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Question

Read the given statements and select the correct option:


Statement 1 :Backing soda does not taste sour.
Statement 2 :Bases are sour in taste while acids are bitter in taste.

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Both statements 1 and 2 are true statement 2 is correct explanation of statement 1.
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Both statements 1 and 2 are true both statement 2 is not the correct explanation of statement 1.
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Statements 1 is true and statement 2 is false
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Both statements 1 and 2 are false.
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Solution

The correct option is B Statements 1 is true and statement 2 is false
Baking soda,which has chemical name sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3) is slightly basic in nature.Which means it tastes bitter as acid taste sour and bases taste bitter.
Statement 01: NaHCO3 does not taste sour is correct.
Statement 02: Acid taste bitter and bases taste sour is wrong.

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