Quiz: The Ultimate Cleaning Home Air Filters Quiz
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The Ultimate Cleaning Home Air Filters Quiz
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About This Quiz

It's essential to routinely replace your air filters to maintain good air quality in your home and to protect your heating system. The variety of choices of air filters in large hardware stores can be overwhelming. Take this quiz and find the right air filter for your needs.

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What is the main purpose of an air filter?
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You can now buy special air filters that can also improve the quality of the air in your home. What do these special air filters catch?
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The air quality of your home can be up to ________ times worse than outdoor air quality.
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What should you consider when purchasing a new air filter?
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What is the most economical air filter?
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What type of air filter should you consider purchasing if you want to remove a variety of air impurities from the air?
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How often should you replace a pleated air filter?
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What is the best type of air filter for filtering out air-born particles?
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If you suffer from allergies, consider purchasing a(n) _____________ filter.
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You should check a filter's MERV before purchase. What does MERV stand for?
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What is the recommended MERV for an air filter?
3
5
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What percentage of particles does an air filter remove if it has a MERV rating of six?
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Which of the following is the smallest airborne particle?
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What is the typical MERV rating of fiberglass filters?
1
5
6
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As your filter gets dirty, the MERV rating:
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How will you know if your air filter needs to be changed?
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What does a dirty air filter look like?
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What should you do if you don't think your air filter is functioning properly?
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