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The Ultimate Wacky Home Inventions Quiz
by Staff
People have invented some crazy things. Who would have thought that at the press of a button, you could pull out a balcony or that you could sit in a swimming pool, computer in hand! Take this quiz to see how much you know about these innovations!

What type of food was the BLUE bowl designed to store?

  • fish
  • fruit
  • rice

What is the purpose of using ultraviolet light in the BLUE bowl?

  • Ultraviolet light deters fruit spoilage.
  • Ultraviolet light helps fruit to ripen.
  • Ultraviolet light kills fruit flies.

What wacky invention lets you gauge the "mood" of your houseplants?

  • The Pet Plant
  • The Green Thumb
  • The Soil Soul

Which of the following does the Pet Plant measure?

  • room temperature
  • room noise level
  • soil temperature

Which European country does not allow balconies to be built onto historic houses?

  • Sweden
  • Denmark
  • Spain

What sort of material is the fold-out balcony made from?

  • steel and aluminum
  • 100 percent recycled plastic
  • bamboo

What type of light is used in the interactive coffee table?

  • incandescent light bulbs
  • LEDs
  • neon lights

What makes the interactive coffee table environmentally friendly?

  • It is made of 100 percent recycled material.
  • It uses just 35 watts of energy when fully alight.
  • It is made of organically grown bamboo.

Which type of living environment is the Vertebrae bathroom system designed for?

  • recreational vehicles
  • ultramodern homes
  • small apartments short on space

What price does the Vertebrae bathroom sell for?

  • $10,000
  • $15,000
  • $20,000

What is the Washlet S400?

  • a remote-controlled toilet seat
  • a portable, mini washing machine
  • a robot that automatically washes dishes

What are Woofer speakers designed to look like?

  • a bird's beak
  • a dog's body
  • an open human mouth

What size speakers come with the Woofer?

  • 100 watts
  • 180 watts
  • 350 watts

What can be added to the Zadro Oxygen bar to enhance the experience?

  • essential oils for aromatherapy
  • water to make bubbles
  • sugar for a sweet taste

What sort of mechanism is used in the Zadro Oxygen bar to compress the oxygen?

  • an oscillator
  • a turbine
  • a motor

What sort of power does the Pool PC run on?

  • solar
  • battery
  • hydroelectric

How does the Pool PC keep its processing unit cool?

  • It has an internal fan.
  • It uses pool water.
  • It uses wind power.

How does the Pool PC deal with the problem of water getting into the keyboard?

  • It has a touch screen.
  • It has operates on voice commands.
  • The keyboard is completed sealed in plastic.

What makes the Hoverit Lounger hover?

  • magnets
  • suspension wires
  • It doesn't really hover; it's just an illusion.

Which material should you keep away from the Hoverit Lounger chair?

  • plastic
  • metal
  • glass