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The type of pump used for lifting large quantity of sewage is a __________ pump.

[A]. gear
[B]. centrifugal
[C]. reciprocating
[D]. plunger

Answer: Option B


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Nikhil said: (Nov 11, 2020)  
It should be a gear pump.

Mukesh said: (Feb 9, 2021)  
B is the right option, because Centrifugal pumps are most commonly used for pumping sewage, because these pumps can be easily installed in pits and sumps, and can easily transport the suspended matter present in the sewage.

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