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Sweet, Sweet Sugar
Sweeten your life with this quiz on sugar -- the crystallizable material we all love!
Sugar, a naturally occurring nutrient that makes food taste sweet, is classified in chemistry as what?
Before reaching consumers, table sugar undergoes special processing, which includes extraction, purifying, and crystallising. The raw material for sugar is obtained from two basic plant sources, one of which is sugar cane, and the other one is sugar what?
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Making sugar by evaporating cane juice was developed in about 500 BC, in what country?
Nowadays, sugar is used in science and manufacturing as what?
All of these
Brown sugar, a type of unrefined or partially refined soft sugar, generally has a lower caloric value than white sugar.
Scientists have proved that one of the health dangers, which ingesting sugar on a habitual basis involves, is the suppression of the activity of which system of the human body?
Lactose is a type of sugar consisting of two subunits (galactose and glucose), found primarily in what food?
Overconsumption of sugar causes hyperactivity in children, manifested by increased movement, impulsiveness, distractibility, and mood swings.
Sugar is important for the proper function of which of these bodily systems?
Apart from its culinary properties, sugar has many uses in science and manufacturing. It is used for all of the following, except one.
To increase ice cream's freezing point
To tan leather, printer inks and dyes.
To harden asphalt.
To help grow penicillin.
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