General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
The reduction of an oxide by aluminium is called __________.
- Ellingham process
- Goldschmidts aluminothermite process
- Krolls process
- 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.