EXERCISES, LESSON 3
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer the following exercises by marking the lettered response that
best answers the exercise, by completing the incomplete statement, or by writing the
answer in the space provided at the end of the exercise.
After you have completed all the exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at
the end of the lesson, and check your answers. For each exercise answered
incorrectly, reread the material referenced with the solution.
Which of the following statements best describes the significance of foodborne
illness in combat?
Foodborne illness occurs in combat but not as frequently as other illnesses
and does not greatly weaken the fighting strength of troops.
Foodborne illness used to be a problem in combat. Now, with modern food
preservation techniques, it has almost been eliminated.
Foodborne illness is a constant threat in a combat situation and can
seriously weaken the effectiveness of combat troops.
Indicate whether the following statements apply to a full-service type of food
facility, or a field food service facility. Use the following notation to fill in the blank at the
beginning of each statement:
Field food service facility.
Full-service type of food facility.
____ a. This facility has very limited or no kitchen or refrigeration capabilities.
____ b. This facility is located at a large Army medical center in the United
____ c. This facility occurs in a combat area but behind the front lines. It has
limited kitchen facilities and trained food service personnel.
____ d. This type of facility is used to feed soldiers who are on a special
reconnaissance mission where they are not serviced by regular food supply lines.
This type of facility can occur in both garrison and the field.