Silkworms feed on leaves of
Silkworm feeds on leaves of mulberry. The larvae or caterpillar eat mulberry leaves day and night to increase in size at suitable temperature.
Soft under fur of Kashmiri goat is used to woven shawls called
The soft under fur of Kashmiri goat is used to woven shawls. This kinds of shawls are called as Pashmina shawls.
Angora goats are found in
Angora goats are found in Jammu and Kashmir as they require low temperature for proper growth and reproduction.
The process of removal of fleece from the body of sheep is called
The process of removal of fleece from the body of sheep is called shearing. Shearing is done in hot weather to survive without outer skin.
Silk thread is obtained from
For obtaining silk, moth is reared and their cocoons are collected to get silk thread.
Which one of the following is not an example of natural fibre?
Silk, cotton and wool are obtained from natural sources either plant or animal but rayon is a synthetic fibre.
The industry related to fabric and clothing is called
Textile industry is related to fabric and clothing. Textile industry is one of the largest industries employing large number of people.
Early man wears
Early man wears tree barks, leaves and animals skin to hide their body to overcome hot and cold condition.
Clothes do not protect us against
Clothes protect us against cold, heat and rain but not from the disease. As disease causing pathogen may enter the body along with air and water.
Science of rearing silk is called
The science of rearing silk is called sericulture. Sericulture includes rearing, processing and reeling the silk.