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Chapter 13

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Chapter 13

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  • 1. 
    All of the following methods deny pests access to a foodservice operation, except
    • A. 

      Installing screens at all windows and vents

    • B. 

      Placing sheet metal around pipes to cover holes

    • C. 

      Sealin spaces between fixed equipment and the floor

    • D. 

      Using pesticides near doorways and windows

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not an appropriate method of minimizing pests in an outdoor dining area?
    • A. 

      Installing a bug "zapper" in the serving area

    • B. 

      Mowing the grass

    • C. 

      Keeping garbage containers covered

    • D. 

      Eliminating standing water

  • 3. 
    Which of the following methods will not help prevent pests from entering a foodservice establishment
    • A. 

      Inspecting all deliveries

    • B. 

      Installing an air curtain

    • C. 

      Sealing cracks in floors and walls

    • D. 

      Refrigerating dry food

  • 4. 
    Which of the following control measures keeps insects away but does not necessarily kill them?
    • A. 

      Residual sprays

    • B. 

      Contact sprays

    • C. 

      Repellants

    • D. 

      Chemical bait

  • 5. 
    All of the following are signs of a rodent infestation, except
    • A. 

      A strong oily odor

    • B. 

      Shiny black droppings along the floor

    • C. 

      Cardboard boxes with holes chewed in them

    • D. 

      Scraps of paper and cloth in a dark corner

  • 6. 
    All of the following are signs of a cockroach infestation, except
    • A. 

      A strong oily odor

    • B. 

      Small lack capsules

    • C. 

      Black specks that look like black pepper

    • D. 

      Dime-sized holes at the base of a wall

  • 7. 
    A manager discovers a wasp nest under an eave of the building. What is the best way to remove it?
    • A. 

      Knocking it off witha long pole

    • B. 

      Spraying it with a garden hose

    • C. 

      Spraying it with pesticide

    • D. 

      Calling a pest control operator to remove it

  • 8. 
    Which of the following indicates a mice infestation
    • A. 

      Rustling sounds on the roof

    • B. 

      The lid of a garbage container that has been knocked off

    • C. 

      A strong odor near the the building's foundation

    • D. 

      A pile of soft materials in a corner

  • 9. 
    Where is the best place to store recyclables?
    • A. 

      In the basement

    • B. 

      Near receiving

    • C. 

      In the dry storeroom

    • D. 

      As far away from your building as regulations permit

  • 10. 
    What is the purpose of an air curtain?
    • A. 

      It helps maintain the temps in freezer units

    • B. 

      It creates a barrier to pests around doors that are open

    • C. 

      It is a backflow prevention device

    • D. 

      It is a shield to help prevent contamination of food in salad bars

  • 11. 
    An integrated pest management program focuses on 
    • A. 

      Preventing pests from entering an establishment and using control measures to eliminate pests that have already infested an establishment

    • B. 

      The use of strong pesticides on a regular basis to prevent pests from entering the establishment

    • C. 

      Training foodservice employee how to properly apply pesticides on a regular basis

    • D. 

      Checking floors and walls for cracks

  • 12. 
    When choosing a pest control operator, it is important to do all of the following, except
    • A. 

      Asking the PCO if they have adequate insurance coverage

    • B. 

      Making certain that the PCO is licensed or state certified

    • C. 

      Asking if the PCO belongs to professional organizations

    • D. 

      Making the cost of the program the only factor in your decision

  • 13. 
    All of the following are methods of denying pests access to an establishment, except
    • A. 

      Sealing spaces between stationary equipment and the floor

    • B. 

      Placing screens on all windows and vents

    • C. 

      Covering floor drains with hinged grates

    • D. 

      Using chemical bait

  • 14. 
    All of the following are methods to deny pests food and shelter, except
    • A. 

      Storing food as quickly as possible

    • B. 

      Promptly disposing garbage

    • C. 

      Keeping restrooms clean

    • D. 

      Storing aerosol cans in a cool place

  • 15. 
    Most pest control measures, such as using pesticides, should be carried out by
    • A. 

      Trained employees

    • B. 

      The foodservice manager

    • C. 

      Licensed pest control operators

    • D. 

      An EPA representative

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