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Slacking of lime is affected by

[A]. keeping it exposed to air
[B]. immersing the lime in water
[C]. crushing the lime lumps
[D]. none of these.

Answer: Option B


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Ravi Kumar Meena said: (Jul 8, 2017)  
The correct answer should be keeping it exposed to air.

Murali said: (Aug 2, 2017)  
What is slacking?

Biks said: (Jan 1, 2018)  
Then the compound will react with the open air.

Sanjay said: (Jan 8, 2018)  
Convert into hydrated lime and form ca(oh)2.

Arvind said: (Jun 18, 2018)  
Sacking is the property of lime in this property lime can change its volume.

Pradeep Singh said: (Jul 13, 2018)  
The process of adding water to calcium oxide to produce calcium hydroxide is referred to as hydration process or lime slaking. This hydration process, when done with just the right amount of water for chemical reaction, is called "Dry Hydration".

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