How Much Do You Know About Safety And Food Poisoning?

18 Questions | Total Attempts: 573

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How Much Do You Know About Safety And Food Poisoning? - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Fire blankets should be attached to the kitchen wall at head height.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    It is important not to reuse a fire blanket if it has already been used to extinguish a fire in the kitchen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    If a fire occurs while you are frying food in a wok, you should extinguish the flames with water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Sand or flour can be used instead of a fire blanket.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    If you spill water on the floor, wipe it up quickly with a tea-towel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Bacteria need a warm environment above 60°C in order to grow.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Food that is contaminated and can cause food poisoning will usually taste ‘off’.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    One of the most common causes of cross-contamination of food is cutting raw food (such as chicken) and then cutting another food on the same board without first washing the board.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Fast-food outlets should keep food ready for sale between the temperatures of 5°C and 60°C so that it is safe to eat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    One bacterium can multiply to more than 17 million within one hour if it has the correct conditions for growth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Bacteria will not grow if they are in a high acid environment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    To be able to grow, bacteria need moisture and some require oxygen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The best food supply for bacteria is protein foods such as milk, meat and poultry. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Symptoms of food poisoning almost always occur as soon as the contaminated food is eaten.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Sugar, canned pears, frozen fish fingers and corn flour are all examples of non-perishable foods. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Perishable foods such as milk and cheese should be stored in the refrigerator at or below 5°C.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Sharp knives are safer to use than blunt knives.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    A good method to test whether a knife is sharp is to run your finger along the cutting edge of the knife. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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