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Which of the following foods is produced by fermentation involving lactic acid bacteria?
What is the primary reason for blanching foods?
cleans the food
inactivates enzymes found in food
prevents pest infestation
prevents food from drying out
What is the operating principle behind oven drying for determining moisture content of foods?
colour change is measured
loss of weight represents loss of water
change in refractive index is measured
change in light absorbance is measured
Which of the following packages is an example of aseptic packaging?
Tetra Pak drinking boxes
plastic bread bag
Which gas causes fruits to ripen?
A food with a pH of 3.5 is considered to be:
Which of the following chemicals is a solvent used for testing fat content?
Which of the following ingredients in chocolate milk comes from seaweed?
Which of the following foods is rich in omega-3 fatty acids?
Which microorganism is commonly associated with fecal contamination?
Which industrial processing method is most effective for making dried potato flakes?
Which of the following analytical methods can be used to distinguish flavour compounds?
near infrared spectroscopy
Which of the following microorganisms cannot tolerate oxygen?
What happens to the boiling point of water when it is heated at high altitudes?
stays the same
water doesn't boil at high altitudes
Canadian and American laws prescribe how ingredients should be listed on labels. What is the general stipulation with respect to the order that ingredients are listed?
by alphabetical order
by ascending order of proportion by weight
by descending order of proportion by weight
by descending order of proportion by volume
Which of the following methods is a quick test for sugar content during the early stages of the brewing process for beer?
Which of the following processing methods involves heating foods at high temperatures for short periods of time in order to reduce the risk of food poisoning?
What causes sliced apples to turn brown?
Which of the following does not have antimicrobial activity?
From which plant source is gluten derived?
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