Q1. Classify the following fibres as neutral or synthetic:
Nylon, wool, silk, polyester, jute.

ANS -: Natural fibres                                 Synthetic fibre
Wool                                                      Nylon
Cotton                                                Polyester
Silk
Jute

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).

ANS-:

(a) T
(b) F
(c) F
(d) T
(e) T
(f) F
(g) 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
(ii) Rope.

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
a yarn.