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The manufacture of one of the following artificial fibres contributed to deforestation. Identify this fibre.

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Nylon
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Terylene
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Acrylic
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Rayon
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Solution

The correct option is D Rayon
Rayon is a semi-synthetic fibre which is produced by the chemical processing of wood pulp. Hence, in order to produce rayon, wood pulp needs to be extracted by cutting down of trees, which leads to deforestation.

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