Symptoms And Causes Of Food Poisoning Trivia Quiz

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Food poisoning is caused by the consumption of contaminated food, including infectious bacteria, viruses, and parasites. During the digestion process, the body starts showing the symptoms and signs of nausea, sickness, fever, and sometimes watery or bloody diarrhea. This quiz has been developed to test your knowledge about the basic signs related to food poisoning. Answer the questions to the best of your knowledge. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    You may have mild food poising with what symptoms?

    • A.

      Puking and Sore stomach

    • B.

      Diarrhea and sleeping

    • C.

      Upset stomach and diarrhea

    • D.

      Feeling sick and puking

    • E.

      Upset stomach and sleep

    Correct Answer
    C. Upset stomach and diarrhea
    Explanation
    The symptoms of mild food poisoning typically include an upset stomach and diarrhea. This is characterized by a feeling of discomfort or unease in the stomach, often accompanied by loose or watery bowel movements. These symptoms may also be accompanied by other signs such as nausea, vomiting, and abdominal cramps. It is important to note that these symptoms can vary from person to person and may also depend on the specific cause of the food poisoning.

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  • 2. 

    Foods from what can cause food poisoning?

    • A.

      Animals, raw foods, unwashed vegetables

    • B.

      Candy, fruits, meats

    • C.

      Unwashed foods, leftovers

    • D.

      Meats, beverages, canned food

    Correct Answer
    A. Animals, raw foods, unwashed vegetables
    Explanation
    Animals, raw foods, and unwashed vegetables can cause food poisoning. Raw foods, such as raw meat or seafood, may contain harmful bacteria or parasites that can cause illness if not cooked properly. Animals, including poultry and eggs, can also carry bacteria like Salmonella or E. coli that can cause food poisoning if not handled and cooked correctly. Unwashed vegetables can harbor bacteria or other contaminants from the soil, water, or handling, which can lead to foodborne illnesses if consumed without proper cleaning or cooking.

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  • 3. 

    What is one of the most common bacteria?

    • A.

      Flu

    • B.

      Cold

    • C.

      Listeria

    • D.

      Bacteria

    • E.

      Germs

    Correct Answer
    C. Listeria
    Explanation
    Listeria is one of the most common bacteria. It is a type of bacteria that can cause foodborne illness. Listeria can be found in soil, water, and some animals. It can contaminate a variety of foods, such as raw milk, cheese, and deli meats. Consuming contaminated food can lead to listeriosis, which can cause symptoms like fever, muscle aches, and gastrointestinal issues. Pregnant women, newborns, and individuals with weakened immune systems are at higher risk of severe complications from listeriosis. Therefore, it is important to practice proper food safety measures to prevent Listeria contamination.

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  • 4. 

    To avoid food poisoning what can you do?

    • A.

      Not wash your hands

    • B.

      Leave food out in the heat

    • C.

      Wash and clean your food

    • D.

      Spit on the food

    • E.

      Cook around bugs

    Correct Answer
    C. Wash and clean your food
    Explanation
    To avoid food poisoning, it is important to wash and clean your food. This helps to remove any potential contaminants, such as bacteria, viruses, or pesticides, that may be present on the surface of the food. Washing fruits and vegetables under running water can help to remove dirt, germs, and any residual chemicals. Additionally, proper cleaning and cooking of meat and seafood can kill harmful bacteria and parasites, reducing the risk of foodborne illnesses.

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  • 5. 

    What is the picture that followed the first slide?

    • A.

      Sick person

    • B.

      A hand

    • C.

      Burger

    • D.

      Picture of your body

    • E.

      Eggs

    Correct Answer
    B. A hand
    Explanation
    The picture that followed the first slide is a hand.

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  • 6. 

    What is this assignment on?

    • A.

      Danger zone

    • B.

      When in doubt throw it out!

    • C.

      Symptoms of food poisoning

    • D.

      How food becomes contaminated

    • E.

      How microbes can be controlled

    Correct Answer
    C. Symptoms of food poisoning
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "symptoms of food poisoning". This suggests that the assignment is likely focused on understanding and identifying the various symptoms that occur as a result of food poisoning. It may involve studying the different signs and indicators of foodborne illnesses and their effects on the human body. The assignment could involve learning about common symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and fever, among others.

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  • 7. 

    You might think the solution is to get rid of all the___________.

    Correct Answer
    bacteria
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that getting rid of bacteria might be a solution to a certain problem or situation. Bacteria can cause infections and diseases, so eliminating them can help prevent or treat these conditions. Additionally, some bacteria can be harmful to food or the environment, so removing them can promote health and safety. However, it is important to note that not all bacteria are harmful, and some are even beneficial for various processes in nature and human health.

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  • 8. 

    To avoid food poisoning people need to________, cook and store foods properly.

    Correct Answer
    prepare
    Explanation
    To avoid food poisoning, it is important for people to prepare, cook, and store foods properly. This includes washing fruits and vegetables thoroughly, handling raw meat separately from other foods, cooking meat thoroughly, and refrigerating leftovers promptly. By taking these precautions, individuals can reduce the risk of consuming contaminated food and prevent foodborne illnesses.

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