Q1. Classify the following fibres as neutral or synthetic:
Nylon, wool, silk, polyester, jute.
ANS -: Natural fibres Synthetic fibre
Q2. State whether the following statements are true or false:
(a) Yarn is made from fibres. (T/F).
(b) Spinning is a process of making fibres. (T/F).
(c) Jute is outer covering of coconut.
(d) The process of removing seed from cotton is called ginning. (T/F).
(e) Weaving of yarn makes a piece of fabric (T/F).
(f) Silk fibre is obtained from the stem of a plant. (T/F).
Q3. Fill in the blanks:
(a) Plant fibres are obtained from ———— and ————–.
(b) Animal fibres are ————- and ———–.
ANS -: (a) Plants fibres are obtained from cotton and jute.
(b) Animals fibres are silk and wool.
Q4. From which parts of the plant cotton and jute are obtained?
ANS -: Cotton – From fruit of the cotton plant.
Jute – From stem of jute plant.
Q5. Name two items that are made from coconut fibre.
ANS -; (i) Bags
Q6. Explain the process of making yarn from fibre.
ANS -: The process of making yarn from fibres is called spinning. In this process, fibres from
a mass of cotton were drawn out and twisted. This brings the fibres together to form