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All Grown-Ups Should Be Able To Ace This Quiz

No, you can't cheat and call your mom.

  1. Which of these gets a coffee stain out of a shirt?

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    Club Soda!

    If you don't have club soda, white vinegar also works.

  2. What's the earliest age you can retire with social security benefits?

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    62!

    Early retirement with partial benefits starts at 62, but the full benefit age is 65.

  3. Which of these can be put in the microwave?

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    A paper plate!

    Stainless steel mugs can start a fire because of the metal, styrofoam is made of plastic that can't withstand the microwave, and brown paper bags can emit toxic fumes and cause a fire.

  4. Which of these would be most appropriate to wear to a semiformal event?

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    A suit and tie would be the most appropriate!

    A tuxedo and an evening gown are too formal, and a sun dress and dress sandals are too casual. Semiformal usually means a suit and tie or a cocktail dress.

  5. What is a copay?

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    It's, "A fixed amount you pay for a covered health care service after you've paid your deductible."

    The other two from the top are a deductible and a premium. All definitions taken from Healthcare.gov.

  6. Which of these fabrics should you never iron?

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    Velvet!

    Ironing the velvet can crush the pile.

  7. When is 2019 Tax Day for those living in the US?

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    April 15, 2019!

  8. What's the first step in changing a tire?

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    Loosen the lug nuts!

  9. Which of these avocados is ripe?

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    The middle one!

    According to the Hass Avocado Board, "If the avocado yields to firm gentle pressure you know it’s ripe and ready-to-eat. Overripe fruit may have deep indentations and have darker yellow or brownish colored flesh throughout the inside of the fruit."

  10. Which keys should your index fingers rest on when you type?

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    F & J!

    That's what the little bumps on the keys are for! They're to help you find your way back to the F and J keys without looking at the keyboard.

  11. Which hand position is demonstrating the Heimlich maneuver:

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    The first!

    The other picture is demonstrating CPR!

  12. What's the first step in folding a fitted sheet?

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    Fold one corner into the other and create a pocket!

  13. Can you substitute straight dish soap for dishwashing detergent?

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    You can't!

    It'll turn into a bubbly mess. However, there is a really easy alternative if you're out of dishwashing detergent: Use three drops of dish soap, fill your detergent cup with 2/3 of baking soda, then the rest of the way with salt.

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