Q1. Fill in the blanks.

                           i.        Wool is obtained from the ______________of sheep or yak.

                          ii.        Silk fibres come from __________of the silk moth.

                         iii.        Yak wool is common in __________and____________.

                         iv.        Silk fibres are made of a____________.

                          v.        __________and__________, found in South America, also yield wool.


Q2. True/False

                         i.        The fur (hair) on the body of camels is also used as wool. ________

                        ii.        Caterpillars should be collected with bare hands. _________

                       iii.        Weavers weave silk threads into silk cloth. _________

                       iv.        For obtaining silk, moths are reared and their cocoons are collected to get silk threads. _________

                        v.        A female silk moth lays one egg at a time. _________


Q3. Which parts of the black sheep have wool?


Q4. What is meant by the white fleece of the lamb?


Q5. What is Sericulture?


Q6. What is the scientific name of mulberry?


Q7. Name some animals which give us wool.


Q8. Which leads the world in silk production?


Q9. Is silk a good conductor of heat?


Q10. What do you mean by yarn?


Q11. Name some Indian breed of sheep.


Q12. What are the different types of silk?


Q13. Define spinning.


Q14. What is the most common silk moth?


Q15. What do you understand by wool?


Q16. What do you mean by occupational hazards?


Q17. What is cocoon?


Q18. Where does angora wool come from?


Q19. What are silkworms?


Q20. What is weaving?


Q21. What is Rearing?


Q22. What is called reeling the silk?


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