Dryer sheets may prevent clothes from having static electricity, and soften your load of laundry. Did you know dryer sheets are also good to repel mice? Knowing what chemicals are contained in dryer sheets may be important information for your family. Take this quiz to add to your knowledge of dryer sheets.
What does static electricity do to clothes?
What is an off-label purpose of dryer sheets?
keep insects away
keep rodents away
Who is credited with the discovery of treating material with fabric softener?
Conrad J. Gaiser
While tumbling dry, why does a sock attach to a sweater?
What is the primary purpose of dryer sheets?
to prevent static electricity
to create static electricity
to add scent
What is a good conductor?
Fabric sheets have what kind of electrical charge?
If something is cationic, what kind of electrical charge does it have?
What may be a determinant of a dryer sheet fragrance?
ability to survive high temperatures
What chemicals must be listed on dryer sheets ingredients?
What toxic chemical may be present in dryer sheets?
What kitchen staple is a green fabric softener?
commercial fabric softener
Who regulates the claims for "natural" products?
A person who has allergies may prefer what type of dryer sheet?
What may a tennis ball be used for?
catch with your dog
alternative to a dryer sheet
What may be soaked into fabric squares to make homemade dryer sheets?
What do the manufacturers of dryer balls claim?
reduce drying time
increase drying time
increase static electricity
What rodent may be put off by the fragrance of dryer sheets?
Why are dryer sheets effective for dusting?
push away dust
Why are dryer sheets inappropriate to use on pets?