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How much do you really know about good food hygiene?
The quiz below includes some common food safety myths – find out if you're able to separate fact from fiction.
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Can You Pass a Food Hygiene Test? Quiz Questions
True or False: If food looks ok and smells ok it's safe to eat .
True or False: Eating food after the 'best before' date won't hurt.
True or False: 'Use by' dates are there to make you buy more.
True or False: Plastic chopping boards are more hygienic than wooden ones.
True or False: You don't need to wash raw chicken before you cook it.
True or False: If you've got a 'dodgy' stomach it's usually from the last thing you ate.
True or False: Most food poisoning is from restaurants and takeaways.
True or False: Food poisoning isn't serious, it just means an upset stomach.
True or False: Steak's ok rare – as long as the outside is brown.
True or False: It's best to serve burgers pink in the middle.
True or False: Cooked rice can't be kept as long as other leftovers.
What is the correct temperature that frozen food should be kept at?
-18 degrees or lower
15 degrees or lower
Where should raw meat be stored in a refrigerator?
In the middle
At the top
At the bottom, below all other food
Which one of the following jewelry is acceptable for a food handler to wear?
Plain wedding band
A ring that is a symbol of religious faith
How many times can you reheat leftovers?
Which of the following meats are safe to eat when they are pink or raw?
Which of the following is true about bacteria?
By freezing food you can kill bacteria.
Bacteria multiplies and grows faster in warm environments.
Every type of bacteria can give people food poisoning.
The ideal temperature in your fridge should be?
-2 to 0 degrees
1 and 4 degrees
4 – 10 degrees
Which one of the following foods is likely to contain the MOST bacteria?
Frozen raw chicken
Recently cooked chicken
How can you tell if food has enough bacteria to cause food poisoning?
It will smell.
You can’t, it will appear normal.
It will have a different color.