Class 6 Science Chapter 3 | Fibre To Fabric Expected Questions And Answers

NCERT class 6 science chapter 3 deals with the various processes involved in the making of fabric from fibre. In this lesson we provide answers for almost all questions that can be asked from this chapter.

Chapter 3 Fibre To Fabric | Expected Questions And Answers

1. What are natural fibres?

Fibres obtained from plants and animals are called natural fibres. Examples: cotton, jute, silk and wool

2. Name two fibres obtained from plants.

Cotton and jute

3. Name two fibres obtained from animals.

Wool and silk

4. What can we obtain from the fleece of sheep and hair of rabbits, yak and camels?


5. What are synthetic fibres?

Fibres obtained from chemical substances are called synthetic fibres.

6. What kind of climate and soil is required for growing cotton?

Cotton plants are grown in places having a warm climate and black soil.

7. What is ginning of cotton?

Ginning is the process of separating fibres from the seeds of cotton.

8. Which season is suitable for growing jute?

Rainy season

9. Name three Indian states where jute is grown?

West Bengal, Bihar and Assam

10. What is spinning?

The process of making yarn from fibres is called spinning.

11. Name two simple hand operated devices used for spinning.

Hand spindle and charka.

12. What is weaving?

The process of arranging two sets of yarns together to make fabric is called weaving.

13. Where is fabric woven?

At looms

14. What is knitting?

The process of making fabric using a single yarn is called knitting.

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15. In ancient India cotton was cultivated near the river ………………………

The Ganga

16. In ancient Egypt cotton was cultivated near ………………………..

The Nile

17. Name some examples of synthetic fibres

Nylon, polyester, acrylic

18. Plant fibres are obtained from which parts of the plant?

Plant fibres are obtained from the fruits and stem of the plant. Cotton, for example, is obtained from the fruit of the cotton plant and jute is obtained from the stem of the jute plant.

True or false

  1. Yarn is made from fibres – true
  2. Spinning is the process of making fibres – false (spinning is the process of making yarn)
  3. Jute is the outer covering of coconut – false
  4. The process of removing seed from cotton is called ginning – true
  5. Weaving of yarn makes a piece of fabric – true
  6. Jute is obtained from the stem of a plant – true
  7. Silk fibre is obtained from the stem of a plant – false
  8. Polyester is a natural fibre – false
  9. Flax is also a plant that gives natural fibres – true
  10. Wool can be obtained from the hair of rabbits and yak – true

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