Garde Manger Chapter 3 - Salads

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Garde Manger Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz based on the Garde Manger textbook by the Culinary Institute of America. This quiz was put together by a culinary arts student.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is herba salata?
    • A. 

      Seasoned herbs and lettuces

    • B. 

      Sweet herbs

    • C. 

      Bitter herbs

  • 2. 
    The word "salad" is derived from a Roman word that means what?
    • A. 

      Greens

    • B. 

      Salt

    • C. 

      Fresh

  • 3. 
    What are the three major salad categories? (Choose all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Green salads

    • B. 

      Side salads

    • C. 

      Composed salads

    • D. 

      Fruit salads

  • 4. 
    Which is an example of mild greens?
    • A. 

      Bibb lettuce

    • B. 

      Watercress leaves

    • C. 

      Basil

    • D. 

      Pea shoot

  • 5. 
    Bibb and Boston are what kind of mild greens?
    • A. 

      Crisphead

    • B. 

      Butterhead

    • C. 

      Leaf

    • D. 

      Bitter

  • 6. 
    What is another name for Romaine lettuce?
    • A. 

      Cos

    • B. 

      Iceberg

    • C. 

      Radicchio

  • 7. 
    Edible flowers are normally divided into two groups: Garden flowers and herb flowers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Micro greens are availabble year round.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What is the best way to wash delicate greens?
    • A. 

      Spray them off

    • B. 

      Hold them under running water

    • C. 

      Gently plunged into water repeatedly

  • 10. 
    Cutting always bruises leaves more than tearing by hand.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Cooked starchy potatoes hold their shape better than cooked waxy potatoes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What will an acidic salad dressing do to cooked beans?
    • A. 

      Beans will soften

    • B. 

      Beans will harden

    • C. 

      Beans will dissolve

  • 13. 
    Which fruit is the most perishable?
    • A. 

      Cantaloupe

    • B. 

      Honeydew

    • C. 

      Pineapple

    • D. 

      Strawberries

  • 14. 
    Salades tiedes are:
    • A. 

      Warm salads

    • B. 

      Cold salads

    • C. 

      Composed salads

  • 15. 
    Which of the following are considered salad green categories? (Pick all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Mild greens

    • B. 

      Spicy greens

    • C. 

      Bitter greens or chicories

    • D. 

      Prepared mixes of greens

    • E. 

      Herbs and flowers

    • F. 

      Micro greens

    • G. 

      Fruits

  • 16. 
    Oak leaf is a type of what?
    • A. 

      Mild green

    • B. 

      Spicy green

    • C. 

      Bitter green

  • 17. 
    Which of the following herbs are components in "fines herbes"?
    • A. 

      Basil

    • B. 

      Chervil

    • C. 

      Chives

    • D. 

      Oregano

    • E. 

      Parsley

    • F. 

      Tarragon

  • 18. 
    Amaranth is a spicy green that is spinach-like in flavor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Which of these is a Japanese mustard?
    • A. 

      Tat-soi

    • B. 

      Mizuna

    • C. 

      Bok choy

    • D. 

      Shungi ku

  • 20. 
    What are the 4 components of a salad? (Question not graded)
    • A. 

      Greens

    • B. 

      Featured or main item, usually meat

    • C. 

      Dressing

    • D. 

      Garnish

  • 21. 
    What are the salad categories? (Question not graded)
    • A. 

      Regional

    • B. 

      Featured

    • C. 

      Combination

    • D. 

      Wilted

    • E. 

      Traditional

  • 22. 
    What is an example of a bound salad? (Question not graded)
    • A. 

      Potato salad

    • B. 

      Greek salad

    • C. 

      Tomato and basil salad

  • 23. 
    What is a combination salad? (Question not graded)
    • A. 

      A salad that features both greens and a meat item

    • B. 

      A salad that has both hot and cold items

    • C. 

      A salad that uses at least two types of dressing

  • 24. 
    What is a wilted salad? (Question not graded)
    • A. 

      A warm salad

    • B. 

      A salad made from wilted greens

    • C. 

      A salad with too much dressing

  • 25. 
    Confit is meat preserved and cooked in its own fat. (Question not graded)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False