NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Science Chapter 3

Fibre to Fabric Class 7

Chapter 3 Fibre to Fabric Exercise Solutions

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Exercise : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 32

Q1 :  

You must be familiar with the following nursery rhymes:

(i) 'Baa baa black sheep, have you any wool.'

(ii) 'Mary had a little lamb, whose fleece was white as snow.'

Answer the following:

(a) Which parts of the black sheep have wool?

(b) What is meant by the white fleece of the lamb?


Answer :

(a) Wool is obtained from the hairy fibres (hair) of the sheep.

(b) White fleece of the lamb refers to the white coloured hair of the lamb.

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Q2 :  

The silkworm is (a) a caterpillar, (b) a larva. Choose the correct option.

(i) a (ii) b (iii) both a and b (iv) neither a nor b


Answer :

(iii) both a and b

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Q3 :  

Which of the following does not yield wool?

(i) Yak (ii) Camel (iii) Goat (iv) Woolly dog


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Q4 :  

What is meant by the following terms?

(i) Rearing (ii) Shearing (iii) Sericulture


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Q5 :  

Given below is a sequence of steps in the processing of wool. Which are the missing steps? Add them.

Shearing, __________, sorting, __________, __________, __________


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Q6 :  

Make sketches of the two stages in the life history of the silk moth which are directly related to the production of silk.


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Q7 :  

Out of the following, which are the two terms related to silk production?

Sericulture, floriculture, moriculture, apiculture and silviculture

Hints: (i) Silk production involves cultivation of mulberry leaves and rearing silkworms.

(ii) Scientific name of mulberry is Morus alba.


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Q8 :  

Match the words of Column I with those given in Column II:

Column I

Column II

(i)

Scouring

(a)

Yields silk fibres

(ii)

Mulberry leaves

(b)

Wool yielding animal

(iii)

Yak

(c)

Food of silk worm

(iv)

Cocoon

(d)

Reeling

(e)

Cleaning sheared skin


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Q9 :  

Given below is a crossword puzzle based on this lesson. Use hints to fill in the blank spaces with letters that complete the words.

Down Across

(D) 1: Thorough washing (A) 1: Keeps warm

2: Animal fibre 2: Its leaves are eaten by silkworms

3: Long thread like structure 3: Hatches from egg of moth


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