Ans. Wool is the fibre obtained from the fleece of sheep, goat, rabbit, yak and camels. Hair of these animals is sheared to get wool fibres.
Ans. Jute fibres are not used for making cloth because they are coarse and rough. Thus are not suitable for our body.
Ans. Synthetic fibres are more durable than natural fibres because they are made up of chemicals.
Ans. This happened because both paper and linen are natural plant fibers. They are made up of cellulose.
Ans. No, we cannot use synthetic fibre for making kitchen towel because synthetic fibres melt on heating.
Ans. People use to cover their bodies before clothes were invented by using fur, leather, leaves and grasses.
Ans. The climate of India is hot and humid. Cotton clothes absorb sweat easily. Hence, people in India prefer to wear cotton clothes.
Ans. Synthetic fibers such as nylon and polyester do not absorb sweat. Hence, synthetic clothes are normally not preferred in hot and humid climate.
Ans. We sweat a lot in summer. Nylon cloths absorb less water and are not good for our skin. That is why we do not prefer nylon cloth on hot summer day.
Ans. The process of making yarn from fibre is called spinning. The fibres are first drawn out from cotton bolls and then twisted into yarn. Takli and charkha are used in spinning.
Ans. We wear different types of cloths in different seasons in order to adjust with the changing atmospheric conditions due to change in seasons. For example we wear cotton clothes in summer as they absorb sweat and woolen in winter season as they do not allows heat to escape to the cold surrounding.
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