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Spinning (textiles): Quiz


Question 1: Yarn can be, and is, spun from a wide variety of materials, including natural fibers such as animal, plant, and ________ fibers, and synthetic fibers.

Question 2: Spindle whorls appeared in the ________ era.
Linear Pottery cultureCucuteni-Trypillian cultureNeolithicVinča culture

Question 3: A later development, from 1828/29, was ________.
Ring spinningSpinning muleWater frameTextile manufacturing

Question 4: Too large to be operated by hand, a spinning frame powered by a ________ became the water frame.
Water wheelMuslim Agricultural RevolutionHydraulicsWatermill

Question 5: Man-made Fibers at the ________
Time WarnerJim BarksdaleOpen Directory ProjectLife (magazine)

Question 6: Long draw is spun from a ________ rolag.
Spinning frameCardingCotton-spinning machinerySpinning (textiles)

Question 7: Careless washing may cause ________.
FeltTextileWeavingTextile printing

Question 8: These whorls are discs of wood, stone, ________, or metal with a hole in the center for the spindle, which keep the spindle steady and promote its rotation.
SoilSoil liquefactionClaySand

Question 9: At roughly the same time, ________ and a team of craftsmen developed the spinning frame, which produced a stronger thread than the spinning jenny.
James HargreavesIndustrial RevolutionThomas HighsRichard Arkwright

Question 10: Only in the ________ did the spinning wheel increase the output of individual spinners, and mass-production only arose in the 18th century with the beginnings of the Industrial Revolution.
High Middle AgesLate Middle AgesByzantine EmpireEarly Middle Ages


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