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03-07-2021 Science

Q. One of the constituents of baking powder is sodium hydrogen carbonate, the other constituent is

A. hydrochloric acid
B. tartaric acid
C. acetic acid
D. sulphuric acid


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Commented on 2021-07-03 11:58:48 (IST)
Answer - B. tartaric acid

Explanation - Tartaric acid used in baking powder where it serves as the source of acid that reacts with baking soda. This reaction produces carbon dioxide gas and lets products rise using active yeast cultures as a source of carbon dioxide gas.