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Corn syrup: Quiz


Question 1: The glucose can then be transformed into ________ by passing the glucose through a column that is loaded with the enzyme D-xylose isomerase, an enzyme that is isolated from the growth medium of any of several bacteria.

Question 2: Thus, it takes about 2,300 litres of corn to produce a ________ of glucose syrup, or 60 bushels (1524 kg) of corn to produce one short ton.
TonneKilogramUnited States customary unitsMetric system

Question 3: Corn syrup is a food syrup, which is made from the starch of maize or "corn" (U.S.) and which is composed mainly of ________.

Question 4: [10] Karo is a brand of thick corn syrup made from a concentrated solution of ________.

Question 5: [2] Technically, glucose syrup is any liquid starch hydrolysate of mono-, di-, and higher-saccharides and can be made from any source of starch; wheat, rice and ________ are the most common sources.

Question 6: HFCS is a variant in which other enzymes are used to convert some of the glucose into ________.

Question 7: Corn syrup is distinct from high-fructose corn syrup, created when corn syrup undergoes ________ processing that produces a sweeter compound containing higher levels of fructose.
EnzymeCofactor (biochemistry)ProteinEnzyme inhibitor

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