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The Ultimate Cleaning the Kitchen with Lemon Juice Quiz
by Staff
When life gives you lemons, you could make lemonade -- or you could just use them to clean your home. Lemon juice has an acidity that cleans certain things very well, and the fragrance produced by lemon juice is quite nice. There's a reason they call it lemon fresh. Take our quiz, and learn how you can use lemons and their juice to keep your home fresh and clean.

One of the most effective, natural cleaning agents is what?

  • lemon juice
  • water
  • wine

The biggest problem with using special soaps to clean is which of these?

  • cost
  • time
  • health risks

The decision to use lemons and other natural cleaning agents, rather than chemical-based cleaning agents is called what?

  • making lemonade
  • going green
  • the citrus circus

One of the dirtiest places in the kitchen is where?

  • the sink
  • the oven
  • the breakfast table

To clean brass, copper, or steel sinks, you should combine lemon juice with which of these?

  • salt
  • sugar
  • vinegar

The mixture of salt and lemon juice you use to clean a metal sink should have what consistency?

  • runny liquid
  • thick and pasty
  • solid

Other than cleaning your sink, a salt and lemon juice paste will also do which of these?

  • It will remove rust.
  • It will work as a shoe polish.
  • It will help fight cavities and gingivitis.

Which of these chemicals, used to treat water, causes minerals to collect in the water?

  • lime
  • carbon
  • lithium

What should you do to remove mineral deposits from your faucets?

  • Soak the faucet over night in lemon juice.
  • Mix lemon juice with vinegar, and run it through the pipes for about an hour.
  • Apply some lemon juice with a sponge, let set, and scrub off.

If you want to improve the smell inside the garbage disposal, what should you do?

  • Pour a container of lemon juice down the drain.
  • Toss a few lemons in and grind them up.
  • Remove the piping of the disposal, soak in lemon juice for three days, and reinstall.

To remove build up from the chrome inside the dishwasher, what should you use?

  • a slice of lemon
  • lemon juice mixed with bleach
  • a salt and lemon juice paste

After wiping down the inside of the dishwasher, you should run a cycle at which water setting?

  • cold
  • warm
  • hot

To clean an oven, make a paste out of lemon juice, water, and what other ingredient?

  • salt
  • baking soda
  • sugar

For how long should baking soda paste sit before being you remove it?

  • 15 minutes
  • 2 hours
  • over night

Which of these recipes will make a perfect window-cleaning solution?

  • 1 cup of water, 1 cup of vinegar, and 1 cup of lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice, 1/2 cup white vinegar, and 1 quart warm water
  • 1 ounce of bleach, 3 teaspoons of lemon juice, and 5 cups of salt

Which of these tends to collect odors easily.

  • metal
  • ceramic
  • cloth

How do you create an air freshener using lemon rinds?

  • Walk around the house squeezing them onto anything that smells bad.
  • Boil them, and let the fragrance waft.
  • Rub them on any cloth that has an unpleasant odor.

If you want to freshen up the air in the kitchen, you can try which of these?

  • Bake a lemon in the oven.
  • Deep fry lemon rinds in olive oil.
  • Grill some lemons on the barbecue, and place them all around the house.

How do you keep wooden cutting boards free of odor?

  • Soak them in lemon juice.
  • Sprinkle a bit of lemon juice on them.
  • Cut 3 lemons on the board.

You should add lemon juice to which of these household items, to keep the air fresh and clean?

  • the air conditioner
  • the humidifier
  • the hot water heater