CPFM Practice Test
If your water system is found to be contaminated with E. coli, you must do:
Correct answer: Post a required written boil water notice at the establishment.
If your water system tests positive for E. coli, you must post a mandatory written boil water notice at the establishment.
What materials are suitable for floor coverings in food preparation areas?
Correct answer: Tile or other impervious materials with smooth, easily cleanable surfaces
Tile or other impervious materials that provide smooth and easily cleanable surfaces are regarded as suitable floor coverings in food preparation areas.
Which control measure should be implemented if your HACCP team has identified a biological hazard in the chicken at your food establishment?
Correct answer: Include an appropriate cooking system in the kitchen facilities for all cooking, cooling, and hot-holding of chicken.
If your HACCP team has identified a biological hazard in your food's chicken, an appropriate cooking system for all cooking, cooling, and hot-holding of chicken should be implemented.
Which of the following is a responsibility of food managers?
Correct answer: Preventing pathogen growth and spread by keeping the facilities clean on a regular basis
Food managers are in charge of keeping the facilities clean and preventing pathogens from growing and spreading.
The requirement for self-closing doors and tightly fitting windows in food establishments does not apply:
Correct answer: When the establishment is part of a larger structure, such as a food court
The requirement of self-closing doors and tightly fitting windows in food establishments does not apply if the establishment is part of a larger structure.
Which of the following statements about floors and their coverings is false?
Correct answer: Only short pile carpeting should be used in areas prone to moisture or where water flushing or spray cleaning is performed.
Short pile carpeting should not be used in areas that are prone to moisture or where water flushing or spray cleaning is done.
Following a power outage lasting more than four hours in an establishment, the following must be discarded:
Correct answer: Excessive animal products
After a power outage of more than 4 hours, any leftover animal products must be discarded.
Oysters are considered safe to serve when they are cooked as follows:
Correct answer: The shells open during the cooking process.
Once the shells have opened, oysters are safe to serve during the cooking process.
When young children are compared to healthy adults, the following is true:
Correct answer: They are at a higher risk of foodborne illness.
Young children are more prone to foodborne illness.
During a health inspection of a food establishment, the following individuals are in charge of oversight:
Correct answer: The person in charge
During a health inspection, the person in charge is in charge of overseeing the situation.
Which of the following symptoms may indicate that a customer is experiencing an allergic reaction?
Correct answer: Shortness of breath or wheezing
Which of the following practices can aid in the prevention of allergic reactions?
Correct answer: Helping customers identify ingredients
When should a food handler with a sore throat and a fever be kept out of the operation?
Correct answer: When the customers served are primarily from a high-risk population.
Where should a food handler wash their hands after handling food?
Correct answer: A sink designated for hand washing
What should the manager tell a food handler who arrives at work with diarrhea?
Correct answer: Return home
What should a food handler do to make putting on gloves easier?
Correct answer: Choose the proper size gloves.
When can a food handler who has been diagnosed with jaundice return to work?
Correct answer: When the regulatory authority approves it
Which of the following is a potential physical contaminant?
Correct answer: Earring
What is the function of hand antiseptic?
Correct answer: Reduce the number of pathogens on your skin.
When the following conditions apply, single-use gloves are not required:
Correct answer: Produce washing
How many people must become ill after eating the same food for a foodborne illness to be investigated as an outbreak?
Correct answer: 2
Poor food safety can lead to the following EXCEPT:
Correct answer: Lower operating costs
Which of the following is NOT a food safety hazard?
Correct answer: Environmental
What is the most common cause of foodborne illness?
Correct answer: Bacteria
Keep food out of this temperature range due to the rapid growth of microorganisms:
Correct answer: 41˚F - 135˚F