The three important acids called mineral acids are nitric acid, sulphuric acid and hydrochloric acid. These find wide applications in different industries like textile, fertilizer, leather industry etc.
At home, their use for cleaning toilets is very common. However, in recent times, bad elements are misusing these acids.
For instance, incidents of acid throwing on faces, thereby causing burns on the face are being often reported.
Balloons filled with acids are thrown on passers by on Holi festival. A mixture of hydrochloric acid and nitric acid (called aqua-regia) is being used to cheat women in the name of cleaning their gold jewellery.
Now, answer the following questions:
(i) What should be done to check the miscreants from cheating the women of their jewellery cleaning?
(ii) How do you think that the use of acid balloons on Holi festival can be stopped?
(iii) What values do you infer from the passage given above?