Food Safety

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Food Safety Quizzes & Trivia

November 2013 Safety Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to the information from the National Safety Council website, food safety starts at the _________ _________.
    • A. 

      Dinner table

    • B. 

      Loading dock

    • C. 

      Grocery store

    • D. 

      Car seat

  • 2. 
    When thinking about food safety, you should make the grocery store your _______ stop before you go home.
    • A. 

      Second

    • B. 

      Last

    • C. 

      Third

    • D. 

      First

  • 3. 
    Select refrigerated and frozen food items _____. This prevents spoilage and safeguards against temperature loss while you shop.
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      Last

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    _____________ should not be bagged with any other products (bakery items, produce, etc.) Store these items away first when you arrive home. Always place refrigerated items in the coolest area of the car, especially during warm months.
    • A. 

      Vegetables

    • B. 

      Cakes and cookies

    • C. 

      Uncooked meats

    • D. 

      Canned goods

  • 5. 
    The key to food safety at home is to prevent ________ from growing. This can be accomplished by con­trolling temperatures and following basic sanitation practices.
    • A. 

      Flowers

    • B. 

      Algae

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      Hair

  • 6. 
    It is best to let foods thaw overnight in the refrigerator in a covered container, under cold running water or in the microwave.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Leftover food items should be chilled as soon as possible. It is best to break down large food items into smaller portions before refrigerating. This promotes faster chilling.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Refrigerate _________ immediately. They should be taken as quickly as possible from the proper serving temperature (140 – 180 degrees F) to the proper refrigeration temperature (40 degrees F).
    • A. 

      Leftovers

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Canned goods

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Thoroughly wash all ______ and ___________ (including onions) before cooking or eating.
    • A. 

      Canned and dry goods

    • B. 

      Raw and uncooked meat

    • C. 

      Fruits and vegetables

    • D. 

      A and B

  • 10. 
    Health experts strongly suggest that when re-heating leftover food, bring it to a temperature of at least 165 degrees F to eliminate any bacterial growth
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False