Question

Borax is used as a cleansing agent because on dissolving in water, it gives:

Solution

Correct option is

Alkaline solution

 

Borax dissolves in water and gives an alkaline solution.   

                

                                                     Strong base        weak acid

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

H3BO3 is:

Q2

 

  

How can this reaction is made to proceed in forward direction?

Q3

 

A certain salt (X) gives the following tests:  

(i) Its aqueous solution is alkaline to litmus.

(ii) On strongly heating it swells to give a glassy bead

(iii) When concentrated sulphuric acid is added to a hot concentrated solution of (X), crystals of H3BO3 separate out.

Identify the colour of these crystals.