room temperature
  • They are electrically neutral
  • Equal number of anions and cations
  • They dissolve in water
  • 4. 
    What is the chemical formula for the compound we call 'table salt'?

  • NaOH
  • NaCl
  • H2O
  • CO2
  • 5. 
    True or False: Soap is a type of salt.

  • TRUE
  • 6. 
    What three things did the Ancient Egyptians mix together to make soap?

  • Ashes, animal fat, water
  • Ashes, sand, salt water
  • Oil, salt, and animal fat
  • Sand, water, animal fat
  • 7. 
    What is the modern process to make soaps called?

  • Soapization
  • Saponification
  • Hydration
  • Degreasing
  • 8. 
    What compound is the byproduct of the production of soap?

  • Carbon
  • Glycerol
  • Quartz
  • Ammonia
  • 9. 
    How is most of the salt in the world produced?

  • It comes from the processing of trees
  • It is mined from deep inside the Earth
  • In chemistry labs
  • Through the evaporation of ocean water and salt lakes
  • 10. 
    True or False: Detergents work by having molecules that break down grease into smaller components that can be rinsed away.

  • TRUE
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