Food Preparation Safety Quiz

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Find out how much you know about safe cooking!

The best way to tell if a meat, poultry or egg dish is cooked to a safe temperature is...
1 of 10 questions

Option A

to see if it is warm to the touch

Option B

if it looks cooked from the outside

Option C

use a thermometer

Option D

if the juices are clear

What is the minimum temperature ground beef should be cooked to in order to assure safety?
2 of 10 questions

Option A

155°F

Option B

160°F

Option C

165°F

Option D

180°F

Which of the following bacteria are responsible for causing the greatest number of food-borne illnesses?
3 of 10 questions

Option A

campylobacter

Option B

salmonella

Option C

E. coli

How long can you safely wait after defrosting to cook food?
4 of 10 questions

Option A

2 hours

Option B

3 hours

Option C

5 hours

Which of the following foods are dangerous to purchase?
5 of 10 questions

Option A

fruit with broken skin

Option B

unpasteurized cider or juices

Option C

prestuffed turkeys or chickens

Option D

all of the above

To keep any bacteria from multiplying, your refrigerator should be set to what temperature?
6 of 10 questions

Option A

35°F

Option B

40°F

Option C

43°F

Option D

50°F

True or false: You should keep eggs in their original cartons to maintain freshness.
7 of 10 questions

Option A

True

Option B

False

How long is it safe to store raw ground meats in the freezer?
8 of 10 questions

Option A

1 month

Option B

2 months

Option C

4 months

Option D

indefinitely

Which of the following is NOT a safe way to defrost raw meat?
9 of 10 questions

Option A

in the refrigerator

Option B

on the counter

Option C

in the microwave

Option D

in cool water

In order to properly wash your hands before or after handling food, what is the minimum amount of time you should wash your hands under running water?
10 of 10 questions

Option A

10 seconds

Option B

20 seconds

Option C

45 seconds

Option D

1 minute