FIRST TERM HOME ECONOMICS JSS 3 BASIC 9 EXAMINATION QUESTIONS
JSS 3 / BASIC 9
INSTITUTIONS : ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS.
- A thread made by twisting or spinning fibres is (a.) fabric (b) fibre (c) warp (d) weft (e)yarn
- The thread which runs ;lengthwise in a woven fabric is (a) weft (b) selvedge (c) bias (d) warp.
- The thread that runs cross-wise in a woven fabric is………………(a)warp (b) weft (c) fabric (d) fibre
- The mill-finish edge of the fabric is (a)weft (b) warp (c) selvedge (d) bias
- The diagonal direction across the two grain lines, warp and weft, is called……………..True bias (b) bias (c) grain (d) fibre
- Which of the following fabrics is soft, springy to touch and retains body heat?Cotton (b) linen (c) viscose (d) wool (e) nylon
- Which of the following fibres will withstand creasing?Cotton (b) nylon (c) viscose (d) acetate (e) linen
- The tiny hair-like strands used for making fabrics are called …………………Fibres (b) textiles (c) fabrics (d) clothes (e) hairs
- Which of the following is very suitable for hot weather?Wool (b) silk (c) nylon (d) polyester (e)cotton
- Which of the following fibres will not withstand creasing?Linen (b) silk (c) rayon (d) cotton (e) acetate
- Which of the following does not absorb moisture readily?Cotton (b) linen (c) viscose (d) acetate (e) nylon Which of the following creases badly?Linen (b) silk (c) wool (d) nylon (e) polyester
- Which of the following felts or shrinks easily especially when treated with hot water? (a) cotton (b) nylon (c) wool (d) viscose (e) polyester.
- Which of the following can absorb moisture very well without appearing damp? (a) polyester (b) linen (c) cotton (d) silk (e) wool
- One of the following is weak when wet(a) Cotton (b) polyester (c) nylon (d) linen (e)silk
- Which of the following are regenerated cellulose fibres?Viscose and acetate (b) cotton and linen (c) silk and wool (d) nylon and cotton (e) silk and cotton
- One of the following is not a natural fibre. (a) cotton (b) silk (c) wool (d) linen (e) nylon.
- Which of the following is not true:(a) Flax plant ➡ linen.(b) Sheep ➡ wool (c) Silk worm ➡ cotton(d) Silk worm ➡ silk(e) Cellulose ➡ acetate
- Which of the following is suitable for bed linen in Nigeria?(a) Wool B. silk C. cotton D. linen E. viscose
- Linen is suitable for A. kitchen linen B. blankets C. sweaters D. rugs E. carpets
- Many fibres can be twisted to form A. yarn B. fabric C. cloth D. fashion E. textiles
- Which of the following is made from petroleum? A. viscose B. nylon C. acetate D. rayon E. wool
- One of the following will burn in flame giving a smell of burning paper Cotton B. silk C. wool D. nylon E. polyester
- Which of the following smolders when burnt and gives the smell of burning hair or feather? A. cotton and linen B. wool and silk C. nylon and silk D. nylon and cotton E. polyester and cotton.
- The treatments given to fabrics after construction to improve their appearance are called fabric………………. A. grains B. finishes C. decorations D. neatening E. cleaning
- Which of the following is an easy care finishing? A. luster B. sheen C. mercerization D. glazing E. drip-dry.
- This can damage fabrics (a) ironing (b) water (c) dirt (d) starch (e) soap
- Substances which aid the removal of dirt from fabric articles are called laundry (a) agents (b) agencies (c) troughs (d) buckets (e) supports
- Which of the following is correct for ironing linen and cotton?Very hot iron (b) hot iron (c) moderately hot iron (d) cool iron (e) medium iron
- Wool should be washed with……………water(a) Boiling (b) very hot (c) hot (d) warm (e) cold
- Prolonged exposure of wool to direct heat or sunlight_____ (a) Strengthens it (b) brightens it (c) protects it (d) saves it (e) destroys it.
- ……..refers to the outline of an object (A) Shape (B) Proportion (C) Line (D) Texture(El Form
- ________ refers to the form of a solid object. (a) Texture (b) Feeling (c) Form (d) Proportion (e) Shape
- The three- dimensional area that is to be designed is_________. (a) texture (b) shape (c) size (d) space (e) proportion
- The way the surface of a fabric looks and feels is (a) colour (b) filling (c) shape (d) space (e) texture
- _______ is the lightness or darkness of a colour. (a) Hue (b) Value (c) Tint (d) Harmony (e) Intensity
- Red, Yellow and Blue are _______ colours. (a) Primary (b) secondary (c) tertiary (d) lower (e) no option
- Which of these lines add heights (a) Vertical (b) horizontal (c) diagonal (d) curved (e) wide
- Which of these are principles of design? (a) Proportion, balance and emphasis(b) Proportion, colour and line(c) Colour, line and balance(d) Emphasis, proportion and colour(e) Shape, line and form
- White colour symbolizes ________. (a) peace (b) harmony (c) restlessness (d) turmoil (e) love
- Black colour usually symbolizes ______. (a) Mourning (b) Joy (c) Dancing (d) Favour (e) Good luck
- Those additional things we wear in order to supplement our clothes are called—– (a) dresses (b) garments (c) accessories (d) pins (e) scarves.
- The body outline or shape of a person is her —– (a) body (b) figure (c) style (d) dress (e) outfit.
- Different people have —– (a) the same figure (b) similar figures (c) one figure (d) different figure (e) like figures.
- Dark and cool colours make a person look —– (a) bigger (b) fatter(c) smaller (d) heavy (e) happy.
- Warm and light colours make a person ——- (a) smaller (b) unhappy (c) happy (d) warm (e) bigger.
- Slim figures look fuller in—— (a) dark colours (b) cool colours (c) light colours (d) black (e) brown.
- Which of the following make a short person appear taller?(a) horizontal lines (b) vertical lines (c) diagonal lines (d)curved lines (e)all of the above.
- Fat people should avoid —– (a) vertical lines (b) horizontal lines (c) cool colours (d) dark colour (e)tiny patterns.
- Figure faults includes the following ,except……………..(a) big bust (b) flat hip (c) broad shoulders (d) flat nose
- Someone with large or big bust should wear all except ………((A)open collars (B)straight lapel (C)very high neckline (D)vertical lines (E)tailor straight bodice.
- A treadle machine is operated with ……..((A)motor (B)hand (C)foot (D)electric motor (E)two hands
- The part of the sewing machine that raises and lowers the needle is ………(A)presser foot (B)balance wheel (C)head (D)feed dog (E)bobbin
- Which of this regulates the tightness of the thread during stitching ……(A)bobbin (B)bobbin case (C)needle (D)tension discs (E)motion screw
- Which of the following holds the threaded bobbin in position ready for sewing ……….((A)bobbin winder (B)bobbin (C)bobbin case (D)bobbin machine (E)bobbin spool
- The part of the sewing machine that sets the machine in motion is ………(A)Spool pin (B)balance wheel (C)stitch regulator (D)stop motion screw (E)presser foot
- The thread that goes in the lower part to the machine is in the ………(A)throat plate (B)needle (C)motor (D)bobbin case (E)spool pin
- The needle controls the thread which stitches the cloth from the ……..(A)side (B)top (C)bottom (D)bobbin (E)edge
- When loops appear on the upper surface of the stitching , one of the following is true (A) upper tension is too tight (B) upper tension is not tight (C)lower tension is too tight (D)lower tension is not tight (E)both threads are right
- When both upper and lower thread are too tight the fabric becomes ………(A)smooth (B)wrinkled (C)tough (D) easy (E)free
- Incorrect threading of machine can lead to constant (A)breaking of cloth (B)stitching (C)breaking of thread (D)noise (E)joining of thread
- Explain the following terms in textiles study:
- Give five reasons for the study of textiles.
- State the two classes of fibres
- List four natural fibres.
- List four man-made fibres
- List two fabrics from each of the fibres mentioned.
- State any five characteristics or properties of each of the following:
- viscose rayon
- Give five factors to consider when laundering clothes
- Define the term laundering.
- List four laundry agents and their uses.
- State three laundry agents and uses.
- State three pieces of laundry equipment.
- Enumerate 5 figure faults that you have learnt.
- Outline briefly how your dressing speaks about your personality.
- State any three styles that are suitable for
- tall and slender figure.
- short and plump figure.
- State any three styles that are not suitable for:
- figure with large bust
- A figure with large hips.
- How can you determine if a machine is in a perfect condition?
- List eight ways of caring for the sewing machine.