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  • Last Updated: 23 Apr, 2024
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Are you a safety concerned person when it comes to food? Play this quiz and test your knowledge our trivia quiz online. This quiz has 10 questions with 4 options. You have to select the right answer amongst the 4 options. This quiz also covers a range of topics, from proper food storage temperatures to preventing cross-contamination.
This quiz is the best way to test your knowledge to keep your kitchen a safe zone for delicious meals. Play this quiz and share it with your loved ones. 

How often should you wash your hands while preparing food?

  • Once before starting

  • Twice - before starting and after finishing

  • As needed

  • Every 30 minutes

Which type of cutting board is safest for cutting raw meat?

  • Wooden cutting board

  • Plastic cutting board

  • Glass cutting board

  • Stone cutting board

Which of the following is NOT a safe method for thawing frozen meat?

  • Thawing in the refrigerator

  • Thawing at room temperature on the kitchen counter

  • Thawing in cold water

  • Thawing in the microwave

What is the safest way to store leftovers in the refrigerator?

  • In an open container

  • In airtight containers or wrapped tightly in foil or plastic wrap

  • On the countertop

  • In the freezer

Which of the following is NOT a common source of food contamination?

  • Cross-contamination

  • Improper storage temperature

  • Overcooking

  • Poor personal hygiene

What is the best way to ensure food safety when shopping for groceries?

  • Check for cleanliness of the store

  • Buy pre-cut fruits and vegetables

  • Inspect expiration dates

  • Produce raw meat separately in your shopping cart

What is the danger zone for food temperatures?

  • 32°F to 40°F (0°C to 4°C)

  • 41°F to 135°F (5°C to 57°C)

  • 136°F to 165°F (58°C to 74°C)

  • 166°F to 212°F (75°C to 100°C)

What is the recommended minimum internal cooking temperature for poultry?

  • 145°F (63°C)

  • 160°F (71°C)

  • 165°F (74°C)

  • 180°F (82°C)

What is the recommended maximum time for leaving perishable food at room temperature?

  • 1 hour

  • 2 hours

  • 3 hours

  • 4 hours

Which of the following is NOT a symptom of foodborne illness?

  • Fever

  • Headache

  • Muscle soreness

  • Itchy eyes


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