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Section I (10 Marks)
1. Which of the following is an example of the design principle of informal balance? (ans=B, they were pictures)
2. Which of the following are all external factors that determine the success or failure of designers?
a) Economic, social and political (ans)
b) Economic, social and financial
c) Economic, facilities and financial
d) Technological, ecological and expertise
3. Why have many Australian clothing companies chosen to manufacture garments offshore?
a) To reduce pollution
b) To meet changing consumer demands
c) To access cheaper manufacturing costs (ans)
d) To conform to legal requirements of the industry
4. What disadvantage can innovation bring for a textile manufacturer?
a) Increased sales
b) Increased capital outlay (ans)
c) Reduced labour costs
d) Reduced overheads
5. Which of the following fibres is the most difficult to dye?
b) Nylon (poss ans)
c) Polyester (poss ans)
d) Viscose rayon
6. Which of the following are all examples of washable webs?
a) Fusible webbing, denim and polyester wadding
b) Denim, fusible webbing, non-woven interfacing
c) Polyester wadding, wool felt and non-woven interfacing
d) Non-woven interfacing, fusible webbing and polyester wadding (ans)
7. Printing of textiles differs from the dyeing of textiles. Which of the following applies to printing?
a) A thicker paste is used, a chemical reaction is not required and the fabric is not fully immersed (ans)
b) A thinner paste is used, a chemical reaction is not required and the fabric is not fully immersed
c) A thicker paste is used, a chemical reaction is required and the fabric is fully immersed
d) A thinner paste is used, a chemical reaction is required and the fabric is fully immersed
8. Which of the following fabrics would be produced using warp-knitting with multifilament yarns?
a) Double knit
c) Single knit jersey
d) Tricot (ans)
9. Which of the following yarn and fabric structures would best maximise the heat retention of a microfibre blanket?
a) A core spun yarn in a plain weave
b) A textured, monofilament yarn in a warp knit (ans)
c) A low twist level, staple spun yarn in a pile weave
d) A high twist level, multifilament yarn in a weft knit
10. Over recent years, many textiles manufacturers have become more environmentally aware. What is one consequence of this increasing awareness?
a) Textiles manufacturers can be accredited with an environmental certification that entitles them to government protection
b) Textile waste and used clothing are being recycled into innovative and improved products (ans)
c) Textile manufacturers are able to receive government subsidies because they produce environmentally friendly products
d) The textile industry is being restructured and this has led to an increase in the skill level of workers
Section II (25 Marks)
Question 11 - Australian Textiles, Clothing, Footwear and Allied Industries
a. A current issue that affects the textile industry is globalisation. What is meant by the term globalisation
? (1 mark)
b. Select a textile product. Identify and describe TWO important aspects of marketing this textile product (4 marks)
Question 12 - Design
a. i. What methos of fabric decoration is suitable for a logo on a plain weave, woollen blazer? (1 mark)
a. ii. Give TWO reasons for your choice (2 marks)
b. Describe THREE principles of dyeing textiles (3 marks)
c. Explain how the availability of resources and the religious practices of culture(s) have influenced textile design (4 marks)
Question 13 - Properties and Performance of Textiles
a. Identify TWO advantages and TWO disadvantages of soil-resistant finishes (2 marks, 2 marks)
b. Describe TWO ways in which bicomponent yarns are used to enhance the performance of textiles (2 marks)
c. Identify a suitable fibre content and fabric structure for a sky-diver's parachute, and justify your choices (4 marks)
Section III (15 Marks)
Question 14 - Design
a. For a textile focus area(s) of your choice, identify TWO historical design developments and outline their influence on contemporary textile products, giving examples (6 marks)
b. For ONE contemporary designer of your choice, describe the inspiratiosn that characterise their work. Analyse how the designer has incorporated these inspirations into their work and the impact this has had on current trends (9 marks)
Question 15 - Properties and Performance of Textiles
a. Identify TWO innovations in decorative techniques used to enhance textile design and outline why these would be used, giving examples of end products (6 marks)
b. For ONE area of textile production, describe the utilisation of new textile technologies. Analyse how these new technologies have impacted on the manufacturer, and on end products available to the consumer (9 marks)