The Ultimate Toto Washlet Quiz
by Staff
Developed in Japan, the Toto Washlet is a new toilet mechanism that combines American comfort with European cleaning. Take this quiz to see what you know about this latest toilet design and how it may benefit both the environment and your health.

What type of toilet accessory is popular in Europe?

  • flush
  • bidet
  • squat toilet

The Toto Washlet was developed in what country?

  • Japan
  • Spain
  • Mexico

What is unique to the Toto Washlet?

  • fits onto flush toilet seat
  • self-cleaning feature
  • no toilet seat

What is the price range of the Toto Washlet?

  • $500 to $1,000
  • $800 to $2,200
  • $1,000-$4,000

Do you need to replace your toilet in order to install a Toto Washlet?

  • yes
  • no
  • maybe

How do Toto Washlet models differ?

  • The most expensive model includes a warm-air drying feature.
  • The most expensive model cleans the toilet bowl.
  • The most expensive model is more decorative.

How many models of the Toto Washlet are there to choose from?

  • two models
  • four models
  • six models

How does a Toto Washlet differ from a standard flush toilet?

  • The Toto Washlet has an automatic flush.
  • The Toto Washlet has cleansing water jets.
  • The Toto Washlet costs less than a flush toilet.

How does the Toto Washlet warm the water used in the cleansing jets?

  • electrical power
  • solar power
  • gas-fueled power

Is a plumber required to install the Toto Washlet?

  • A plumber is optional.
  • A plumber is required.
  • No, just plug it in and place it on the toilet.

How does the Toto Washlet claim to help the environment?

  • No toilet tissue is necessary.
  • No electricity is used.
  • The Toto Washlet does not help the environment.

Every year, Americans use _________ rolls of toilet tissue.

  • 10 billion rolls
  • 20 billion rolls
  • more than 36 billion rolls

The Toto Washlet uses more water than a flush toilet. Is that bad for the environment?

  • yes
  • no
  • maybe

What does the Toto Washlet use to protect against microorganism growth?

  • antimicrobial plastic and a silver ion coating
  • special cleansers
  • heat

Why does the Toto Washlet company claim its product makes using the traditional flush toilet more sanitary?

  • Washing with water is more sanitary than cleaning with toilet tissue.
  • Cleaning with toilet tissue is more sanitary than washing with water.
  • Neither answer is correct.

What medical condition may be soothed by the Toto Washlet?

  • hemorrhoids
  • sore muscles
  • none

How is the Toto Washlet energy efficient?

  • The Toto Washlet is an energy waster.
  • The Toto Washlet may be shut down when not in use.
  • The Toto Washlet uses very little energy.

Why is toilet tissue bad for sewers?

  • Toilet tissue may cause clogging.
  • Toilet tissue prevents the break-up of waste.
  • Toilet tissue does not hurt sewers.

When were many Americans first exposed to the European bidet?

  • during war
  • when the electronic bidet was introduced
  • on vacation

Where did the bidet get its name?

  • the French word for pony
  • the French word for toilet
  • the French word for washing