Fibre to fabric extra questions with answers

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Short Answers Type

Question 1
1.What is Fabric?
2.In which state of India, we find maximum production of jute?
3.What are yarns made up of?
4.Name a natural fibre from plant and one from animal source.
5.What is ‘cotton bolls’?


1.Cloth produced by weaving or knitting textile fibres.
2.West Bengal
3.yarns are made up of thin strands called fibre.
4.plant- cotton
5.Cotton bolls is the fruit of cotton plant from which we get cotton fibre.

Question 2
WHO AM I? [ 1 mark]
  1. I am a natural fibre who is used to make sacks and bags.
  2. I am the process by which your mother makes sweater for you using wool.
  3. I am the process by which raw cotton roll is converted into fibre.
  4. I am a natural fibre that you get from an insect.
  5. I am a necessary step to make yarn from fibre.


  1. Jute
  2. Knitting
  3. Ginning
  4. Silk
  5. Spinning

Question 3
Write related terms/examples for the following: [1 mark]
Eg: cotton: saree;jute:____.(Ans: sac)
  1. Ginning: cotton; _________ : jute
  2. Warm climate: cotton ; Cold climate : _________
  3. Fibre : ginning ; Yarn:_______
  4. Cotton: fruit ; jute:______
  5. Nylon : synthetic ; silk:_____


  1. Retting
  2. Wool
  3. Spinning
  4. Stem
  5. Natural

Question 4
i.Describe the process by which we get jute fibre from jute plant.
ii.Define ginning.
iii.What is weaving?
iv.What are biodegradable fibres?
v.List two items that are made from
Coconut fibre
Jute fibre
vi.How and with the help of what can we get yarn from fibre?


1.The jute plant is normally harvested when it is at flowering stage. The stems of the harvested plants are immersed in water for a few days. The stems rot and fibres are separated by hand.
2.the process of separating fibre from cotton seeds by combing is called ginning. It was previously done by hand, now even machines are used for this process.
3.The process of arranging two sets of yarns together to make a fabric is called weaving.
4.Biodegradable fibres are those fibres that decompose naturally. They are mainly fibres that has natural sources like cotton & jute.
5.sacks, carpets/hessian cloths/curtains/chair covering
6.The process of making yarn from fibres is called spinning. In this process, fibres from a mass of cotton wool are drawn out and twisted. This brings the fibres together to form a yarn. Simple hand devices such as takli & charkha can be used to get yarn from fibre.

Long Answer Type

Question 5
India is a country of diversity. You will find different clothing in different parts of the country. On what factors do you think the clothing of a person depends? Explain with the support of examples.


the clothing of a person depends on various factors such as climate, culture, profession, weather changes etc. for example people in the hilly states like Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim & Arunachal prefer heavy winter wear based on wool & fur. While the parts of country like Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and many more states which face hot and humid climate most of the time of the year, prefers light dress made of either cotton or silk.

Question 6
Answer the following
(i)Define natural fibres and synthetic fibres.
(ii)Give two examples of each
(iii)Why are natural fibres preferred more than synthetic fibres in making dresses?


    a.Natural fibres are defined as substances produced by plants and animals that can be spun into yarn, which is later knitted or weaved to produce fabrics. Synthetic fibres are fibres made by humans through chemical synthesis.
    b.Natural fibres: cotton, silk
    Synthetic fibres: nylon, polyester
    c.When used as dress, natural fibres absorbs sweat & gives cooling effect.

Skill based/ HOTS [2-3 marks]

Question 7
Study the diagram given below and answer the following:

  1. Name the process shown in fig 1 and 2.
  2. Give example of clothes or products made by this process.
  3. Are these processes only hand operated?


  1. Fig 1 is weaving, fig 2 is knitting
  2. Weaving: saree knitting: sweater
  3. No, they are machine operated also.

Question 8
Why we use cotton cloth to mop the floor? Why we need to remove seeds from cotton balls?


Cotton can soak water and are coarse and rough and can clean the floor very nicely.
Cotton seeds are removed from cotton balls to make an even and uniform fabric.

Question 9
Why do we get the smell of hair burn when we burn wool?


Wool is obtained from the hair (fleece) of the sheep so when it’s burnt, we get the smell of burning hair.

Question 10
Study the diagram given below and answer the following

  1. Identify the device shown above.
  2. Name the famous personality who popularized this device.
  3. Name another hand operated spinning device.
  4. What is khadi?


  1. Charkha
  2. Mahatma Gandhi
  3. Takli
  4. Clothes made of homespun yarn termed as khadi.

Question 11
Study the diagram given below and answer the following:

  1. Name the plant shown.
  2. What are these white structures shown?
  3. List the conditions required to facilitate the growth of this plant.


  1. Cotton plant
  2. Fruits of cotton plant (cotton bolls)
  3. Black soil & warm climate.

Question 12
Why we wear cotton clothes in summer?


Cotton clothes absorb sweat well and let it evaporate. Thus they keep our body cool.

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