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Easy Kids Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers About Food and Cooking

Trivia quiz questions with answers for kids about food and cooking

 

Easy Kids Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers About Food and Cooking

At what temperature does water boil?
A: 212 degrees. (at sea level)

How long does it take to hard boil an egg?
A: About 12 minutes in boiling water.

How many quarts are there in a gallon?
A: Four.

What is the maximum temperature of most ovens?
A: 500 degrees Fahrenheit.

What is a griddle used for?
A: It has a hot smooth surface that is great for grilled cheese sandwiches, French toast, pancakes, bacon etc.

What is vinegar used for in cooking?
A: When used with cooking, it’s primarily to balance other flavors with its sour and tart notes.

What is 2% milk?
A: 2 percent milk, means the milk fat is 2 percent of the total weight of the milk.

 
Where do raisins come from?
A: Raisins are dried grapes.

What is a sifter used for?
A: In cooking, a sifter is used to separate and break up clumps in dry ingredients such as flour, as well as to aerate and combine them.

What is a rolling pin used for?
A: A rolling pin is a cylindrical food preparation utensil used to shape and flatten dough.

What is another name for chick peas?
A: The chickpea or chick pea is also known as gram or Bengal gram, garbanzo or garbanzo bean, and Egyptian pea.

What is ginger?
A: A hot, fragrant spice which may be chopped or powdered for cooking, preserved in syrup, or candied.

What is an oven used for?
A: Baking and roasting and heating food.

What is a frying pan used for?
A: A frying pan, frypan, or skillet is a flat-bottomed pan used for frying, searing, and browning foods.

 
On what would you cook pancakes?
A: A large nonstick skillet or griddle.

What is a mandolin used for in cooking?
A: The mandolin juliennes in several widths and thicknesses, slices, waffle cuts, crinkle cuts, and dices firm vegetables and fruits.

What is usually added to mashed potatoes?
A: Butter, vegetable oil, milk and/or cream.

What kind of meat is hamburger made from?
A: Beef.

What type of animal provides us with bacon?
A: Pig.

What color are limes?
A: Green.

Where does milk come from?
A: Cows, goats, camels, etc.

 
What is the minimum temperature that red meat should be at when cooked to be safe?
A: All ground meats must be cooked to 160°F; and fresh meat steaks, chops and roasts to 145°F.

How long does it take to bake a potato?
A: About 45 minutes.

At what temperature does ice melt?
A: 32 degrees Fahrenheit.

What is a pressure cooker?
A: An airtight pot in which food can be cooked quickly under steam pressure.

What is a microwave oven useful for?
A: Foods cook faster.

What is semolina?
A: The hard grains left after the milling of flour, used in puddings and in pasta.

What is wheat germ?
A: A nutritious foodstuff of a dry floury consistency consisting of the extracted embryos of grains of wheat.

 
Where does cinnamon come from?
A: Most of so-called "true" cinnamon, or Ceylon cinnamon, comes from Cinnamomum verum trees grown in Sri Lanka.

If left to grow, what does a spear of asparagus turn into?
A: A fern.

What is pizza cooked in?
A: Traditionally in a wood-fired oven.

How do you cook spaghetti?
A: It’s boiled in water.

What is guacamole made from?
A: Avocados.

What are the ingredients of mayonnaise?
A: It is a stable emulsion of oil, egg yolk, and acid, either vinegar or lemon juice.

What temperature are cakes baked at?
A: Generally 325 – 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

 
What is the most commonly eaten part of a lobster?
A: The tail.

What is a pimento?
A: A pepper.

Where does sea salt come from?
A: The Ocean.

Where does butter come from?
A: Milk.

What are the basic ingredients of ice cream?
A: Milk, cream, sugar, egg yolks.

What is a gravy boat?
A: A gravy boat is a boat-shaped pitcher in which sauce or gravy is served.

Where does cream rise to?
A: The top.

 
How long is it safe to store leftovers in the refrigerator?
A: Once stored in the fridge, leftovers should be eaten within three to four days.

How long must you boil water to make it safe to drink?
A: Water should be brought to a rolling boil for 1 minute. At high altitudes for 3 minutes.

What makes bread rise?
A: Yeast makes dough rise.

Where do eggs come from?
A: Chickens.

What part of an egg is yellow?
A: The yolk.

What is the outer covering of an egg called?
A: The shell.

What is cheese made from?
A: Milk.

 
What is a wok?
A: A wok pan is a versatile round-bottomed cooking vessel, originating in China.

What is wine made from?
A: Grapes.

What came first, the chicken or the egg?
A: No one knows…

What is ketchup made from?
A: Tomatoes

Where do peanuts grow?
A: Under the ground.

What are pickles made out of?
A: Cucumbers.

Where does honey come from?
A: Bees make honey.

 
What is cotton candy made out of?
A: Sugar.

How are hot dogs usually eaten?
A: In a bun.

What color are lemons?
A: Yellow

What colors do onions come in?
A: Red, yellow, and white.

What colors do apples come in?
A: Red, Green, Yellow and pink.

What is romaine lettuce?
A: Romaine lettuce is a variety of lettuce that grows in a tall head of sturdy dark green leaves with firm ribs down their centers.

What is iceberg lettuce?
A: A lettuce of a variety having a dense round head of crisp pale leaves.

 
 
What is hummus made from?
A: Hummus is a spread or dip made with chickpeas, olive oil, garlic, tahini, lemon juice and salt.

What is lard?
A: Lard is fat from the abdomen of a pig that is rendered and clarified for use in cooking.

What is meringue?
A: Meringue is a type of dessert or candy made from whipped egg whites and sugar.

What is cornstarch used for?
A: Cornstarch is used as a thickening agent in soup, sauces, gravies, custard etc.

What is baking powder?
A: A mixture of sodium bicarbonate and cream of tartar, used instead of yeast in baking.