Geotextile Fabric: Function & Uses


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With respect to geotextile fabrics, what does the term 'permeability' mean?

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1. Which of the following is one of the five functions of a geotextile fabric?

2. Some non-woven geotextile fabrics are made by _____, a process in which fibrous webs of materials are repeatedly hit by small needles to make a felt-like fabric.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions in this quiz and worksheet will gauge how much you know about geotextile fabrics. Among other topics, this quiz requires you to recall at least one of five geotextile fabric functions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • The meaning of 'permeability' as it relates to geotextile fabrics
  • A function of a geotextile fabric
  • How some non-woven geotextile fabrics are made
  • A situation that might involve a geotextile fabric
  • The creation and use of geotextile fabrics

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about a process by which some non-woven geotextile fabrics are made
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define a key word, such as permeability
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about when a geotextile fabric might be used

Additional Learning

Deepen your knowledge of this topic by reviewing the lesson titled Geotextile Fabric: Function & Uses. Here's a quick glance at what you can expect to find in this lesson:

  • How woven geotextile fabrics are made
  • Geotextile fabrics that are good for erosion control
  • What 'rip rap' means
  • Filter textiles