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Weaving: Quiz


Question 1: There are some indications that weaving was already known in the ________ era.
Paleolithic religionStone AgeMiddle PaleolithicPaleolithic

Question 2: Weaving was a strictly local enterprise until later in the period, when larger weaving operations sprung up in places like ________, in Flanders.

Question 3: ________ was the predominant fibre in Egypt at this time and continued popularity in the Nile Valley, even after wool became the primary fibre used in other cultures around 2000 BCE.

Question 4: In Colonial times the colonists mostly used wool, ________ and flax (linen) for weaving, though hemp fiber could be made into serviceable canvas and heavy cloth also.

Question 5: Weaving was not prohibited, but the export of British ________ was.

Question 6: Before the ________, weaving remained a manual craft, usually undertaken part-time by family craftspeople.
Textile manufacture during the Industrial RevolutionIndustrial RevolutionWilliam RadcliffeThomas Highs

Question 7: Textile weaving, using cotton dyed with pigments, was a dominant craft among pre-contact tribes of the American southwest, including various Pueblo peoples, the ________, and the Ute tribes.
ZuniAncient Pueblo PeoplesNew MexicoPuebloan peoples

Question 8: This article incorporates text from Textiles by William H. Dooley, Boston, D.C. Heath and Co., 1914, a volume which is in the ________ and is available online from Project Gutenberg
Public domainCopyrightCopyright infringementIntellectual property

Question 9: Next, they would beat out the dirt and ________ the wool.
Cotton-spinning machinerySpinning frameSpinning (textiles)Carding

Question 10: A large metal manufacturing industry grew to produce the looms, firms such as Howard & Bullough of ________, and Tweedales and Smalley and Platt Brothers.


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