Chapter 1: Fibre to Fabric

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Fibre to Fabric

Question:

State whether the following statements are true or false:

a) Yarn 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 seed from cotton is called ginning.

e) Weaving of yarn makes a piece of fabric.

f) Silk fibre is obtained from the stem of a plant.

g) Polyester is a natural fibre.

Answer:

a) Yarn is made from fibres. (True)

b) Spinning is a process of making fibres. (False)

Correct answerSpinning is the process in which the fibers are drawn out from the mass of cotton wool which is twisted to form yarn. So, it is the process of making yarn from fibres.

c) Jute is the outer covering of coconut. (False)

Correct answer: Jute is obtained from the stem of the jute plant.

d) The process of removing seed from cotton is called ginning. (True)

e) Weaving of yarn makes a piece of fabric. (True)

f) Silk fibre is obtained from the stem of a plant. (False)

Correct answer: Silk fibre is the animal fibre that is obtained from cocoon of silkworm

g) Polyester is a natural fibre. (False)

Correct answer: Polyester is the synthetic fibre that is derived from coal, petroleum, air, and water. 


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