Fibre to fabric Worksheet-9

Fibre to fabric Worksheet-9

 

Sequencing:

  1. Arrange the steps in a sequenced manner.
  1. When the fruit ripens, it bursts open, releasing the fibres.
  2. Bursting of the fruit also helps the tree in dispersing its seeds.
  3. The fruits of the kapok tree contain fibres that are light and fluffy (like cotton).
  4. Silk cotton is obtained from the silk cotton tree, also called kapok.
  1. Arrange the steps in a sequenced manner.
  1. Coir is used to make several household products like ropes and floor coverings.
  2. The husk is then separated from the nut and beaten with wooden mallets to get the fibre.
  3. Coconuts are left in water for a few months.
  4. The fibre thus obtained is then spun and dyed and is ready for weaving.

 

Fill In the Blanks:

  1. Tightly compressed bundles of cotton are called _________.   
  2. For cultivation of cotton crop, _________ soil is excellent.       
  3. Jute is cultivated in _________ season. 
  4. Silk is obtained from _________ of silk worm.
  5. The stems of the jute plants immersed in water to rot before separating fibre. The process is called _________.
  6. Separation of cotton fibre from its seeds is known as __________.   
  7. The fibres obtained from plants and animals are called ________ fibres.   
  8. The fibres which are made from chemical substances are called _________ fibres.         
  9. The device on which weaving of fabrics takes place are called ________   
  10. Small looms which can be operated manually are called _________.

 

Answer Key:

Sequencing:

  1.  
    1. Silk cotton is obtained from the silk cotton tree, also called kapok.
    2. The fruits of the kapok tree contain fibres that are light and fluffy (like cotton).
    3. When the fruit ripens, it bursts open, releasing the fibres.
    4. Bursting of the fruit also helps the tree in dispersing its seeds.
  2.  
    1. Coconuts are left in water for a few months.
    2. The husk is then separated from the nut and beaten with wooden mallets to get the fibre.
    3. The fibre thus obtained is then spun and dyed and is ready for weaving.
    4. Coir is used to make several household products like ropes and floor coverings.

Fill In the Blanks:

  1. Bales
  2. Black
  3. Rainy
  4. Cocoon
  5. Retting
  6. Ginning
  7. Natural
  8. Synthetic
  9. Looms
  10. Handlooms