Food Poisoning Causes And Effects! Trivia Quiz

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Food Poisoning Causes And Effects! Trivia Quiz

Food poisoning is one of the most important health issues of concern to the World Health Organization. Food poisoning occurs when a harmful substance contaminates the food you intend to take. The manifestations of food poisoning are diarrhea, dysentery, and nausea. Do you know the cause and effects of food poisoning? Here is a quiz for you!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What scientific field is concerned with food poisoning?
    • A. 

      Pharmacology

    • B. 

      Toxicology 

    • C. 

      Physiology 

    • D. 

      Zoology

  • 2. 
    Which of these is not a poison to humans?
    • A. 

      Tin

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Mercury

    • D. 

      Lead 

  • 3. 
    Which of these is a poison found in cassava?
    • A. 

      Hydrochloric acid 

    • B. 

      Lead 

    • C. 

      Cyanide 

    • D. 

      Ozone 

  • 4. 
    Which of these food crops does not contain natural poisons?
    • A. 

      Sorghum

    • B. 

      Almonds 

    • C. 

      Okra 

    • D. 

      Cassava 

  • 5. 
    What organ is most concerned with food poisoning in the human body?
    • A. 

      Liver 

    • B. 

      Kidney 

    • C. 

      Heart 

    • D. 

      Brain

  • 6. 
    What contaminates fishes that contain ciguatoxins?
    • A. 

      Cyanide 

    • B. 

      Alkaloids 

    • C. 

      Dinoflagellates

    • D. 

      Lead 

  • 7. 
    Which of these is not a symptom of food poisoning?
    • A. 

      Fever 

    • B. 

      Migraine

    • C. 

      Watery diarrhea 

    • D. 

      Vomiting 

  • 8. 
    Which of these is not a symptom of ciguatera poisoning? 
    • A. 

      Tingling sensation on fingers

    • B. 

      Vomiting 

    • C. 

      Tingling sensation on toes 

    • D. 

      Migraine 

  • 9. 
    Which of these fishes does not contain ciguatera poison? 
    • A. 

      Dog snapper 

    • B. 

      King mackerel 

    • C. 

      Barracuda

    • D. 

      Tilapia

  • 10. 
    Which of these is not a phytotoxin?
    • A. 

      Ciguatera 

    • B. 

      Lathyrogens

    • C. 

      Cyanogenic glycosides

    • D. 

      Botulinum

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