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The lime which contains high percentage of calcium oxide, is generally called

[A]. fat lime
[B]. rich lime
[C]. white lime
[D]. All of these.

Answer: Option D


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Sukresh said: (Dec 6, 2014)  
Calcium oxide - Quick lime.

High calcium oxide - Fat lime.

Balraj said: (Feb 1, 2015)  
Quick and fat lime contains high calcium oxide (Cao) 95%.

Aayush Panthi said: (Sep 27, 2015)  
Last option should be all of these.

Vipin Pundir said: (Feb 16, 2016)  
It should be fat lime or white lime.

Chandrima De said: (Aug 22, 2016)  
It should be fat lime. Because fat lime consists of 95% of lime and impurities less than 5%.

Susovan Samanta said: (Oct 21, 2016)  
I think fat lime is the answer.

Danny Pote said: (Oct 31, 2016)  
According to me, it is both A and B.

Lopamudra said: (Dec 11, 2016)  
It is Quick lime.

Dev said: (Dec 30, 2016)  
It is White lime.

Balraj said: (Feb 19, 2017)  
It should be fat or rich lime.

Ashish Tadewar said: (Mar 6, 2017)  
It's fat lime.

Balveer Singh said: (Mar 17, 2017)  
Fat lime is right. Because quick lime is obtain just after calcination. After get some moisture it converte in fat lime and contains high percentage of CaO.

Smarty said: (Apr 2, 2017)  
Fat rich or white lime is the same thing which contains the high percentage of Cao.

Shiney said: (Apr 8, 2017)  
Fat lime is correct answer.

I agree with it.

Som Dey said: (Jun 21, 2017)  
Answer is fat lime.

Msr said: (Aug 13, 2017)  
Fat lime is correct.

Syed Abutaha said: (Sep 19, 2017)  
Fat or rich lime?

Vinaykumar said: (Dec 7, 2017)  
I think Fat lime is correct.

Binashree Naik said: (Dec 8, 2017)  
The lime which contains a high percentage of Calcium Oxide is called RICH LIME.

The lime which slakes vigorously is called FAT LIME.

The lime which contains a high percentage of Calcium Oxide and slakes vigorously is used for whitewashing and is called WHITE LIME.

The above three statements are interrelated so the correct answer will be All of these.

Ankush said: (Dec 14, 2017)  
Fat lime is the right answer.

Chandru said: (Jan 15, 2018)  
Fat lime is used for white washing not white lime.

Umakant Arya said: (Feb 19, 2018)  
Fat lime:-this lime is also known as the high calcium lime. Pure lime, rich lime or white lime. So option A, B, C are correct.

Sir said: (Feb 21, 2018)  
Fat lime rich lime and white lime are same thing, so answer should be all of tha above.

Virenderthakur said: (Mar 29, 2018)  
The correct answer is fat lime because 99% lime content in it. And it is used for whitewashing.

Viru Kapoor said: (Apr 3, 2018)  
It is Cao which is called as quick lime.

Given answer is absolutely correct.

Bhagyashri said: (Apr 7, 2018)  
As per SSC, Fat lime is the right answer.

Muhammad Zaheer said: (Apr 23, 2018)  
It should be white lime.

Avinash Shinde said: (May 4, 2018)  
Fat lime is the correct option.

Chauhan said: (May 14, 2018)  
Option D should be all of these.

Manish Thakur said: (Jun 11, 2018)  
Fat lime, Rich lime and White lime are same.
Fat lime contains high(rich) amount 95% Calcium Oxide, thus also called Rich lime.
Fat lime is white in colour and mostly used for whitewashing, thus called Whitewashing.
All are correct.

Er Sachin Singh said: (Aug 22, 2018)  
Fat lime is the correct answer.

Pankaj said: (Dec 7, 2018)  
According to me, it is Fat lime.

Muke said: (Dec 16, 2018)  
Fat lime is correct.

Shiva Waghmode said: (Feb 9, 2019)  
I think Fat or rich lime is correct.

Vinod I said: (Mar 4, 2019)  
Answer is fat or rich lime.

Inica said: (Apr 24, 2019)  
Fat Lime or Rich Lime or White Lime or Very Pure Lime contains 95% Cao and Quick Lime or Pure Lime or Caustic Lime Obtained After Cancination of Limestone.

Vkith3 said: (Jul 20, 2019)  
It should be ALL OF THIS.

Fat lime is also known as Rich like White lime and High Calcium lime.

Vaibhav said: (Aug 20, 2019)  
Answer is A.

Fat lime is also known as rich lime, pure lime, white lime and high calcium lime.

Ali Raza said: (Sep 10, 2021)  
Fat lime, white lime and rich lime are same thing. They are used for white washing. So all of these option is right.

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