Food Illness – Section 1

1. Which of the following toxin causing botulism is less toxic to human beings?

A. Type A
B. Type B
C. Type C
D. None of these

Correct Answer: B. Type B

2. Which of the following is a food infection?

A. Salmonellois
B. Botulism
C. Staphylococcal intoxication
D. None of these

Correct Answer: A. Salmonellois

3. The staphylococcal intoxication refers to the presence of

A. an enterotoxin
B. neurotoxin
C. mycotoxin
D. All of these

Correct Answer: A. an enterotoxin

4. A bacterial food intoxication refers to

A. illness caused by the presence of pathogens
B. foodborne illness caused by the presence of a bacterial toxin formed in food
C. both (a) and (b)
D. none of the above

Correct Answer: B. foodborne illness caused by the presence of a bacterial toxin formed in food

5. The method of successful treatment of botulism prior to the appearance of botulism symptoms involve the administration of

A. antibiotic
B. analgesic
C. antitoxin
D. antipyretic

Correct Answer: C. antitoxin

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