A substance which react with base to form salt and water is called acid

A substance which can neutralise an acid to form salt and water is called base

The product of a neutralisation reaction between an acid and a base.

They have a sour taste.


They have a bitter taste and are soapy to touch.

No particular characteristic taste.

They turn blue litmus red.

They turn red litmus blue.

Do not react with indicators.

For Example - Acetic Acid,citric acid,hydrochloric acid etc.

For Example - Sodium hydroxide and Potassium hydroxide

For Example - Sodium Chloride

Go Ad-free
Maninder Singh's photo - Co-founder, Teachoo

Made by

Maninder Singh

CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 14 years and a teacher from the past 18 years. He teaches Science, Economics, Accounting and English at Teachoo