Quiz: You Can Only Claim To Be A Chef If You Can Get 100% On This Test

amy adams, SC
Tim Burton Productions

Do you have what it takes in the kitchen?

Can you cook? Do you think you have what it takes to be a chef? Take this quiz to see how well you can prepare any meal!

 Aug 23, 2018

1 of 20Pick your answer!

What is gnocchi made from?
Zucchini
Potato
Pumpkin

2 of 20Pick your answer!

What type of food is a chanterelle?
Cheese
Mushroom
Wine

3 of 20Pick your answer!

What are sweetbreads?
Meats
Desserts
Vegetables

4 of 20Pick your answer!

Which of these animals is considered poultry?
Pig
Cow
Chicken

5 of 20Pick your answer!

Which of these need to be refrigerated?
Bread
Apples
Milk

6 of 20Pick your answer!

Which of the following is a type of cheese?
Head cheese
Brie
Bordeaux

7 of 20Pick your answer!

What makes bread rise?
Yeast
Flour
Heat

8 of 20Pick your answer!

Which of these is a spice?
Tumeric
Honey
Salt

9 of 20Pick your answer!

What is used for curing meat?
Pepper
Salt
Sugar

10 of 20Pick your answer!

What color is a well done steak?
Brown
Red
Pink and brown

11 of 20Pick your answer!

What does it mean to blanch something?
To immerse in rapidly boiling water and allow to cook slightly.
To cook under strong direct heat
To bring two ingredients together

12 of 20Pick your answer!

Which of the following things is the first you should do before handling any food?
Get the proper cooking utensils
Wash your hands
Consult a cookbook

13 of 20Pick your answer!

To thicken a watery sauce, what should you add to it?
Flour or corn starch
Olive oil
Butter

14 of 20Pick your answer!

What does smoke point mean?
When fat drips off meat on a grill
The point when food tastes smoky
The point when oil starts to burn and smoke

15 of 20Pick your answer!

How can you determine if an egg is fresh?
If it sinks to the bottom in a bowl of water and lays flat on its side
By its color
If it cracks evenly

16 of 20Pick your answer!

What does it mean to mince meat?
To season it
To cut it into small pieces
To fry it

17 of 20Pick your answer!

What does it mean when pasta is cooked al dente?
Firm to the bite
Soft
Sticky

18 of 20Pick your answer!

Adding salt to water does what?
Makes it boil slower
Makes it boil faster
Cools it down to room temperature

19 of 20Pick your answer!

An ingredient prominent to many Indian dishes is _____
olives
vanilla
curry

20 of 20Pick your answer!

What does "EVOO" stand for?
Every vegan olive oil
Extra virgin olive oil
Every vegetable oven only
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Are you a natural cook? Do you think you have what it takes to be a real master chef? Can you whip up a decent meal with very few ingredients or do you burn everything you touch? Test your skills about working in the kitchen with this fun but challenging quiz!

We live in a world where prepackaged meals are the norm and cooking is becoming more of a lost art, but there are still folks that take pride in their culinary skills. Food shows and recipe books are more popular than ever and are a strong testament that, even in our busy world, a home cooked meal is where it's at. Just ask any foodie you see!

Do you know how certain foods should be stored and cleaned before cooking? Do you know how to measure cups, grams, quarts, and liters? Do you remember how to grate, blanch, sear, batter, caramelize, clarify, drizzle, or fillet? Do you know how cooking with meat differs from cooking with fish? Do you know how to make different sauces from an au jus, cream, or pesto? Do you know what it means to make bread rise or to render fats? If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, this is the quiz for you. Answer these 18 tough questions about everything from cooking practices to the properties of certain foods. If you think you've got a culinary green thumb, grab your chef's hat, consult your recipes and cookbooks, pull out your kitchen utensils, and take this quiz. We're sure you'll not only ace it but whip up a delicious dish at the same time. Good luck!