FOOD TECHNOLOGY (25/06/2021)

Q1. CaO (Quicklime) Is An Example Of _____________?

A. Ethylene Scavengers
B. Moisture Absorbers
C. Flavor And Odor Absorbers
D. Temperature-Controlled Packages

ANSWER: Temperature-Controlled Packages.

  • Explanation: CaO (Quicklime) Is An Example Of Temperature-Controlled Packages. Temperature-Controlled Active Packages Generally Include Self-Heating And Self-Cooling Systems. An Exothermic Chemical Reaction Between CaO (Quicklime) And A Water-Based Solution Generates Heat. Self-Heating Packages Are Commercially Available For Coffee, Tea, And Ready-To-Eat Meals.


Q2. ____________ Is A Breakdown Product Of Oil, Produced At High Temperatures, Which Forms A Blue Haze Above The Oil?

A. Acrolein
B. Volatile Decomposition Products
C. Non Volatile Decomposition Products

ANSWER – Acrolein

  • Explanation– At High Temperature, The Triglycerides Begin To Break Down To Free Fatty Acids And Glycerol, And The Glycerol Is Quickly Dehydrated To Acrolein. The Blue Haze Seen Above Smoking Oil Is Caused By Traces Of Acrolein. Acrolein Can Be Formed From Glycerol At Temperatures As Low As 180°C (356°F).


Q3. CNSL Related To Cashew Stand For?

A. Cashew Nutshell Liquid
B. Cashew Nut Shell Layer
C. Cashew Nut Surface Lining
D. None Of The Above

ANSWER: Cashew Nut Shell Liquid

  • Explanation: A Dark Brown Viscous Liquid Present Inside A Honeycomb Structure Of The Cashew Nutshell Is Known As The Cashew Nut Shell Liquid(CNSL). It Is An Important Byproduct Of Cashew Nut And Cashew Apple Production.


Q4. What Term Means Using Your Senses To Gather Information In Sensory Testing?

A. Diagnosis
B. Observation
C. Inference
D. Judgment

ANSWER: Observation

  • EXPLANATION– The Process Of Using All The Senses I.E.Sense Of Sight, Hearing, Taste, Touch, And Smell To Obtain The Information Is Known As Observation. This Is The Preliminary Step In Sensory Analysis.


Q5. Which Of The Following Plots Are Frequently Used For Sensory Testing?

A. Lizard Plot
B. Frog Plot
C. Spider Plot
D. Cockroach Plot

ANSWER – Spider Plot

  • Explanation – A Spider Chart Is A Graphical Method Where Multivariate Data And Displayed
    In The Form Of A Two-Dimensional Chart Of Three Or More Quantitative Variables
    Represented On Axes. They Are Useful For Identifying Which Variables Are Scoring High Or
    Low Within A Data Set, Making Them Ideal For Displaying Performance.


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