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Knife Skills Quiz
by Staff
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

Which of the following should you use when cleaning your knives?

  • Cold water
  • Hot water
  • Dish cloth

What is the term for a knife-sharpening stone?

  • Whetstone
  • Drystone
  • Coarse stone

Which of the following is not a lubricant used when sharpening knives?

  • Lard
  • Oil
  • Water

What is the most basic knife skill?

  • Throwing
  • Chopping
  • Dicing

Which of the following is not a method of chopping?

  • Wrist-fulcrum method
  • Tip-fulcrum method
  • Handle-fulcrum method

Which knife skill is used to cut foods into uniform shapes and sizes?

  • Dicing
  • Chopping
  • Julienning

How many different types of main dices are there?

  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

Which type of knife cut is described as the size of a matchstick?

  • Chop
  • Dice
  • Julienne

What is the name of the small, round, metal attachment points that keep the blade and the handle together?

  • Rivets
  • Fasteners
  • Knife-bolts