Preparing Food Safely Quiz

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This is an open book quiz, please complete the activity using the 'Food by Design' eText. Once completed download your certificate into your Food Design file on your laptop.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the most common cause of a kitchen fire?
    • A. 

      An electrical fault

    • B. 

      A piece of equipment such as a frying pan or wok catching alight

    • C. 

      Leaving a frying pan or wok on the stove without supervision

    • D. 

      Keeping the oven on for more than 2 hours at a time

  • 2. 
    What other use can a fire blanket have?
    • A. 

      It can be used as a normal blanket

    • B. 

      It can help to extinguish bushfires

    • C. 

      To extinguish fire on a person's clothing

    • D. 

      To mop up spills

  • 3. 
    What is the best way of putting out a fire if there is no fire blanket available?
    • A. 

      Pour water on the fire

    • B. 

      Call the fire brigade

    • C. 

      Smother the flames with a tea towel

    • D. 

      Cover the fire with a large saucepan lid or pour flour or sand onto it

  • 4. 
    What is the correct order of putting out a fire using a fire blanket
    • A. 

      Pull down firmly on tabs releasing blanket, place blanket over fire, turn off the heat source, leave blanket on until cool

    • B. 

      Throw blanket over fire and run

    • C. 

      Pull down firmly on tabs releasing blanket, turn off the heat source, throw blanket over fire, leave blanket on until cool

    • D. 

      Turn off the heat source, pull down firmly on tabs releasing blanket, place blanket over fire, leave blanket on until cool

  • 5. 
    What are the prime conditions for bacterial growth?
    • A. 

      Acidity and moisture

    • B. 

      A neutral ph and cold environment

    • C. 

      Warm and dry environment

    • D. 

      Warmth and moisture

  • 6. 
    What is the purpose of using a clean tea towel?
    • A. 

      To wipe up spills

    • B. 

      To dry dishes

    • C. 

      To use for drying hands

    • D. 

      Flung over your shoulder for chef cred.

  • 7. 
    What is the purpose of wearing a clean apron?
    • A. 

      To look trendy

    • B. 

      To wipe excess ingredients off your hands

    • C. 

      To protect yourself from a fire

    • D. 

      To prevent the transfer of bacteria onto food

  • 8. 
    Why is it important to wash your hands after you`ve blown your nose?
    • A. 

      To keep your fingernails clean

    • B. 

      To prevent transfer of bacteria

    • C. 

      To keep you hands clean during cooking

    • D. 

      To increase bacteria growth

  • 9. 
    Which one of the following is NOT an advantage of washing dishes by hand?
    • A. 

      Water efficient

    • B. 

      Saves time

    • C. 

      Provides opportunities for families to communicate

    • D. 

      Environmentally friendly

  • 10. 
    Why is it important to choose the most appropriate sized knife?
    • A. 

      To fit the size of your hand

    • B. 

      To demonstrate you know how to use a big knife

    • C. 

      To prepare food correctly and safely

    • D. 

      It isn`t important, you can use any knife to cut ingredients

  • 11. 
    Why should you always use a chopping board made from wood or polyethylene/plastic?
    • A. 

      No need to be fussy, any chopping board will be fine.

    • B. 

      Wood and polyethylene boards will sharpen your knife

    • C. 

      Glass and metal chopping boards harbour bacteria

    • D. 

      It will protect the sharp edge of the blade

  • 12. 
    If you need to move around the kitchen with a knife you should:
    • A. 

      You should never move around the kitchen with a knife

    • B. 

      Hold it close to the side of your body with the blade pointing down

    • C. 

      Hold the knife high in the air

    • D. 

      Use it as a light saber

  • 13. 
    What is the quickest way to heat water in a saucepan?
    • A. 

      To add salt and oil to the water

    • B. 

      To place the saucepan in the oven

    • C. 

      To place a lid on top of the saucepan

    • D. 

      Choose a hot plate larger than the saucepan

  • 14. 
    What is the safest way to remove toast from a toaster?
    • A. 

      Use a knife, fork or other metal utensil

    • B. 

      Unplug and cool appliance before using your fingers

    • C. 

      Turn it upside down and shake

    • D. 

      Ask an adult

  • 15. 
    Why do we participate in Food Design in the Middle School?
    • A. 

      So you don't starve when you leave home

    • B. 

      To become the next Jaime Oliver

    • C. 

      To help your parents in the kitchen

    • D. 

      To gain knowledge, create independence and develop a skill for life

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