ServSafe #5 Practice Question Preview (ID: 35983)

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What should a server do after clearing a table?
a) Apply hand antiseptic
b) Rinse hands in warm water
c) Wash hands
d) Put disposable gloves back on

What practice can help prevent allergic reactions
a) Providing home delivery service
b) Identifying ingredients for customers
c) Using parchment paper when baking cookies
d) Cooking different food types in the same oil

What should food handlers do after leaving and returning to the prep area?
a) Wash hands
b) Put on gloves
c) Apply hand antiseptic
d) Remove their aprons

How many hours can cold food be held without refrigeration before it must be sold, served, or thrown out?
a) 4 hours
b) 6 hours
c) 8 hours
d) 2 hours

What rule for serving bread should food handlers practice?
a) Recycle unused, uncovered butter for use in other food items
b) Do not re-serve uneaten bread
c) Reheat uneaten bread before serving to other customers
d) Clean and sanitize bread baskets between each customers

Which process requires a variance from the regulatory authority?
a) Smoking food to enhance flavor
b) Serving imported cheese
c) Sprouting seeds or beans
d) Serving wild game

What organization requires a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) to be included with hazardous chemicals?
a) National Restaurant Association
b) People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
c) Environmental Protection Agency
d) Occupational Safety and Health Administration

A food handler comes to work with diarrhea. What should the manager tell the food handler to do?
a) Only bus tables
b) Clean the restroom after each use
c) Go home
d) Do not work with food

How should an item that has been recalled by its manufacturer be stored in an operation?
a) Separately from food that will be served
b) In self-draining containers
c) In vacuum-packed bags
d) Together with food that will be served

A food handler has just finished storing a dry food delivery. Which step was done correctly?
a) Stored food away from the wall
b) Stored food 4 inches off the floor
c) Stored food in an empty chemical container
d) Stored food underneath a stairwell

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