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The Ultimate Household Clean-ups Quiz
by Staff
You've scrubbed and sprayed every corner of your house. It's sparkling clean, but it feels a bit like a chemical factory. Take this quiz for a few tips on easy and natural ways to keep your house clean.

How can you avoid the need for powerful chemicals when washing dishes?

  • Use disposable dishes.
  • Soak the dishes.
  • Use an abrasive scrubber.

Which of the following is a large part of laundry advertising today?

  • The ability for it to dry quickly.
  • The need to iron it.
  • The fresh scent it comes with.

What do manufacturers use to infuse aromas into fabrics?

  • natural chemicals
  • artificial chemicals
  • both of the above

How can you naturally create freshly scented laundry?

  • Hang it up outside.
  • Put it in the dryer.
  • Spray it with air freshener.

How can you naturally disinfect your countertops?

  • Clean them with plain water.
  • Clean them with undiluted vinegar.
  • Let them air out.

Which fruit can be used together with baking soda as a natural disinfectant?

  • tomato
  • apple
  • lemon

How can you prevent your tools from rusting?

  • Coat them with petroleum jelly.
  • Soak them in orange juice.
  • Keep them in the freezer.

What temperature should the petroleum jelly mixture be when you apply it to your tools?

  • hot
  • warm
  • cool

How long should you leave the lanolin and petroleum jelly mixture on the objects you have coated?

  • 10 minutes
  • 1 day
  • permanently

How can you naturally disinfect kitchen sponges and dish rags?

  • Hang them outside to air out.
  • Soak them in citric acid.
  • Place them in boiling water.