Fibre to Fabric

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Which part of sheep has fibres that are used to make wool?

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What is meant by the white fleece of the lamb?

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Match the words of Column I with those given in Column II.

List 1ScouringMulberry leavesYakCocoon
List 2Yields silk fibresWool yielding animalFood of silkwormReelingCleaning sheared skin
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Given below is a sequence of steps in the processing of wool. Which are the missing steps? Add them.
Shearing, ..........., sorting, ............, ............

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Out of the following, which are the two terms related to silk production? Sericulture, floriculture, moriculture, apiculture and silviculture.

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Explain the life cycle depicting the various stages of life of a silkmoth using a diagram.

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What is meant by the following terms?
  1. Rearing 
  2. Shearing 
  3. Sericulture

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Given below is a crossword puzzle based on this lesson. Use hints to fill in the blank spaces with letters that complete the words.
Down: (i) Thorough washing
(ii) Animal fibre
(iii) Long thread like structure
Across:
(1): Keeps warm
(2): Its leaves are eaten by silkworms
(3): Hatches from egg of moth.

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