Electrolysis & acids + bases

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Name an alkali
Sodium Hydroxide
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What is a base?
Substances that can neutralise acids
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What ions do acids form when aqueous?
Hydrogen +
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What ions do all alkali's form when aqueous?
Hydroxide
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What does the reaction between an acid and a metal produce?
Metal salt+Hydrogen
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What is formed when an acid and a base react?
Salt+Water
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What is the general equation of an acid and an alkali?
H+ + OH- => H2O
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Name a salt used a fertiliser that gives plants nitrogen?
Ammonium Nitrate
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What is electrolysis?
When an aqueous or liquid compound is broken down using electricity
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What do we call the substance broken down by electrolysis?
The electrolyte
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Why is aluminium used for overhead power cables?
It is lightweight and conductive
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Why must aluminium oxide be molten for electrolysis to take place?
To allow the atoms to move
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In electroplating, what should the anode, cathode and electrolyte be?
Anode: Metal you want to plate with, Cathode: Widget you want to plate, Electrolye: Soluble compound of the plating metal
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