What are yarns made of?
Yarns are made up of thin strands called fibres.
Name two synthetic fibres.
Name the process used to prepare fabrics from yams.
How many types of fibres are there?
Where does cotton wool come from.?
When we bum nylon, why we do not get the smell of burning paper or burning hair?
Name the states where jute plants are mainly grown in India.
What happens when a yam from a tom sock is pulled?
When we bum wool why do we get the smell of hair bum?
What do you observe when you are visiting a nearby tailoring shop?
List the steps involved in the preparation of fabric.
Name two varieties of cloth materials which are commonly used.
What are yarns made of?
Define ginning of cotton.
Name two items that are made from coconut fibre.
What are fruits of cotton plants called?
What type of soil is used to grow cotton plants?
How are natural fibres better than synthetic fibres?
What were the materials used by people in ancient times in place of clothes?
What are natural fibres? Explain with examples.
Describe the process of spinning and weaving.
What is jute?
What are looms?
Classify the following fibres as natural or synthetic: nylon, wool, cotton, silk, polyester, jute.
What are fabrics?
How are fabrics prepared?
From which part of the plant cotton and jute are obtained?
Name some fabrics in your surroundings.
Explain the process of making yam from fibre.
What is spinning?
Name some modem fabrics formed by unstitched piece of fabric.†
What is knitting?
Name two natural fibres.
Name the thing which is used to make fabric.
Name two methods of knitting.
Fill in the blanks:
(a) Plant fibres are obtained from____________ and___________ .
(b) Animal fibres are___________ and___________ .
Name two hand-operated devices used for spinning.
What are synthetic fibres?
What material you use for making wicks for oil lamps?
Cotton on burning gives paper burning smell and cotton is obtained from plants. †Is paper also obtained from plants?
Where were the cotton and flax plants cultivated in ancient Egypt?
What happened when people began to settle in agricultural communities?
What is weaving?
State whether the following statements are ‚€˜true' or false':
(a) Yam is made from fibres.
(b) Spinning is a process of making fibres.
(c) Jute is the outer covering of coconut.
(d) The process of removing seeds from cotton is called ginning.
(d) Weaving of yam makes a piece of fabric.
(e) Silk fibre is obtained from the stem of a plant.
(g) Polyester is a natural fibre.
Are all fibres produced by plants?
Describe the process of the formation of yam from cotton wool.
Explain how jute is obtained from the jute plant.