Professional Food Manager Practice Exam

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 Professional Food Manager Practice Exam
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  • 1. 
     In order for a foodborne illness to be investigated as an outbreak, how many people need to report getting sick after eating the same food?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      10


  • 2. 
    Poor food safety can result in the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Lower operating costs

    • B. 

      Foodborne illnesses

    • C. 

      Lawsuits

    • D. 

      Placed in a Clean Basket and Served Again

    • E. 

      Poor working conditions


  • 3. 
    Which is NOT a hazard to food safety?
    • A. 

      Chemical

    • B. 

      Environmental

    • C. 

      Physical

    • D. 

      Biological


  • 4. 
    What causes most foodborne illness?
    • A. 

      Parasites

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Chemicals

    • D. 

      Alergies


  • 5. 
    To reduce the risk of a chemical hazard, store your chemicals away from           food and food-contact surfaces.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 6. 
    Which is NOT a physical hazard?
    • A. 

      Preservatives

    • B. 

      Hair

    • C. 

      Bones

    • D. 

      Metal Shavings


  • 7. 
    Who is NOT at a high risk population?
    • A. 

      Young

    • B. 

      Elderly

    • C. 

      Pregnant Women

    • D. 

      College Student


  • 8. 
    1.      Potentially hazardous foods include the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Poultry

    • B. 

      Cut Melon

    • C. 

      Eggs

    • D. 

      Uncooked Beans


  • 9. 
    All food-contact surfaces should be cleaned and sanitized.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 10. 
    What is the proper storage order for a rack in the walk-in refrigerator?
    • A. 

      Ready-to-eat, cooked, raw

    • B. 

      Raw, cooked, ready-to-eat

    • C. 

      Cooked, raw, ready-to-eat

    • D. 

      Raw, ready-to-eat, cooked


  • 11. 
    Which is NOT acceptable jewelry to wear when working with food?
    • A. 

      Earrings

    • B. 

      Facial piercing

    • C. 

      Plain wedding band

    • D. 

      Medical ID bracelet


  • 12. 
    What is the water activity value required for microorganisms to grow?
    • A. 

      .85 or Higher

    • B. 

      .85 or Lower

    • C. 

      .5 or Higher

    • D. 

      .5 or Lower


  • 13. 
     Due to the rapid growth of microorganisms, keep food out of this temperature range:
    • A. 

      32˚F - 70˚F

    • B. 

      70˚F - 145˚F

    • C. 

      41˚F - 135˚F

    • D. 

      38˚F - 130˚F


  • 14. 
    Salmonella is commonly found in what food?
    • A. 

      Beef

    • B. 

      Chicken and Eggs

    • C. 

      Lettuce and Melons

    • D. 

      Shellfish


  • 15. 
    What makes Listeria unique from other bacteria?
    • A. 

      Grows fast

    • B. 

      Can be seen on the food

    • C. 

      Thrives in dry storage areas

    • D. 

      Grows in cool, moist areas


  • 16. 
    A swollen, reduced oxygen packaged (ROP) fish fillet is a sign of:
    • A. 

      Botulism

    • B. 

      Staphylococcus

    • C. 

      Virus

    • D. 

      Chemical Contamination


  • 17. 
    What is the best way to prevent the transfer of a virus to food?
    • A. 

      Correct Temperature Storage

    • B. 

      Proper Hand Washing

    • C. 

      Hot Holding Food to 135 Degrees

    • D. 

      Storing Foods in Tightly Sealed Containers


  • 18. 
    Wash your hands after all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Using The Restroom

    • B. 

      Taking Out The Garbage

    • C. 

      Touching Raw Meat

    • D. 

      Unloading The Dishwashing Machine


  • 19. 
    Which food typically does NOT cause a food allergy:
    • A. 

      Beef

    • B. 

      Eggs

    • C. 

      Fish

    • D. 

      Peanuts


  • 20. 
    When washing your hands, the water should be at least:
    • A. 

      70˚F

    • B. 

      90˚F

    • C. 

      100˚F

    • D. 

      110˚F


  • 21. 
    Single use paper towels are recommended after proper hand washing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 22. 
    In a food establishment, hand sanitizers can be used after:
    • A. 

      Taking Out The Garbage

    • B. 

      Using The Restroom

    • C. 

      Cleaning With Chemicals

    • D. 

      Proper Handwashing


  • 23. 
     What is the primary reason to wear gloves?
    • A. 

      Protect Jewelry

    • B. 

      Keep Nails Clean

    • C. 

      Prevent Cross Contamination

    • D. 

      Eliminate The Need For Handwashing


  • 24. 
     A food handler who has a fever and sore throat can perform what job duty?
    • A. 

      Food Preparation

    • B. 

      Dish Washing

    • C. 

      Serve Food

    • D. 

      Clean Restrooms


  • 25. 
    When using the ice method, what is the proper way to calibrate a thermometer?
    • A. 

      Place thermometer in the freezer

    • B. 

      Use ice water and set the indicator to 32˚F

    • C. 

      Put the thermometer and the refrigerator and set to 41˚F

    • D. 

      Insert the thermometer in ice and set the indicator to 41˚F


  • 26. 
    When is it recommended that deliveries should be received?
    • A. 

      On Weekends

    • B. 

      All Deliveries Should be Scheduled for the Same Time

    • C. 

      Off-Peak Hours Received Only One at a Time

    • D. 

      It Doesn;t Matter When Deliveries are Received


  • 27. 
    How long is the shell stock identification tag kept on file from the harvest date?
    • A. 

      7 Days

    • B. 

      30 Days

    • C. 

      90 Days

    • D. 

      120 Days


  • 28. 
    When taking the temperature of a chicken, insert the thermometer into the thickest part (breast) because it takes the longest time to reach the ideal temperature.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 29. 
    Pasteurized food has been:
    • A. 

      Cooled to 41˚F

    • B. 

      Sealed under sterile conditions

    • C. 

      Reduced oxygen packaged

    • D. 

      Heat Treated


  • 30. 
    Primarily, where should reduced-oxygen-packaged food be stored?
    • A. 

      Dry Storage Room

    • B. 

      Refrigerator

    • C. 

      Locker Room

    • D. 

      Rest Room


  • 31. 
    What should be done if a shipment of food is received in the danger zone?
    • A. 

      Immediately put it in the freezer until it reaches 41˚F

    • B. 

      Store it in the refrigerator for 24 hours before using

    • C. 

      Reject It

    • D. 

      Use It Immediately


  • 32. 
    How far off the floor should food be stored?
    • A. 

      6 Inches or Lower

    • B. 

      6 Inches or Higher

    • C. 

      3 Inches or Lower

    • D. 

      3 Inches or Higher


  • 33. 
    What is the maximum time potentially hazardous, ready-to-eat food can be stored in the refrigerator at 41˚F or lower?
    • A. 

      3 Days

    • B. 

      4 Days

    • C. 

      7 Days

    • D. 

      10 Days


  • 34. 
    The lid of a container should be labeled with the name of the food and the expiration date
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 35. 
     When using the first in first out (FIFO) stock rotation method, which product is used first?
    • A. 

      Newest

    • B. 

      Coldest

    • C. 

      Expired

    • D. 

      Oldest


  • 36. 
    Which is not a safe method of thawing frozen food?
    • A. 

      In a refrigerator at 41˚F

    • B. 

      Room Temperature

    • C. 

      In a microwave if cooked immediately after

    • D. 

      Under running water at a temperature of 70˚F or lower


  • 37. 
     When cooling food, the temperature must move though the danger zone within:
    • A. 

      2 Hours or Less

    • B. 

      4 Hours or Less

    • C. 

      6 Hours or Less

    • D. 

      8 Hours or Less


  • 38. 
    Potentially hazardous food that has already been cooked and cooled must be reheated to what minimum internal temperature?
    • A. 

      135˚F

    • B. 

      145˚F

    • C. 

      155˚F

    • D. 

      165˚F


  • 39. 
    On a buffet, where should the serving utensils be stored?
    • A. 

      In the food with the handle extending above the rim of the container

    • B. 

      In a Sanitizing Solution

    • C. 

      On a Clean, Sanitized Cloth

    • D. 

      On a Plate


  • 40. 
    Hot, delivered food must arrive at the location at what minimum temperature?
    • A. 

      130˚F

    • B. 

      135˚F

    • C. 

      140˚F

    • D. 

      145˚F


  • 41. 
    Sneeze guards or food shields are used to prevent the contamination of the food from people coughing or sneezing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 42. 
    In order for a food establish to remain open, potable water must be available.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 43. 
    Which of the following is a source of cross-connection?
    • A. 

      Using the same knife to prepare raw chicken and steak

    • B. 

      Not sanitizing the cutting board after using

    • C. 

      Storing raw meat above lettuce

    • D. 

      Faucet located below the rim of a sink


  • 44. 
      What are the proper steps for cleaning in a three-compartment sink?
    • A. 

      Clean work surfaces, scrape, wash, rinse, sanitize and air-dry

    • B. 

      Scrape, wash, rinse, sanitize, air-dry and clean work surfaces

    • C. 

      Clean work surfaces, scrape, wash, sanitize, rinse and air-dry

    • D. 

      Scrape, rinse, wash, sanitize, air-dry and clean work surfaces


  • 45. 
    Which does NOT decrease the effectiveness of the sanitizing solution?
    • A. 

      Concentration

    • B. 

      Temperature

    • C. 

      Brand of Sanitizer

    • D. 

      Contact Time


  • 46. 
    On what type of surface should garbage dumpsters be located?
    • A. 

      Sand

    • B. 

      Grass

    • C. 

      Gravel

    • D. 

      Cement Pad


  • 47. 
    All the following are signs of rodent infestation EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Egg Cases

    • B. 

      Grease Marks

    • C. 

      Gnawing

    • D. 

      Scraps of Paper


  • 48. 
    Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) ensures the safety of food.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 49. 
     Whose responsibility is it to make sure all employees are properly training in food safety?
    • A. 

      Owner

    • B. 

      Manager / Person in Charge

    • C. 

      Inspector

    • D. 

      Federal Government


  • 50. 
    Food preparation surfaces must be all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Durable

    • B. 

      Corrosion Resistant

    • C. 

      Stainless Steel

    • D. 

      Smooth and Easy To Clean


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