NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 3 Fibre To Fabric

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NCERT solutions for class 6 Science Chapter 3 Fibre To Fabric Exercise

Q1 ) Classify the following fibres as natural or synthetic:

nylon, wool, cotton, silk, polyester, jute



NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 3 Fibre To Fabric


Answer :

Natural fibers: - Natural fibers are obtained from plants or animals. Examples: cotton, jute, wool, silk, etc.

Hence, the required answer is wool, cotton, silk and jute.


Synthetic Fibers: - Synthetic fibers are made from other materials, mainly petroleum. And it makes by humans.

Therefore, the required answer is nylon and polyester.

Q2 ) 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 the outer covering of coconut.
d) The process of removing seed from cotton is called ginning.
e) The weaving of yarn makes a piece of fabric.
f) The silk fibre is obtained from the stem of a plant.
g) Polyester is a natural fibre.



NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 3 Fibre To Fabric


Answer :

a) Yarn is made from fibres.? true

b) Spinning is a process of making fibres.? false
Spinning is a process of making yarn.

c) Jute is the outer covering of Coconut.? false
No, jute is the outer parts of stem of jute plant.

d) The process of removing seed from cotton is called ginning. ? true

e) The weaving of yarn makes a piece of fabric. ? true

f) The silk fibre is obtained from the stem of a plant. ? false
No, the silk fibre is obtained from the silkworm.

g) Polyester is a natural fibre.? false
No, polyester is a synthetic fibre because it is made by human.

Q3 ) Fill in the blanks:

a) Plant fibres are obtained from_________ and ________.
b) Animals fibres are __________ and ___________.



NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 3 Fibre To Fabric


Answer :

a) Plant fibers are obtained from cotton and jute .

b) Animals fibers are silk and wool .

Q4 ) From which parts of the plant cotton and jute are obtained?



NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 3 Fibre To Fabric


Answer :

Cotton is obtained from the fruit of the cotton plant. That is called cotton ball. And jute is obtained from the stem of the juit plant.

Q5 ) Name two items that are made from coconut fibre.



NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 3 Fibre To Fabric


Answer :

Ropes, brooms, bags and mats are made from coconut fibre. Coconut fibre is that fibre which is obtained from coconut. It is a natural fibre.

Q6 ) Explain the process of making yarn from the fibre.



NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 3 Fibre To Fabric


Answer :

The fibers are then spun into yarn, by drawing out and twisting the fibers together. This process of making yarn from fibers is known as spinning. Spinning was traditionally done in India on a hand spindle (taklu) or on a spinning wheel (charkha). Machines are now used.



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