Which among the following is not a base?

(A) NaOH


(C) NH 4 OH

(D) C 2 H 5 OH




  • NaOH, KOH. NH 4 OH are bases.
  • However, C 2 H 5 OH i.e. ethanol is an alcohol, not a base

So, the correct option (d) C 2 H 5 OH

  1. Class 10
  2. Chapter 2 Class 10 - Acids, Bases and Salts (Term 1)

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