JEE Main & Advanced Chemistry Equilibrium Question Bank Acids and Bases

  • question_answer In the reaction \[HCl+{{H}_{2}}O\]⇌ \[{{H}_{3}}{{O}^{+}}+C{{l}^{-}}\] [NCERT 1978; EAMCET 1982, 89]

    A)                 \[{{H}_{2}}O\] is the conjugate base of \[HCl\] acid

    B)                 \[C{{l}^{-}}\]is the conjugate base of \[HCl\]acid

    C)                 \[C{{l}^{-}}\]is the conjugate acid of \[{{H}_{2}}O\] base

    D)                 \[{{H}_{3}}{{O}^{+}}\]is the conjugate base of \[HCl\]

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

                    HCl is a strong acid and their conjugate base is a very weak base.

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