Cooking Trivia Quiz: How Perfect Cook You Are!

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Cooking Trivia Quiz: How Perfect Cook You Are!

Cooking can be a form of one trying to unwind after a long time, and it takes some practice to be perfect at it. Do you think that you know much about cooking and ingredients used? The quiz below is designed to help see if that is indeed true. Give it a shot and see how much you score. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these foods would be dangerous to cook in a microwave?
    • A. 

      Popcorn

    • B. 

      Eggs In Their Shells

    • C. 

      Bacon

    • D. 

      Leftover Pizza

  • 2. 
    To cook food in a small amount of fat over high heat is known as what?
    • A. 

      Baking

    • B. 

      Sauteing

    • C. 

      Blanching

    • D. 

      Broiling

  • 3. 
    If a recipe required you to "julienne" a carrot, what would you do to it?
    • A. 

      Boil And Mash It

    • B. 

      Remove The Inner Core

    • C. 

      Cut It Into Thin Strips

    • D. 

      Garnish It With Raisins

  • 4. 
    What is a dry mix of chilies, thyme, garlic, onions, cinnamon or cloves to season chicken or pork?
    • A. 

      Bully Seasoning

    • B. 

      Montreal Steak Spice

    • C. 

      Jerk Seasoning

    • D. 

      Nutmeg

  • 5. 
    In baking, a food item browns due to the caramelization of what?
    • A. 

      Starches

    • B. 

      Fats

    • C. 

      Sugars

    • D. 

      Proteins

  • 6. 
    What cooking technique involves blending sugar and a solid fat?
    • A. 

      Creaming

    • B. 

      Poaching

    • C. 

      Frying

    • D. 

      Tempering

  • 7. 
    Which of these cannot be eaten in a salad?
    • A. 

      Arugula

    • B. 

      Romaine

    • C. 

      Spinach

    • D. 

      Tomato Leaves

  • 8. 
    Which material is commonly used to coat non-stick cookware?
    • A. 

      Nickel

    • B. 

      Iron

    • C. 

      Teflon

    • D. 

      Copper

  • 9. 
    In grilling, food is cooked using what kind of heat?
    • A. 

      Extinguished

    • B. 

      Direct

    • C. 

      Indirect

    • D. 

      Condensed

  • 10. 
    A Japanese preparation of raw fish without rice is called what?
    • A. 

      Sake

    • B. 

      Miso

    • C. 

      Sashimi

    • D. 

      Maki Roll

  • 11. 
    Which American chef is credited with introducing French cooking techniques to mainstream America?
    • A. 

      Justin Wilson

    • B. 

      Fannie Farmer

    • C. 

      Julia Child

    • D. 

      Helen Corbitt

  • 12. 
    If a dish is to be "simmered", how should it be cooked?
    • A. 

      Baked In An Oven

    • B. 

      Grilled

    • C. 

      Boiled Vigorously

    • D. 

      Heated To Just Below Boiling

  • 13. 
    Which of these ingredients is least likely to be found in a recipe for nachos?
    • A. 

      Cheese

    • B. 

      Green Onions

    • C. 

      Tortilla Chips

    • D. 

      Peanut Butter

  • 14. 
    What is the process for soaking meat in salted water to increase flavor before cooking called?
    • A. 

      Brining

    • B. 

      Salt Preservation

    • C. 

      Braising

    • D. 

      Flash-Salting

  • 15. 
    What should you do if a recipe instructs you to "mince" carrots?
    • A. 

      Cut Them Into Very Small Pieces

    • B. 

      Add Mincemeat To Them

    • C. 

      Put Them In The Blender

    • D. 

      Chew Them Well

  • 16. 
    What is a mixture of beaten egg, milk and sweet or savory flavorings cooked with gentle heat called?
    • A. 

      Custard

    • B. 

      Potage

    • C. 

      Tapioca

    • D. 

      Chiffonade

  • 17. 
    Kosher cooking requires keeping which types of food separate?
    • A. 

      Vegetables And Meat

    • B. 

      Meat And Dairy

    • C. 

      Dairy And Starches

    • D. 

      Dairy And Vegetables

  • 18. 
    Which of the following could not be considered to be a garnish?
    • A. 

      Bowl Of Soup

    • B. 

      Sprig Of Parsley

    • C. 

      Small Bunch Of Fresh Basil

    • D. 

      Delicately Cut Vegetables