Cooking Procedures And Measures! Trivia Quiz

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Cooking Procedures And Measures! Trivia Quiz

Cooking delicious food in the kitchen is not just about throwing ingredients into a bowl. Do you consider yourself an emperor when it comes to all things cooking? If so, then the challenging quiz below on cooking is just the perfect way for you to prove it. Give it a shot and see if you get the highest prize and the crown.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An egg wash is a mixture of beaten egg yolks, whites or whole eggs and what liquid?
    • A. 

      Oil

    • B. 

      Milk Or Water

    • C. 

      Melted Butter

    • D. 

      Soda

  • 2. 
    What kind of sauce is made by boiling liquid down to concentrate the flavor?
    • A. 

      Hollandaise

    • B. 

      Barbecue

    • C. 

      Reduction

    • D. 

      Bearnaise

  • 3. 
    Which of these food substitutions wouldn't work?
    • A. 

      Tabasco Sauce For Cayenne Pepper

    • B. 

      Egg Yolks Plus Water For Whole Eggs

    • C. 

      Lemon Juice For Vinegar

    • D. 

      Baking Powder For Flour

  • 4. 
    If you cook with fish, onions, potatoes and sour cream, what type of food might you be cooking?
    • A. 

      Hawaiian

    • B. 

      Southern

    • C. 

      Japanese

    • D. 

      Norwegian

  • 5. 
    Which sweetener sometimes used in cooking includes laevulose, dextrose and an anti-mold enzyme?
    • A. 

      Sugar

    • B. 

      Sweet'N Low

    • C. 

      Honey

    • D. 

      Aspartame

  • 6. 
    When a chef puts out every ingredient needed to prepare a dish ahead of time, what is it called?
    • A. 

      The Menu

    • B. 

      Mirepoix

    • C. 

      Mise En Place

    • D. 

      A Prix Fixe

  • 7. 
    What is the term for cooking meats like pork or duck in order to melt some of the fat out of them?
    • A. 

      Braising

    • B. 

      Prepping

    • C. 

      Rendering

    • D. 

      Frying

  • 8. 
    Which ingredients are used for making "ants on a log"?
    • A. 

      Almond Bark And Dried Cherries

    • B. 

      Raisins, Peanut Butter And Celery

    • C. 

      Bread Roll And Poppy Seeds

    • D. 

      Chocolate Covered Ants And Carrots

  • 9. 
    What type of sugar includes a small amount of cornstarch to prevent lumping while mixing?
    • A. 

      Pastry Sugar

    • B. 

      Brown Sugar

    • C. 

      Powdered Sugar

    • D. 

      Baker's Sugar

  • 10. 
    What could happen if you accidentally microwave wire twist-ties?
    • A. 

      The Microwave Might Explode

    • B. 

      Twist-Ties Could Melt

    • C. 

      Food Will Have Twist-Tie Imprints

    • D. 

      They Could Cause A Fire

  • 11. 
    Why should you let a roast "rest" before serving it?
    • A. 

      It Is Easier To Carve

    • B. 

      It Creates A Tasty Crust

    • C. 

      For Juices To Spread

    • D. 

      To Lower The Calories

  • 12. 
    Which Italian town is considered to make the world's best balsamic vinegar?
    • A. 

      Pisa

    • B. 

      Asti

    • C. 

      Siena

    • D. 

      Modena

  • 13. 
    In cooking, what is cutting herbs or vegetables into very fine strips called?
    • A. 

      Grating

    • B. 

      Chiffonade

    • C. 

      Dicing

    • D. 

      Rough Chop

  • 14. 
    In cooking, if you "pare" a carrot, what do you do to it?
    • A. 

      Partially Boil It

    • B. 

      Peel It

    • C. 

      Garnish It With Raisins

    • D. 

      Chop It Into Cubes

  • 15. 
    What do you call the rotating rod a "rotisserie" item is cooked on?
    • A. 

      Skewer

    • B. 

      Pole

    • C. 

      Pike

    • D. 

      Spit

  • 16. 
    In cooking, a "dash" is equivalent to about what amount of liquid?
    • A. 

      1 Tablespoon

    • B. 

      2 Teaspoons

    • C. 

      3 Drops

    • D. 

      2 Shakes

  • 17. 
    If the pan catches fire when you're frying bacon, what should you never throw on it?
    • A. 

      A Lid

    • B. 

      A Blanket

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Baking Soda