• # question_answer Alkali metal hydrides react with water to give A) Acidic solution B) Basic solution C) Neutral solution D) Hydride ion

Alkali metal hydrides react with water to give metal hydroxide and ${{H}_{2}}$ e.g., $NaH+{{H}_{2}}O\to NaOH+{{H}_{2}}$ Alkali metal hydroxides are strongly basic in nature.