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Class 10
Chapter 3 Class 10 - Metals and Non-Metals (Term 1)

Assertion (A): Usually the sulphide ore is converted to oxide before reduction.  

Reason (R): Reduction of oxides occurs easier.  

Answer

  • Usually the sulphide ore is converted to oxide before reduction
  • There is no direct method to reduce sulphide ores. 
  • Oxides can be directly reduced with the help of Carbon. 
  • Thus, oxides are easier to reduce than sulphides. 

 

Thus, 

  • The Assertion is True.
  • Reason is also True.

And the Reason is the correct explanation for the assertion.  


So, the correct answer is (a)

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