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FSHN 120 EXAM 1—Chapter 13 Quiz
Which of the following is NOT an example of private sector support for sustainable agriculture?
the national initiative known as Healthy Corner Stores
Which of the following is NOT an effect of purchasing Fair Trade Certified products from developing nations?
expansion of the green revolution
In the United States, food insecurity is caused by the lack of enough food produced to feed all the people who live in poverty.
Which of the following are substances intentionally put in foods to enhance appearance, palatability, safety, and/or quality?
Which of the following is used as an antioxidant in many foods?
Which of the following BEST describes the Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) List?
catalogue of food additives generally regarded as safe; established in 1958 by the U.S. Congress
The goals of the recent "food movement" include
protecting the environment and reducing food supply monopolies.
Which of the following is LEAST likely to suffer from food insecurity in the United States?
two-parent household with income 195% of the poverty threshold
What is the purpose of the GRAS list?
To identify substances that are deemed safe based on a history of long-term use or expert consensus.
How does the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness work to end food insecurity in the United States?
training students to meet the immediate needs of the hungry
There is very little a single individual can do to promote sustainability and food equity.
Since the 1960s, high-yield varieties of rice, corn, and wheat have kept millions of people from starving.
Which of the following actions an individual can take would LEAST likely increase the availability of a diverse array of fresh, locally produced foods?
advocating for increased farm subsidies for industrial farms
Certified organic farms must avoid the use of synthetic fertilizers and toxic pesticides.
Which of the following individuals would NOT be eligible to receive the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) benefits?
James, a seven-year-old child
Food additives are the potentially carcinogenic chemicals that remain in foods despite cleaning and processing.
After FSHN 120 scores (for exams, quizzes, NAPs, extra credit – basically anything) have been posted in Compass, you have ____ to challenge the score
Which of the following is NOT a potential benefit of consuming local food?
increased year-round availability of fresh fruits and vegetables
All of the following EXCEPT ___ describe a sustainable food system
Are the least expensive foods available
Which preservative has been found to be potentially carcinogenic in animals?
Growth hormones and antibiotics are used in _____.
animals raised for food
Which of the following is NOT a type of fungi?
In which of the following environments does Clostridium botulinum flourish?
Which of the following would NOT help reduce exposure to bisphenol A (BPA)?
microwaving foods in plastics marked with recycling codes 3 or 7
Why is rBGH injected into many U.S. dairy cows?
to increase milk production without increasing feed
Bacteria and viruses cause the majority of food infections.
A potential benefit of genetic modification is ________.
Two types of fungi are yeasts and ______.
The only way to be sure that meat is thoroughly cooked is to check the internal temperature with a food thermometer.
The original objective in the development of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) was to
improve crop protection from pesticides and herbicides
A potential concern about genetic modification is ________.
production of antibiotic-resistant bacteria
The FDA requires that all irradiated food display the Radura symbol and a warning against additional irradiation.
For the 4th of July, Angel is planning a barbeque with her friends at a lakeside park. Which of the following practices should she avoid in order to prevent an outbreak of foodborne illness?
Grill hamburgers to medium rare.
Which of the following environmental conditions would NOT increase the survival and reproduction of food microorganisms?
a low amount of humidity
Mad cow disease is a fatal brain disorder in cattle caused by a(n)
Which of these people have the LEAST amount of risk of suffering serious consequences from a foodborne illness?
college student cramming for final exams
Which of the following is a key provision of the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)?
FDA authorized to recall contaminated foods
It’s 10:00 a.m. and Maya is trying to decide what to prepare for that night’s dinner. She selects a frozen turkey breast and must thaw it before she can proceed with cooking preparations. Which of the following would be an appropriate method of thawing the poultry?
Use a microwave
Which of the following is an infectious protein that can lead to mad cow disease?
Why is it important to strictly limit children’s exposure to pesticide residues on food?
Children are not able to detoxify pesticide residue as effectively as adults
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