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 :

(1) Natural fibers: - Natural fibers are obtained from plants or animals.
Hence, the required answer is wool, cotton, silk, and jute.


(2) Synthetic Fibers: - Synthetic fibers are man-made fibers, most of them are prepared from raw material petroleum called petrochemicals.

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
Reason: Spinning is the process of making yarn.

c) Jute is the outer covering of Coconut.? FALSE
Reason : 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
Reason: The silk fibre is obtained from the silkworm.

g) Polyester is a natural fibre.? FALSE
Reason: 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 :

(a) Cotton is obtained from the fruit of the cotton plants. Cottonseed is a fruit which on ripening splits open to release white fibers of cotton.

(b) Jute is obtained from the stem of the jute plant.

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



NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 3 Fibre To Fabric


Answer :

Ropes, gunny bags, brooms, and mats are made from coconut fibre.

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



NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Science Chapter 3 Fibre To Fabric


Answer :

(1) Yarn can be made from fiber by the process called Spinning.

(2) Spinning was traditionally done in India on a hand spindle (taklu) or on a spinning wheel (charkha).

(3) But now machines are used.

(4) Fibers from a mass of cotton wool are drawn out and twisted. This brings the fibers together to form yarn.



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