Aluminium is extracted by the electrolysis of

  • Option 1)

    bauxite

  • Option 2)

    alumina

  • Option 3)

    alumina mixed with molten cryolite

  • Option 4)

    molten cryolite

 

Answers (1)

As we learnt in 

Electrolytic Refining -

Many of the metals such as Cu,Au,Ag,Al,Hb etc are purified by this method.

- wherein

The impure metal is made anode while a thin sheet of pure metal acts as a cathode. 

 

 Bauxite is first purified into alumina which is dissolved in molten cryolite to lower energy costs and then extraction is done by electrolysis.


Option 1)

bauxite

This option is incorrect.

Option 2)

alumina

This option is incorrect.

Option 3)

alumina mixed with molten cryolite

This option is correct.

Option 4)

molten cryolite

This option is incorrect.

Most Viewed Questions

Preparation Products

Knockout JEE Main April 2021 (One Month)

Personalized AI Tutor and Adaptive Time Table, Self Study Material, Weekend Live Classes, Unlimited Mock Tests and Personalized Analysis Reports, 24x7 Doubt Chat Support,.

₹ 14000/- ₹ 4999/-
Buy Now
Knockout JEE Main May 2021

Personalized AI Tutor and Adaptive Time Table, Self Study Material, Weekend Live Classes, Unlimited Mock Tests and Personalized Analysis Reports, 24x7 Doubt Chat Support,.

₹ 22999/- ₹ 9999/-
Buy Now
Test Series JEE Main May 2021

Unlimited Chapter Wise Tests, Unlimited Subject Wise Tests, Unlimited Full Mock Tests, Get Personalized Performance Analysis Report,.

₹ 6999/- ₹ 2999/-
Buy Now
Knockout JEE Main May 2022

Personalized AI Tutor and Adaptive Time Table, Self Study Material, Live Classes, Unlimited Mock Tests and Personalized Analysis Reports, 24x7 Doubt Chat Support,.

₹ 34999/- ₹ 24999/-
Buy Now
JEE Main Rank Booster 2021

Booster and Kadha Video Lectures, Unlimited Full Mock Test, Adaptive Time Table, 24x7 Doubt Chat Support,.

₹ 13999/- ₹ 6999/-
Buy Now
Boost your Preparation for JEE Main 2021 with Personlized Coaching
 
Exams
Articles
Questions