Is it proper to put away cups and knives after you towel dry them?
The given statement saying it is proper to put away the knives and the cups in the drawers after towel drying them is false. Towel drying them will make them susceptible to the bacteria. It is better that the utensils should be air-dried. The towel may contain a lot of the microorganisms. They cling to the moist and get transferred to the utensils when the towel is used to dry those dishes.
Hence, the answer is 'false'.
After washing, cups and knives should be left to air dry; they should not be wiped with towel. This is necessary in order to avoid introducing germs into the washed dishes as a result of the towel used on them.
The best method to dry cups and knives is by air drying them. Since you use most of this appliances to touch your foods, it is far more sanitary to let it air dry because you never know what kind of bacterias/other small organisms that currently cumulated in your towels