Test Your Knowledge On Cooking! Trivia Facts Quiz

17 Questions

Settings
Please wait...
Test Your Knowledge On Cooking! Trivia Facts Quiz

Cooking is a kind of art, and there is much that we can learn if we put our minds into it for some of us, even event some delicious meals. Do you consider yourself to be a good cook? The below-mentioned quiz is designed to test out just how much you know. Give it a shot and share your score in the comment section.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A temperature of about 95 degrees F can be referred to as what?
    • A. 

      Evaporated

    • B. 

      Boiling

    • C. 

      Freezing

    • D. 

      Lukewarm

  • 2. 
    In cooking what would you use a "dredger" for?
    • A. 

      To Marinate

    • B. 

      To Cut Vegetables Thinly

    • C. 

      To Extract Juice

    • D. 

      To Sprinkle Flour Or Sugar Lightly

  • 3. 
    Which Food Network host's show often focuses on the science behind food and cooking?
    • A. 

      Bobby Flay

    • B. 

      Alton Brown

    • C. 

      Gordon Ramsay

    • D. 

      Rachel Ray

  • 4. 
    Which of the following meals would be considered kosher?
    • A. 

      Ham And Cheese Sandwich With Juice

    • B. 

      Peanut Butter Sandwich With Milk

    • C. 

      Lobster With Baked Potato And Wine

    • D. 

      Cheeseburger With Fries And Soda

  • 5. 
    When would you want to rinse pasta after cooking?
    • A. 

      When You Are Making A Pasta Salad

    • B. 

      You Always Should Rinse It

    • C. 

      When The Sauce Is Vegetarian

    • D. 

      When You Will Be Freezing It

  • 6. 
    Who is said to have been the founder of classical French cooking?
    • A. 

      Marie-Antoine Careme

    • B. 

      Paul Bocuse

    • C. 

      Larousse

    • D. 

      Julia Child

  • 7. 
    What does the term "au gratin" mean when it comes to cooking?
    • A. 

      Served In Sauce

    • B. 

      Thinly Sliced

    • C. 

      Without Meat

    • D. 

      Covered With Browned Breadcrumbs

  • 8. 
    Which of these foods contains the highest amount of calcium?
    • A. 

      1 Cup Cooked Collard Greens

    • B. 

      1 Cup Skim Milk

    • C. 

      1 Cup Cottage Cheese

    • D. 

      3 Oz. Canned Salmon

  • 9. 
    If beef is cooked "en brochette", what does that mean?
    • A. 

      On Skewers

    • B. 

      In a Thick Gravy

    • C. 

      Still Raw

    • D. 

      Boiled With Cabbage

  • 10. 
    In "double steaming", how much liquid loss is expected?
    • A. 

      100 Percent

    • B. 

      None

    • C. 

      A Third

    • D. 

      Half

  • 11. 
    What is the main difference between regular and cake flours?
    • A. 

      Gluten Amount

    • B. 

      Density

    • C. 

      Coloring

    • D. 

      Wheat Type

  • 12. 
    What was the original meaning of the phrase "shish kebab"?
    • A. 

      Food On Sticks

    • B. 

      Meat Salad

    • C. 

      Grilled Meat

    • D. 

      Fried Meat

  • 13. 
    What was the first cooking show on television, hosted by James Beard in 1946, called?
    • A. 

      Cooking With America

    • B. 

      James And Me: Dinners Together

    • C. 

      James Beard's Cooking Show

    • D. 

      I Love To Eat

  • 14. 
    What year did "Butterball" turkeys begin to be used for Thanksgiving dinners?
    • A. 

      1954

    • B. 

      1964

    • C. 

      1962

    • D. 

      1936

  • 15. 
    What is a light and fluffy pie filling made with stabilized gelatin and beaten egg whites called?
    • A. 

      Meringue

    • B. 

      Crust

    • C. 

      Chiffon

    • D. 

      Cream

  • 16. 
    What is "jaggery", used in Indian cooking?
    • A. 

      An Ethnic Vegetable

    • B. 

      Milk

    • C. 

      Sugar

    • D. 

      Chili Peppers

  • 17. 
    Which animal can cause a tularemia infection in humans while being skinned for cooking purposes?
    • A. 

      Deer

    • B. 

      Rabbit

    • C. 

      Squirrel

    • D. 

      Raccoon