Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) on Textile Testing

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) on Principles of Textile Testing

Mrs. Meenakshi V Rajesh Kumar
Assistant Professor
Department of Costume Design and Fashion
VLB Janakiammal College of Arts and Science, Kovaipudur,
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.


50 MCQ questions and answers on Textile Testing article is written for Fashion design students, teachers and professionals. Especially this article will be helpful for students who are learning for their viva exams. MCQ questions and answers focus on various testing components of textile. So this topic is frequently asked in different job interview. In this article 50 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) are listed on textile testing with answers key.

MCQ on Textile Testing

List of MCQ on Principles of Textile Testing:

1. The testing is done primarily to test the _________.

a. Quality  b. Quantity  c. Product  d. Manufacturing process

Answer: a. Quality

2. The ability of a fabric or material to withstand wear and tear caused by friction or rubbing is ___________. 

a. Colorfastness  b. Pilling  c. Strength  d. Abrasion resistance

Answer: d. Abrasion resistance

3. A unit of measurement used to describe the thickness of fibers or yarns is _________.

a. Denier  b. Grams  c. Tex  d. Max

Answer: a. Denier

4. The ability of a fabric to withstand wear, fading, shrinkage, and other factors that affect its durability and appearance is _________.

a. Fabric performance  b. Pilling  c. Strength  d. Abrasion resistance

Answer: a. Fabric performance

5. The process of applying chemicals and mechanical actions to the fabric for the final desired output is _______.

a. Finishing  b. Pilling  c. Strength  d. Abrasion resistance

Answer: a. Finishing

6. Ability of a fibre to spring back to its original shape after deformation is __________.

a. Pilling  b. Resilience  c. Strength  d. Abrasion resistance

Answer: b. Resilience

7. Small fraction selected from a population is ___________.

a. Test  b. Resist  c. Sample  d. Matrix

Answer: c. Sample

8. Textile testing is _____________ in nature.

a. Addictive  b. Manipulative  c. Divisive  d. Destructive

Answer: d. Destructive

9. Weigh the bale just before ___________ process.

a. Coring  b. Singeing  c. Mining  d. Constructive

Answer: a. Coring

10. Cut square is used for obtaining fibre sample from __________.

a. Raw material  b. Yarn  c. Fabric  d. Garment

Answer: b. Yarn

11. Conditioning woven instrument is used for the determination of the amount of ____ in cotton.

a. Weight  b. Mass  c. Moisture  d. Length

Answer: c. Moisture

12. Shirley moisture meter has ________ electrodes.

a. Four  b. Three  c. Two  d. Five

Answer: c. Two

13. The ability of a fabric or dye to maintain its original color when exposed to various environmental conditions is ______.

a. Colorfastness  b. Pilling  c. Strength  d. Abrasion resistance

Answer: a. Colorfastness

14. Cut square method shows correct sampling method for __________ fabric.

a. Woven  b. Non-woven  c. Knitted  d. Braided

Answer: a. woven

15. Regain of textile material depends on the relative humidity of the ___________.

a. Fabric  b. Water content  c. Air  d. Atmosphere

Answer: d. Atmosphere

16. Negligible effect on regain is found in  ___________

a. Fabric  b. Atmosphere  c. Humidity  d. Temperature

Answer: d. Temperature

17. The BSI stands for ___________.

a. Britain Standards Institute  b. British Station Institute  c. Britain Station Institute  d. British Standards Institute

Answer: d. British Standards Institute

18. The AATCC stands for ___________.

  1. Australian Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists
  2. American Association of Textile Chemistry and Colorists
  3. American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists
  4. Australian Association of Textile Chemistry and Colorists

Answer: c. American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists

19. The ANSI stands for ___________.

a. Australian National Standards Institute  b. American National Standards Institute

c. American National Statutory Institute  d. American National Standards Inventory

Answer: b. American National Standards Institute

20. The ASTM stands for ___________.

a. American Society for Testing and Materials  b. Australian Society for Testing and Materials

c. American Society for Test and Methods  d. Australian Society for Test and Materials

Answer: a. American Society for Testing and Materials

21. The length of the fibre is determined using _______.

a. Tensile strength  b. Comb sorter  c. Breaking strength  d. Beesley balance

Answer: b. Comb sorter

22. The comb sorter can be used with wool yarn/fibre to determine its ______________.

a. Width  b. Mass  c. Strength  d. Length

Answer: d. Length

23. The sorter is placed with the _________ facing to the operator.

a. Front  b. Back  c. Axial  d. Side

Answer: b. Back

24. The average length of fibres in the sample is ______.

a. Linear density  b. Density  c. Mean length  d. Length

Answer: c. Mean length

25. The span length is measured with the help of digital ______.

a. Cartogram  b. Histogram  c. Bar diagram  d. Fibro graph

Answer: d. Fibro graph

26. Cotton fibre is a single elongated _________ that grows from the epidermis of the cotton seed.

a. Wall  b. Compartment  c. Cell  d. Bridge

Answer: c. Cell

27. Fineness of cotton fibre is defined in terms of ________.

a. Density  b. Mean length  c. Length  d. Linear density

Answer: d. Linear density

28. The international market unit of fibre fineness is ____________.

a. Tex  b. Millitex  c. Grams  d. Pounds

Answer: b. Millitex

29. Millitex is __________ times higher than micronaire.

a. 39.36  b. 37.54  c. 31.69  d. 37.39

Answer: d. 37.39

30. The cell wall and lumen are present in __________.

a. Wool fibre  b. Silk fibre  c. Flax fibre  d. Cotton fibre

Answer: d. Cotton fibre

31. The most important property of a fibre is ________.

a. Length  b. Mass  c. Width  d. Strength

Answer: a. Length

32. Around __________ fibres from Baer sorter combs are spread across the glass slide

a. 25  b. 75  c. 100  d. 50

Answer: c. 100

33. Rod like fibres with no convolution and no continuous lumen are classified as ________.

a. Mature  b. Dead  c. Inactive  d. Half mature

Answer: a. Mature

34. The intermediate ones of cotton are classified as __________.

a. Dead  b. Mature  c. Inactive  d. Half mature

Answer: d. Half mature

35. Convoluted fibres with wall thickness one-fifth or less of the maximum ribbon width are classified as _____________.

a. Mature  b. Dead  c. Half mature  d. Inactive

Answer: b. Dead

36. Fibre classified as matured, half mature and immature fibres is ____________.

a. Silk  b. Wool  c. Linen  d. Cotton

Answer: d. Cotton

37. Coarse cottons generally give higher values for fibre ___________ than finer ones.

a. Mass  b. Width  c. Length  d. Strength

Answer: d. Strength

38. Application of a load to a specimen in its _____________ direction causes a tension to develop in the specimen

a. Front  b. Back  c. Side  d. Axial

Answer: d. Axial

39. Breaking load or breaking strength is expressed in _______________.

a. Pounds/Grams  b. Tex/Pounds  c. Millitex/Pounds  d. Grams/Pounds

Answer: d. Grams/Pounds

40. Breaking length is an older measure of _______________.

a. Strength  b. Fineness  c. Crimp  d. Tenacity

Answer: d. Tenacity

41. Quadrant balance can be used to measure the count of yarn containing the length less than __________ yards.

a. 80  b. 120  c. 60  d. 100

Answer: b. 120

42. The property of a material that resists deformation induced by external force is __________.

a. Length  b. Strength  c. Mass  d. Weight

Answer: b. Strength

43. Single yarn strength tester works on the basis of __________.

a. Quadrant balance  b. Beesley balance  c. Pendulum lever  d. Lift

Answer: c. Pendulum lever

44. Lea tester works based on the __________ principle.

a. CRE  b. CRL  c. CRD  d. CRT

Answer: a. CRE

45. Length of a lea is __________yards.

a. 80  b. 60  c. 100  d. 120

Answer: d. 120

46. Measure of the spiral turns given to yarn in order to hold the fibres or threads together is called __________.

a. Length  b. Elongation  c. Twist  d. Co-efficient

Answer: c. Twist

47. Principle of twist contraction is found in __________.

a. Tensile tester  b. Bursting tester  c. abrasion tester  d. Tension-type twist tester

Answer: d. Tension-type twist tester

48. Tension-type twist tester has ________ jaws.

a. Five  b. Two  c. Four  d. Three

Answer: b. Two

49. ASTM standard test method classifies the yarn appearance into __________ grades.

a. Two  b. Five  c. Three  d. Four

Answer: b. Five

50. Fibres protruding out of the main body of the yarn is called as ___________.

a. Hairiness  b. Crimp  c. Elongated  d. Fineness

Answer: a. Hairiness

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