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The Textile Industry Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is one reason why textile testing is important?

Question 2 2. You are a textile designer working on a new pattern for fabric. Using a CAD system will allow you to do what with your pattern?

Question 3 3. What are the two major categories of fabric?

Question 4 4. What does the Wool Products Labeling Act NOT do?

Question 5 5. Which of the following statements is NOT a reason for textile laws and regulations?

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Question 6 6. Some standards address specific kinds of knotting and weaving techniques and how they should be constructed. Others address the thickness of the _____ or visible fibers of the carpet above the substrate.

Question 7 7. In a textile task analysis, what goes in the central or starting point of the flow chart?

Question 8 8. What country is the top producer of Angora wool in the world?

Question 9 9. Which two technical properties should be tested for an insulated, winter jacket.

Question 10 10. What type of automation in the textile industry separated seeds from cotton in an efficient manner?

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Question 11 11. Why do designers go through the process of textile task analysis?

Question 12 12. Which of the following substances would be a natural dye?

Question 13 13. Which waste product is NOT being used to make clothing?

Question 14 14. What specific need do towels have that most other home textiles do not?

Question 15 15. The process of creating and coordinating elements of an interior space, including color schemes, surface finishes and fixtures is called _____.

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Question 16 16. Of the following raw materials for textile manufacturing, which one has to be unwound from cocoons?

Question 17 17. Which of the following statements regarding a loom is NOT true?

Question 18 18. What rule finally made clothing care labels a requirement?

Question 19 19. What safety hazard is known to cause serious lung issues for mill workers?

Question 20 20. Choose the correct textile printing term that refers to a colorant's ability to resist fading.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is a finish?

Question 22 22. What is eco-fashion? Choose the best answer.

Question 23 23. For what industry was CAD originally developed?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is an example of a technical textile?

Question 25 25. How many tons of cashmere fibers are harvested each year?

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Question 26 26. Which category of dye is synthetic?

Question 27 27. Chemistry can be found in all of these areas of the textile industry EXCEPT which?

Question 28 28. Kevlar is most likely to be found in which one of the following?

Question 29 29. How has technology affected the textile industry in a negative way?

Question 30 30. ISO textile testing standards are used around the world. They cover all types of textile goods, processes like dyeing and washing, and raw materials, including _____ or man-made fibers like polyester.

The Textile Industry Chapter Exam Instructions

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