Food Additives Quiz – 12


Q. Natural colorant permitted in butter

  • Curcumin
  • Tartrazine
  • Annatto
  • None of the above

Answer: c)

Annatto: It is the pigment widely used in food industries. It has two major pigments, bixin (oil soluble) and norbixin (water soluble), both gives bright orange solutions. Norbixin dissolve in soft water to colour neutral pH product, but special form are needed for hard water or acidic product.

Q. Common salt in the composition of bread acts as 

  • Preservative 
  • Tenderizer 
  • Leavening agent 
  • Anticaking agent

Answer: c

  • Leavening agent, substance causing expansion of doughs and batters by the release of gases within such mixtures, producing baked products with porous structure. Such agents include air, steam, yeast, baking powder, and baking soda.

Q. Which of the following is being used as oxidizing agent to improve the baking quality of flour

  • Calcium propionate 
  • Bromate 
  • Tricalcium phosphate 
  • Ethyl bromide

Answer: b

To harness the natural variability of wheat flour, bakers use chemical oxidizing agents, such as azodicarbonamide (ADA), potassium bromate and ascorbic acid, to strengthen gluten proteins.

Q. Which of the following statement is/are correct 

  • Bread can only be leavened by yeast 
  • Saccharomyces elipsoidus is the baker’s yeast 
  • Lipid helps in gluten development by lubricating the gluten sheet so that they slide more easily past each other for proper expansion 
  • All of the above

Answer: d

Many breads are leavened by yeast. The yeast most commonly used for leavening bread is Saccharomyces cerevisiae, the same species used for brewing alcoholic beverages.

Q. A thickener made from equal parts of flour and fat is called 

  • Roux 
  • Glaze 
  • Slurry 
  • None of the above

Answer: a

  • Roux is flour and fat cooked together and used to thicken sauces. 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

adana escort , adıyaman escort , afyon escort , ağrı escort , aksaray escort , amasya escort , ankara escort , antalya escort , ardahan escort , artvin escort , aydın escort , balıkesir escort , bartın escort , batman escort , bayburt escort , bilecik escort , bingöl escort , bitlis escort , bolu escort , burdur escort , bursa escort , çanakkale escort , çankırı escort , çorum escort , denizli escort , diyarbakır escort , düzce escort , edirne escort , elazığ escort , erzincan escort , erzurum escort , eskişehir escort , gaziantep escort , giresun escort , gümüşhane escort , hakkari escort , hatay escort , ığdır escort , ısparta escort , istanbul escort , izmir escort , karabük escort , karaman escort , kars escort , kastamonu escort , kayseri escort , kilis escort , kırıkkale escort , kırklareli escort , kırşehir escort , kocaeli escort , konya escort , kütahya escort , malatya escort , manisa escort , maraş escort , mardin escort , mersin escort , muğla escort , muş escort , nevşehir escort , niğde escort , ordu escort , osmaniye escort , rize escort , sakarya escort , samsun escort , şanlıurfa escort , siirt escort , sinop escort , şırnak escort , sivas escort , tekirdağ escort , tokat escort , trabzon escort , tunceli escort , uşak escort , van escort , yalova escort , yozgat escort , zonguldak escort , kadıköy escort , şişli escort , tuzla escort , bornova escort , didim escort , serdivan escort