Cooking Grammar And Vocabulary Test! Trivia Quiz

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Cooking is the art of preparing food by mixing ingredients. When it comes to the kitchen, there are a lot of words that are used there you won’t find in other settings. The quiz below is designed to test your understanding of cooking grammar and vocabulary. Give it a shot and see just how knowledgeable you are. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    I love expensive food.............crab.

    • A.

      Like

    • B.

      But

    • C.

      Or

    Correct Answer
    A. Like
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "like". The phrase "I love expensive food" indicates a preference or enjoyment for expensive food. The word "like" is used to express this preference or similarity.

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  • 2. 

    I have..................of cooking utensils in my kitchen but I hardly ever use them.

    • A.

      Much

    • B.

      Many

    • C.

      Loads

    Correct Answer
    C. Loads
    Explanation
    The word "loads" in this context means a large quantity or number. The sentence implies that there are a lot of cooking utensils in the kitchen, but the speaker rarely uses them. This suggests that the kitchen is filled with an excessive amount of cooking utensils that are not being utilized frequently.

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  • 3. 

    What's this?

    • A.

      It's a frying pan.

    • B.

      It's a sauce pan.

    • C.

      It's a wok.

    Correct Answer
    A. It's a frying pan.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "It's a frying pan" because the question is asking for the correct identification of the object. The other options, "sauce pan" and "wok," are incorrect because they do not match the description or the image provided.

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  • 4. 

    You should eat more carrots.............they are good for you. 

    • A.

      So

    • B.

      Because

    • C.

      And

    Correct Answer
    B. Because
    Explanation
    The word "because" is used to provide a reason or explanation for the statement made in the first part of the sentence. In this case, the reason for eating more carrots is that they are good for you.

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  • 5. 

    I think I eat.............bread. I have bread for breakfast and usually for lunch as well. 

    • A.

      Loads

    • B.

      Many

    • C.

      A lot of

    Correct Answer
    C. A lot of
    Explanation
    The phrase "a lot of" is the most appropriate answer because it indicates a large quantity or a significant amount. In the given context, the person eats bread for breakfast and lunch, suggesting that they consume a substantial amount of bread. The other options, "loads" and "many," may also imply a large quantity, but "a lot of" is the most commonly used and suitable phrase in this scenario.

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  • 6. 

    I...............bacon is probably my favourite food. I love bacon sandwiches.

    • A.

      Reckoning

    • B.

      Reckoned

    • C.

      Reckon

    Correct Answer
    C. Reckon
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "reckon". In the given sentence, the word "I" is followed by a verb, indicating that the speaker is expressing their own opinion or belief. "Reckon" is the appropriate verb to use in this context as it means to believe or think. Therefore, the sentence would make sense if it is completed as "I reckon bacon is probably my favourite food. I love bacon sandwiches."

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  • 7. 

    I hate cheese. I just can't.............the smell.

    • A.

      Stand

    • B.

      Sit

    • C.

      Sat

    Correct Answer
    A. Stand
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "stand" because the sentence is expressing a dislike for the smell of cheese, indicating that the person cannot tolerate or endure being in the presence of the smell. The verb "stand" is commonly used to describe enduring or tolerating something, making it the most suitable option in this context.

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  • 8. 

    I have a sweet.............. I can't resist chocolate cake.

    • A.

      Tongue

    • B.

      Mouth

    • C.

      Tooth

    Correct Answer
    C. Tooth
    Explanation
    The given sentence states that the person cannot resist chocolate cake, implying that they have a weakness for it. The word "tooth" is the correct answer because it is commonly used in the phrase "sweet tooth," which refers to a craving or strong liking for sweet foods. Therefore, the person's inability to resist chocolate cake can be attributed to their sweet tooth.

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  • 9. 

    I don't...............cooking. I just eat lots of snacks.

    • A.

      Liked

    • B.

      Like

    • C.

      Liking

    Correct Answer
    B. Like
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "like" because the sentence is in the present tense and the word "don't" indicates a negative statement. Therefore, "like" is the correct verb form to use.

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  • 10. 

    I cook all.............own meals from fresh ingredients.I

    • A.

      His

    • B.

      My

    • C.

      Their

    Correct Answer
    B. My
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "my". This is because the subject of the sentence is "I", indicating that the speaker is referring to themselves. Therefore, they are the one cooking their own meals from fresh ingredients.

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  • 11. 

    I sometimes..........my own bread. 

    • A.

      Cook

    • B.

      Fry

    • C.

      Bake

    Correct Answer
    C. Bake
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "bake" because the verb "bake" is used when referring to the process of making bread in an oven. Cooking and frying are not the appropriate actions for making bread, as they involve different methods of food preparation.

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  • 12. 

    My mother...............bake great cookies.

    • A.

      Was

    • B.

      Used to

    • C.

      Before

    Correct Answer
    A. Was
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "was". In this sentence, the verb "bake" is in the past tense, so it is necessary to use the past tense form of the verb "to be", which is "was", to match the subject "my mother". This indicates that in the past, my mother had the ability to bake great cookies.

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  • 13. 

    Whenever I cook I always...........the recipe.

    • A.

      Watch

    • B.

      Look

    • C.

      Follow

    Correct Answer
    C. Follow
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "follow." This means that whenever the person cooks, they always adhere to or abide by the recipe. They likely use the recipe as a guide or set of instructions to ensure that they are preparing the dish correctly.

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  • 14. 

    I.......say I probably own about 50 cookery books.

    • A.

      Want

    • B.

      Would

    • C.

      Think

    Correct Answer
    B. Would
    Explanation
    The word "would" is the correct answer because it is used to express a hypothetical or imagined situation. In this sentence, the speaker is speculating about the number of cookery books they own, suggesting that they are not certain but they believe it is around 50. The word "would" is commonly used in this context to convey this sense of uncertainty or estimation.

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  • 15. 

    I hardly ever cook but in summer I........to cook on the BBQ.

    • A.

      Love

    • B.

      Loving

    • C.

      Liked

    Correct Answer
    A. Love
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "love" because the sentence is expressing a general truth or habitual action. The phrase "I hardly ever cook" indicates that the person rarely cooks, but when it comes to summer and using the BBQ, they have a strong affection or enjoyment for cooking.

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  • 16. 

    I don't think women are............cooks than men I think each down to each individual person.

    • A.

      Good

    • B.

      Better

    • C.

      Best

    Correct Answer
    B. Better
    Explanation
    The given sentence suggests that the speaker does not believe that women are better cooks than men. Instead, the speaker believes that cooking skills vary from person to person, regardless of gender. Therefore, the word "better" is the most appropriate choice as it implies a comparison between women and men without asserting superiority.

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  • 17. 

    When I cook...........really easy because I cook instant food. 

    • A.

      Was

    • B.

      It's

    • C.

      Could be

    Correct Answer
    B. It's
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "it's." This is because "it's" is a contraction of "it is," and in this context, the speaker is referring to the act of cooking being really easy. The contraction "it's" is used to express this idea concisely and informally.

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  • 18. 

    My grandmother loves to cook..........large numbers of people.

    • A.

      By

    • B.

      With

    • C.

      For

    Correct Answer
    C. For
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "for" because it indicates that my grandmother loves to cook specifically for large numbers of people. This preposition shows the purpose or intended recipient of her cooking, emphasizing that she enjoys preparing meals for a large group of individuals.

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  • 19. 

    I am so happy when I come home and my wife.........cooked dinner for me.

    • A.

      Is

    • B.

      Has

    • C.

      Had

    Correct Answer
    B. Has
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "has" because it indicates a present action that is ongoing or habitual. The sentence suggests that the wife regularly prepares dinner for the speaker when they come home, emphasizing a repeated action or a routine. The verb "has" in the present tense conveys this meaning effectively.

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  • 20. 

    The best cook I know is probably my cousin. He...........in a restaurant as a chef.

    • A.

      Working

    • B.

      Works

    • C.

      Work

    Correct Answer
    B. Works
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "works." This is because the sentence is in the present tense and is referring to a current job or occupation. Therefore, the verb should be in the present tense as well.

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