Quiz Name: Food Safety

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1. Young children are especially susceptible to serious consequences from food borne illness because their immune systems have not fully developed.
2. In order to keep foods safe from bacteria, cold foods need to be kept cold and hot foods need to be kept __________.
A. hot
B. cold
C. warm
3. Germs are microscopic organisms that can make us sick.
4. Germs are spread through _____________.
A. touching
B. sneezing
C. coughing
D. all of the above
5. Germs can also be spread through _________________.
A. sweat
B. saliva
C. blood
D. all of the above
6. _____________________ well and often is the best way to beat germs.
A. Washing hands
B. Blowing your nose
C. Brushing your teeth
7. Keeping a clean kitchen is also important to protect children from germs. Be sure to __________________________.
A. wash cutting boards, dishes, utensils and counters with hot soapy water after preparing each food item
B. replace cutting boards when they become worn
C. wash fresh produce before serving raw
D. sanitize the kitchen periodically with a mixture of 1 tsp. chlorine bleach and 1 gallon water
E. all of the above
8. When washing hands, rub hands together for at least __________ seconds. Singing the ABC's will help calculate the right amount of time.
A. 60
B. 20
C. 10
D. 30
9. Wash your hands and the children's hands ________________________________.
A. after using the restroom
B. after changing diapers (wash the hands of the child as well)
C. after helping a child use the restroom
D. before fixing, serving or eating foods
E. after touching raw foods (meat, poultry, fish and eggs)
F. before eating meals and snacks
G. after playing with shared toys or playing outside
H. whenever coming in contact with bodily fluid
I. after handling pets
J. all of the above
10. In child care settings, germs and illness can spread very quickly through cross-contamination.
11. When food is cooked, it needs to be cooked well enough that all the _____________ are killed.
A. flavor
B. germs
C. texture
12. Cooking with the children is a great learning experience and makes for a wonderful interactive quality time.
13. It is especially important to keep raw foods such as ______________, and their juices away from other food that is not going to be cooked.
A. meat
B. poultry
C. seafood
D. all of the above
14. Foods are properly cooked when heated to a high enough temperature for a long enough time to destroy bacteria. Using _______________________ is the safest way to ensure that the temperature of the food is high enough.
A. your eye sight
B. touch
C. a food thermometer
15. All perishable and prepared foods should be refrigerated or frozen within ______ hours.
A. 6
B. 2
C. 1
16. The temperature of your refrigerator should be set to _______ degrees F.
A. 32
B. 40
C. 25
17. The temperature of your freezer should be set to _____ degrees F.
A. 0
B. 4
C. 10
18. The best way to thaw frozen foods is to ___________________________.
leave out on counter
place in the refrigerator for 24 hours