Which of the following methods is suitable for preventing an iron frying pan from rusting? 

(a) Applying grease 

(b) Applying paint 

(c) Applying a coating of zinc 

(d) All of the above.



Corrosion can be prevented by 

  • painting the surface
  • by galvanising
  • by zinc plating
  • by greasing the surface 

But, incase of a frying pan, 

(a) grease can not be used to prevent rusting of a frying pan because it may spoil the food.

(b) paint can not be used to prevent rusting as the fry pan is heated and washed , the paint can come off .

Hence, (c) galvanising ( applying a coating of zinc) is the most suitable method to prevent rusting in this case. 

So, the correct answer is (c) 

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

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