What’s Your Culinary IQ?

You might think you're a culinary know it all, but are you really? Are you ready to put your culinary knowledge to the test? Take these 12 questions and find out just how high your culinary IQ really is!
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Which country is credited with inventing the French fry?
France
Belgium
Italy
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The 'rump' cut of beef is located on which part of a cow?
Underbelly
Shoulder
Rear
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Tempered chocolate refers to chocolate that has been:
Frozen
Quickly melted
Heated and cooled
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What is the main ingredient in merigune?
Brown sugar
Butter
Egg whites
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A roux would typically be made with equal parts flour and......
Butter
Water
Vinegar
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How would you cook eggs in order to make eggs benedict?
Fried
Poached
Boiled
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What kind of knife would be used for deveinging shrimp?
Paring knife
Chef knife
Serrated knife
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True or false: Braising is considered a wet heat cooking method.
True
False
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Why is baking soda used in baked goods?
It makes the dough more mixable
It makes the dough saltier
It makes the dough rise
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What is the boiling temperature of water?
212 F
180 F
230 F
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Which of the following is not used to smoke food?
Cypress
Oak
Apples
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Is a tomato a fruit or a vegetable?
Fruit
Vegetable
Other
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are culinary cool and have an average IQ when it comes to cooking. You might not know everything there is to know when it comes to cooking,but you do have a strong aptitude the basics. We think that's what matters the most!

C+, Culinary Cool

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Based on the results of this quiz you are culinary quick with an above average IQ for cooking! When it comes to cooking, you know your stuff. From making roux to braising meats, you are a true culinary whiz.

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a culinary master with a genius level IQ for cooking! When it comes to cooking, you know just about all there is to know. From sautéing to braising and everything in between, you know your way around the kitchen. Well done!

A+, Culinary Master

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1
Which country is credited with inventing the French fry?
France
Belgium
Italy
2
The 'rump' cut of beef is located on which part of a cow?
Underbelly
Shoulder
Rear
3
Tempered chocolate refers to chocolate that has been:
Frozen
Quickly melted
Heated and cooled
4
What is the main ingredient in merigune?
Brown sugar
Butter
Egg whites
5
A roux would typically be made with equal parts flour and......
Butter
Water
Vinegar
6
How would you cook eggs in order to make eggs benedict?
Fried
Poached
Boiled
7
What kind of knife would be used for deveinging shrimp?
Paring knife
Chef knife
Serrated knife
8
True or false: Braising is considered a wet heat cooking method.
True
False
9
Why is baking soda used in baked goods?
It makes the dough more mixable
It makes the dough saltier
It makes the dough rise
10
What is the boiling temperature of water?
212 F
180 F
230 F
11
Which of the following is not used to smoke food?
Cypress
Oak
Apples
12
Is a tomato a fruit or a vegetable?
Fruit
Vegetable
Other