Cyclone separator is used to separate which of the mentioned?

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Cyclone separator is used to separate which of the mentioned?

A. Solids particle from liquid

B. Liquids particles from liquid

C. Solid and liquid particles from gases

D. Solids from gases only

The question was posed to me during an internship interview.

Asked question is from Unit Operations in section Unit Operations and Unit Process of Chemical Technology

Correct option is C. Solid and liquid particles from gases

The explanation is: Cyclone separator is used to separate solids particles and liquid droplets from the gas flow to purify it/prevent air pollution etc.