What is the Textile Industry?


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

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1. Which is NOT included in the textile industry?

2. What are the two major categories of fabric?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and attached worksheet quickly test your understanding of the textile industry. You will identify different components of the industry and items it produces.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these questions to see how much you remember about:

  • What knitted and woven fabrics are called
  • Components of the textile industry
  • Major categories of textiles

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as major inventions in the textile industry
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the process of producing textiles
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different types of textile produced and the different steps in the process

Additional Learning

You can get a more in-depth understanding of this industry by reading the lesson titled What is the Textile Industry? It will help you understand things like:

  • How spinning converts material into yarn
  • The size of the US textile industry
  • What countries produce the majority of the world's textiles