Food Safety Manager Facts
 
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Why Is It Important to Take This Test?
You play a major role in keeping food safe.  As part of your job, you need to know how to protect the public from foodborne illness.  The reason you are taking this test is to measure how well you understand food safety and to see if you know how to apply this knowledge in the workplace.  This test will show you what you really know about food safety.

How do I qualify for the test?
Anyone may take the test, although work experience, studying, or taking a course may help your chance of passing.

What is the test based on?
The test is based on the 2005 FDA Food Code and current food safety practices. All 80 questions are multiple choice.  Each question has only one correct answer.

What subjects does the test cover?
See the table below.

How long do I have to take the test?
You have two hours to complete the test.

What score do I need to pass? 
A passing score of 75% (Scaled Score)  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Area Of Exam

 

Number On Exam

1A

ENSURE FOOD PROTECTION

12

1B

PURCHASE AND RECEIVE FOOD

11

1C

STORE FOODS AND SUPPLIES

11

1D

PREPARE FOODS

9

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SERVER AND DISPLAY FOODS

9

2A

USE AND MAINTAIN TOOLS/EQUIPMENT

2

2B 

CLEAN AND SANITIZE EQUIPMENT, UTENSILS AND FOOD CONTACT SURFACES

4

3A

SELECT, MONITOR AND MAINTAIN WATER SOURCES

1

3B

MONITOR AND MAINTAIN PLUMBING FIXTURES

1

3C

MONITOR AND MAINTAIN VENTILATION SYSTEM

1

3D

SELECT, MONITOR AND MAINTAIN WASTE DISPOSAL FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT

2

3E

CLEAN AND MAINTAIN TOILET AND HAND WASHING EQUIPMENT FACILITIES

1

3F

PERFORM GENERAL MAINTENANCE AND HOUSEKEEPING DUTIES

2

3H

ASSURE PROPER VENTILATION EQUIPMENT

1

4A

MONITOR PERSONAL HYGIENE OF PERSONNEL

3

4B

ASSURE PERSONNEL ARE APPROPRIATELY TRAINED

2

4C

MONITOR PERSONNEL BEHAVIORS RELATED TO FOOD SAFETY

7

5A

ENSURE REGULATORY COMPLIANCE AND MINIMIZE LEGAL VIOLATIONS

1

 

 Sample Food Safety Test          Registration Fax Form          Class & Exam      

 Great Online Study Material:  Link to FDA - 2005 Food Codes

Study Guides are available for purchase: Food Safety Book Info

 
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