The Ultimate Getting Rid of Roaches Quiz
by Staff
You turn on the light in your kitchen one evening and realize that you're no longer alone. A family of roaches has taken over your kitchen. Before you panic, take our quiz and find out how you can evict those roaches from your home.

How can roaches get into your home?

  • through slits in the walls
  • in a shopping bag
  • both of the above

What do roaches like best about your home?

  • the pizza
  • the cookies
  • the warmth and moisture

How many types of roaches are found in the United States?

  • four
  • 24
  • 94

What's the first thing you should do when you discover roaches in your home?

  • Freak out.
  • Spray insecticide everywhere.
  • Make a plan.

What's the easiest way to find a roach's nest?

  • Set out sticky strips of roach traps.
  • Look all around your house with a flashlight.
  • Leave food around in different places.

Which items should you throw out in order to win the battle of the roaches?

  • newspapers
  • cardboard boxes
  • both of the above

Which room of your house has the most appeal for the average roach?

  • the bedroom
  • the living room
  • the kitchen

Ready-made sprays sold in grocery stores have to actually hit the roach with the repellant to kill it. What's a better way to get the job done?

  • a fly swatter
  • stomach poisons
  • a heavy shoe

Commercial roach pesticides may contain toxic:

  • chemicals
  • waste
  • sludge

Roach pesticides take _____ to produce visible results.

  • a day
  • two days
  • at least a week