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Carbohydrates: Food Science
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  • Question 1
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    Which of the following elements are NOT found in carbohydrates?

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    Carbon

    Helium

    Hydrogen

    Oxygen

  • Question 2
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    Which of the following is an example of a carbohydrate?

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    Monosaccharide

    Disaccharide

    Polysaccharide

    All of the above

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    Which of the following are true of monosaccharides?

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    They are the simplest carbohydrate molecule.

    They do not contain carbon.

    They are formed when two monosaccharides molecules join together.

    They are the most complex carbohydrate molecules.

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    Which of the following are true of disaccharides?

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    They are the simplest carbohydrate molecule.

    They do not contain carbon.

    They are formed when two monosaccharides molecules join together.

    They are made up of many monosaccharides molecules.

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    An example of a disaccharide is sucrose. Which of the following are the two monosaccharides which make up sucrose.

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    2 molecules of Fructose

    2 molecules of Glucose

    Glucose and Galactose

    Glucose and Fructose

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    Which of the following in NOT a type of carbohydrate?

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    Starch

    Sugar

    Saturated Fat

    Fiber

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    Pectin is used as a jelling agent in the production of jam.

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    True

    False

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    Select ALL the carbohydrates that belong to the monosaccharide group.

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    Sucrose

    Pectin

    Glucose

    Fructose

    Starch

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    Select ALL the carbohydrates that belong to the disaccharide group.

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    Sucrose

    Pectin

    Glucose

    Lactose

    Starch

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    Select ALL the carbohydrates that belong to the polysaccharide group.

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    Sucrose

    Pectin

    Glucose

    Lactose

    Starch

  • Question 11
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    Enzymes are identified by the suffix _____.

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    -ase

    -ose

    -ol

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    When a solution holds more of a solute that can be dissolved it is termed ______.

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    a solid

    saturated

    supersaturated

    none of the above

  • Question 13
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    Substances that affect crystal growth are called...

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    enzymes

    blockers

    interfering agents

    fermenting agents

  • Question 14
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    Which candy uses ripening to develop a smooth texture?

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    Caramels

    Fondants

    Rock Candy

    Suckers

  • Question 15
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    To keep sugar crystals in candy small, you could do any of the following except...

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    add corn syrup

    beat vigorously after cooling

    allow sugar crystal to form on the sides of your pan

    add egg whites or butter

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    Excess calories from carbohydrates are stored in the body as _____.

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    sugar

    starch

    fat

    protein

  • Question 17
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    The two types of starches are...

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    amylopectin

    granules

    polymers

    amylose

  • Question 18
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    Starches with a branched structure are called _____.

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    amylopectin

    granules

    polymers

    amylose

  • Question 19
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    Another name for fiber is...

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    amylose

    cellulose

    gums

    pectins

  • Question 20
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    Which of the following factors can reduce a starch’s thickening ability?

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    Adding an acid

    Heating to the gelatinization point

    Reducing salt content

    Reducing water content

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