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Can You Pass This Basic 7th-Grade Home Economics Test?

Well, can ya?

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  1. Which of these will NOT put out a grease fire?
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    Salt
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Water
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A fire extinguisher
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Baking soda
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Water will just make everything worse.

  2. Botulism is caused by what?
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    Eating raw eggs
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Drinking raw milk
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Eating canned food that's been improperly stored
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Eating raw meat
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Salmonella is the raw egg one.

  3. How many ounces are in a pound?
    Kritchanut
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    Incorrect
    12
    Correct
    Incorrect
    16
    Correct
    Incorrect
    8
    Correct
    Incorrect
    4
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Sweet 16.

  4. How many cups are in a gallon?
    Kritchanut
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    Incorrect
    16
    Correct
    Incorrect
    12
    Correct
    Incorrect
    8
    Correct
    Incorrect
    4
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    16 again! Feels like Zac Efron!

  5. How many teaspoons in a tablespoon?
    Kritchanut
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    16
    Correct
    Incorrect
    3
    Correct
    Incorrect
    2
    Correct
    Incorrect
    4
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Unfortunately not 16.

  6. What type of scissors keep fabric from fraying?
    Kritchanut
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    Pinking shears
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Dressmaker's sheers
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Rotary blade cutters
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Sewing scissors
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's always the pinking shears.

  7. Which one of these is a boning knife? 
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    Via seriouseats.com
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via amazon.com
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via kingofwallpapers.com
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via amazon.com
  8. According to the USDA, how many vegetables should an average adult eat every day?
    Kritchanut
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    5 cups
    Correct
    Incorrect
    2 1/2 cups
    Correct
    Incorrect
    1 cup
    Correct
    Incorrect
    6 1/2 cups
  9. What's the difference between net income and gross income?
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    Gross income is the amount of income before any taxes are taken out, net income the amount after
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    Net income is the amount of income before any taxes are withheld, gross income the amount after
  10. What does it mean when pasta is cooked "al dente?"
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    The pasta is cooked with too much sauce
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    Incorrect
    The pasta is undercooked
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    The pasta is cooked and still firm
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    Incorrect
    The pasta is raw

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