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Identify the fibre having all the characteristics and uses that are given below:

1. Obtained from petrochemicals.
2. Wrinkle-resistant and easily washable
3. Used to make soft drink bottles, boats, toys, etc.

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Cotton
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Rayon
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Polyester
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Acrylic
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Solution

The correct option is C Polyester
Polyester is the most commonly used synthetic fibre obtained from petrochemicals.

Fabrics made from polyester fibre don't get wrinkled easily and remain crisp. It is easily washable also.

Polyester is processed to make PET plastics which are commonly used to make soft drink bottles, boats, toys, etc.

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