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1

Which two cities have been said to make up an acronym which gave the name 'nylon'?

  • New Jersey & Londonderry
  • New York & London
  • New Orleans & Oslo

2

The fibres of which plant are used to make sisal?

  • Agave
  • Hemp
  • Flax

3

From what is Rayon produced?

  • Yeast
  • Cellulose
  • Andean Cinchona

4

Which dyeing process originated in Indonesia and involves the use of a wax masking technique?

  • Henna
  • Tye Dye
  • Batik

5

Which port of the Caspian Sea gives its name to a type of wool produced in the region?

  • Angora
  • Astrakhan
  • Cashmere

6

Which fabric is a closely-woven twill,usually of cotton and wool,commonly used for raincoats?

  • Canvas
  • Garberdine
  • Tweed

7

What is the common name for a woman's scarf usually made of feathers?

  • Boa
  • Babushka
  • Snood

8

How does denim get its name?

  • levi strauss coined it
  • from a french town called nimes
  • the denier of fabric

9

What was George de Mestral's clever fastening invention of 1948?

  • Stud button
  • Velcro
  • Zipper

10

What is generally thought to be the optimum ratio of wool to nylon in carpeting products?

  • 20/40 ratio
  • 60/30 ratio
  • 80/20 ratio

 

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