Fibre to fabric Worksheet-1

Fibre to fabric Worksheet-1


Multiple-Choice question:

  1. Where do natural fibres come from?

(a) Plants             (b) Animals          (c) Minerals         (d) All of these


  1. Which of the following trends and new developments in the 20th century have influenced clothing the most?

(a) Blurring of gender boundaries

(b) Importance of casual and sports attire

(c) Machinery and textiles and new dyes

(d) All of these


  1. What material do we use for making wicks for oil lamps?

(a) Cotton wool  (b) Silk cotton     (c) Nylon


  1. In the 18th century, clothes were easily available to people at lower prices because of _______.

(a) Mass production                       (b) Industrialization

(c) Urbanization


  1. Which of the following fibre is obtained from the outer covering of the fruit of the coconut palm?

(a) Hemp             (b) Coir                (c) Flax


  1. What is the name of the hand operated device used for spinning?

(a) Takli               (b) Charkha         (c) Both of these


  1. In ancient China, how did status of a person affect their clothing?

(a) Scholars wore long blue gowns’

(b) Upper class women had colorful silk robes

(c) Common people wore jackets and pants

(d) All of these


  1. What is a chador and who wears it?

(a) Covering for Sikh women

(b) Covering for Muslim women

(c) Covering for Hindu women


  1. What is a yarmulkes and who wears it?

(a) A top for Jewish women

(b) A hat for Japanese men

(c) A skull cap for Jewish men


  1. In which type of soil does cotton grow best?

(a) Loamy soil     (b) Sandy soil      (c) Black soil


Answer Key:

  1. (D)
  2. (D)
  3. (A)
  4. (A)
  5. (B)
  6. (C)
  7. (D)
  8. (B)
  9. (C)
  10. (C)