Engineering Questions with Answers - Multiple Choice Questions
Primary Production of Milk Engineering MCQs
1 - Question
Fungi can be divided as __________
c) Yeast and mold
Explanation: Fungi are a group of micro-organisms which are frequently found in nature among plants, animals and human beings. They can be divided into two categories namely yeast and mold.
2 - Question
Which one of the following is called the ‘brewer’s yeast’?
a) Saccharomyces ludwigi
b) Saccharomyces cerevisiae
c) Saccharomyces boulardii
d) Saccharomyces pastorianus
Explanation: Saccharomyces cerevisiae is also known as brewer’s yeast. It helps in the fermentation of beer.
3 - Question
Which of the following is the source of Vitamin A?
b) Rhodotorula gracilis
Explanation: Rhodotorula gracilis is yeast. It is rich in vitamin A.
4 - Question
Yeast cells are good source of __________
a) Vitamin A and B
b) Vitamin A and D
c) Vitamin B and D
d) Vitamin K
Explanation: Yeasts are considered to be a very good source of Vitamin B and Vitamin D.
5 - Question
Roquefort cheese is ripened by __________
a) Penicillium roqueforti
b) Penicillium camemberti
c) Penicillium sp
d) Penicillium rhizogenes
Explanation: Penicillium roqueforti helps in the ripening of Roquefort cheese. Penicillium is a mold.
6 - Question
Penicillium camemberti is used for ripening of __________
a) roqueforti cheese
b) camembert cheese
c) all cheese
Explanation: Camembert cheese is a soft cheese. It is ripened by Penicillium camemberti.
7 - Question
Which of the following is a heteroceous fungus?
Explanation: Puccinia is a heteroceous fungus in the above group of funguses.
8 - Question
In certain parasitic fungi a hook like structure is formed at the point of contact with the host known as __________
c) Hold fast
Explanation: Appresorium is the hook like structure formed at the point of contact with the host. It is observed in parasitic fungi.
9 - Question
Fungi which grow on dung are termed as __________
Explanation: Some variety of fungi grows on dung. These are known as Coprophilus.
10 - Question
The fruiting body of Aspergillus is called _______
Explanation: Cleistothecium is the fruiting body of Aspergillus. They are responsible for reproduction.
11 - Question
All fungi are ______
Explanation: It has been found that all fungi are Heterotrophs. They derive its nutritional requirements from complex organic substances.
12 - Question
One of the common fungal diseases of man is __________
Explanation: Ringworm is a fungal disease. Cholera, Plague and ringworm are not fungal diseases.
13 - Question
Aflatoxin is produced by ________
Explanation: Aflatoxins are toxins produced by certain fungi that are found on agricultural crops such as maize (corn), peanuts, cottonseed, and tree nuts.
14 - Question
Yeast is unlike bacteria in being __________
Explanation: While bacteria can be prokaryotic. Yeasts are Eukaryotic organisms.
15 - Question
“Perfect stage” of a fungus means __________
a) When the fungus is perfectly healthy
b) When it reproduces asexually
c) When it forms perfect sexual spores
d) When form no spores
Explanation: Fungus undergoes reproduction. Formation of perfect sexual spores can also be termed as “Perfect stage” of fungus.