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The pressure cooker is a special saucepan with unique parts not found on ordinary pots and pans. Each part has a special function which enables the pressure cooker to safely build up steam pressure and cook foods quickly. While the parts of pressure cookers may vary between models, the diagram at the right shows many of the parts found on a typical, modern pressure cooker.
PART A. In the space provided, name each part as numbered in the diagram and describe its function.
  Part Name Function








PART B. On the reverse side, describe any special care required for the parts listed above and explain how to store a pressure cooker when not in use.


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