# Cooking Measurements & Equivalents (Pre-test)

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Questions: 20 | Attempts: 4,018  Settings  When following a recipe, you must know your measurements. Answer these questions on abbreviations and equivalents to see what you know and will need to know for the next quiz.

• 1.

### Tbsp. is the abbreviation for:

Explanation
The correct answer is "tablespoon,Tablespoon" because "Tbsp." is the abbreviation commonly used for both "tablespoon" and "Tablespoon".

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• 2.

### Gal. is the abbreviation for:

Explanation
"gal." is the accepted abbreviation for "gallon" in both lowercase and uppercase forms. It is commonly used in measurements and to represent a unit of volume.

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• 3.

### Min. is the abbreviation for:

Explanation
"min." is the abbreviation for both "minute" and "Minute". The abbreviation is commonly used in various contexts to represent a unit of time equal to 60 seconds. It is often used in schedules, timetables, and measurements where precision in time is required.

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• 4.

### Oz. is the abbreviation for:

Explanation
The correct answer is "ounce" or "Ounce" because "oz." is the standard abbreviation for the unit of measurement called "ounce." It is commonly used to measure the weight or volume of various substances.

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• 5.

### The abbreviation for degree Fahrenheit is

Explanation
The abbreviation for degree Fahrenheit is "F".

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• 6.

### The abbreviation for tablespoon is

Explanation
The correct answer is T, Tbsp., Tbsp. These are the common abbreviations used for tablespoon. "T" is the abbreviated form of tablespoon, "Tbsp." is another common abbreviation, and "Tbsp" is also used to represent tablespoon.

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• 7.

### The abbreviation for pint is

Explanation
The correct abbreviation for pint is "pt". The abbreviation "pt." is incorrect because it includes an unnecessary period.

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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. It is used to measure small amounts of ingredients, such as spices or flavorings. The capitalization of "Teaspoon" in the answer is likely a typo, as abbreviations are typically written in lowercase letters.

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• 9.

### The abbreviation for hour is

Explanation
The correct answer is "hr, hr." because both "hr" and "hr." are commonly used abbreviations for the word "hour." The abbreviation "hr" is widely recognized and used in various contexts, such as in measuring time or describing work hours. Similarly, "hr." is also an accepted abbreviation, especially in formal writing or when indicating a specific duration of time. Both variants are correct and widely understood, making them the appropriate abbreviations for "hour."

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• 10.

### How many tablespoons in  1 cup?

• A.

12

• B.

14

• C.

16

• D.

18

C. 16
Explanation
There are 16 tablespoons in 1 cup.

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• 11.

### How many tablespoons in 1/4 cup?

• A.

2

• B.

4

• C.

6

• D.

8

B. 4
Explanation
There are 4 tablespoons in 1/4 cup. This is because there are 16 tablespoons in 1 cup, and 1/4 of 16 is 4.

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• 12.

### How many dozen in 72 pieces?

• A.

2

• B.

4

• C.

6

• D.

8

C. 6
Explanation
There are 12 pieces in a dozen. To find out how many dozen are in 72 pieces, we divide 72 by 12. The quotient is 6, which means there are 6 dozen in 72 pieces.

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• 13.

### How many teaspoons in 1 tablespoon?

• A.

1

• B.

2

• C.

3

• D.

4

C. 3
Explanation
There are 3 teaspoons in 1 tablespoon. This is a common conversion used in cooking and baking. It is important to know this conversion in order to accurately measure ingredients and follow recipes.

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• 14.

### How many tablespoons in one cup?

• A.

12

• B.

14

• C.

16

• D.

18

C. 16
Explanation
There are 16 tablespoons in one cup.

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• 15.

### How many ounces in 1 pound?

• A.

12

• B.

14

• C.

16

• D.

18

C. 16
Explanation
There are 16 ounces in 1 pound. This is a standard conversion in the imperial system of measurement.

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• 16.

### How many pints equal 1 quart?

• A.

2

• B.

4

• C.

6

• D.

8

A. 2
Explanation
One quart is equal to two pints. This is a standard conversion in the US customary system of measurement.

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• 17.

### How many fluid ounces are in 1 cup?

• A.

6

• B.

8

• C.

12

• D.

16

B. 8
Explanation
One cup is equal to 8 fluid ounces.

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• 18.

### The abbreviation for pound is

lb
Explanation
The correct answer is "lb" because it is the standard abbreviation for the unit of weight called "pound". The abbreviation "lb" comes from the Latin word "libra", which means "scales" or "balance". It is widely used in various contexts, such as in measuring body weight or in indicating the weight of objects.

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• 19.

### The abbreviation for quart is

qt
Explanation
The abbreviation for quart is 'qt'.

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• 20.

### The abbreviation for cup is Cp.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The given statement is incorrect. The correct abbreviation for cup is "C" and not "Cp". Therefore, the answer is false.

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