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The process of puddling is carried out in a ________

(a) Blast furnace

(b) Flask

(c) Cupola furnace

(d) Reverberatory furnace

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Right option is (d) Reverberatory furnace

Easy explanation: The process of puddling is carried out in a reverberatory furnace. The metal does not come in contact with the fuel in a reverberatory furnace. This type of furnace is rectangular in shape and built with refractory materials like fire-bricks.

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