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Kitchen Safety and Sanitation Questions - All Grades

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Grade 8 Kitchen Safety and Sanitation
What is the first thing you should do before you start working with food?
  1. wash your hands
  2. measure ingredients
  3. clean the kitchen
  4. preheat the oven
Continuing Education Kitchen Safety and Sanitation
Identify the minimum temperature for holding hot food.
  1. 135 degrees F
  2. 140 degrees F
  3. 145 degrees F
  4. 150 degrees F
Grade 8 Kitchen Safety and Sanitation
Identify the term used to describe harmful bacteria spreading from raw foods to other foods.
  1. cross-contamination
  2. parallel-contamination
  3. uni-contamination
  4. pseudo-contamination
Continuing Education Kitchen Safety and Sanitation
Identify the reason why foods must be labeled with a best before date or expiry date.
  1. to help people use the freshest foods first
  2. to ensure the dates are correct for selling
  3. for use before microorganisms grow to unsafe levels
  4. to stop microorganisms from growing
Grade 9 Kitchen Safety and Sanitation
How do you walk safely with a knife?
  1. hold knife facing up with the blade on a slight angle
  2. hold knife facing out and on a slight angle
  3. hold knife facing down and on a slight angle
  4. hold knife by the blade and on a slight angle
Continuing Education Kitchen Safety and Sanitation
Identify the proper sequence for cleaning food contact surfaces.
  1. wash, rinse, sanitize
  2. wash, sanitize, dry with a clean dry cloth
  3. clean thorougly with soap and water and air dry
  4. clean surface of all dirt and debris
Continuing Education Kitchen Safety and Sanitation
Identify the maximum temperature for holding cold food.
  1. 36 degrees F
  2. 41 degrees F
  3. 45 degrees F
  4. 32 degrees F
Grade 9 Kitchen Safety and Sanitation
Identify the behavior that is not safe while cooking in the kitchen.
  1. keep cupboards and drawers closed after using them
  2. keep tools and equipment away from the edge of the counter
  3. wait until you're finished cooking before cleaning spills on the floor
  4. communicate when you are opening the oven or carrying hot food to the sink
Grade 9 Kitchen Safety and Sanitation
Identify the illness caused by food that is not safe to consume.
  1. food sanitation
  2. food poisoning
  3. food incubation
  4. food degradation
Grade 8 Kitchen Safety and Sanitation
If you drop a knife, you should try and catch it before it hits the floor.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 8 Kitchen Safety and Sanitation
When cooking with others, choose the safest order of actions when removing food from a hot oven.
  1. put on oven mitts/communicate that you are opening the oven/open oven door all the way
  2. communicate that you are opening the oven/open oven door all the way/put on oven mitts
  3. put on oven mitts/open oven door all the way/communicate that you are opening the oven
  4. put on oven mitts/no need to communicate/open oven door all the way
Grade 7 Kitchen Safety and Sanitation
If a fire starts in a pan on the stove, you can smother it by covering it with a paper towel.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 8 Kitchen Safety and Sanitation
Use a metal spoon to stir hot liquids on the stove top.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 9 Kitchen Safety and Sanitation
Identify how to cut safely when using a knife.
  1. cut towards your body
  2. cut away from your body
  3. cut on a diagonal
  4. cut towards your body, closest to your fingers
Grade 7 Kitchen Safety and Sanitation
How long can food stay in the temperature danger zone before you should throw it away?
  1. Two hours
  2. One hour
  3. Four hours
  4. Three hours
Grade 8 Kitchen Safety and Sanitation
Which of the following safety procedures can help prevent burns?
  1. filling containers of hot liquid to the top
  2. open the oven door half way when removing hot food
  3. wear clothing with long loose sleeves
  4. turn pot/pan handles away from the edge of the stove
Grade 6 Kitchen Safety and Sanitation
Cross-contamination is most likely to occur when foods are not properly                .
  1. cooked
  2. separated
  3. chilled
  4. cleaned
Grade 10 Kitchen Safety and Sanitation
Identify the task that is unsafe to perform with a knife.
  1. slicing tomatoes
  2. dicing potatoes
  3. opening bags, boxes or cans
  4. chopping onions
Continuing Education Kitchen Safety and Sanitation
What is the temperature danger zone?
  1. 41 - 135 degrees F
  2. 32 - 212 degrees F
  3. 98 degrees F
  4. When food is too hot or too cold
Grade 10 Kitchen Safety and Sanitation
Hands should be washed for 10 seconds using cold water.
  1. True
  2. False
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