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Assertion (A): All the proteins in our food are digested in small intestine only. 

Reason (R): The protein-digesting enzymes from pancreas are released into small intestine. 

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(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A. 

(b) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A. 

(c) A is true, but R is false. 

(d) A is false, but R is true.

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The correct option is: (d) A is false, but R is true.

Explanation:

The digestion of protein begins in stomach. The enzyme pepsin acts on protein and brings about their breakdown in the stomach. The protein-digesting enzymes from pancreas are released into small intestine.

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