Ultimate Trivia Questions On Food Poisoning! Quiz

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Ultimate Trivia Questions On Food Poisoning! Quiz

Food poisoning is global health issue of utmost concern to the World Health Organisation. According to experts, food poisoning occurs when there is contamination of food particle either in the process of preparation or naturally. Do you know the toxins that naturally occur in some food crops? Have some fun by raking this simple quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the poison present in parsnips?
    • A. 

      Botulinum

    • B. 

      Furocoumarins

    • C. 

      Cyanogenic glycosides

    • D. 

      Lectins

  • 2. 
    What is the poison present in beans?
    • A. 

      Venom

    • B. 

      Botulinum

    • C. 

      Lectins

    • D. 

      Cyanogenic glycosides

  • 3. 
    Which of these food poisoning symptoms is associated with increased temperature?
    • A. 

      Vomiting 

    • B. 

      Fever 

    • C. 

      Watery diarrhea

    • D. 

      Nausea 

  • 4. 
    What symptom of food poisoning is associated with discomfort in the gastrointestinal system?
    • A. 

      Abdominal pain

    • B. 

      Vomiting 

    • C. 

      Fever 

    • D. 

      Headache 

  • 5. 
    Which of these is not a common germ that causes food poisoning?
    • A. 

      Salmonella

    • B. 

      Escherichia coli

    • C. 

      Campylobacter.

    • D. 

      Clostridium perfringens.

  • 6. 
    What are the positive and negative features that affect the value of a food product to the consumer called?
    • A. 

      Food poisoning 

    • B. 

      Food control

    • C. 

      Food quality 

    • D. 

      Food regulation

  • 7. 
    What are the toxins present in molds called?
    • A. 

      Cyanide 

    • B. 

      Furocoumarins

    • C. 

      Lectins 

    • D. 

      Mycotoxins

  • 8. 
    Which of these food crops does not contain solanines?
    • A. 

      Tomato

    • B. 

      Eggplant 

    • C. 

      Cabbage 

    • D. 

      Potatoes 

  • 9. 
    Which of these is not a plant source of pyrrolizidine alkaloids?
    • A. 

      Zea mays 

    • B. 

      Boraginaceae

    • C. 

      Asteraceae

    • D. 

      Fabaceae

  • 10. 
    Which of these is not a foodborne illness?
    • A. 

      Cholera 

    • B. 

      Typhoid 

    • C. 

      Seizure 

    • D. 

      Dysentery 

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