Food Safety IQ Quiz Answers

1. How can you tell if food has enough bacteria to cause food poisoning?

It smells bad

It tastes bad

It smells, tastes and looks bad

You can’t tell. It smells, tastes and looks normal (correct)

2. Food in the Refrigerator must be kept at:

0ºC-5ºC (correct)

0ºC-8ºC

0ºC-10ºC

0ºC-12ºC

0ºC-14ºC

3. Plastic chopping boards are more hygienic than wooden ones

True (correct)

False

4. The maximum length of time that prepared foods may be held in the temperature danger zone is:

30 Minutes

2 Hours

4 Hours (correct)

1 Day


5. Hands should be washed with soap for at least:

10 Seconds

20 Seconds (correct)

6. Eating food after the ‘best before’ date won’t do you any harm:

True (correct)

False

7. When reheating cooked foods or cooking stuffed meat or poultry, the internal temperature should be at least:

37ºC

50ºC

75ºC (correct)

100ºC

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