Cleaning a petite microwave is one thing, but taking on a major appliance, like a refrigerator or stove, is an entirely different matter. These mammoths of the kitchen can be a daunting task for even the most avid cleaner. Take our quiz to learn some easy ways to clean those large kitchen appliances.
Which of these should you use to remove stains from the liner of your dishwasher?
If you find yourself having to remove an especially tough stain, what type of scouring pad should you use?
For how long should you let baking soda sit at the bottom of a dishwasher you are trying to deodorize?
When it's time to remove hard-water stains and to deodorize your dishwasher, what should you use?
grape juice concentrate
To loosen greasy buildup in your microwave, you should boil 1 cup of water and 1/4 of a cup of what?
When loosening grease, for how long should you boil the water and vinegar solution in the microwave?
What is the function of a range hood?
Range hoods protect you from accidentally coming in contact with hot surfaces.
Range hoods ventilate the air in the kitchen.
Range hoods cover foods while they are cooking on the grill, to help lock in the flavor.
To give range hoods a thorough scrub, you should mix hot water and dishwashing detergent with which of these?
How often should you replace the filters on your range hoods?
every two to three months
every three to six months
every six to nine months
What will happen if you wash charcoal filters?
If you wash charcoal filters, they will quickly lose their effectiveness.
If you wash charcoal filters, they will break apart because of the water.
If you wash charcoal filters, they will last an extra three to six months.
You should defrost your freezer when the frost gets to be how thick?
1/2 of an inch
You should not place any food in the freezer until the freezer has been running for how long?
1/2 of an hour
How often should you vacuum the dust from the back of your fridge?
once a month
every six months
once a year
If you want to prevent odors from building up in the fridge, you should keep which of these in it at all times?
an air freshener
an open box of baking soda
a crumpled up piece of newspaper
One way to deodorize your refrigerator is to rub down the inside with what?
Which of these should you use to protect the heating elements and other delicate parts from the damaging effects of commercial oven cleaners?
The self-cleaning system on modern ovens is known as which of these?
Self-cleaning ovens should never be cleaned with which of these?
You can deodorize your microwave oven by keeping a dish full of which of these in it overnight?
If something spills on the bottom of your oven, what should you pour on the spill to soak it up?