Safety In The Kitchen

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Kitchen Safety Quizzes & Trivia

Most accidents happen in the kitchen. Many kitchen accidents are caused by cooks who fail to follow safe cooking procedures. Do you know how to ensure a safe kitchen?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You can prevent falls in the kitchen by:
    • A. 

      Keeping the floor clean and clear of clutter

    • B. 

      Wiping up spills as soon as they happen

    • C. 

      Not wearing floppy slippers or socks

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    To avoid an accident on the stove, pot handles should be turned:
    • A. 

      Hanging over the edge of the stove

    • B. 

      Inwards toward middle of stove

    • C. 

      Inwards over a stove element

    • D. 

      Toward the front of the stove

  • 3. 
    To avoid a possible burn when opening the oven, one should stand:
    • A. 

      To the side of the oven and pull the rack out with oven mitts

    • B. 

      In front of the oven and reach in over the oven door

    • C. 

      In front of the oven and pull the rack out with oven mitts

    • D. 

      Does not matter because oven heat cannot harm you

  • 4. 
    The best method(s) to safely thaw frozen meat or poultry:
    • A. 

      In the refrigerator

    • B. 

      On the kitchen counter or sink

    • C. 

      In the microwave

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Which of the following contributes to food-borne illnesses?
    • A. 

      Disease

    • B. 

      Parasites

    • C. 

      Contaminated water

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is an unsafe practice that may cause electrical shock?
    • A. 

      Drying your hands before using an electrical appliance

    • B. 

      Unplugging equipment before cleaning it

    • C. 

      Pulling the plug by the head from the electrical outlet

    • D. 

      Using equipment with a frayed electrical cord

  • 7. 
    When food is not stored properly it loses:
    • A. 

      Moisture and flavour

    • B. 

      Fibre and sodium

    • C. 

      Glycimides

    • D. 

      Tenderness

  • 8. 
    Which of the following should never be used to put out a grease fire?
    • A. 

      Pour water onto it

    • B. 

      Pick up the flaming pan and move it outside

    • C. 

      Put a wet dishtowel on it

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    It is best to store cookies and treats in a cupboard above the stove.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    It is best to have a sauce pan with a handle that is heavier than the pan
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    It is best to wear comfortable clothing that does not bag or dangle when cooking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    It is okay to set a hot glass of liquid on a cold surface.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    You should wash your hands with soap and water for at least 10 seconds to ensure they are clean before handling food.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Freezing kills bacteria.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The symbol of the skull and crossbones represents corrosive materials.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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