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1. Alginic acid is obtained from ______________
a. brown algae
b. red algae
c. yello-green algae
d. golden algae
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Answer: (a).brown algae

2. Agar is obtained from the algal species of _______________
a. Chondrus
b. Gigartina
c. Gelidium
d. Laminaria
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Answer: (c).Gelidium

3. Carrageenan is used as a ______________
a. emulsifier
b. solidifying agent
c. binder
d. emulsifier and binder
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Answer: (d).emulsifier and binder

4. The famous Japanese dish sushi is made with the help of the red algae named ____________
a. Nemalion
b. Porphyra
c. Chondrus
d. Eucheuma
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Answer: (b).Porphyra

5. Which among the following is a pathogenic algae for humans?
a. Prototheca
b. Chlorella
c. Cephaleuros
d. Acanthopeltis
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Answer: (a).Prototheca

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