Basic Cooking Principles! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Basic Cooking Principles! Trivia Questions Quiz

When it comes to cooking, you must have a clear understanding of the methods used in making different dishes be it baking, frying, poaching, or others. If you have a dream of becoming a certified chef, you need to ensure that you understand the basic cooking processes. Do you think that you do? Why don’t you take up the quiz below and get to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Cooking food in enough hot fat to cover it halfway
    • A. 

      Panfrying

    • B. 

      Poaching

    • C. 

      Simmering

    • D. 

      Steaming

  • 2. 
    Cooking food in liquid just below boiling
    • A. 

      Panyfrying

    • B. 

      Simmering

    • C. 

      Sauteing

    • D. 

      Poching

  • 3. 
    Quickly cooking an item in a small amount of hot fat over high heat
    • A. 

      Simmering

    • B. 

      Steaming

    • C. 

      Sauteing

    • D. 

      Poaching

  • 4. 
    To brown a food
    • A. 

      Gratiner

    • B. 

      Panfrying

    • C. 

      Au bain marie

    • D. 

      Caramelization

  • 5. 
    The manner in which heat energy travels through liquids and gases
    • A. 

      Convection

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Au bain marie

    • D. 

      Steaming

  • 6. 
    The browning that occurs when sugars are heated, resulting in a richer, more complex aroma and flavor
    • A. 

      Panfrying

    • B. 

      Au bain marie

    • C. 

      Caramelization

    • D. 

      Gratiner

  • 7. 
    A moist method that cooks food by surrounding it with steam vapor
    • A. 

      Steaming

    • B. 

      Sauteing

    • C. 

      Simmering

    • D. 

      Poaching

  • 8. 
    To cook food in a liquid at a relatively low temperature
    • A. 

      Simmering

    • B. 

      Sauteing

    • C. 

      Steaming

    • D. 

      Poaching