Culinary Arts Ultimate Trivia Quiz!

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Culinary Arts Ultimate Trivia Quiz!

How much do you know about culinary arts? Culinary arts is somewhat like food art in which a chef prepares exciting and visually appealing food. The presentation is in the creation of meals. Expert chefs are quite educated about food, nutrition, and diet. Chefs usually work in restaurants, delicatessens, or large institutions such as hospitals. This quiz will inform you about why culinary arts is a commendable application.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Sauteed meats should be turned rather frequently during the cooking process to ensure even cooking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The primary purpose of heating the saute pan is to cut down on the overall cooking time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Sweating typically uses a lower cooking temperature than that of saute.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Coated saute pans are ideal for creating a nice crust on meat items.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Recovery time is the amount of time it takes oil to the correct cooking temperature after food is added.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Marinating is soaking an item in a combination of wet and dry ingredients to provide flavor and moisture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Larding means to insert long, thin strips of fat into an item before cooking to add and maintain to moisture to the interior of the item being cooked.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Broiling is a rapid cooking method that uses high heat from a source located above the food. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Deep-fry is a dry heat method that cooks foods by fully immersing them in hot fat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The primary point of basting id to prevent foods from drying out during the cooking process and to add flavor to the foods being cooked.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Steaming can be defined as a moist-heat cooking method in which foods are cooked by direct contact to vapors created by broiling water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Par-cooking is designed to shorten the finishing time of the food items during service meal service.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Combination cooking is the use of both dry-heat and moist-heat cooing methods to produce a single dish.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Steaming can take place with or without pressure. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Blanching is often referred to as shocking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Sauces for stir-fried items are typically made directly in the wok or pan in which the food items were cooked. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Allowing cooked meats time to rest allows the natural juices, which are being drawn out to the edges of the meat during the roasting process, to return to the center of the food item making it juicier when cut.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Foods are at risk of losing moisture and producing dry results when cooked using dry-heat cooking methods.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Standard poaching is a last minute cooking method best suited to food that is cut into portion-sized or smaller pieces.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Scoring can be used with dough to release steam that builds up during the baking process. On this process, slashes are cut into the tops of the dough being baked.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Allowing cooked food items, especially meats, to sit briefly (often on a rack) before they are cut into or served is known a _________. The process enables the redistribution of internal juices as well as process of carryover cooking.
  • 22. 
    The high heat rowning reaction that occurs when an amino acid and sugar coexist, evolving a characteristic flavor useful in food preparations is known as _________________
  • 23. 
    The cooign liquid used to shallow-poach an item and is traditionally used as a base for an accomplanying sauce known as ___________
  • 24. 
    The _________  is the temperature at which fats and oils begin to smoke, which means that the fat has begun to break down and burn.
  • 25. 
    ___________ is the French word for stew that means "restores the appetite"
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