Fibre To Fabric-Solutions

CBSE Class–VI Subject Science
NCERT Solutions

Question 1. Classify the following fibres as neutral or synthetic:
Nylon, wool, silk, polyester, jute.
Natural FibreSynthetic Fibre
Wool, Cotton, Silk, JuteNylon, Polyester
Question 2. State whether the following statements are true or false:
(a) Yarn is made from fibres.
(b) Spinning is a process of making fibres. 
(c) Jute is outer covering of coconut. 
(d) The process of removing seed from cotton is called ginning..
(e) Weaving of yarn makes a piece of fabric. 
(f) Silk fibre is obtained from the stem of a plant.
Answer: (a) T, (b) F, (c) F, (d) T, (e) T, (f) F, (g) F
Question 3. Fill in the blanks:
(a) Plant fibres are obtained from ------------ and --------------.
(b) Animal fibres are ------------- and -----------.
Answer:  (a) Plants fibres are obtained from cotton plants and jute plants.
(b) Animals fibres are silk and wool.
Question 4. From which parts of the plant cotton and jute are obtained?
Cotton – From fruit of the cotton plant.
Jute – From stem of jute plant.
Question 5. Name two items that are made from coconut fibre.
(i) Bags    (ii) Rope.
Question 6Explain the process of making yarn from fibre.
The process of making yarn from fibres is called spinning. In this process, fibres from a mass of cotton were drawn out and twisted. This brings the fibres together to form a yarn.