Worksheet: Acid Tests

In this worksheet, we will practice identifying metals and salts by testing the products of their reactions with acids.


Which of the following statements is false?

  • AThe reaction of a metal with acid produces a salt and hydrogen.
  • BThe reaction of a carbonate with acid produces a salt, carbon dioxide and water.
  • CThe reaction of an alkali metal with hydrochloric acid always produces a water-soluble salt.
  • DThe reaction of an alkaline earth metal with sulfuric acid always produces a water-soluble salt.
  • EThe reaction of a metal halide with sulfuric acid may produce an elemental halogen.

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