Monosodium glutamate , a food additive is a ?

Question : Monosodium glutamate, a food additive is a ?

(1) sweetener.

(2) flavoring agent.

(3) flavor enhancer.

(4) antioxidant.

Answer : from all above options the correct answer is “(3) flavor enhancer. ” , it means the Monosodium glutamate , a food additive is a flavor enhancer , so we can say that to enhance the flavor in food we can add Monosodium glutamate in the food. that is why this is correct answer.

Explanation of answer : as we have discuss that Monosodium glutamate is added to food to enhance its flavor. Monosodium glutamate can not be used as sweetener , flavoring agent , and antioxidant but it can only in enhancing the food flavor that is why we have given this as correct answer.