• Safety and Sanitation

    Safety and Sanitation Test



    True or False: Please write out the word TRUE or FALSE for each statement.

    1. It is safe to try and put out a grease fire using water.
    2. It is safe to try and put out a grease fire by putting the lid on the saucepan pot and turning off the stove.
    3. Keeping the blade of a knife dull is safer than keeping it sharp.
    4. Cross contamination can be prevented by cooking meats thoroughly to the internal temperature.
    5. Cross contamination can be prevented by washing and sanitizing all utensils and surfaces that raw meat and poultry touch.
    6. You have to wash your hands in cold water for 10 seconds in order to get rid of all germs.
    7. Putting a fork or spoon in the microwave is safe to do.
    8. You can keep bleach and other chemicals in your cabinets next to your food.


    Multiple Choice: Please write JUST THE LETTER of the correct answer.

    1. Which one of these ways is NOT ok for putting out a grease fire:
    1. Using a cookie sheet to smother it
    2. Using flour or sugar
    3. Using baking soda
    4. Using a fire extinguisher is it is the correct kind


    1. Which one is not a safe practice to do in the kitchen?
    1. Wiping up spills RIGHT as they happen
    2. Using a cutting board when cutting
    3. Keeping cabinets and drawers closed
    4. Using an oven mitt that is damp


    1. Which one is NOT an example of cross contamination?
    1. Cutting meat on a cutting board, and then cutting an apple on the same board without washing
    2. Touching raw chicken and then touching other kitchen utensils, without washing your hands in between
    3. Putting raw burger patties on a plate, grilling the patties, and then putting them on the same plate, without washing it, once cooked
    4. Eating a burger that was not cooked the the correct temperature and then getting sick


    1. Which is the best way for picking up broken glass:
    1. Using a wad of wet paper towel
    2. Using a broom
    3. Using your bare hands, carefully
    4. Using a wad of dry paper towel


    1. Which one is not a common symptom of a foodborne illness?
    1. Abdominal cramping
    2. Vomiting
    3. Diarrhea
    4. Dry mouth


    Fill in the blank: Use the words to fill in the blanks of the questions below. Each word is only used once.


    Sanitation                       Cross Contamination                     Produce

    Foodborne Illness            abdominal thrusts


    1. A ___________________________ is when you get sick due to eating contaminated food that contains harmful bacteria, viruses, parasites, or other chemical/ physical contaminants.
    2. ______________________________ occurs when you transfer harmful bacteria from one surface to another.
    3. What you should do to someone who is choking:
    4. Handling food and food surfaces in a way that is clean and healthy is called ____________________.
    5. Washing ________________ before using can help prevent foodborne illnesses