8th Grade Sewing Test: Trivia Quiz

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8th Grade Sewing Test: Trivia Quiz

Welcome to the 8th-Grade Sewing Test Quiz. Sewing has come a long way from using bones as needles to sewing machines that make it all easier. There are different types of stitches used for different clothes, and if one pays close detail to the sewing class, they would know how to achieve most of them. Do you believe you know enough about sewing at this stage to pass this quiz? How about you give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Contains seam allowance markings for accurate sewing.
    • A. 

      Throat Plate

    • B. 

      Feed Dogs

    • C. 

      Bobbin Casing

  • 2. 
    Allows for backward stitching to secure a seam.
    • A. 

      Feed Dogs

    • B. 

      Spool Pin

    • C. 

      Reverse

  • 3. 
    Feeds thread from the spool to the needle.
    • A. 

      Stitch Width Control

    • B. 

      Thread Take-Up Lever

    • C. 

      Tension Control

  • 4. 
    Manual control of the needle movement.
    • A. 

      Reverse

    • B. 

      Hand Wheel

    • C. 

      Thread Take-Up Lever

  • 5. 
    Adjusts the tightness and looseness of the upper thread.
    • A. 

      Stitch Width Control

    • B. 

      Stitch Length Control

    • C. 

      Tension Control

  • 6. 
    Holds the fabric firmly in place against the feed dogs.
    • A. 

      Foot Control

    • B. 

      Presser Foot

    • C. 

      Throat Plate

  • 7. 
    Has a tooth-like surface that moves the fabric during stitching.
    • A. 

      Throat Plate

    • B. 

      Throat Dogs

    • C. 

      Feed Dogs

  • 8. 
    Adjust the width of stitches when using the zigzag.
    • A. 

      Stitch Length Control

    • B. 

      Stitch Pattern Control

    • C. 

      Stitch Width Control

  • 9. 
    Hold the upper thread in place during sewing.
    • A. 

      Spool Pin

    • B. 

      Thread Take-up Lever

    • C. 

      Thread Guides

  • 10. 
    The small, flat spool that hold the bottom thread.
    • A. 

      Spool Pin

    • B. 

      Bobbin

    • C. 

      Bobbin Winding Spindle

  • 11. 
    Holds the thread spool while sewing.
    • A. 

      Spool Pin

    • B. 

      Bobbin

    • C. 

      Bobbin Winding Spindle

  • 12. 
    Holds the bobbin during sewing - some are removable
    • A. 

      Spool Pin

    • B. 

      Bobbin Winding Spindle

    • C. 

      Bobbin Casing

  • 13. 
    The lines on the throat plate of the sewing machine can help keep seams straight while you are sewing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    You will need to guide the fabric with your hands while you are stitching with a sewing machine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Backstitching is used to prevent the stretching of fabric during handling.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Which sewing technique is described as follows Place fabric with right sides together, line up the raw edges and pin together.  Line up the fabric to the desired seam allowance and stitch.
    • A. 

      Hem

    • B. 

      Seam

    • C. 

      Backstitch

  • 17. 
    Which sewing technique is described as follows Begin by stitching forward about 1/2 inch (a count of five), then retrace the stitching back to the beginning.  Repeat at the end of the stitching line.
    • A. 

      Hem

    • B. 

      Seam

    • C. 

      Backstitch

  • 18. 
    Where do you place the bobbin when you need to refill it with thread?
    • A. 

      In the bobbin case

    • B. 

      On the bobbin winder spindle

    • C. 

      On the spool pin

    • D. 

      On the backstitch button/lever

  • 19. 
    Which way do you turn the hand wheel?
    • A. 

      To the left

    • B. 

      To the right

    • C. 

      Towards you

    • D. 

      Away from you

  • 20. 
    This controls how fast the machine sews.
    • A. 

      Foot pedal

    • B. 

      Presser foot

    • C. 

      Hand wheel

    • D. 

      Backstitch

  • 21. 
    What is a seam ripper used for?
    • A. 

      Marking fabric

    • B. 

      Taking out stitches

    • C. 

      Holding 2 pieces of fabric together

    • D. 

      Threading the needle