Food Additives Quiz


Q. Which of the follwing preservative is NOT recommended in food application 

a. Formaldehyde 

b. Sorbic acid 

c. Benzoic acid 

d. None of the above

Answer: a

Ingestion of a small amount of formaldehyde is unlikely to cause any acute effect so it is not used.

Q. Which salt of saccharine is mainly used as sweetener

a. Calcium 

b. Potassium 

c. Magnesium 

d. Sodium

Answer: d

The form used as an artificial sweetener is usually its sodium salt. The calcium salt is also sometimes used, especially by people restricting their dietary sodium intake.

Q. Sucrose esters are 

a. Emulsifiers

 b. Antimicrobial agent 

c. Both a and b 

d. None of the above

Answer: a

Sucrose esters of fatty acids, commonly known as sucrose esters, and sucrose oligo esters are a unique group of emulsifiers. Sucrose esters are obtained by esterifying sucrose with methyl fatty acids.

Q. Dimethyl dicarbonate has got application in preservation of 

a. Bread 

b. Jellies

 c. Oils 

d. Wine

Answer: d

It is primarily used as a beverage preservative, processing aid, or sterilant (INS No. 242), and acts by inhibiting the enzymes acetate kinase and L-glutamic acid decarboxylase.

Q. Which of the following is/ are the desirable characteristics of an antioxidants

 a. Stability under processing conditions 

b. Compatibility with food 

c. Non toxic 

d. all of the above

Answer: d

The main characteristic of a compound or antioxidant system is the prevention or detection of a chain of oxidative propagation, by stabilizing the generated radical, thus helping to reduce oxidative damage in the human body.

🔊 Be Aware, We never charge any consultancy fee for jobs.

📲 Foodtech Network WhatsApp Jobs Group

🖥 Food Safety Training programs

📈 Food Entrepreneurs & Startups (Our services)

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Your email address will not be published.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