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2. What makes silk have the special sheen-like appearance?

  • Because the fibre is shiner compared to wool or any other staple
  • Because the fibre is straighter compared to wool or any other staple
  • Because the fibre is longer compared to wool or any other staple
  • Because the fibre is shorter compared to wool or any other staple

3. What is the exception to natural fibres being staple fibres?

  • Silk is a staple fibre
  • Silk is the only natural fibre that is a filament
  • Linen is the only natural that is a filament
  • Cotton is the only natural fibre that is a filament

4. What are some examples of a regenerated fibres?

  • Wool, polyester, PVC
  • Elastane, polyamide, acrylic
  • Visocose, acetate, modal
  • Cotton, silk, linen

5. How are synthetic fibres created?

  • Derived from chemicals, the process involved polymerisation. Extruded through a spinneret to make continuous filaments
  • From plants
  • Put through a spaghetti maker
  • From animals

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