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# Which of the following is a natural fibre?

$\begin {array} {1 1} (a)\;Starch & \quad (b)\;Cellulose \\ (c)\;Rubber & \quad (d)\;Nylon-6 \end {array}$

Natural polymeric materials such as shellac, amber, wool, silk and natural rubber have been used for centuries. A variety of other natural polymers exist, such as . Cellulose is the most abundant organic compound on Earth, and its purest natural form is cotton.
The woody parts of trees, the paper we make from them, and the supporting material in plants and leaves are also mainly cellulose. Like amylose, it is a polymer made from glucose monomers
Ans : (b)