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The Ultimate Kitchen Cleanups Using Toothpaste Quiz
by Staff
Toothpaste and toothbrushes aren't just for cleaning your teeth. If fact, you can use them to clean many items in your home. Why throw away a perfectly good brush , just because it no longer cleans teeth well? Take our quiz, and learn how you can keep your kitchen clean with some toothpaste, a toothbrush, a some creativity.

What is the busiest room in most homes?

  • the kitchen
  • the master bedroom
  • the dining room

You can use toothpaste to remove small stains from what type of kitchen counter?

  • metal
  • marble
  • synthetic

What should you use to apply toothpaste to a synthetic counter?

  • a tooth brush
  • a soft sponge
  • a white scrubbing brush

What should you use to remove toothpaste from counters?

  • a polishing rag
  • a damp sponge
  • a tooth brush

Why should you find new uses for your used toothbrushes?

  • It's the law.
  • It's good for the economy.
  • It's good for the environment.

One possible use for an old toothbrush is to clean which of these?

  • the inside of tall glasses
  • the needles of the Christmas tree
  • the latrine

Why is it so important to clean the seals of your fridge and freezer doors?

  • If the door seal of an appliance gets dirty, it becomes a fire hazard.
  • The door seal of an appliance can collect a lot of dust, which could then get into the food you eat.
  • When the door seals of appliances are dirty the appliance doesn't work correctly.

What should you use to clean the seals of the fridge doors?

  • an old pillow case
  • an old sock
  • an old toothbrush

The best way to clean an area too narrow for a toothbrush is with which of these?

  • tooth picks
  • cotton swabs
  • pipe cleaners

Which of these should you use to remove melted plastic from a countertop or appliance?

  • battery acid
  • liquid nitrogen
  • nail polish remover