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Which of the following is a regenerated fibre?

A) Terylene B) Rayon
C) Nylon D) Silk

Answer:   B) Rayon



Explanation:

Terylene and nylon are synthetic fibres produced by a process of polymerisation. Terylene is a polyester and nylon, a poyamide.

Silk is purely a natural product obtained from silk worms.

Rayon is a man-made material which consists of purified cellulose in the form of long fibres. Cellulose occurs in the cell wall of plants. Rayon fibre is chemically identical to cotton but has a shine like silk. Since it is  basically derived from a natural source (cellulose) it is called a regenerated fibre.

Subject: Chemistry
Q:

Which one of the following is a natural colloid ?

A) Cane sugar solution B) Blood
C) Sodium chloride solution D) Urea solution
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Blood

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All of the following are constituents of RNA molecule except _____

A) Thymine B) Adenine
C) Uracil D) Guanine
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Thymine

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ATP stands for -

A) Adenosine triphosphate B) Alanine triphosphate
C) Adrenalin triphosphate D) Asparagine triphosphate
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Adenosine triphosphate

Explanation:

Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) is a nucleotide which is also called as nucleoside triphosphate is a small molecule used in cells as a coenzyme. It is often referred to as the "molecular unit of currency" of intracellular energy transfer. ATP transports chemical energy within cells for metabolism. Most of the cellular functions need energy in order to be carried out such as synthesis of proteins, synthesis of membranes, movement of the cell, cellular division, transport of various solutes etc. The ATP is the molecule that carries energy to the place where the energy is needed. When ATP breaks into ADP (adenosine diphosphate) and Pi (phosphate), the breakdown of the last covalent link of phosphate liberates energy that is used in reactions where it is needed.

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Brass gets discoloured in air because of the presence of which of the following gases in air  ?

A) Hydrogen sulphide B) Oxygen
C) Nitrogen D) Carbon dioxide
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Hydrogen sulphide

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Which of the following is a non metal that remains liquid at room temperature  ?

A) Chlorine B) Phosphorous
C) Bromine D) Helium
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Bromine

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