• Decrease font size
  • Return font size to normal
  • Increase font size
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Food

  • Print
  • Share
  • E-mail

Lose a Million (Bacteria) Game: #1

"Lose a Million (Bacteria)" Game Main Page

  1.  Pathogens that were not previously known to cause human illness are called:
    a) Energetic
    b) Egyptian
    c) Emerging
    d) Elemental
  2. Botulism is most commonly caused when this home activity is done improperly:
    a) Canning
    b) Baking
    c) Grilling
    d) Vacuuming
  3. This bacterium is the leading cause of diarrhea in the U.S., resulting in up to 6 million illnesses each year.
    a) Lactobacillus
    b) Campylobacter jejuni
    c) E. coli O157:H7
    d) Vibrio cholerae
  4. What mathematical value is used to calculate the reduction of bacteria in order to make food safe?
    a) Quotient
    b) Square Root
    c) Radius
    d) Logarithm

 

Next Game

The Answers