AGRO 3503

Quiz I-1. (25 pts)

 

1. Wheat and barley were domesticated about:

            a. 2000 years ago                                 b. 5000 years ago

            c. 10,000 years ago                              d. 15000 years ago

 

2. The ‘Agricultural Revolution’ occurred about:

            a. 2000 years ago                                 b. 5000 years ago

            c. 10,000 years ago                              d. 15,000 years ago

 

3. The primate digestive system physiology cannot efficiently derive energy from

     cereal grain fibers unless they are:

            a. fermented                                         b. milled and cooked

            c. rolled                                                d. burnt

 

4. What vitamin is NOT found in cereal grains?

            a. A                                                      b. B12

            c. C                                                      d. D

 

5. Earliest archaeological evidence of human consumption of cereals was most likely the

    discovery of:

            a. hoes                                                 b. special planters

            c. grinding stones                                  d. sickles

 

6.  Cooking cereal grains causes the starch granules in the flour to swell and disrupt in a

     process called:

            a. milling                                               b. gelatinization

            c. winnowing                                        d. gastrodigestation

 

7.  Cooking raw rice increase the protein digestibility by:

            a. 10%             b. 20%             c. 30%             d. 40%

 

8. The last meal of the ‘Lindrow Man’, a mummy found in a peat bog in England was:

            a. cooked rice                                      b. non-leavened whole wheat bread

            c. corn bread                                        d. leavened whole millet meal bread

 

9.  LIST 4 NEGATIVE ASPECTS OF CEREALS FOR HUMAN DIETS:

 

 

 

10. LIST 5 BENEFITS OF CEREAL CROPS TO SOCIETIES: