What Do You Know About Fibres And Fabrics?

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What Do You Know About Fibres And Fabrics?

Find out how much you know about textile fibres and how they are made into fabrics. Helping you to pass your GCSE Textiles exam. For help go to www. Textiles4u. Wikispaces. Com where you can find out the answers and do extra revision.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Cotton

    • B. 

      Wool

    • C. 

      Silk

    • D. 

      Linen

    • E. 

      Viscose

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Knitting

    • B. 

      Bonding

    • C. 

      Spinning

    • D. 

      Weaving

    • E. 

      Felting

  • 3. 
    Which of these is not a manmade fibre?
    • A. 

      Polyester

    • B. 

      Nylon (polyamide)

    • C. 

      Acrylic

    • D. 

      Acetate

    • E. 

      Polystyrene

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      It combines the good performance characteristics of the fibres and reduces the effect of the less desirable ones.

    • B. 

      The cost of the fibre could be less than using just one fibre.

    • C. 

      To make them easier to be made into a fabric.

    • D. 

      To help them stick together better.

  • 5. 
    What machine is weaving made on?
    • A. 

      Weft knitting machine

    • B. 

      Circular knitting machine

    • C. 

      Spinning wheel.

    • D. 

      Loom

    • E. 

      Sewing machine

  • 6. 
    Which of these is not a characteristic of woven fabric?
    • A. 

      Fray at cut edges

    • B. 

      Are firm and do not stretch much.

    • C. 

      Are made from loops and one interlocking yarn.

    • D. 

      Are strong along the grain of the fabric.

    • E. 

      Make different weaves such as plain, twill or satin.

  • 7. 
    Which of these products would not usually be made of woven fabric?
    • A. 

      T shirt

    • B. 

      Trousers

    • C. 

      Curtains

    • D. 

      Blazer

    • E. 

      Carpet

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Organza

    • B. 

      Jersey

    • C. 

      Corduroy

    • D. 

      Denim

    • E. 

      Lawn

  • 9. 
    Which of these is not a characteristic of knitted fabric?
    • A. 

      Are stretchy.

    • B. 

      Are made on a loom.

    • C. 

      Have a loop structure which traps air making it a good insulator (warm).

    • D. 

      Often curl at the edges making them difficult to work with.

    • E. 

      Made from interlocking yarn which can ladder and unravel if a thread breaks.

  • 10. 
    Which of these products is not usually made of knitted fabric?
    • A. 

      Socks

    • B. 

      Cardigans

    • C. 

      Towels

    • D. 

      Swimming costume

    • E. 

      Gloves

  • 11. 
    Which of these is not a characteristic of Non Woven fabrics?
    • A. 

      Made from yarn.

    • B. 

      Not as strong as woven or knitted fabrics. Easy to tear.

    • C. 

      Do not stretch or give.

    • D. 

      Are economical (cheap) to make and use.

    • E. 

      Can be felts or bonded webs.

  • 12. 
    Which of these is not made from non woven fabric?
    • A. 

      Disposable knickers

    • B. 

      Wadding

    • C. 

      Interfacing (vilene)

    • D. 

      Beret (french type hat)

    • E. 

      Fleece jacket