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The Ultimate Most Dangerous Room in the House Quiz
by Staff
There are many potential dangers lurking in every room of your house, but some rooms are worse than others. Which rooms require particular vigilance, and what safety hazards should you be most aware of? Take this quiz to learn more about home dangers.

In 2007, about how many people were injured in a home accident in England?

  • 830000
  • 2.7 million
  • 7.6 million

In the United States, where does injury rank among causes of death for children?

  • first
  • second
  • third

What is the number one cause of death in home accidents in the United States?

  • poison
  • fire
  • falls

Which of these is one of the two most dangerous rooms in a house?

  • bathroom
  • basement
  • bedroom

How long does your skin need to be in contact with 150-degree Fahrenheit (66 C) water for you to get third-degree burns?

  • instantly
  • just over a second
  • 5 seconds

Why are dull kitchen knives more dangerous than sharp ones?

  • because they are more likely to slip
  • because if they cut you, the cut will be rougher
  • because cuts from them are more likely to get infected

What is an example of "cross-contamination" in the kitchen?

  • contamination of vegetables via contact with raw chicken
  • contamination of a countertop via contact with spoiled food
  • contamination of food via an ill person's cough

Approximately what percent of kitchen cloths failed a test for cleanliness conducted by environmental scientists?

  • 45 percent
  • 70 percent
  • 90 percent

What specific danger exists for children in relation to vitamins?

  • Vitamins may look like candy while remaining toxic to children.
  • Children can easily have an allergic reaction to vitamins.
  • Children can develop bad habits regarding taking medications by overusing vitamins.

Which liquids can create poison gas if mixed together?

  • bleach and ammonia
  • alcohol and hydrogen peroxide
  • mouthwash and iodine