Kitchen Equipment & Management
Kitchen Safety & Sanitation
Dietary Guidelines & MyPlate
Carbohydrates and Fiber
Proteins and Lipids
Vitamins, Minerals & Water
100

What is the abbreviation for gallon? 

gal.
100

Name one type of accident that can occur in a kitchen.

fall, burn, choking, poisoning, cut, electric shock

100

What is the daily serving recommendation fro the fruits group?

2 cups

100

Simple or Complex Carbohydrates are a quick energy source.

Simple

100

Name one method of cooking eggs.

Hard/soft cooked, scrambled, fried poached

100

How many ounces of water should you drink every day

64 fl. oz. 

200

Name the cooking term: To cut food into the smallest possible pieces. 

Mince

200
  • Name the food-borne illness that is usually found in raw eggs and poultry. 

Salmonella 

200

How many Dietary Guidelines for Americans are there 3, 6, 9 or 12

6

200

Name one food source of carbohydrates.

anything from a plant

200

If someone is allergic to milk, what alternative source could they drink?

almond milk, soy milk, rice milk

200

True or False – Vitamins and minerals can be produced by our bodies.

False

300

Name one microwave safe container. 

paper, plastic, glass 

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300

What is the minimum amount of time you should wash your hands? 

20 seconds

300

What is the daily serving recommendation for the vegetable group?

2 1/2 cups


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300

Name one food source of fiber. 

fruits, vegetables, nuts, peas, legumes, grains
300

What are the building blocks from which proteins are made?

amino acids

300

When a fruit is oxidizing, what color is it turning?

Brown

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400

Name a piece of kitchen equipment used for blending, mixing, stirring and beating.

wire whisk 

400

What is considered the danger zone for food safety temperatures? 

41-135 degrees Fahrenheit 

400

Name one way a person could balance their calories to manage their weight. 

answers will vary 

400

What is the main nutrient found in grain products?

Carbohydrates

400

Which type of cholesterol is good for you – LDL/HDL?

HLD-high-density lipoprotein

400

Scurvy is a deficiency disease for which Vitamin?

Vitamin C
500

How many tablespoons are in one cup? 

16

500

Name the food-borne illness that comes from cans or jars that are leaking, rusting or bulging? 

Botulism

500

True or False-No one single food or food group can provide all the nutrients your body requires 

True

500

Most carbohydrates foods come from plant or animal sources?

plant

500

Milk is fortified with vitamins A and___?

Vitamin D

500

Macrominerals are found in relatively large or small amounts in the body?

Large

600

True or False-Running the microwave empty can cause a fire. 

True

600

Name one safe procedure for thawing meat. 

Microwave or refrigerator 

600

The orange color on MyPlate represents which food group? 

Grains

600

True or False – Fiber is absorbed and digested by your body.

False 

600

True or False – The most important function of protein is to build and repair.

True

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600

True or False – Sodium is considered an electrolyte.

True

700

What is the abbreviation fro ounce?

oz. 

700

How do you extinguish a grease fire? 

Baking soda, salt, lid or fire extinguisher


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700

How much exercise do children/teens need everyday? 

60 min. 

700

Which simple carbohydrate is commonly known as table sugar?

sucrose

700

Protein provides the body with how many calories per gram 4, 6 or 9?

4

700

Besides fresh fruit and vegetables, how else can you purchase it?

Frozen, Canned, dried

800

How many pints are in one quart?

2

800

After washing your hands, what is the most sanitary item to use when drying your hands? 

Paper Towels

800

Give me an example of a nutrient dense food. 

Answers will vary

800

Do you cook rice with the lid on or off?

on-traps in moisture

800

True or False – A carrot is an example of an incomplete protein

True

800

What vitamin helps with your vision?

Vitamin A 

900

What is one-half of 2/3?

1/3

900

What is cross-contamination? 

mixing raw meat with raw vegetables

900

Give me an example of an empty calorie food.

Answers will vary


900

Give an example of a quick bread.

answers will vary

900

Cholesterol is found in foods of plant or animal origin?

Animal 

900

Is calcium a mineral or a vitamin?

Vitamin A 

1000

Name the cooking term: To cook food in a small amount of fat.

saute'
1000

Which is safer to use, a dull or sharp knife? 

sharp 

1000

The purple color on MyPlate represents which food group?

Protein

1000

The average person needs about how many grams of dietary fiber per day?

20-35 grams

1000

Milk should stay fresh for how many days after the date stamped on the carton?

5-7 days

1000

True or False - Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin?

True

1100

What material should never be used while cooking in a microwave oven? 

metal

1100

where in the kitchen is the worst place to defrost meat?

on the counter

1100

Why is too much sodium in your diet harmful to your health?

Heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure

1100

When cooking pasta, should you have the lid on or off?

off

1100

True or False – A complete protein contains all of the nine essential amino acids?

True

1100

What food source is high in potassium?

Bananas

1200

Name the three ways to abbreviate Tablespoon.

T. Tbs. and Tbsp. 

1200

At what temperature should the refrigerator be kept at? 

40 degrees or below

1200

What is the name of the blue food group color on MyPlate-dairy or milk? 

Dairy

1200

The caloric content of carbohydrates is 4, 6, or 9 calories per gram?

4 calories per gram.  For every gram of carbohydrates you eat, you will receive 4 calories

1200

Which fat is the best for you – saturated, polyunsaturated, or monounsaturated?

Monounsaturated 

1200

Name the two groups of Vitamins. 

Fat-soluble and water-soluble


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1300

How do you properly measure brown sugar? 

packed and leveled in a dry measuring cup

1300

Which is more dangerous, a sharp knife or a dull knife? 

dull

1300

The recommended amount of seafood to be eating each week is 4 or 8 oz?

8 oz


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1300

In the wheat kernel, which part contains fiber – endosperm, germ or bran?

Bran

1300

Which is better for your body-solid fats or oils

oils

1300

Do fruit and vegetables contain any cholesterol? 

no, none


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1400

How many ounces are there in one pound? 

16 oz.? 

1400

When cooking in the kitchen, what should be done with long hair? 

Cover or tie back

1400

The average American diet has more of what than other diets around the world?

fat, sodium, sugar, and calories

1400
  • What ingredient provides the structure and is the main ingredient in quick breads? 

Flour


1400

If stored properly in the refrigerator, how long will eggs last?

several weeks 

1400

What does the phrase "vary your vegetables" mean? 

don’t eat just one type of vegetable all of the time.  Eat different colors

1500

Name the cooking term: To work dough to further mix the ingredients and develop the gluten. 

knead?

1500

At what temperature should the freezer be kept at? 

0 degrees Fahrenheit


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1500

People have varying caloric needs depending on their age, activity level, and what other factor? 

Gender

1500

True or False – Quick breads use yeast.

False. They use baking soda/powder

1500

True or False – Fats and oils does not add flavor to foods

False 

1500

How long can the body survive without water? 

2-3 days

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