General Knowledge - Chemistry - Discussion

Discussion :: Chemistry - Section 1 (Q.No.36)


The inexpensive and commonly used variety of glass is called soda glass. It is called so because

[A]. was used initially for making bottles of soda(carbonated drink)
[B]. is made using soda(sodium carbonate)
[C]. was initially used for storing sodium carbonate
[D]. is made using soda lime

Answer: Option B


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Chemicalabdul said: (Jun 15, 2012)  
Glass has 3 components,

1. Compounds of alkali metals.
2. Compounds of alkaline earth metals.
3. Silica.

But ordinary glass consists of sodium as an alkali metal and as added inform of soda ash or compounds of sodium, calcium inform of calcium carbonate and silica inform sand.

Siva Rama Krishna said: (Sep 9, 2017)  
Thanks for the good explanation.

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