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Among the reactions (a)  - (d), the reaction(s) that does / do not occur in the blast furnace during the extraction of iron is / are :

(a)  CaO+SiO_{2}\rightarrow CaSiO_{3} (b)  3Fe_{2}O_{3}+CO\rightarrow 2Fe_{3}O_{4}+CO_{2} (c)  FeO+SiO_{2}\rightarrow FeSiO_{3} (d)  FeO\rightarrow Fe+\frac{1}{2}O_{2}
Option: 1 (C) and (D)

Option:2  (A)

Option: 3 (A) and (D)

Option: 4 (D)

Answers (1)


The following reactions do not occur in the blast furnace:

C) \mathrm{FeO}+\mathrm{SiO}_{2} \rightarrow \mathrm{FeSiO}_{3}

D) \mathrm{FeO} \rightarrow \mathrm{Fe}+\frac{1}{2} \mathrm{O}_{2}


Therefore, Option(1) is correct.

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