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CBSE Class-12 Exam 2020 : Question Paper (Printed Textile)

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CBSE Class-12 Exam 2020 : Question Paper (Printed Textile)

  • Subject :-Printed Textile
  • Class : XII
  • Year : 2020


1. Fill in the blanks (any ten) : 1x10=10

(a) ________ is a well known fine artist who has designed printed textiles. 1

(b) ________ are fixing agents used while dyeing with natural dyes to fix the dye onto the material. 1

(c) ________ prints nearly speak to us. 1

(d) The famous Toile de Jouy fabrics were designed and printed at the factory at Jouy in ________. 1

(e) Liberty prints take their name from ________, an English textile company that was founded in 1875. 1

(f) In the seventeenth century, European companies started trading hand painted designs from India known as ________. 1

(g) ________ prints are essentially minimalistic and have very bold colour combinations. 1

(h) ________ is the oldest form of printing. 1

(i) In the textile industry ________ is employed to provide colour directions and colour ways for the textile pattern. 1

(j) Warli prints come under the category of ________ prints. 1

(k) In order to keep up with the changes in styles, colours, themes and techniques, every design student must be aware of various ________. 1

(l) Rural subjects such as trees, birds, animals, water and clouds as well as cityscapes are illustrated in ________ prints. 1

Write very short answers for any five questions (Q. 2-8) : 2x5=10

2. What are elements of design ? 2

3. How is the pattern generated in foil printing ? 2

4. List down motifs used in nautical prints. 2

5. Differentiate between futurism and symbolism. 2

6. State the advantages of screen printing. 2

7. What is the role of ‘repeat’ in textile patterning ? 2

8. Define textile printing. 2

Write short answers for any five questions (Q. 9-15) in 50 – 70 words each. 3x5=15

9. What are the different types of layouts ? Draw any two types of layouts. 3

10. What are animal prints ? Where all are they applied ? 3

11. List the three advantages of roller printing. 3

12. Explain the importance and sources of reference materials. 3

13. What are coloured discharges and how are they produced ? 3

14. What kinds of prints are most suitable for women’s clothing ? Write a short note on them. 3

15. List the different methods of printing. Which one of these is the latest development in textile printing ? Give its two advantages. 3


Write descriptive answers for any three questions (Q. 16-20) in 100 – 150 words each. 5x3=15

16. Explain geometric prints in detail. 5

17. What is block printing ? How is it produced ? What are its advantages and disadvantages ? 5

18. Explain in detail the Resist style of printing. Give names of any two techniques of Resist style of printing. 5

19. Differentiate between Toile prints and Victorian prints with respect to their inspiration, motifs and end uses. 5

20. Write a detailed note on Transfer printing, mentioning its advantages and disadvantages. 


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