Isomerism In Fatty Acids

Isomerism in fatty acids

Q. 1

More than 50% of Poly Unsaturated Fatty Acid is seen in all, except:

 A

Mustard oil

 B

Soybean oil

 C

Safflower oil

 D

Corn oil

Q. 1

More than 50% of Poly Unsaturated Fatty Acid is seen in all, except:

 A

Mustard oil

 B

Soybean oil

 C

Safflower oil

 D

Corn oil

Ans. A

Explanation:

>50% PUFA

  • Soybean oil
  • Safflower oil
  • Corn oil
  • Palm oil
Ref: Park, 20th Edition, Page 528

Q. 2

Which of the following has the highest percentage of polyunsaturated fatty acids?

 A

Margarine

 B

Soya bean oil

 C

Palm oil

 D

Ground nut oil

Q. 2

Which of the following has the highest percentage of polyunsaturated fatty acids?

 A

Margarine

 B

Soya bean oil

 C

Palm oil

 D

Ground nut oil

Ans. B

Explanation:

Among the given options, soya bean oil has the highest percentage of poly unsaturated fatty acids.

Linoleic and linolenic acids are examples of poly unsaturated fatty acids.

Soya bean oil has about 51% linoleic acid and 7% of linolenic acid.

Linoleic acids is the most important essential fatty acid.

RefPark’s Textbook of Preventive and Social Medicine 19th Edition; pages 482 – 483.


Q. 3

Which one of the following edible oil yields highest quantity of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids ?

 A

Coconul oil

 B

Corn oil

 C

Groundnut oil

 D

Sunflower oil

Q. 3

Which one of the following edible oil yields highest quantity of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids ?

 A

Coconul oil

 B

Corn oil

 C

Groundnut oil

 D

Sunflower oil

Ans. B

Explanation:

Ans. is ‘b’ i.e., Corn oil 



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