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The Ultimate Cleaning Without Getting Dirty Quiz
by Staff
Have you ever started out to clean just the top of your stove and ended up with all of its parts spread out on the kitchen floor while you gave it a thorough cleaning? While such cleaning nightmares are sometimes unavoidable, better planning will help keep your house in top shape without indulging in messy cleaning marathons. Take our quiz for some great tips.

Microfiber cleaning cloths do not _____ dust when you clean.

  • scatter
  • pick up
  • attract

What are some positive results of regular cleaning?

  • keeping germs under control
  • reducing concentrations of aerosol cleaning solvent
  • both of the above

Small maintenance chores are usually less _____ than weekly cleaning.

  • messy
  • fun
  • enjoyable

Which bathroom cleaning job can you accomplish while your kids play in the bathtub?

  • cleaning the toilet
  • cleaning the sink
  • both of the above

Which common household spice can you use to make oven spills easier to clean?

  • oregano
  • paprika
  • salt

What's the easiest way to carry your cleaning products around the house?

  • in a portable plastic caddy
  • in a paper shopping bag
  • in a plastic shopping bag

Never start a major cleaning project if you don't have the _____ to finish it.

  • energy
  • time
  • both of the above

What do you usually find when you unscrew a ceiling light fixture to clean it?

  • dead bugs
  • balls
  • coins

What's the best way to organize your light- and heavy-duty cleaning chores?

  • Make a cleaning schedule.
  • Make a cleaning party.
  • Make a cleaning pact.

Always wear _____ clothes when you clean.

  • designer
  • old
  • nice