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The litmus paper utilized in the chemical laboratories is made of :

A. Fern

B. Algae

C. Lichen

D. Fungi

Answer: Option C

Solution(By Examveda Team)

Litmus paper is an acid/base indicator that changes color to identify bases and acids. Litmus is a dye made from naturally occurring substances, including lichens (fungi)– the most commonly used of which is the species roccella tinctoria.

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