Basic Chemistry Questions?

My younger sister needs help with test prep, and I ve only just started chemistry so I have no idea. 1) If you mix a strong acid with a base, will it still react with metals? Why/why not? 2) If you mix a strong base (like drain cleaner) with an acid, will it still corrode material in your sink drain? Why/why not?... show more My younger sister needs help with test prep, and I ve only just started chemistry so I have no idea.

1) If you mix a strong acid with a base, will it still react with metals? Why/why not?
2) If you mix a strong base (like drain cleaner) with an acid, will it still corrode material in your sink drain? Why/why not?

We can t find the answers anywhere in her textbook, so any help is greatly appreciated!
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