. The chemical composition of baking powder is


(a)          mixture of baking soda and citric acid.

(b)          mixture of baking soda and washing soda.

(c)           mixture of baking soda and tartaric acid.

(d)          mixture of baking soda and oxalic acid.

 

Best Answer

(c)

Explanation: Tartaric acid present in baking powder neutralizes the basic nature of sodium bicarbonate. Sodium bicarbonate being basic in nature is bitter in taste. 

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