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Chapter 2 Class 10 - Acids, Bases and Salts

Assertion (A): Baking soda creates acidity in the  stomach.  

Reason (R): Baking soda is alkaline.  


Directions: In the following questions, a statement  of assertion (A) is followed by a statement of  reason (R). Mark the correct choice as:  

(a) Both assertion (A) and reason (R) are true and  reason (R) is the correct explanation of assertion  (A).  

(b) Both assertion (A) and reason (R) are true but  reason (R) is not the correct explanation of  assertion (A).  (c) Assertion (A) is true but reason (R) is false.  

(d) Assertion (A) is false but reason (R) is true.  



Baking soda is alkaline.


Also, Baking soda, being alkaline, neutralises the acidity in the stomach and removes it.  



  • Assertion is false , as it neutralises the acidity 
  • Reasoning is true

So, the correct answer is (d)

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