Quiz: Can You Match the Tool to the Job It's Used For?
Can You Match the Tool to the Job It's Used For?
By: Jody Mabry
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About This Quiz

Have you ever used a wrench to hammer a nail into a piece of wood? Or clamped down on pliers to turn a screw into a wall? Using the wrong tool for a job contributes to millions of injuries a year, from a scratch or a small cut, to loss of limb, to very severe injuries indeed. From slips to trips to falls, using the wrong tool for the job can be an expensive and extremely painful mistake. 

Do you know which tool is the right tool for the job? Are you a plumber? A woodworker? An electrician or a gardener? If so, some of these tools may be familiar, and some, you'll need to figure out what they do. Do you know who would use a coping saw? Would a woodworker or electrician use a chisel? Does a woodworker or a plumber use a router? How about a lathe, a vice, or an Allen key?

This quiz will challenge you to identify both common and specialized tools, and all you have to do is figure out if that tool would be used by a plumber, woodworker, electrician or gardener. Should you decide to take what you learn out into real life remember - always use the right tool for the job!

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