Fibre to Fabric
Q1. State True/False
Raincoat is not made from fibre. True
Synthetic fibres are biodegradable. False
Nylon is a synthetic fibre. True
The threads or yarns are made from thin
fluffy strands called fibres. True.
Synthetic fibres are obtained from animals. False
Synthetic fibres are costlier than natural
Angora wool is obtained from a species of
Polyester is a natural fibre. False
Fabrics can be made from yarns by weaving
or knitting. True
Cotton clothes are less comfortable than
polyester clothes. False
Wool and silk are animal fibres. True
All fabrics are obtained from plants. False
Q2. Fill in the blanks.
The process of removing seeds from the cotton fibre is called ginning.
The jute fibres are less durable as compared to rayon fibres.
The cotton plant bears large leaves and
bears white or yellow fruits.
We should wear cotton
fabrics while burning crackers.
Natural fibres do not damage the ecosystem
as they are biodegradable.
is made of thousands of criss - crossing threads forming a network.
is warm to wear during winters and cool in summer.
Silkworms are fed on mulberry leaves.
is an expensive fabric.
Yarn is made from fibre.
is the twisting together of drawn out strands of fibers to form yarn.
Plant fibres are obtained from fruits and stems.
Q3. From which part of the plant jute fibre is obtained?
Jute fibre is obtained from stem of the jute plants.
Q4. What is fabric?
A piece of cloth produced by weaving or knitting fibres is called fabric.
Q5. Write few items that are made from coconut fibre.
Ropes, basket, door mat, Mattress etc.
Q6. What is oil lamps wick made of?
Q7. What are the fruits of cotton plants called?
Q8. How is spinning done on large scale?
Spinning is done on large scale with the help of spinning machines.
Q9. From which part of the plant cotton fibre is obtained?
Cotton fibre is obtained from fruit of the cotton plants.
Q10. Give some name of fabrics from your surroundings.
Blankets, bed sheets, table-cloth, towels, shawl and curtains etc.
Q11. From where do we get silk?
We get silk from the cocoons of silkworms.
Q12. Where jute is grown in India?
Jute is grown in West Bengal, Assam, Orissa and Bihar.
Q13. Which state is the largest producer of jute in India?
Q14. Write the names of unstitched cloth worn by people in
Sari, dhoti, lungi and turban
Q15. What is sericulture?
Rearing of silkworms for production of silk is called sericulture.
Q16. Which synthetic fibre is known as artificial silk?
Q17. Which type of wool we get from a species of goat found in
Q18. Which type of climate is needed for the cultivation of
Hot and humid climate is needed for the cultivation of cotton plants.
Q19. Write any four fibres that are used to make clothes.
Cotton, silk, nylon, wool
Q20. Name two materials that are not fibres but are used to make
Leather and fur