Interview Questions and Answers for Apparel and Merchandising Jobs (Part-2)

Interview Questions and Answers for Apparel, Fashion Designing and Merchandising Jobs (Part-2)

M.A.(SOCIOLOGY), M.L.M.(Labour Management), Pursuing MBA(EXECUTIVE) in (FASHION-TECH), MISTE,
Chennai, India
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In previous article on viva questions and answers for garments and merchandising jobs, I have got remarkable feed back. So I include more 100 questions and answer for candidate who are trying to find job in apparel and merchandising
Interview board

101. The fiber which was popularly termed as ‘Artificial silk’ is

  a) Nylon b) urena

  c) arnol d) rayon

102. The finest quality wool is obtained from

  a) Delaine b) merino

  c) rambouillet d) lincoln

103. Shoddy is the term which indicates

  a) reprocessed wool b) wool

  c) reused wool d) none of the above

104. The fibre obtained from Angora goat is

  a) alpaca b) mohair

  c) cashmere d) angora

105. Angora fibre is obtained from

  a) angora goat b) angora rabbit

  c) both d) none of these

106. Solution of sodium hydroxide at .................. percentage dissolves wool.

  a) 2% b) 3% a.good, b.moderate, c.fair, d.poor

  c) 4% d) 5%

107. ‘Queen of fibres’ is

  a) cotton b) silk

  c) rayon d) wool

108. The gummy substance which coats the silk fibre is
  a) pectin b) glutin

  c) sericin d) all the above

109. Tram silk is a

  a) low - twist ply yarn b) medium twist ply yarn

  c) high - twist ply yarn d) none of these

110. Organzine silk is a

  a) low - twist ply yarn b) medium twist ply yarn

  c) high - twist ply yarn d) none of these

111. In silk, the process to where twist is inserted is termed as

  a) Reeling b) throwing

  c) Spinning d) degumming

112. Degumming is carried out to remove

  a) pectin b) gluten

  c) sericin d) none of the above

113. The resiliency of silk is

  a) very good b) good

  c) moderate d) poor

114. The bleach which tends to destroy silk is

  a) chlorine b) nydrogen per oxide

  c) d) all the above

115. Silk is affected by

  a) alkalies b) acids

  c) chlorine d) all the above

116. The actual fibre protein in silk is

  a) sericine b) alanine

  c) tyrosine d) fiborin

117. Tyrex, employed in the manufacture of vehicle tyres is obtained from

  a) rayon b) acetate

  c) nytril d) vinyon

118. The generic name Azlon refers to

  a) man - made cellulosic fibres b) man - made protein fibres

  c) polyamides d) none of the above

119. Azlons gave off disagreeable odor when wet because were made out of

  a) Chemicals b) food sources

  c) Animal hair d) animal secretion

120. Ardil was made from the protein in

  a) casein b) soya bean

  c) Peanut d) corn

121. In Nylon 6, 6 the numbers 6 and 6 refers to the number of

  a) Amide b) nitrogen

  c) Oxygen d) carbon

122. Polymerization of caprolactam produces

  a) Nylon 6, 6 b) nylon 6

  c) Nylon 6, 10 d) none of the above

123. ‘Brooke brothers’ is the example of the brand name of.......

  a) Jeans b) suit

  c) Sports for women d) rain coats

124. ‘Bali’ is the example or the brand name for

  a) Sportswear b) women’s intimate apparel

  c) Suits d) pants

125. ‘Esprit’ is the example of the brand name for ................

  a) junior’s sportswear b) rain coat

  c) Suits d) wools

126. ‘London fog’ in the example of the brand name for .............

  a) suits b) sports dress

  c) rain coats d) intimate wear

127. Example of private labels

  a) j.c.penny’s Worthington b) hunt club

  c) The gap’s d) all the above

128. ..................... is the copy or near copy of a design under a different brand name

  a) Private labels b) licensing

  c) Knockoffs d) counterfeit

129. .................. are fakes or copies of currently popular branded labels.

  a) Branded labels b) counterfeit goods

  c) Licensing d) knockoff

130. This type of labeling suggest to consumers the suitability of a garment for their body dimensions

  a) Wash care labeling b) brand labeling

  c) Size labeling d) country of origin labeling

131. This is a key factor in the production, marketing, buying and selling of RTW apparel

  a) Quality b) aesthetic performance

  c) Intrinsic attributes d) attractiveness

132. The French term for ready - to - wear is ...................

  a) Boutique b) pret - a - porter

  c) Couturier d) haute couture

133. .................. refers to high quality clothing custom made or made to measure, for a specific individual

  a) Couture (kootur) b) pret - a - porter

  c) Liz Claiborne d) value priced

134. Couture clothing literally means in French

  a) Designer clothing b) private labels

  c) Mass production d) fine sewing

135. .................. is a comparable term for high quality, custom made men’s suits, usually from London

  a) Ready - to - wear b) private labels

  c) Bespoke c) designer’s clothing

136. .................. is the inter face between an organization and its customers

  a) customer’s satisfaction b) marketing

  c) Fashion forecast d) product assortment

137. ............... that support the choices of style direction, color, fabric and pattern also be presented.

  a) sloper b) sourcing

  c) Story boards d) drafting

138. ............. is the process of estimating and then determining the total cost of producing garment.

  a) Merchandising b) manufacturing

  c) Costing d) marketing

139. Dyed color samples also called........................

  a) strike offs b) shade brands

  c) Shade approval d) lab dips

140. ................ refers to how well the garment confirms to the three - dimensional human body.

  a) Quality b) fitting

  c) Inspection d) customer

141. The.......................... Consists of all the sizes of graded patterns super imposed on one another.

  a) Graded nest b) computerized grading

  c) Marker making d) CAD - systems

142. Black lines and spaces read by a laser beam; used to electronically identity a product

  a) Bar tack b) brand

  c) bar code d) Chroma

143. Garments having two legs, called

  a) Upper torso b) bifurcated garments

  c) Bagging d) bespoke

144. Basic pattern used to produce a basic fitted garment

  a) sloper b) torso

  c) Body sizes d) making

145. Equal tension on needle, bobbin and / or looper threads

  a) Balanced tension b) stitch density

  c) Seam strength d) sew ability

146. Temporary stitches, also means

  a) Back stitch b) over lock

  c) Basting d) feed off the arm

147. Wet process using color - removing agents

  a) Bedding b) barcode

  c) Back tack d) bleaching

148. Seam made by using fabric binding strips to encase raw edges

  a) Run and fell seam b) over lock seam

  c) Bound seam d) French seam

149. Stiff plastic strips sewn to garment seams to add shape and support

  a) Boning b) canvas

  c) Fusible inter lining d) buckram

150. Annual gathering of approval manufacturers in Atlanta

  a) Bobbin show b) fashion show

  c) Trade show d) brand show

151. Narrow bias strips of fabric used to face raw edges

  a) Poplin b) bias facing

  c) Alpaca d) canvas

152. Two distinct fabrics glued together as one

  a) Canvas b) hair canvas

  c) Heavy fabric d) bonded fabric

153. Intensity of color - brightness versus dullness

  a) vibgyor b) hue

  c) Chroma d) magenta

154. Pictorial representation of refurbishing instructions

  a) Care symbol b) country of origin

  c) fiber content d) size

155. Performance advantage that results from the garments physical features

  a) Aesthetic look b) durability

  c) Buying benefit d) comfort ability

156. Tunnel of fabric through which elastic or a draw string is threaded to provide shape to the garment

  a) Boning b) casing

  c) Cord d) braid

157. Inter looped stitch in also known as

  a) Lock stitch b) over lock stitch

  c) Chain stitch d) French seam

158. Seam that has split apart because the stitches have broken

  a) Skipped stitch b) broken seam

  c) Seam grain d) puckering

159. Style that takes decades to move through the whole fashion cycle

  a) Classic b) modern

  c) Traditional d) formal

160. Diamond shaped symbols used for accurate joining of pieces

  a) Awl b) bodkin

  c) Notches d) magic tape

161. Heavy outer line on pattern piece is the

  a) Circles b) cutting line

  c) Notches d) small arrows

162. Straight line ending in arrow heads

  a) Grain line markings b) hemline

  c) Darts d) seam line

163. The extra amount of garment looseness is called

  a) Measurement b) wearing ease

  c) Proportion d) dis - proportion

164. A cuff that is cut doubles the width of a standard cuff, exposing the facing

  a) Shirt cuff b) lapped cuff

  c) French cuff d) fusing

165. A cuff that has one end projecting from the placket edge

  a) French cuff b) lapped cuff

  c) Blouse cuff d) single cuff

166. Three or four hand stitches in the same spot to hold two pieces of fabrics together.

  a) Mitering b) lining

  c) Over tacking d) inter facing

167. Suits, tuxedos, over coat, top coat and separate trousers for business and evening wear is called

  a) Sportswear b) tailored clothing

  c) Work wear d) furnishings

168. “Furnishings” include the following item

  a) Hosiery b) ski jacket

  c) Tennis shorts d) wallets

169. Sportswear comprises of

  a) Sweaters b) pant

  c) cuff links d) wallets

170. Scarves, gloves, jewelry such as cuff links and eyewear come under the title or

  a) Active sportswear b) furnishing

  c) Accessories d) tailored clothing

171. Polymerization of podscalcium produces

  a) Nylon 6 b) nylon 6, 6

  c) Nylon 12 d) nylon 3

172. The formation of tiny balls of fiber on the surface of the cloth is

  a) Filing b) balling

  c) Raising d) pilling

173. Body armor and protective clothing are made from

  a) Nylon b) ardil

  c) Kevlar d) vinyl

174. Nomex is a

  a) Nylon b) ardil

  c) Aramid d) vinyon

175. Dacron and terrene belong to

  a) Nylon b) aramid

  c) vinyon d) polyester

176. Polyester, which does not undergo the process tend to shrink at elevated temperatures

 a) Mercerized b) texturized

 c) Heat set d) tentered

177. Polyester is resistant to

  a) weak alkalis b) weak acids

  c) Strong acid at room temperature d) all the above

178. Mostly crochet and knitting yarns are made up of

  a) Acrylic b) wool

  c) Silk d) jute

179. The natural mineral fiber is

  a) Glass b) asbestos

  c) Carbon d) none of the above

180. The man - made mineral fiber is

  a) Asbestos b) cotton

  c) arnel d) none of the above

181. Glass fiber is made from

  a) Silica b) limestone

  c) Soda ash and borax d) all the above

182. The process by which either solid colors or prints can be applied to the glass fibers is

  a) Dyeing b) printing

  c) coronizing d) painting

183. Which of the following is a matrix fibre composed of 50% poly vinyl chloride and 50% polyvinyl alcohol?

  a) cord √©lan b) asbestos

  c) arnel d) none of the above

184. Graphite is the term when the carbon percent is

  a) 90 b) 95

  c) 97 d) 99

185. The ....................fibres are black in colour and have a silky sheen

  a) glass b) carbon

  c) asbestos d) arnel

186. Fibres which change colour are

  a) dexon b) chameleon fibres

  c) cord √©lanfibers d) polychromatic fibers

187. The cloth straight from the loom is

  a) Raw goods b) finished fabric

  c) Gray fabric d) none of the above

188. Thermoplastic property is exhibited by

  a) orlon B) rayon

  c) Cotton d) silk

189. The two adjacent silk filament fibers extruded from the silk worm are

  a) fiber b) ply yarn

  c) brims d) braids

190. A process by which natural fibers are sorted, separated and partially aligned

  a) combing b) grading

  c) ginning d) carding

191. A process by which natural fibers are sorted and straightened is

  a) Combing b) grading

  c) Ginning d) carding

192. Cotton fibers that are too short for yarn or fabric manufacturing

  a) Tow b) lint

  c) Linters d) fibers

193. A bast fibre obtained from agare plant is

  a) Sisal b) jute

  c) Sunny d) kapok

194. Short ends of silk fibers used in making rough, textured spun yarns or blends often termed as waste silk is

  a) short fiber b) noel

  c) Fiber d) none of the above

195. The textile fiber made from tetra fluroethylene monomer is

  a) tetlon b) tetran

  c) teflon d) tetraiene

196. Spun yarns are composed of

  a) staplefibres b) filament fibres

  c) tow d) thread

197. Smooth - surfaced yarn spun from long - staple evenly combed wool fibres is

  a) woof yarns b) waffle

  c) wale d) worsted yarn

198. Ceramic fibres are made from

  a) aluminiumsillicate b) sodium sillicate

  c) potassiumsillicate d) sodium hydroxide

199. The fibres composed of amino acids that have been formed into polypeptide chains are

  a) cellulosic b) protein

  c) minerals d) acetate

200. Wool taken from the hides of slaughtered animals is called

  a) clip wool b) fleece wool

  c) pulled wool d) all the above

Key Answers of Above Questions:

101. d) rayon

102. b) merino

103. c) reused wool

104. b) mohair

105. b) angora rabbit

106. d) 5%

107. b) silk

108. c) sericin

109. a) low twist ply yarn

110. b) medium twist ply yarn

111. b) throwing

112. c)sericin

113. c) moderate

114. a) chlorine

115. d) all the above

116. d) fibrocin

117. a) rayon

118. b) man made protein fibers

119. b) food sources

120. c) peanut

121. d) carbon

122. d) none of the above

123. b) suits

124. b) women’s intimate apparel

125. a) juniors sports wear

126. c) rain coat

127. d) all the above

128. c) knock offs

129. b) counter feit goods

130. c) size labeling

131. a) quality

132. b) pret - a- porter

133. a) couture

134. d) fine sewing

135. c) bespoke

136. b) marketing

137. c) story board

138. c) costing

139. d) lab dips

140. b) fitting

141. a) graded nest

142. c) barcode

143. b) bifurcated garments

144. a) sloper

145. a) balanced tension

146. c) basting

147. d) bleaching

148. c) bound seam

149. a) boning

150. a) bobbin show

151. b) bias facing

152. d) bounded fabric

153. c)chroma

154. a) care symbol

155. c) buying benefit

156. b) casing

157. c) chain stitch

158. b) broken seam

159. a) classic

160. c) notches

161. b) cutting line

162. a) grain line markings

163. b) wearing ease

164. c)french cuff

165. b) lapped cuff

166. c) over tacking

167. b) tailored clothing

168. a) hosiery

169. a) sweaters

170. c) accessories

171. c) nylon 12

172. d) pilling

173. c)kevlar

174. c) aramid

175. d) polyester

176. c) heat set

177. d) all the above

178. a) acrylic

179. b) asbestos

180. d) none of the above

181. d) all the above

182. c)coronizing

183. a) cordelam

184. d) 99

185. b) carbon

186. b) chameleon fibres

187. c) gray fabric

188. a) orlon

189. c)brins

190. d) carding

191. a) combing

192. c) linters

193. a) sisal

194. b) noil

195. c) Teflon

196. a) staple fibres

197. d) worsted yarn

198. a) aluminium silicate

199. b) protein

200. c) pulled wool 

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Mazharul Islam Kiron is a textile consultant and researcher on online business promotion. He is working with one European textile machinery company as a country agent. He is also a contributor of Wikipedia.

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