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General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

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The reduction of an oxide by aluminium is called __________.

  1. Ellingham process
  2. Goldschmidts aluminothermite process
  3. Krolls process
  4. Van Arkel process
Correct Answer: Option(b)
Solution: The reduction of oxide by aluminum is called Goldschmidt's aluminothermite process. 

Aluminium is a strong reducing agent. Due to its strong affinity for oxygen, it can reduce certain metal oxides such as  and   to corresponding metals.

Option B is correct.
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