Grade 4 Discover : Set 3 Copy
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The warm clothes that we wear during the winter are mostly made of material which comes from a domestic animal.
Mostly raised on farms, these hoofed animals are bred specifically for this.
What fabric are we describing here?CorrectIncorrect
This materials structure traps air in little pockets and holds them close enough to the body so that they can be heated
This fabric, one of the most expensive in the world, comes from the cocoon of a worm.
Today, Karnataka is the largest producer of this fabric in the country with most coming from Mysore district.
Which is this famous material that is sometimes called the ‘Queen of Fabrics’?CorrectIncorrect
The industry is, known as sericulture,
Shown here are ancient versions of a device that is still used in many households today.
These devices use heat to do their job and are even named after the material that they were originally made from.
What devices are these?CorrectIncorrect
This device can be found in every household!
This is a type of large, usually colourful kerchief used as a head or neck accessory during the Summer season.
They originated in India as bright coloured handkerchiefs of silk or cotton with off-coloured spots.
The word for this garment comes from the Hindi word for ‘tie’ as this was the technique used to colour the cloth.
What is this accessory?CorrectIncorrect
You see them in back pockets, around foreheads, on necks and even wiping noses.
This is a soft, white and fluffy fibre plant that is most often used to make summer clothes.
Interestingly, this plant gives us one of the few natural fibres that gains strength when wet.
In India, this fibre is the main component in hand-woven khadi.
What is it?CorrectIncorrect
Cultivation of this fabric started approximately 7000 years ago in Mexico and in India and Pakistan.
Dry Cleaning is a technique of washing clothes that is used to clean special fabrics and tough stains.
How is Dry Cleaning different from a regular wash?CorrectIncorrect
The answer is not in the method’s name!
______ is known as the ‘Golden Fibre’ in India and Bangladesh.
These two countries are also the largest producers of this fibre in the world.
It can be used for making bags, clothes, toys, stationeries, jewellery, footwear, carpets, baskets, etc.
Its name comes from the Bengali and Sanskrit words for ‘twisted hair’.
What is this natural fibre?
It is a long, soft, shiny vegetable fibre that can be spun into coarse, strong threads