Care Labels for Textiles: Definition & the Industrial Revolution

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Which Englishman brought thread spinning technology over from England, even though it was considered a traitorous act?

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1. Which government agency is responsible for protecting consumers and making sure all products are properly labeled?

2. What rule finally made clothing care labels a requirement?

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These quiz and worksheet questions on care labels for textiles require you to know the first company to use printed-on garment labels instead of itchy tags, among other details related to this topic. You can take the quiz more than once and at any time.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Here's what the quiz covers:

  • Who brought thread spinning technology over from England
  • The government agency responsible for ensuring all products are properly labeled
  • The rule that made clothing care labels a requirement
  • One of the first companies to use printed-on labels in garments
  • What a specific symbol found on clothing means

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the Englishman who brought thread spinning technology over from England
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the government agency that ensures all products are properly labeled
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the rule that made it a requirement for clothing companies to include a care label and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic with the lesson titled Care Labels for Textiles: Definition & the Industrial Revolution. Here's a quick glance at topics in this lesson:

  • Examples of different kinds of care labels
  • What was used as a water-resistant coating for fabrics
  • The meaning of various symbols on care labels
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