The Ultimate Cleaning Stickers, Tape and Glue Off Glass Quiz
by Staff
You've bought this gorgeous new photo frame, real silver plated and embossed. But there's a sticker across the glass frame and after spending an hour scraping it off, you're left with an unsightly, sticky blob of goo. Take our quiz and find out what you can do to get rid of it.

What is the estimated value of the global tape industry?

  • $5 billion
  • $12 billion
  • $26 billion

What are adhesives usually made from?

  • petroleum
  • oil
  • vegetables

What can you do to remove superglue from your fingers?

  • very hot water
  • nail polish remover
  • force

Why is it a problem if there is a bit of goo left behind after an adhesive label is removed?

  • It is not so attractive.
  • It can become poisonous over time.
  • It attracts dust.

What is the first step to remove sticky goo?

  • turpentine
  • methylated spirits
  • regular class cleaner

If soap and water, rubbing alcohol or vinegar do not work to remove sticky goo, what should you try next?

  • acetone nail polish remover
  • boiling water
  • methylated spirits

What sounds like an old wives' tale, but is actually very effective for removing stubborn adhesives?

  • plastic wrap
  • toothpaste
  • a paste of water and yeast

If you need to do serious battle with a sticky spot, what is recommended?

  • commercial products designed for cleaning off motor oil
  • methylated spirits
  • a propane torch

Why are oily products effective glue removers?

  • They contain other chemicals which act as solvents.
  • They lubricate the area so that the glue slides off.
  • Most adhesives are oil soluble.

What ingredients can you use to make your own homemade glue?

  • flour, water and eggs
  • water, gelatin, corn syrup and extract
  • flour, water and corn syrup