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Zinc Blende Ore Can Be Converted into Zinc Oxide by the Process Of: (A) Roasting (B) Hydrogenation (C) Chlorination (D) Calcination - Science

Zinc blende ore can be converted into zinc oxide by the process of:
(a) roasting
(b) hydrogenation
(c) chlorination
(d) calcination

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Solution

(a) roasting
Zinc blende (zinc sulphide or ZnS) is a sulphide ore of zinc. Sulphide ores are converted to metal oxides by roasting (heating in the presence of air). When zinc blende is heated in the presence of surplus air, it is converted into zinc oxide.

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Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Chemistry (Science)
Chapter 3 Metals and Non-metals
Q 91 | Page 195
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