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True or False Cooking Quiz: Answers and Winners! by PW Fun & Learning

Good job, everyone—most of you scored 80% or higher! That quiz made us hungry for a patty melt topped with a poached egg. With a macaron or two for dessert. (Clearly, we’re easily tempted when it comes to food.)

 
Here are the stats, answers, and winners.

 
STATS

1,915 people took the quiz.
204 people scored 100%!
The question most people (about 98%) got right was…#5!
The question most people missed (only 51% got it right) was…#9.

 
ANSWERS

Q.3
Adding salt to water makes the water boil quicker and at a lower temperature.
• True
False
 
Q.4
Marzipan is typically made with almonds.
True
• False
 
Q.5
To poach something means to cook it over dry heat.
• True
False
 
Q.6
The main ingredient in polenta is corn.
True
• False
 
Q.7
Kombucha, kefir and sauerkraut are all fermented.
True
• False
 
Q.8
Branzini is a type of pasta.
• True
False
 
Q.9
“Kitchen Bouquet” refers to a bundle of herbs tied together used to season soups and stocks.
• True
False
 
Q.10
Bright yellow turmeric powder comes from the root of a plant.
True
• False
 
Q.11
To sauté means to cook something quickly in a large amount of fat.
• True
False
 
Q.12
Croque Monsieur is a type of sandwich.
True
• False
 
Q.13
The three main components of Caprese salad are tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, and parsley.
• True
False
 
Q.14
To “segment” an orange means to slice it into quarters.
• True
False
 
Q.15
French macarons are NOT made with wheat flour.
True
• False
 
Q.16
A chinois is a type of strainer.
True
• False
 
Q.17
Examples of leavening or rising agents include yeast, baking powder, and salt.
• True
False
 
Q.18
There are 8 tablespoons in 1/2 cup.
True
• False
 
Q.19
Traditional Greek Feta cheese is made with cow’s milk.
• True
False
 
Q.20
Hush puppies are typically made with potatoes.
• True
False
 
Q.21
Canola oil typically has a higher smoke point than extra virgin olive oil.
True
• False
 
Q.22
A classic patty melt sandwich is made with pastrami.
• True
False

 
 
WINNERS

The first place winner is…Dee Hul…!
The second place winner is…Melissa Les…!
The third place winner is…Jean Fis…!

Congratulations, winners! Contact prizes@thepioneerwoman.com to claim your prizes!