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Water & Carbohydrates MCQ Questions & Answers

Water & Carbohydrates MCQs : This section focuses on the "Water & Carbohydrates". These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) should be practiced to improve the Water & Carbohydrates skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placement, entrance exam and other competitive examinations.




Question 1

Which of the following is a function of insoluble fiber only?

A. Regulating blood sugar
B. Regulating the pH of the body
C. Adding bulk to stool
D. Lowering cholesterol

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Question 2

Insoluble fibers fasten to bile acid and prevent it from entering the body and hence reduce the cholesterol levels.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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Question 3

Which of the following sentences is untrue?

A. Free aldehyde or ketone group are called reducing sugars
B. Maltose is a reducing sugar
C. Sucrose is a non-reducing sugar
D. None of the mentioned

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Question 4

Which of the following is incorrect with respect to the advancement in sugar technology?

A. An enzymatic process can convert glucose to fructose which is way sweeter and can be used in making syrups
B. The glucose is first obtained by hydrolyzing corn starch
C. This technology is cheaper
D. None of the mentioned

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Question 5

Fruits contain fructose which is a primary carbohydrate. These increase the blood sugar level. Why are fruits still recommended to be eaten?

A. They have exceptionally low Glycemic Index
B. They have exceptionally highly Glycemic Index
C. They're secondary carbohydrates
D. None of the mentioned

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Question 6

Mina is a diabetics patient. One day she is tempted to eat junk food. Which is a relatively a better food product to eat - pasta or candy? Why?

A. Pasta- contains primary carbohydrates which increases blood sugar level comparatively slowly and to a lesser level
B. Pasta- contains secondary carbohydrates which increases blood sugar level comparatively slowly and to a lesser level
C. Candy - contains primary carbohydrates which increases blood sugar level comparatively slowly and to a lesser level
D. Candy- contains secondary carbohydrates which increases blood sugar level comparatively slowly and to a lesser level

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Question 7

What is the Glycemic Index of carbohydrates?

A. It shows which other nutrient it is being ingested with
B. It shows how quickly a carbohydrate is digested
C. It shows how quickly a carbohydrate increases the blood sugar level
D. None of the mentioned

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Question 8

Metabolism is a source of water.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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Question 9

Oligosaccharides are called Sugars.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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Question 10

Which of the following is correct?

A. Sucrose is made of galactose and glucose
B. Lactose is made up of glucose and fructose
C. Lactose is made up of galactose and fructose
D. Sucrose is made up of glucose and fructose

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Question 11

Sham is over-weight. Which of the following carbohydrates is he consuming maximum?

A. Refined
B. Unrefined
C. Glycogen
D. None of the mentioned

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Question 12

This carbohydrate is used during intense exercising. Which among the following is it?

A. Starch
B. Sucrose
C. Fructose
D. Glycogen

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Question 13

Sheila discovered certain processes in the food industry that pertain to sugars and their properties. Which point is incorrect?

A. Sucrose is recovered from sugar cane juice as sugars crystallize when evaporated
B. The caramel found in chocolate is obtained and gets its color when it is heated. When sugar is heated its properties undergo change and it becomes brown
C. Some of the sugars react with proteins and give a dark color. This reaction is called browning reaction.
D. None of the mentioned

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Question 14

Which of the following is not a function of Carbohydrates?

A. Storage of energy
B. Fuel for metabolism
C. Structural components
D. None of the mentioned

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Question 15

Sheila has to tell her teacher points as to why sugars are used in the food industry. Following is what she tells. Which point is incorrect?

A. Easily soluble in water and forms syrups, used for their sweetness, they supply energy
B. Form crystals when water is evaporated
C. Fermented by microorganisms and prevent growth of microorganisms
D. None of the mentioned

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Question 16

What is the main action of dietary fibers?

A. To ensure the proper functioning of the liver
B. To secrete hormones
C. To maintain pH
D. To make changes to how nutrients and chemicals are absorbed

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Question 17

Reduction of absorption of certain minerals is due to the presence of the following:-

A. Insoluble fiber
B. Phytate
C. Soluble fiber
D. None of the mentioned

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Question 18

Which of the following is the general formula for carbohydrates?

A. Cm(H2o)n
B. Cm+1(H2o)n
C. Cm(H2o)n+1
D. Cm-1(H2o)n

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Question 19

Reducing sugars help in the food industry in the following way. Which of the given sentences is untrue?

A. They easily dissolve in oil
B. They attach themselves to amino acids and form compounds that affect the color, flavor and other properties of food
C. The reactive group of long-chain sugar polymers can form a cross-link which forms a basis for edible packaging in the food industry
D. None of the mentioned

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Question 20

Which is untrue with respect to pectin, a naturally occurring polysaccharide in fruits, in the food industry?

A. It forms the basis for jelly manufacture
B. Pectin + Sugar + Acid = Gel
C. Pectin unstabilizes particles in orange juice and makes them settle down
D. They're used as thickeners and stabilizers

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