An Informative Food Safety Quiz On HACCP Principles

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An Informative Food Safety Quiz On HACCP Principles

This is an informative food safety quiz based on HACCP principles. If you’re getting into the business of cooking and serving food, at some point, you’ll need to learn all about HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points), which is an approach to food safety from taught to those who find themselves working in a kitchen. Are you ready for your qualification?


Questions and Answers
  • 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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