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Question 1: The warp-weighted loom is a vertical loom that originates from ________, and spread throughout Europe thereafter.
Ancient GreeceAlexander the GreatRoman GreeceClassical antiquity

Question 2: The Draper E and X model became the leading products from 1909 until they were challenged by the different characteristics of synthetic fibres such as ________.

Question 3: Looms used for weaving traditional ________ are classified as haute lisse looms, where the warp is suspended vertically between two rolls, and the basse lisse looms, where the warp extends horizontally between the rolls.

Question 4: Incrementally, the Dickinson Loom, and then the ________ born inventor Northrop working for Draper in Lowell produced the fully automatic Northrop Loom which recharged the shuttle when the pirn was empty.

Question 5: Before this time ________ had out numbered power looms.
LoomLancashire LoomCharvet (fabric)Weaving

Question 6: Edmund Cartwright built and patented a ________ in 1785, and it was this that was adopted by the nascent cotton industry in England.
Power loomNorthrop LoomRoberts LoomWeaving


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