science - fibre to fabric

Class 6 - Science

Fibre to Fabric

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Question:

What material you use for making wicks for oil lamps?

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Cotton wool.



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Fibre to Fabric - Questions
1.

What are fruits of cotton plants called?


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2.

List the steps involved in the preparation of fabric.


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3.

What were the materials used by people in ancient times in place of clothes?


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4.

What are fabrics?


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5.

How are natural fibres better than synthetic fibres?


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6.

When we bum wool why do we get the smell of hair bum?


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7.

Name two varieties of cloth materials which are commonly used.


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8.

How are fabrics prepared?


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9.

What do you observe when you are visiting a nearby tailoring shop?


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10.

Define ginning of cotton.


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11.

Name the process used to prepare fabrics from yams.


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12.

Name two synthetic fibres.


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13.

Name some fabrics in your surroundings.


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14.

What type of soil is used to grow cotton plants?


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15.

What are natural fibres? Explain with examples.


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16.

What is spinning?


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17.

When we bum nylon, why we do not get the smell of burning paper or burning hair?


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18.

From which part of the plant cotton and jute are obtained?


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19.

What are yarns made of?


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20.

Name two natural fibres.


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21.

Explain the process of making yam from fibre.


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22.

How many types of fibres are there?


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23.

What are looms?


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24.

What are synthetic fibres?


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25.

Name two methods of knitting.


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26.

Where does cotton wool come from.?


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27.

Name the states where jute plants are mainly grown in India.


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28.

What happens when a yam from a tom sock is pulled?


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29.

Name two items that are made from coconut fibre.


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30.

Name the thing which is used to make fabric.


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31.

Name some modem fabrics formed by unstitched piece of fabric. 


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32.

Describe the process of spinning and weaving.


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33.

Classify the following fibres as natural or synthetic: nylon, wool, cotton, silk, polyester, jute.


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34.

Fill in the blanks:
(a) Plant fibres are obtained from____________ and___________ .
(b) Animal fibres are___________ and___________ .


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35.

What is jute?


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36.

Name two hand-operated devices used for spinning.


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37.

What is knitting?


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38.

What material you use for making wicks for oil lamps?


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39.

Cotton on burning gives paper burning smell and cotton is obtained from plants.  Is paper also obtained from plants?


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40.

What happened when people began to settle in agricultural communities?


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41.

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.


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42.

Where were the cotton and flax plants cultivated in ancient Egypt?


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43.

What is weaving?


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44.

Are all fibres produced by plants?


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45.

Describe the process of the formation of yam from cotton wool.


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46.

Explain how jute is obtained from the jute plant.


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