Pasta
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  • Question 1
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    What is semolina?

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    A type of pasta shape

    A type of flour ideal for making pasta

    A type of pasta machine

    A type of pasta dish

  • Question 2
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    What does 'al dente' mean?

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    It means 'to the bite', the ideal way pasta should be cooked

    It means 'perfectly done' in Italian for pasta cooking

    It means having all of your ingredients and equipment in place before you get started

    It means 'overdone' in Italian, the pasta was cooked too long

  • Question 3
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    Which of the pastas listed is a stuffed pasta?

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    Linguine

    Ravioli

    Elbow

    Orzo

  • Question 4
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    What is orzo pasta?

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    A large shell shape

    A long skinny noodle

    A small pasta shaped like rice

    A thick, wide sheet of pasta

  • Question 5
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    How should dry pasta look in terms of best quality?

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    It should be smooth and shiny, hard to break

    It should be dull and textured, and break easily

    It should be smooth and shiny, and break easily

    It should be dull and textured, hard to break

  • Question 6
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    What must be done to pasta before baking it?

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    You must rinse it first

    You must cook it first

    You don't need to do anything to it

    None of these

  • Question 7
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    What does rinsing off cooked pasta do to it?

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    Makes it mushy

    Halts the cooking process and prevents sticking

    Keeps the starches from getting soft

    Allows us to make pasta salad

  • Question 8
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    When boiling pasta, what is the ratio of water per pound?

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    1 quart per pound

    1 gallon per pound

    1 cup per pound

    1 pint per pound

  • Question 9
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    What is the ratio of salt added to the boiling water when cooking pasta?

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    1 teaspoon per pound

    1 tablespoon per pound

    1/4 c. per pound

    2 tablespoons per pound

  • Question 10
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    Which pasta shape looks like a corkscrew?

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    Farfalle

    Penne

    Fusilli

    Conchiglie

  • Question 11
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    Which pasta shape looks like a bow tie?

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    Farfalle

    Conchiglie

    Rotini

    Ziti

  • Question 12
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    Which pasta shape looks like a shell?

    answer choices

    Farfalle

    Fusilli

    Conchiglie

    Soba

  • Question 13
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    Which pasta shape looks like a large tube- big enough to add fillings?

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    Conchiglie

    Farfalle

    Tortellini

    Manicotti

  • Question 14
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    Why is it important to cook meats ahead of time before adding them to stuffed pastas?

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    So they a more firm and taste better

    To prevent the meat from being undercooked

    To allow the pasta to cook to al dente

    None of these

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