Hsc Textiles & Design Multiple Choice Questions

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Hsc Textiles & Design Multiple Choice Questions

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following garments provides the best medium for self-expression?
    • A. 

      Aerobic leotard

    • B. 

      Business suit

    • C. 

      Hospital gown

    • D. 

      Police uniform

  • 2. 
    Which of the following techniques would be used to consistently reproduce an accurate image on a textile item/s?
    • A. 

      Applique

    • B. 

      Dyeing

    • C. 

      Hand embroidery

    • D. 

      Heat transfer printing

  • 3. 
    The following alternatives contain factors that could determine the success or failure of a designer. Which alternative contains only internal factors?
    • A. 

      Environmental, facilities, financial

    • B. 

      Expertise, facilities, financial

    • C. 

      Expertise, environmental, cultural

    • D. 

      Financial, environmental, cultural

  • 4. 
    Use the care label to answer this question. For which item of clothing would the care label be most suitable?
    • A. 

      Cotton sports shirt

    • B. 

      Lycra bike shorts

    • C. 

      Nylon swimsuit

    • D. 

      Wool jumper

  • 5. 
    Which of the following products indicates how the Australian Textiles, Clothing, Footwear and Allied Industries have satisfied changing consumer demands?
    • A. 

      Cotton tablecloths

    • B. 

      Sun-safe beach suits

    • C. 

      Dry clean-only jackets

    • D. 

      Viscose rayon business shirts

  • 6. 
    Which of the following best explains the meaning of the term product life cycle?
    • A. 

      The development of a product from idea to market introduction

    • B. 

      The durability of a product during use

    • C. 

      The popularity of a product from market introduction to redundancy

    • D. 

      The progression of a product from idea to production

  • 7. 
    Which of the following finishing techniques is most appropriate for a fabric to be used on the seats in a movie theatre?
    • A. 

      Mildewproof and calendered

    • B. 

      Non-pilling and water-repellent

    • C. 

      Sanforised and antistatic

    • D. 

      Soil-resistant and fire-retardant

  • 8. 
    Identify the most suitable fabric for use on outdoor furniture.
    • A. 

      Cotton fibre, carded yarn, twill weave fabric

    • B. 

      Nylon fibre, staple spun yarn, warp knit fabric

    • C. 

      Polyester fibre, filament yarn, plain weave fabric

    • D. 

      Viscose rayon fibre, filament yarn, satin weave fabric

  • 9. 
    Which one of the following structures makes wool suitable for dyeing?
    • A. 

      Amorphous structure

    • B. 

      Crystalline structure

    • C. 

      Hydrophobic structure

    • D. 

      Morphological structure

  • 10. 
    Which of the following would NOT assist in controlling potential environmental damage caused by the textile industry?
    • A. 

      Globalisation

    • B. 

      Government legislation

    • C. 

      Pollution control

    • D. 

      Recycling

  • 11. 
    Tariff reduction may determine the success or failure of contemporary designers. Tariff reduction is an example of which of the following factors?
    • A. 

      Expertise

    • B. 

      Political

    • C. 

      Social

    • D. 

      Technological

  • 12. 
    Which of the following fabrics would be the most appropriate choice for a beach towel?
    • A. 

      Cotton fibre, soft spun yarn, pile weave fabric

    • B. 

      Cotton fibre, filament yarn, twill weave fabric

    • C. 

      Viscose rayon fibre, soft spun yarn, plain weave fabric

    • D. 

      Polyester/cotton blend, filament yarn, pile weave fabric

  • 13. 
    The use of which of the following is a cultural influence seen in contemporary apparel and furnishings?
    • A. 

      Microfibre

    • B. 

      Knit fabric

    • C. 

      Embroidered textiles

    • D. 

      Heat transfer printing

  • 14. 
    Which of the following are the most important considerations to ensure the sustainability of textile resources?
    • A. 

      Target market, pollution, recycling

    • B. 

      Recycling, pollution, government legislation

    • C. 

      Latest design trends, government legislation, recycling

    • D. 

      Government legislation, latest design trends, globalisation

  • 15. 
    Which of the following fabrics requires a finishing process in order to become showerproof?
    • A. 

      Plain weave, carded cotton

    • B. 

      Plain weave, monofilament nylon

    • C. 

      Twill weave, multifilament polyester

    • D. 

      Brushed weft knit, staple spun polyester

  • 16. 
    Which of the following are all trends in Australian society that would influence contemporary designers?
    • A. 

      Pollution, multicultural society, gender equality

    • B. 

      Multicultural society, gender equality, climate change

    • C. 

      Climate change, two-income families, gender equality

    • D. 

      Gender equality, two-income families, multicultural society

  • 17. 
    Innovations such as computer aided design and computer aided manufacturing can provide several advantages. Which of the following would be advantages for the manufacturer?
    • A. 

      Increased productivity, reduction in staff levels, consistent quality

    • B. 

      Consistent quality, financial outlay for machinery, reduction in staff levels

    • C. 

      Financial outlay for machinery, increased productivity, consistent quality

    • D. 

      Increased productivity, industrial relations issues, reduction in staff levels

  • 18. 
    Which of the following are important aspects of marketing textile products?
    • A. 

      Personnel, product planning, price structure

    • B. 

      Price structure, promotion strategies, personnel

    • C. 

      Product planning, price structure, promotion strategies

    • D. 

      Place and distribution channels, product planning, personnel

  • 19. 
    What are bicomponent yarns?
    • A. 

      Two different yarns plied together

    • B. 

      Yarns consisting of two different natural fibres

    • C. 

      Yarns consisting of fibres of two different colours

    • D. 

      Yarns consisting of fibres made from two polymers extruded simultaneously

  • 20. 
    Large multicoloured graphic designs on mass-produced T-shirts are achieved by which of the following fabric decoration methods?
    • A. 

      Embroidery

    • B. 

      Resist dyeing

    • C. 

      Screen printing

    • D. 

      Roller printing

  • 21. 
    According to government legislation, which of the following textile items must be designed to reduce fire hazard?
    • A. 

      Bed linen

    • B. 

      Children’s sleepwear

    • C. 

      Lounge covers

    • D. 

      School uniforms

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is an example of functional design?
    • A. 

      Decorative embroidery

    • B. 

      False pocket

    • C. 

      Lace trim

    • D. 

      Velcro fastening

  • 23. 
    For which textile item would a cotton carded yarn, twill weave fabric be most suitable?
    • A. 

      Formal dress

    • B. 

      Hand towel

    • C. 

      Underwear

    • D. 

      Work overalls

  • 24. 
    Which of the following are all principles of dyeing?
    • A. 

      Absorption, wetting-out, abrasion

    • B. 

      Agitation, migration, fixation

    • C. 

      Decoration, absorption, fixation

    • D. 

      Migration, abrasion, wetting-out

  • 25. 
    Which of the following fabrics requires yarn dyeing to achieve the same colour design on both sides of the fabric?
    • A. 

      Woollen check

    • B. 

      Tie-dyed jersey

    • C. 

      Striped non-woven

    • D. 

      Cotton floral print

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