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Food and Industrial Microbiology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the purpose of the rat liver enzymes in the Ames test?

Question 2 2. If a plate has very few colonies on it after the Ames test, what does it mean?

Question 3 3. Bioremediation is

Question 4 4. Saccharomyces cerevisiae is

Question 5 5. Lactic acid bacteria

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Question 6 6. A bioremediator is

Question 7 7. Distillation is

Question 8 8. Fermentation requires

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements is FALSE?

Question 10 10. Today, the bacteria and molds used to make cheese usually comes from

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Question 11 11. During fermentation, ethanol is

Question 12 12. Using cellulase to soften stiff cotton fabrics is called

Question 13 13. Which type of bacteria are often used for the Ames test?

Question 14 14. Mutant bacteria are used for the Ames test. What molecule are they not able to make on their own?

Question 15 15. Bacteria like Lactobacillus produce what compound required for the production of sauerkraut, yogurt, and sourdough?

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Question 16 16. Why is bioaugmentation not the answer for large scale, environmental pollution remediation?

Question 17 17. Yeast are added to sourdough bread to

Question 18 18. To make sauerkraut, you would use all of the following EXCEPT

Question 19 19. Rennin is often added to cheeses to

Question 20 20. The factor that is most responsible for the flavors and colors of cheeses such as blue cheese and Roquefort is

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Question 21 21. Bioremediation is

Question 22 22. A microbial factory

Question 23 23. What is a bacterial colony?

Question 24 24. During lactic acid fermentation

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT a reason E. coli is used as a host organism in microbial factories?

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Question 26 26. A plasmid

Question 27 27. Lactic acid bacteria can be found in all of the following places EXCEPT

Question 28 28. Bioaugmentation is

Question 29 29. Genetic engineering

Question 30 30. What is occurring during biostoning?

Food and Industrial Microbiology Chapter Exam Instructions

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