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Which of the following resins is also known as acrylic?

(a) Methyl methacrylate

(b) Alkyd

(c) Styrene

(d) Vinyl

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Right choice is (a) Methyl methacrylate

The explanation is: Methyl methacrylate is a thermoplastic resin which is also known as acrylic. This resin is derived from coal petroleum and water. Plastics obtained from this resin are used for roof lights, safety glass, etc.

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