Cooking Measurements & Equilvalents- Mrs. Vaughn

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Cooking Measurements & Equilvalents- Mrs. Vaughn - Quiz

Understanding Recipe codes. When following a recipe, you must know your measurements, Answer these questions on equivalents, conversions and abbreviations. Upon completion, print out and send via email too vaughn@strongnet. Org your certificate. Mrs. V.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Tbsp. is the abbreviation for:

    Explanation
    The abbreviation "Tbsp." stands for tablespoon, which is a unit of measurement commonly used in cooking and baking. It is used to measure larger amounts of ingredients compared to teaspoons. The capitalization of the letter "T" in "Tablespoon" is incorrect, as abbreviations are typically written in lowercase letters.

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  • 2. 

    Gal. is the abbreviation for:

    Explanation
    "gal." is the standard abbreviation for both "gallon" and "Gallon". It is commonly used to represent the unit of measurement for volume.

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  • 3. 

    Min. is the abbreviation for:

    Explanation
    "min." is the commonly used abbreviation for the word "minute" in both lowercase and uppercase forms. The abbreviation is used to represent a unit of time equal to 60 seconds.

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  • 4. 

    Oz. is the abbreviation for:

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "ounce" or "Ounce". "oz." is the abbreviation for both spellings of the word "ounce". It is commonly used in measurements to represent a unit of weight equal to 1/16th of a pound.

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  • 5. 

    The abbreviation for degree Fahrenheit is

    Explanation
    The correct answer is F because the abbreviation for degree Fahrenheit is represented by the letter F.

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  • 6. 

    The abbreviation for tablespoon is

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "T, Tbsp., Tbsp." These are the commonly used abbreviations for tablespoon. "T" is the short form, while "Tbsp." and "Tbsp" are the standardized abbreviations.

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  • 7. 

    The abbreviation for pint is

    Explanation
    The correct abbreviation for pint is "pt" or "pt."

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  • 8. 

    Tsp. is the abbreviation for

    Explanation
    The abbreviation "tsp." stands for teaspoon, which is a unit of measurement commonly used in cooking and baking recipes. It is used to measure small quantities of ingredients such as spices, flavorings, or liquids. The capitalization of the "T" in "Teaspoon" indicates that it is the proper name for the unit of measurement.

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  • 9. 

    The abbreviation for hour is

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "hr, hr." This answer is correct because "hr" and "hr." are both commonly used abbreviations for the word "hour". The abbreviation "hr" is widely recognized and used in various contexts such as timekeeping, scheduling, and business operations. "Hr." is an alternative abbreviation that is also accepted and understood in these contexts. Both abbreviations accurately represent the word "hour" and are commonly used in written communication.

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  • 10. 

    How many tablespoons in  1 cup?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      14

    • C.

      16

    • D.

      18

    Correct Answer
    C. 16
    Explanation
    There are 16 tablespoons in 1 cup. This is a standard conversion in cooking and baking measurements.

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  • 11. 

    How many pints equal 2 quarts?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    B. 4
    Explanation
    There are 2 pints in a quart, so if we have 2 quarts, we would have 2 times 2 pints, which equals 4 pints. Therefore, the correct answer is 4.

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  • 12. 

    How many tablespoons in 1/4 cup?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    B. 4
    Explanation
    There are 16 tablespoons in 1 cup. So, to find the number of tablespoons in 1/4 cup, we can divide 16 by 4, which equals 4. Therefore, the correct answer is 4.

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  • 13. 

    How many dozen in 72 pieces?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    C. 6
    Explanation
    There are 12 pieces in a dozen, so to find out how many dozen are in 72 pieces, we divide 72 by 12. The result is 6, which means there are 6 dozen in 72 pieces.

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  • 14. 

    How many teaspoons in 1 tablespoon?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    There are 3 teaspoons in 1 tablespoon. This is a common conversion used in cooking and baking.

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  • 15. 

    How many tablespoons in one cup?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      14

    • C.

      16

    • D.

      18

    Correct Answer
    C. 16
    Explanation
    One cup is equivalent to 16 tablespoons.

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  • 16. 

    How many ounces in 1 pound?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      14

    • C.

      16

    • D.

      18

    Correct Answer
    C. 16
    Explanation
    There are 16 ounces in 1 pound.

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  • 17. 

    5 gallons equal how many quarts?

    • A.

      15

    • B.

      20

    • C.

      25

    • D.

      30

    Correct Answer
    B. 20
    Explanation
    There are 4 quarts in a gallon. Therefore, to find the number of quarts in 5 gallons, we multiply 5 by 4, which equals 20.

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  • 18. 

    How many ounces in 3/4 cup?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    C. 6
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 6 because there are 8 ounces in 1 cup, so if we divide 8 by 4, we get 2 ounces in 1/4 cup. Then, if we multiply 2 by 3, we get 6 ounces in 3/4 cup.

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  • 19. 

    The abbreviation for pound is

    Correct Answer
    lb
    lb.
    Explanation
    The correct abbreviation for pound is "lb". The answer provided, "lb, lb.", is incorrect as it repeats the same abbreviation twice.

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  • 20. 

    The abbreviation for cup is

    Correct Answer
    c
    c.
    Explanation
    The abbreviation for "cup" is typically represented by the letter "c". In this case, the answer provided is "c,c", indicating that the abbreviation for "cup" is represented by the letter "c" twice.

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