Do You Know Food Science?

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Do You Know Food Science?

Food science is the applied science devoted to the study of food. The importance of food in our body cannot be over emphasized. Take this quiz to show off your knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is not a discipline in food science?
    • A. 

      Food Engineering

    • B. 

      Food manipulation

    • C. 

      Food Packing

    • D. 

      Food Preservation

  • 2. 
    The study of chemical processes and interactions of all biological and non-biological components of foods is called?
    • A. 

      Food Composition

    • B. 

      Food Chemistry

    • C. 

      Food Engineering

    • D. 

      Food Biology

  • 3. 
     A disease Kwashiorkor is caused by deficiency of?
    • A. 

      Protein

    • B. 

      Vitamins

    • C. 

      Fats

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of these is a Digestive Enzyme?
    • A. 

      Lipase

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates

    • C. 

      (a) and (b)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Which of these compounds are needed in very small amounts?
    • A. 

      Proteins

    • B. 

      Oil

    • C. 

      Vitamins

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Respiration exclusively releases energy stored in the food that we eat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Inconlusive

    • D. 

      No Idea

  • 7. 
    Decomposers help in which of these?
    • A. 

      Recycle Nutrient

    • B. 

      Regurgitate food

    • C. 

      (a) and (b)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Detritus can be defined as?
    • A. 

      Debris formed by rotting matter

    • B. 

      Dirt from micro organisms

    • C. 

      (a) and (b)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    A food chain starts with?
    • A. 

      Producers

    • B. 

      Consumers

    • C. 

      Decomposers

    • D. 

      Scavengers

  • 10. 
    The most important group of decomposers is?
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Fungi

    • C. 

      (a) and (b)

    • D. 

      None of the above