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Food Additives MCQ : Here you will find MCQ Questions related to "Food Additives" in Food Engineering. These Food Additives MCQ Questions Will help you to improve your Food Engineering knowledge and will prepare you for various Examinations like Competitive Exams, Placements, Interviews and other Entrance Exmaniations.




Question 1

How many general categories of food additives?

A. 2
B. 3
C. 4
D. 5

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Question 2

Which additives are used for the purpose of restoring nutrients lost or degraded during production?

A. nutritional additives
B. processing agents
C. preservatives
D. sensory agents

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Question 3

___________are used to maintain a uniform dispersion of one liquid in another, such as oil in water.

A. Hydrophobic
B. Emulsifiers
C. Mayonnaise
D. Stabilizers

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Question 4

The products of autoxidation, called?

A. radical scavengers
B. derivatives
C. butylated hydroxytoluene
D. free radicals

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Question 5

Which of the following is NOT a function of a food additive?

A. Controlling acidity/alkalinity
B. Maintain nutritive value
C. To maintain product consistency
D. None of the mentioned

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Question 6

Which is probably the oldest known antimicrobial agent?

A. NaOH
B. NaBr
C. NaCL
D. NAH

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Question 7

The rich flavour associated with L-glutamate was called?

A. umami
B. MSG
C. IMP
D. GMP

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Question 8

What are Sequestrants?

A. They are added to keep the food stable
B. Form a complex ion with metals like copper, iron etc
C. Added for color
D. They keep the food oxidized

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Question 9

Which sentence is untrue?

A. GRAS stands for generally recognized as safe
B. Boric acid has been banned
C. High levels of MSG leads to Chinese Restaurant Syndrome
D. Food additives need not be numbered or labelled

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Question 10

Specific enzymes may also carry out the oxidation of many food molecules.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE
C. Can be true or false
D. Can not say

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