The Ultimate Most Dangerous Room in the House Quiz

By: Staff

In 2007, about how many people were injured in a home accident in England?

With an English population of about 51 million that year, that's about one out of every 19 people there.

In the United States, where does injury rank among causes of death for children?

Nearly half of these injuries occur at home, underscoring the importance of making your home as safe as possible.

What is the number one cause of death in home accidents in the United States?

Falls and suffocation are also quite common cause of injury and death in home accidents.

Which of these is one of the two most dangerous rooms in a house?

The kitchen is the other most dangerous room in a house. There are many potential threats to life and limb in each.

How long does your skin need to be in contact with 150-degree Fahrenheit (66 C) water for you to get third-degree burns?

Thousands of injuries, and even over 30 deaths each year are attributed to hot water in the U.S. alone.

Why are dull kitchen knives more dangerous than sharp ones?

The injuries caused by a sharp knife may be less dangerous, but they are much more likely to cause injury in the first place.

What is an example of "cross-contamination" in the kitchen?

Raw chicken is high in bacteria and must be handled with great care. All surfaces and utensils should be carefully cleaned, and you should not let the chicken come into contact with other foods, such as salad vegetables.

Approximately what percent of kitchen cloths failed a test for cleanliness conducted by environmental scientists?

Sinks are another common breeding ground for harmful kitchen bacteria.

What specific danger exists for children in relation to vitamins?

Vitamins are not automatically good. Just like other medications, they should be taken with caution and under the advice of a doctor.

Which liquids can create poison gas if mixed together?

These common bathroom cleaning products should not be mixed. The gas they create in mixture can actually be deadly.

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About This Quiz

There are many potential dangers lurking in every room of your house, but some rooms are worse than others. Which rooms require particular vigilance, and what safety hazards should you be most aware of? Take this quiz to learn more about home dangers.

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