State whether the following statements are true or false:

a. Yarn is made from fibres.


b. Spinning is a process of making fibres.


c. Jute is the outer covering of coconut.


d. The process of removing seed from cotton is called ginning.


e. Weaving of yarn makes a piece of fabric.


f. Silk fibre is obtained from the stem of a plant.


g. Polyester is a natural fibre.

a. True, Yarn is made up of thinner strands called fibres.

b. False, the process of making yarn from fibres is called spinning.


c. False, Jute is a type of fibre obtained from plants.


d. True, the process of removing seed from cotton is called ginning. Ginning was traditionally done by hand.


e. True, the process of making a piece of fabric by arranging two sets of yarn together is called weaving.


f. False, Silk fibre is drawn from the cocoon of silkworm.


g. False, Polyester is not obtained from plant or animal sources. It is made from chemical substances. Hence, it is a synthetic fibre.


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