MCQs on Home Science - 21

1. Which of the following are textile repeat units?

I. Shape
II. Half drop
III. Balance
IV. All over
V. Brick


(A) I, IV and V are correct.
(B) II, IV and V are correct.
(C) III, IV and V are correct.
(D) II, III and V are correct.

2. Match the following processing methods in List – I with foods involved in List – II:

List – I
List – II

a. Germination
i. Oils, Butter, Flours
b. Fermentation
ii. Dehydrated foods
c. Fortification
iii. Pulses, grains
d. Preservation
iv. Doughs & batters

a          b          c          d
(A)       iv         i           iii         ii
(B)       iii         ii          i           iv
(C)       ii          iii         i           iv
(D)       iii         iv         i           ii

3. Assertion (A): Painting walls and ceiling with light colour, matt finish paint will reduce the size of the room.
Reason (R): The matt finish even though the colour is light will absorbs the light by creating illusion of advancing effect.


(A) Both (A) and (R) are true.
(B) Both(A) and (R) are false.
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

4. Arrange the following steps in Jelly preparation in the correct sequence:

(a) Test the extract for pectin content.
(b) Pour hot into sterilized jar.
(c) Boil the fruit with citric acid and water until tender.
(d) Wash and slice the fruit.
(e) Add sugar to extract & boil vigorously without stirring.
(f) Strain the contents through muslin cloth to get clear extract.
(g) Perform sheet test for readiness.


(A) (d), (c), (a), (g), (f), (e), (b)
(B) (c), (d), (f), (g), (a), (e), (b)
(C) (d), (e), (f), (c), (a), (g), (b)
(D) (d), (c), (f), (a), (e), (g), (b)

5. Which of the following yarns are novelty yarns?

I. Retine
II. Slub
III. Cable
IV. Boncle
V. Cord


(A) I, II and V are correct.
(B) II, IV and V are correct.
(C) I, II and IV are correct.
(D) II, III and IV are correct.

6. Assertion (A): Marker efficiency can be enhanced by pattern engineering.
Reason (R): It divides the awkwardly shaped patterns in two pieces.


(A) Both (A) and (R) are correct.
(B) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.
(C) (A) is correct but (R) is incorrect.
(D) (A) is incorrect but (R) is correct.

7. Give the correct sequence in the manufacturing of viscose rayon

I. Steeping process
II. Churning process
III. Conditioning of wood pulp
IV. Ageing process


(A) II, III, IV, I
(B) III, I, IV, II
(C) IV, III, II, I
(D) I, III, II, IV

8. Marriage laws are designed to protect

I. Safety of the individual
II. Safety of the society
III. Anti-dowry system
IV. Intercaste marriage


(A) I and II are correct.
(B) II and III are correct.
(C) II and IV are correct.
(D) I, II and III are correct.

9. Put the following foods in increasing order according to their sodium content per 100 g

I. Banana
II. Egg
III. Tomato
IV. Spinach
V. Musk Melon
VI. Meat


(A) IV, V, III, I, VI, II
(B) I, III, IV, V, VI, II
(C) VI, I, III, IV, V, II
(D) III, IV, V, I, II, VI

10. Antistatic finish on a textile fabric produces the following effects:

I. Improves the surface conductivity
II. Repels molecules of water from the surface of fabric
III. Develops an electric charge opposite that of a fibre
IV. Increase static build up

(A) II and III are correct.
(B) I and III are correct.
(C) III and IV are correct.
(D) IV and I are correct.

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