GCSE: Trivia Quiz On Textile Technology! Test

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What do you know about textile technology? Do you think you know as much as necessary to pass this quiz? Textile technology is a division of engineering in which principles and scientific techniques are utilized for manufacturing and development in many ways. It also pertains to the study of chemical and physical principles that analyze the behavior of polymers, the formation of textiles and what it entails. Take this quiz and learn more about textile technology.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Natural fibers come from oil or coal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Knitted and woven fabrics are held together by bonding or felting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Knitted fabrics can only be made into jumpers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Weft knitted fabrics
    • A. 

      These fabric stretch and loose their shape easily

    • B. 

      It has a diagonal pattern

    • C. 

      This fabric does not stretch

    • D. 

      Can be used for jumpers, socks and tee shirts

  • 5. 
    If yarns run straight they are W________________. If the yarns loop around each other in a repeated way, it's k________. If there are just fibres, it's n___-_______.
  • 6. 
    Why might fabrics be made by combining fibres?
    • A. 

      To make a fabric less desirable.

    • B. 

      To make it more hard-wearing.

    • C. 

      To drape better.

    • D. 

      To make it dry more slowly.

    • E. 

      To add interesting textures.

  • 7. 
    Elastane can be MIXED with cotton to make a stretchy, soft fabric.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Fastskin is a new fabric technology  that mimics the hydro-dynamic skin of an octopus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Micro-encapsulation lets manufacturers put c___________s into fabrics.
  • 10. 
    Laminated fabrics are made up of layers
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Smart materials can change randomly
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 12. 
    Nano particles of silver can be used to coat socks to stop them smelling.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Conductive fabrics conduct electricity from a small flexible battery through woven in conductive fibres or comfortable coatings.What could they be used for?
    • A. 

      Sensors in clothes to monitor health, blood pressure, diabetes and heart rate.

    • B. 

      Switches for MP3 players and mobile phones

    • C. 

      Electrical heaters for car seats.

    • D. 

      Electrical heaters for poor circulation

  • 14. 
    Fabric products have got to have a care label.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    There are two sources of dye for fibres and fabrics.They are n____________ and c____________.
  • 16. 
    Tie dye and batik are both traditional ways of resist dyeing fabric.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    There are several ways to print on fabric they are Bl_____ printing, sc_______ printing, r________ screen printing and i______ printing.
  • 18. 
    Which one of these is NOT a decorative technique?
    • A. 

      Buttons

    • B. 

      Applique

    • C. 

      Embroidery

    • D. 

      Beading including the use of sequins

  • 19. 
    Silicone can be applied to the suface of the fabric to make it water resistant.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Some fibres and fabrics are prone to shrinkage and are pre-shrunk.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Which one(s) is not a fastener.
    • A. 

      Zip

    • B. 

      Button

    • C. 

      Velcro

    • D. 

      Shoe lace

    • E. 

      Hook and eye

    • F. 

      Press stud

    • G. 

      Toggle

  • 22. 
    Manufactured components are also made by the textile company.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Name one of the 6 R's of sustainability?
  • 24. 
    Organic cotton is grown USING pesticides, fungicides and herbicides and does Not need a certificate to prove it's organic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Peace silk is from the silk work or larvae of the mulberry moth that has been allowed to hatch, thus breaking the filament fibre.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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