Corrosion of metals is considered as the reverse of extractive

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Corrosion of metals is considered as the reverse of extractive metallurgy.

A. True

B. False

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Question is from Corrosion and its Classification in section Corrosion Principles of Corrosion Engineering

Correct choice is A. True

To elaborate: Extractive metallurgy is a process of conversion of metal ions from the compounded state to metal atoms in the elemental state, whereas the corrosion occurs by the conversion of metal atoms into metal ions.