The Fermentation Quiz: How Well You Know?

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The Fermentation Quiz: How Well You Know?

How well do you know fermentation, and do you think you can pass this quiz? Fermentation describes the metabolic process by which organic molecules are transformed into acids, gases, or alcohol in the deficiency of oxygen or any electron transport chain. In biochemistry, it is defined as the extraction of energy from carbohydrates in the lack of oxygen. If you want to understand more about fermentation, then this is the quiz for you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is fermentation?
    • A. 

      A process where a sugar is broken down into ethanol and carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      A process where a sugar is broken down into yeast and carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      A process where a yeast is broken down into ethanol and carbon dioxide

    • D. 

      A process where a sugar is broken down into ethanol and oxygen

    • E. 

      A process where a sugar is broken down into ethanol and limewater

  • 2. 
    Diazine green is
    • A. 

      A chemical that turns green in the absence of nitrogen

    • B. 

      A chemical that turns pink in the absence of oxygen

    • C. 

      A chemical that turns pink in the absence of carbon dioxide

    • D. 

      A chemical that goes clear in the presence of oxygen

    • E. 

      A chemical that goes cloudy in the presence of carbon dioxide

  • 3. 
    What medicine is produced using fermentation?
    • A. 

      Morphine

    • B. 

      Penicillin

    • C. 

      Cough Mixture

    • D. 

      Paracetamol

    • E. 

      Contraceptive pill

  • 4. 
    What does the limewater test for?
    • A. 

      The presence of oxygen

    • B. 

      The presence of carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      The presence of nitrogen

    • D. 

      The presence of water

    • E. 

      The presence of glucose

  • 5. 
    What is the common term for ethanol?
    • A. 

      Alcohol

    • B. 

      Tea

    • C. 

      Ribena

    • D. 

      Bread

    • E. 

      Potato

  • 6. 
    What does a word end in if it is the name of a sugar?
    • A. 

      Ide

    • B. 

      Ose

    • C. 

      Ine

    • D. 

      Nol

    • E. 

      Er

  • 7. 
    What is anaerobic respiration?
    • A. 

      Respiration in a oxygen free environment

    • B. 

      Respiration in a oxygen rich environment

    • C. 

      Respiration in a carbon dioxide free environment

    • D. 

      Respiration in a carbon dioxide rich environment

    • E. 

      Respiration without water

  • 8. 
    Why are hops added to a beer?
    • A. 

      To give the liquid a nice colour

    • B. 

      To act as a preservative

    • C. 

      To make it smell nice

    • D. 

      To make it taste nice

    • E. 

      To make it smell bad

  • 9. 
    What is another term for an enzyme?
    • A. 

      Biological catalyst

    • B. 

      Chemical scissors

    • C. 

      Fruit covering

    • D. 

      Fermentation process

    • E. 

      Fungus

  • 10. 
    What enzymes did we use when we made beer?
    • A. 

      Yeast

    • B. 

      Barley

    • C. 

      Wort

    • D. 

      Hops

    • E. 

      Copper

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