Quiz: You'll Only Get 100% On This Test If You Went To Culinary School

Paula Deen

Were you at the top of your (cooking) class?

A quiz containing questions on culinary basic skills and knowledge, including bacteria, safe temperatures for different types of foods, and more!

 Jan 26, 2017
1 of 10Pick the correct answer!
When boiling water, adding salt ___.
makes the water boil at a higher temperature
makes the water thicker
make the water softer
2 of 10Pick the correct answer!
The safest temperature to keep your refrigerator is ___.
no warmer than 70 degrees
no warmer than 20 degrees
no warmer than 40 degrees
3 of 10Pick the correct answer!
What is blanching a vegetable?
immersing it for a short time in boiling water
sauteing it lightly in butter
rubbing it with salt before cooking
4 of 10Pick the correct answer!
What temperature range is the most conducive to the growth of dangerous bacteria?
between 45F and 145F
between 40F and 140F
between 30F and 130F
5 of 10Pick the correct answer!
___ causes the most cases of food poisoning?
E. Coli
6 of 10Pick the correct answer!
What is the minimum safe temperature to which ground meats should be cooked?
7 of 10Pick the correct answer!
Is it safe to re-use marinating liquid for making a sauce?
Yes, after heating it to 165F for 30 seconds
Yes, after bringing it to a boil for 30 seconds
8 of 10Pick the correct answer!
An acceptable technique for thawing a frozen turkey is ___.
on the kitchen counter
submerged in cold water overnight
in the refrigerator overnight
9 of 10Pick the correct answer!
Which of the following is NOT a critical factor in the growth of dangerous food-borne bacteria?
10 of 10Pick the correct answer!
How many tablespoons are in 1/2 cup?
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