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Reading Comprehension: Detail Questions

According to the passage, Dr. This contributed to the new field of molecular gastronomy by

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The first paragraph states that Ph.D chemist Hervé This, pioneered the discipline through his scientific approach to cooking, therefore this is the correct answer choice.

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Dr. This is only mentioned as introducing sophisticated chemistry to the kitchen, not to the lab

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The first paragraph states that Dr. This has inspired a generation of chef-chemists. This answer choice distorts that statement by generalizing it to other branches of science.

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Although it is true that food behaves differently at different temperatures, Dr. This is not mentioned as changing the way food behaves (an impossibility!), but as harnessing the facts about food's behavior at certain temperatures to develop a new method of cooking. 

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The first paragraph states that all cooking is a form of chemistry. Therefore, Dr. This could not have been the source of this idea in the 1980s.

inventing the idea of using chemistry in cooking
changing how foods behaves at certain temperatures
inspiring other branches of science to study food
introducing sophisticated techniques to the lab
applying the scientific method to a traditional activity