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Sneha learnt that hair is made up of a protein. She told her father the same and to her amusement, he told her that the cloth she was wearing is also made up of protein. Which fabric could she have been wearing?

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Cotton
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Coir
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C
Jute
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Wool
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Solution

The correct option is D Wool
Hair is made up of protein. Any animal fibre which is obtained from the hair of an animal will have protein as its constituent. Wool is derived from the fleece of animals like sheep, camel, yak, etc. Hence, it is made up of protein.

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