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  • The most widely used of all natural fibers is:

    Wool

    The soft, white, downy fiber that is strong and durable, cool to wear, and is commonly used in underwear and
    socks is:

    Cotton.

    Which are man-made fibers?

    Nylon and polyester

    Applying colors, designs, or surface treatments that change the look, feel, or performance of fabrics is:

    Finishing.

    Which weave creates diagonal ridges on the surface of the fabric resulting in a strong and durable fabric such as
    denim?

    Twill

    Which is the smallest unit in a textile fabric?

    Fiber

    In both wovens and knits, crosswise yarns are referred to as:

    Weft.

    The number of stitches, or loops, per inch in a knitted fabric is:

    Gauge

    Which manufactured fiber is silky and luxurious and is often used in neckties and lingerie?

    Acetate

    Which disposable items are recycled into a polyester fiber that is being used to make fabric for t-shirts and filling
    for pillows?

    Plastic bottles

    The soft, hairy coat of an animal used primarily for coats, outerwear and trimmings is:

    Fur

    Fabrics constructed by compacting fibers together using a combination of moisture, heat chemicals, friction,
    and/or pressure are:

    Nonwoven

    The natural fiber that forms the coat of sheep and is commonly used in coats and blankets is:

    Wool

    Which are animal fibers?

    Cotton and silk

    Which are natural fibers?

    Flax, cotton, and wool

    Knitted fabrics are constructed by:

    Looping yarns.

    the fine, lustrous fiber that comes from the cocoon of a worm is:

    Silk

    Which is a group of fibers twisted together to form a continuous strand?

    Yarn

    Which manufactured fiber was the first to be made totally from chemicals?

    Nylon

    Which weave produces a smooth, shiny-surfaced fabric?

    Satin

    Which manufactured fiber is made from coal or petroleum, often blended with other fibers, and has great
    washability?

    Polyester

    Fibers that are man-made and begin as thick liquids are:

    Manufactured

    A tough, flexible material made by preserving animal hides through a process called tanning is:

    Leather

    The two categories of finishes applied to fabric, yarn or fibers to change the appearance, performance, or feel
    are:

    Mechanical and chemical

    The diagonal grain of a fabric is the:

    Bias

    Thickness or diameter of a fiber is:

    Denier

    A method of constructing fabrics by looping yarns together is:

    Knitting

    Which is true about wool?

    Strongest of all natural fibers

    Which is the chemical process that removes color, impurities, or spots from fibers?

    Bleaching

    Which is a twill weave?

    Denim

    Natural fibers derived from plants are natural fibers derived from plants are:

    Cellulosic

    Which defines fabric texture?

    Look and feel

    After having her kitchen redesigned, Mary was pleased with every aspect of the makeover. The pleasing visual
    effect of the new design is:

    Harmony

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