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If You Fail This Home Economics Test, There's No Way You Can Live On Your Own

Or, as it's often called now, "family and consumer science."

  1. Which ingredient should you be sure to keep separate from the others while preparing food?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Be sure to keep raw chicken (and other raw meat) separate from other ingredients!

    This is critical for preventing foodborne illness.

  2. What goes on this line when you're writing a check?

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    Wrong! 

    That's where you sign the check!

  3. Which field of economics deals with the behavior of individuals?

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    Wrong! 

    It's microeconomics!

  4. Which of these best represents modern interior design?

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    Wrong! 

    This is a modern living room!

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  5. Which of these is NOT key to a wholesome diet?

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    Wrong! 

    The keys to a wholesome diet are balance, moderation, and variety, not consistency!

  6. Which of the following is a seam ripper?

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    Wrong! 

    This is a seam ripper!

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  7. How many fluid ounces are in a cup?

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    Wrong! 

    A cup is equal to 8 fluid ounces.

  8. There are many ways to sew on buttons like these, but you should always be sure to do what?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Be sure to wrap or stitch around the stem!

    This will give you space underneath the button for the fabric you're fastening it to.

  9. Which of these can a 1-year-old typically do?

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    Wrong! 

    A 1-year-old can usually sit up without help.

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