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The Ultimate Using Lemon Juice in Laundry Quiz
by Staff
Lemon juice is great in lemonade or over a salad or piece of fish. But did you know this clever fruit is a great stain remover? Take this quiz to learn about the cleaning power of lemons.

Which category of fruit do lemons fit into?

  • drupes
  • citrus
  • polydromes

What can the enzymes in lemon acids do?

  • They can whiten things.
  • They can make you cry.
  • They can make things rust.

How much lemon juice should you add to the washing machine in order to brighten the colors in your clothing?

  • 1/2 cup
  • 1 cup
  • 2 cups

Besides for whitening, what else can lemons do?

  • Remove acne.
  • Sweeten salads.
  • Remove rust.

After applying lemon juice to a rust stain, what do you need to do?

  • Hold it over a steaming kettle.
  • Put it in the wash machine.
  • Apply ice to the material.

What is the problem with mildew?

  • It attracts spiders.
  • It looks ugly.
  • It creates a bad smell.

What can mildew do to you clothes?

  • It can stain them.
  • It can discolor them.
  • It can deodorize them.

For tough stains, make a paste from lemon juice and what?

  • salt
  • baking soda
  • flour

After applying the lemon and salt paste to a garment, what should you do with it?

  • Rinse it off with plain water.
  • Wash it in the washing machine.
  • Leave it in the sun to dry.

Lemon juice can be used to clean garments, rust and what else?

  • shoes
  • wood
  • carpet