Engineering Questions with Answers - Multiple Choice Questions
Chemical Industry MCQ’s – Copper
1 - Question
Which among the following is an ore of copper?
Explanation: The predominant ore of copper is chalcopyrite (CuFeS2). Hematite, magnetite and siderite are ores of iron.
2 - Question
Which method is used to extract copper from sulphide ores?
a) Froth floatation
d) Mechanical agitation
Explanation: In froth floatation process, the ore is added to water and other reagents and is mechanically agitated forming bubbles. As the bubble rises it carries the copper along.
3 - Question
What are the steps involved in purifying copper? (In order of precedence)
Explanation: Water is first removed by roasting. Steamed air is sent in to remove the volatile impurities. The final is conversion of matte.