TNPSC Food and Nutrition 16 November 2019 Question Paper with Answers Key


TNPSC Food and Nutrition 16 November 2019 Question paper with Answers Key- TNPSC conducted Assistant Director and Child Development Project Officer in the Department of Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme included in Tamil Nadu General Service, 2018-2019 exam on 16 November 2019 FN from 10.00 AM to 12.30 PM. Here we are providing some of the questions asked in TNPSC Food and Nutrition Paper.

The peripheral nervous system Consist of?

Arms, hands and feets

Controlled group is a term used in?

Experimental research

Nuts are rich in amino acid?


Egg yolk comprises about ……..% of fat?

25 – 33%

High content of glycogen is present in?


Nerves synapses are present only in the?

Gray matter

Sickle cell anemia is caused due to substitution of?

Glutamic acid

The cardiac impulse originates at?

SA node

……….. is used to keep the food hot?

Hot cupboard, Bain marie

…….. is an example of probability sampling?

Replicated sampling

…….. is an example of non – continuous variable?

No. of children in a family

…… is not a bacterial food intoxication?


…….. is used in Vinegar manufacture?

Acetic acid bacteria

TNPSC Food and Nutrition 16 November 2019 Paper

Arachin and Conarchin II are the major proteins in?


The amount of calcium present in 100g of ragi is?

344 mg

The method of convenience sampling is also called the?


How much time is taken by chicken for rigor mortis to set in?

2 – 4 hours

Temperature maintained in dry storage room is ……. Degree C?

20 – 25

The recommended Dietary allowances (RDA) is given by?


The Temperature to obtain soft ball stage is ……. Degree C?

112 – 115

Excessive consumption of kesari dhal results in?


The calorie contribution by 100 g of pulses is ……..


Pick out the enzyme responsible for phenylketonuria?

Phenylalamine hydroxylase

Food and Nutrition

TNPSC Food and Nutrition 16 November 2019 Questions and answers

The 3Ds of symptoms of pellagra are?

Vitamin K

Under national Immunisation Schedule, BCG Vaccine is given at?


During Infancy, high phosphorous can lead to?

Hypocalcaemic neonatal tetany

The baby friendly hospital initiative scheme was initiated by?


Serve Acute Malnutrition (MAL) is defined by very low?

Weight for height

BCAA Protein refer to rich in branched amino acid such as?

Leucine, Isoleucine, Tryptophan

Excessive …….. should be avoided in ulcers and gastritis?


Delirium and confusion are symptoms of?

Hepatic coma

Inventory control is otherwise called as?

Stock control

The absorption of fat soluble vitamins A, D, E and K requires?

Bile salts

TNPSC Food and Nutrition 16 November 2019 paper with Key

The accumulation of ketone bodies in blood is known as?


Whixh amino acid is essential for the formation of bile acids?


Insulin is a protein hormone containing trace amount of?


The renal vein leaves the kidney at the?


Which type of epithelium is see in urinary bladder?


Superior and Inferior vena cava drain the blood into the?

Right atrium

The space allowance for counter service is ………. m²

1.70 to 1.90

The recommended height for racks in a store room is ……. m


Eggs and dairy products are stored at a temperature of …….. degree C?

5 to 10

…….. is/are the method of studying correlation?

Graphic method

TNPSC Food and Nutrition Answers Key 16 November 2019

Wheat proteins are  low in ……. Amino acid?


Adolescents with …….. are usually overweight or obese?

Binge eating

………. Is the quickness of reaction with fast and sure movements?


………. Is the precursor of bile acids?


……… functions as a master coordinator of hormonal action?


……… regarded as the reserve bank of genetic information?


……..  results in motor and muscle paralysis?


……… is added in large quantities as a preservative in murabbas?


The main cause for traveler’s diarrhea is?


The term asepsis means?

Against infection

TNPSC Food and Nutrition 16 November 2019 Full Question Paper & Key


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