Chapter 1: Fibre to Fabric

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Fibre to Fabric


The silkworm is (a) a caterpillar, (b) a larva. Choose the correct option.

(i) a

(ii) b

(iii) both a and b

(iv) neither a nor b.


Sericulture is the process of rearing silkworms for extracting silk is called sericulture. The thread of silk is obtained from the cocoon of the silk moth. The female silk moth lays thousands of eggs that hatched to form larvae. The larvae of the silk moth are also called caterpillars or silkworms.

Hence, the correct answer is option (iii) both a and b.

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