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The Ultimate Tips for Packing Light Quiz
by Staff
In today's changing travel world, with weight restrictions and baggage handling fees, lugging heavy suitcases on your airplane trip just doesn’t make sense. Minimize your luggage and travel complications by taking our quiz to learn 10 great tips for packing light.

How much does U.S. Airways charge for each bag checked on a domestic flight?

  • up to $100
  • up to $125
  • up to $150

What's the maximum size that most airlines allow for carry-ons?

  • 50 inches (127 centimeters)
  • 60 inches (152.4 centimeters)
  • 70 inches (178 centimeters)

What is the first thing you should do before packing for a trip?

  • Buy new clothes.
  • Make a list.
  • Buy a new suitcase.

When traveling, take several pairs of _____ in your luggage.

  • socks
  • underwear
  • both of the above

What's a great way to cut down on the amount of clothing you take with you on a trip?

  • Plan on washing what you need when you get to your destination.
  • Plan on buying what you need when you get to your destination.
  • Plan on borrowing what you need when you get to your destination.

Which of the following fabrics are great for traveling because they are quick-drying?

  • nylon
  • cotton
  • wool

It's _____ okay to wear the same thing twice on a business trip.

  • always
  • sometimes
  • never

When traveling in winter, wear multiple layers of lightweight attire to:

  • conserve body heat
  • control odors
  • cover up stains and wrinkles

What can you wear instead of a bulky overcoat to keep you warm when traveling to cold climates?

  • two pairs of socks
  • two pairs of pants
  • long underwear

_____ can do double duty as a nightgown and a beach cover-up.

  • a T- shirt
  • a sweater
  • a jacket

Which type of dress can do double-duty as both day and evening attire?

  • a cocktail dress
  • a wrap dress
  • a mini dress

Which of the following fabrics smells better after multiple wearings?

  • cotton
  • wool
  • synthetic blend

Which clothing company sells a line of wrinkle-resistant polyester-and-cotton-blend dress shirts that smooth out as you wear them?

  • L.L. Bean
  • Calvin Klein
  • Land's End

Which color clothing is best to pack for easy care on a trip?

  • black
  • white
  • beige

How much does a pair of dress shoes add to your total luggage weight?

  • 0.5 pounds (0.23 kilograms)
  • 1.5 pounds (0.6 kilograms)
  • 2.5 pounds (1.126 kilograms)

Imelda Marcos, wife of Filipino dictator Ferdinand Marcos, left behind _____ pairs of shoes when she fled the Philippines in 1986.

  • 2700
  • 3700
  • 4700

How many people were treated in the United States in 2007 for injuries related to carrying luggage?

  • 500
  • 5000
  • 50000

Which method of packing saves the most space in your suitcase?

  • bundle-wrapping
  • plastic-wrapping
  • gift-wrapping

In which type of store can you buy sample-size containers of shampoo, toothpaste and deodorant?

  • a dollar store
  • a drugstore
  • both of the above

In which of your bags should you pack your heavier items?

  • your personal carry-on
  • your suitcase
  • your carry-on suitcase