Name: (a)a metal that evolves a gas which burns with a pop sound when boiled with alkail. solution. (b) two bases which are not alkalis but dissolve in strong alkalis.

Asked by V H ANAHAT SRIHARI | 17th Oct, 2012, 07:33: AM

Expert Answer:

a) Zinc
 
b) Copper oxide is a base because it will react with acids and neutralise them, but it is not an alkali because it does not dissolve in water.
Sodium hydroxide is a base because it will react with acids and neutralise them. It's also an alkali because it dissolves in water.

Answered by  | 17th Oct, 2012, 09:52: AM

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