Microbiology - Food Illness

Exercise :: Food Illness - Section 1

  • Food Illness - Section 1
11. 

Arrange the potencies of toxin in descending order of the following canned foods

A. peas>string beans>spinach> corn
B. corn> string bean>peas>spinach
C. corn> spinach> peas>string beans
D. corn> peas>string beans>spinach

Answer: Option D

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12. 

The milk streptococci produce acetoin that gets spontaneously oxidized yielding a flavorings agent (responsible for aroma of butter) that is

A. acetone
B. acetyl coA
C. butyric acid
D. diacetyl

Answer: Option D

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13. 

The botulism intoxication occurs due to

A. an enterotoxin
B. neurotoxin
C. mycotoxin
D. all of these

Answer: Option B

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14. 

The Bacillus cereus causes gasteroenteritis by the production of an exoenterotoxin which is released in food as a result of

A. cell growth
B. cell autolysis
C. cell permeation
D. cell damage

Answer: Option B

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15. 

Staphylococcal intoxication is caused by the toxin m the food from

A. Staphylococcus aureus
B. S. cerevisiae
C. S. thermophillus
D. none of these

Answer: Option A

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