Knife Skills Quiz

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Knife Skills Quiz
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Some knife skills are easier than others. How knowledgeable are you when it comes to handling a knife? Take this quiz and find out!
What is the safest way to cut with a knife?
Cut towards yourself
Cut straight down
Cut away from yourself
The safest way to cut with a knife it to cut away from yourself.Top 5 Knife Skills

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Which of the following should you use when cleaning your knives?
Cold water
Hot water
Hot water should always be used when cleaning your knives.Top 5 Knife Skills
Dish cloth

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What is the term for a knife-sharpening stone?
Whetstone
Whetstone is the term used for a knife-sharpening stone.Top 5 Knife Skills
Drystone
Coarse stone

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Which of the following is not a lubricant used when sharpening knives?
Lard
Lard should not be used as a lubricant when sharpening knives.Top 5 Knife Skills
Oil
Water

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What is the most basic knife skill?
Throwing
Chopping
The most basic knife skill is chopping.Top 5 Knife Skills
Dicing

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Which of the following is not a method of chopping?
Wrist-fulcrum method
Tip-fulcrum method
Handle-fulcrum method
The handle-fulcrum method is not a method of chopping.Top 5 Knife Skills

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Which knife skill is used to cut foods into uniform shapes and sizes?
Dicing
Dicing is used to cut foods into uniform shapes and sizes.Top 5 Knife Skills
Chopping
Julienning

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How many different types of main dices are there?
2
3
There are three different types of main dices.Top 5 Knife Skills
4

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Which type of knife cut is described as the size of a matchstick?
Chop
Dice
Julienne
Julienne is a type of knife cut that is sometimes described as the size of a matchstick.Top 5 Knife Skills

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What is the name of the small, round, metal attachment points that keep the blade and the handle together?
Rivets
Rivets are the small, round, metal attachment points that keep the blade and the handle together.Top 5 Knife Skills
Fasteners
Knife-bolts

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