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Slaked lime is __________

(a) Calcium oxide

(b) Hydrated oxide of calcium

(c) Calcium carbonate

(d) Calcium silicate

I got this question in an interview for internship.

My query is from Lime in portion Glass, Lime, Clay Products & Bricks of Construction & Building Materials

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The correct answer is (b) Hydrated oxide of calcium

The best I can explain: Slaked lime is the hydrated oxide of calcium. It is obtained by slaking of lime. Slaking is the process of adding a sufficient quantity of water to quick lime to form a white powder called slaked lime.

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