Fibre to Fabric


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


When we pull a yarn from a torn sock then a single yarn, gets pulled out continuously as the fabric gets unravelled. Socks are made up of knitted fabrics from a single yam.


Fibre to Fabric

Q 1.

What type of soil is used to grow cotton plants?

Q 2.

What is jute?

Q 3.

Name two synthetic fibres.

Q 4.

How many types of fibres are there?

Q 5.

Where does cotton wool come from.?

Q 6.

How are fabrics prepared?

Q 7.

Name some modem fabrics formed by unstitched piece of fabric. 

Q 8.

What are fabrics?

Q 9.

What is spinning?

Q 10.

Name the process used to prepare fabrics from yams.

Q 11.

Name two varieties of cloth materials which are commonly used.

Q 12.

Name the thing which is used to make fabric.

Q 13.

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

Q 14.

What are yarns made of?

Q 15.

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

Q 16.

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

Q 17.

How are natural fibres better than synthetic fibres?

Q 18.

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

Q 19.

Name two natural fibres.

Q 20.

What are natural fibres? Explain with examples.

Q 21.

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

Q 22.

Define ginning of cotton.

Q 23.

Name two items that are made from coconut fibre.

Q 24.

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

Q 25.

Name two methods of knitting.

Q 26.

Name two hand-operated devices used for spinning.

Q 27.

What are looms?

Q 28.

Explain the process of making yam from fibre.

Q 29.

What are fruits of cotton plants called?

Q 30.

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

Q 31.

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

Q 32.

What are synthetic fibres?

Q 33.

Name some fabrics in your surroundings.

Q 34.

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

Q 35.

List the steps involved in the preparation of fabric.

Q 36.

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

Q 37.

What is weaving?

Q 38.

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.

Q 39.

Describe the process of spinning and weaving.

Q 40.

What is knitting?

Q 41.

What material you use for making wicks for oil lamps?

Q 42.

What happened when people began to settle in agricultural communities?

Q 43.

Are all fibres produced by plants?

Q 44.

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

Q 45.

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

Q 46.

Explain how jute is obtained from the jute plant.