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Clothing, Textiles & Technology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the only mineral to produce a natural textile fiber?

Question 2 2. Which of these is NOT a natural fiber?

Question 3 3. Many patterns will be printed with a _____ that identifies the direction they should be laid out on the fabric, often following the warp grain parallel to the selvage.

Question 4 4. You've laid out your pattern on the fabric and secured it in place. The next step is cutting it out. Of the following, which is the proper way to proceed?

Question 5 5. Textiles should be stored where?

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Question 6 6. When cleaning becomes necessary, which of these is the preferred method in MOST cases?

Question 7 7. When looking at a garment, stitches should be clean, neat, and straight. You shouldn't see loose threads or the remains of basting stitches. What are basting stitches?

Question 8 8. When making a garment, the finished areas at the bottom edges of pant legs or shirt sleeves should lay flat and be properly stitched. What are these areas called?

Question 9 9. How often should you change the needle on your sewing machine, even if it is not damaged?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is a sewing machine accessory you will want for sewing clothing?

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Question 11 11. At its most basic, what does the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act do?

Question 12 12. When did synthetic fibers first become widely available to American consumers?

Question 13 13. Textile designers often have to consider texture as part of their projects. Which of these parts of textile design most impacts the texture of the textile?

Question 14 14. Apart from creating the design, what else may a textile designer be asked to do?

Question 15 15. Which one is NOT an invention in the textile industry?

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Question 16 16. A fabric that is knitted or woven from yarn is known as what?

Question 17 17. A triangle is the symbol for what part of the textile care process?

Question 18 18. If any of the cleaning symbols contains numerous dots within it, what does that indicate?

Question 19 19. Which machine removes the cotton fiber from the seed?

Question 20 20. What are the two types of fabrics?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following statements is NOT a reason for textile laws and regulations?

Question 22 22. Which of the following types of textile fibers are represented or considered in textile laws and regulations?

Question 23 23. The clothing pattern will suggest types of fabrics, and it will also include a list of _____, small items like buttons you'll need to make the pattern.

Question 24 24. When making your own clothes, you will need to get a set of numbers from your body to determine your size and get the correct pattern. What are these numbers called?

Question 25 25. Which one of the following is NOT a plant-based textile fabric?

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Question 26 26. Which one of the following is a downside of polyester?

Question 27 27. Which of these parts of a plant can produce a textile fiber?

Question 28 28. You're making a new suit and you want it to be a little shorter, so you make changes to the pattern. What is this process called?

Question 29 29. Which of these is NOT a textile?

Question 30 30. According to standards of garment design, any items that are _____, or made to contour more closely to the body, should taper in the proper places and not have unsightly gaps in the fabric.

Clothing, Textiles & Technology Chapter Exam Instructions

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