Food Safety Quiz – How much do you know?

Food Safety Quiz – How much do you know?

Employers are responsible for ensuring that all staff have relevant and up to date food hygiene training. Food safety legislation places an obligation on food business operators to ensure that all their activities are carried out in a hygienic way. It makes it an offence to supply food which is unsafe or harmful to human health.

Why not take our Food Safety Quiz to see how much knowledge you have.

Which of the following jewellery is acceptable for a food handler to wear?

  • A plain wedding ring
  • A watch
  • A bracelet
  • A ring that is a symbol of religious faith

How many times can you reheat left overs?

  • As many times as you like
  • Twice
  • Four times
  • Once

In a place of work, the best way to dry your hands after washing them is to?

  • Use a cotton towel
  • Just shake excess water away
  • Use an air dryer
  • Use a paper towel

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

  • It will smell
  • It will appear normal
  • It will have a different colour
  • It will taste different

Which one of the following foods is likely to contain the most bacteria?

  • Frozen raw chicken
  • Recently cooked chicken
  • An opened can of fizzy pop
  • Bottled Salad Cream


  1. Plain wedding ring
  2. You should only reheat leftovers once, checking the food is piping hot all the way through and reheated at the correct temperature
  3. Use a paper towel that can be disposed of
  4. You can’t, it will appear normal
  5. Frozen raw chicken



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