Clothing and Textiles 2, WASSCE (SC), 2017

Question 6

Candidates were required to

6 (a). Explain the term stain.
(b)(i).  List four types of stain.
(ii). Give two examples of each of the stains mentioned in b(i) above.
(c)  Outline six general guidelines for removing stains.
(d)  List two stain removal agents.
Most of the candidates answered 6(a & b) correctly and performed well. In 6(b) (ii), examples of stains were mixed up by the candidates they were expected to give examples like blood, milk, tea, coffee, rust, ink, butter, lard, lipstick etc. So many candidates were able to outline the general guidelines for removing stains. Stain removal agents were mentioned correctly in 6(d) i.e. water, soap, bleaches etc.