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1

In the early to mid-1800s, the Irish relied heavily on the production of ____ potatoes.

Lumper

2

By reducing the genetic diversity of potatoes we are setting ourselves up for another potato blight.

True

3

French fries make up 90% of the _____ potato market.

Frozen

4

The production of ______ potatoes was discontinued because of consumer fears about pesticide ingestion.

New leaf

5

The term used for the process by which a single crop is grown and harvested to the exclusion of other type of crops is:

Monocropping

6

The "New Leaf" potato was created by:

Monsanto

7

Trans fats are now illegal in the United States.

False

8

_____% of all of the potatoes consumed are in fast food.

90%

9

Maintaining a registry of genetic material for the many varieties of an organism can be viewed as a form of sustainable agriculture based on a land ethic approach.

True

10

Who is the largest buyer of potatoes in the world?

McDonalds

11

The Russet Burbank is the major export of which state in the U.S.?

Idaho

12

The Columbian exchange is the process by which Andean potatoes arrived in Europe.

True

13

Which off the following is NOT true regarding the CIP?

Is a clear example of a preservation approach

14

Food deserts are typically found in all of the following neighborhoods, EXCEPT:

neighborhoods with a low density of fast food restaurants

15

The U.S. fast food industry is largely responsible for the success of the Russet Burbank potato.

True

16

This is a marketing strategy centered on promoting a recognizable product through advertising exposure:

Branding

17

All of the following are problems associated with GM crops, except:

humans are too trusting of these crops

18

GMOS are:

Genetically modified organism

19

People are more likely to ____ the risks associated with trans fats because the consequences are_____.

underestimate; not immediate

20

To protect a potato from destruction for the use of humans is known as:

Conservation

21

Which approach would agree with the following statement: "Creating new varieties of potatoes is a good thing as it will better serve the needs of humans".

Anthropocentric approach

22

The consumption of trans at has always been known to be a health risk.

False

23

The term used for the rapid homogenization of food culture in the United States is called:

McDonaldization

24

Despite the influence of culture and marketing, people always have a choice about what they eat.

False

25

Which of the following is NOT true regarding the history of the potato?

Potatoes were originally viewed as food for the elite and wealthy.