The function of quick lime in soda lime mixture is to
A)absorb moisture present in soda lime
B)Increase the efficiency of soda lime
C) increase pH of soda lime
D)take pqrt in reaction with NaOH

Dear students,
CaO is a compound that absorbs moisture  easily and rapidly.So it is used in soda lime.
It is alo absorbs CO2
Hence correct answer is (a) 

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To remove CO2 from breathing gases to prevent CO2 retention, carbon dioxide poisoning.
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Increase the efficiency of soda lime
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