Canning Quiz

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  • 1. 
    If tomato sauce cans were NOT enameled, what would happen?
    • A. 

      The product would expire sooner

    • B. 

      The product would eat through the can

    • C. 

      The product would change colors

    • D. 

      The product would smell "odd"

  • 2. 
    What is headspace in the canning process?
    • A. 

      The height of the can

    • B. 

      The width of the can

    • C. 

      The amount of space between product & top of can

    • D. 

      The amount of product placed in the can

  • 3. 
    What is the recommended shelf-life for canned food?
    • A. 

      6 months

    • B. 

      1 year

    • C. 

      2 years

    • D. 

      5 years

  • 4. 
    What happened to the man who ate a 50-year-old can of chicken? 
    • A. 

      He got diarreha

    • B. 

      He got botulism

    • C. 

      He went blind

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 5. 
    What happens to an ordinary can in the microwave?
    • A. 

      Energy is absorbed by the can

    • B. 

      Energy is absorbed by the food

    • C. 

      Energy is reflected by the can

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 6. 
    Why shouldn't you buy dented cans?
    • A. 

      The food might be more broken up

    • B. 

      There might be metal in the food

    • C. 

      There might be oxygen in the can

    • D. 

      You should, those cans are cheaper

  • 7. 
    Which has a greater use?
    • A. 

      Canned food

    • B. 

      Canned beverages

  • 8. 
    When was the first aluminum can made?
    • A. 

      1631

    • B. 

      1882

    • C. 

      1963

    • D. 

      1971

  • 9. 
    Why was aerosol invented?
    • A. 

      Easier to apply hairspray

    • B. 

      People didn't want to use oil but cooking sprays

    • C. 

      To deal with insects in WWII

    • D. 

      To deodorize bathrooms

  • 10. 
    What are the two types of home canning processs?
    • A. 

      Boiling water & salt

    • B. 

      Boiling water & pressure

    • C. 

      Boiling water & acid

    • D. 

      Boiling water & cold water

  • 11. 
    How did Civil War soldiers open their canned food?
    • A. 

      With a knife

    • B. 

      With a P38

    • C. 

      With a bayonet

    • D. 

      With a can opener

  • 12. 
    For what area has the most unique can opener been created?
    • A. 

      Reform schools

    • B. 

      Military

    • C. 

      Hospitals

    • D. 

      Prisons

  • 13. 
    What is a draw back of cans?
    • A. 

      The amount of time it takes to create a can

    • B. 

      People prefer graphics on bottles

    • C. 

      The amount of product it can hold

    • D. 

      The amount of waste it generates

  • 14. 
    How much energy does to take to recycle a can versus make a new can?
    • A. 

      5%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      20%

    • D. 

      35%

  • 15. 
    Manufacturers pay approximately how much a year for recycled cans?
    • A. 

      1 milllion

    • B. 

      10 million

    • C. 

      1 billion

    • D. 

      10 billion