The Food Packaging Quiz! Trivia Questions

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The Food Packaging Quiz! Trivia Questions

These food packaging trivia questions are designed to test out your skills. There are different ways that food can be packaged, and this is to ensure it does not go bad or get contaminated. Most packaging companies are eco friendly and tend to ensure that the materials they use for packaging are biodegradable and recyclable. Do you know how to correctly pack up fruits or dried food according to measures put in place?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is an example of tertiary packaging?
    • A. 

      A crate of beer bottle.

    • B. 

      A packet of dried apricot.

    • C. 

      A box of breakfast cereal.

    • D. 

      A shrink-wrapped pallet of orange juice.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following packaging materials is chemically inert?
    • A. 

      Glass.

    • B. 

      Metal.

    • C. 

      Paper.

    • D. 

      Plastics.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following functions of food packaging does temperature-Time Indicator (TTI) cover?
    • A. 

      Communication.

    • B. 

      Containment.

    • C. 

      Convenience.

    • D. 

      Protection.

  • 4. 
    The importance of food packaging having adequate level of barrier properties is to protect from _______________ environment.
  • 5. 
    Which of the following is an example of migration?
    • A. 

      Bottled water tasting like plastic.

    • B. 

      Greasy paper packaging of butter.

    • C. 

      Colour of jellybeans onto plastic packaging.

    • D. 

      Citrus oils from orange juice absorbed into LDPE lining.

  • 6. 
    Why do PVC and PVdC present incineration (environmental) problems?
  • 7. 
    Why is EVOH material used, in combination with other plastics, in MAP?
  • 8. 
    Coextruded films have less tendency towards delamination, as compared to laminated films.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following plastics is most appropriate for the packing of fresh red meat?
    • A. 

      PA

    • B. 

      PET

    • C. 

      LDPE

    • D. 

      EVOH

  • 10. 
    HDPE bottles for packaging of milk are pigmented so as to provide protection against __________.
    • A. 

      Air.

    • B. 

      Light.

    • C. 

      Humidity.

    • D. 

      High temperature.

  • 11. 
    What type pf packaging material is being used in the picture shown? Be specific in your answer.
  • 12. 
    Which of the following functions of food packaging is fulfilled by aseptic packaging technology?
    • A. 

      Protection.

    • B. 

      Communication.

    • C. 

      Containment.

    • D. 

      Convenience.

  • 13. 
    What type of active packaging is applicable to fruits?
    • A. 

      Oxygen absorbers.

    • B. 

      Moisture absorbers.

    • C. 

      Ethylene absorbers.

    • D. 

      Carbon dioxide absorbers.

  • 14. 
    Identify the packaging technology applied for the packaging as shown in the picture.
    • A. 

      Active packaging.

    • B. 

      Aseptic packaging.

    • C. 

      Intelligent packaging.

    • D. 

      Modified atmosphere packaging.

  • 15. 
    Which harmful component can be found in PET bottles?
    • A. 

      Lead

    • B. 

      Phthalates.

    • C. 

      Aluminium.

    • D. 

      Styrene monomers.

  • 16. 
    One waste reduction method for glass materials is to reuse and recycle them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Which of the following defects can be found on retort pouches?
    • A. 

      Flexcracks.

    • B. 

      Corner dent.

    • C. 

      Misembossing.

    • D. 

      Acid salts corrosion.

  • 18. 
    At which temperatures (degree Celsius) should pasteurized milk shelf life samples be kept?
    • A. 

      -7, -11.

    • B. 

      10, 15.

    • C. 

      25, 35.

    • D. 

      30, 40.

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