Trivia Questions On Home Maintenance! Quiz

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Trivia Questions On Home Maintenance! Quiz

Do you know anything about home maintenance? This quiz will tell the tale. One percent of the purchase price on your home should be set aside each year for ongoing maintenance. The trick is to budget one to two percent on your house’s value each year for your home maintenance costs. This quiz will surmise your knowledge of home maintenance.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You come home from work and find a copper pipe spraying water everywhere. What do you do? Question submitted by:
    • A. 

      Call the city

    • B. 

      Call 911

    • C. 

      Open all of the faucets in the home.

    • D. 

      Find your main water line valve and shut it off immediately.

  • 2. 
    How often should you inspect and clean your eavestroughs? Question submitted by:
    • A. 

      Once per year

    • B. 

      Whenever they become clogged

    • C. 

      Eavestroughs don't require cleaning

    • D. 

      Twice per year

  • 3. 
    What is the only treatment for drinking water to remove pesticides, chlorine by-products, and not effect the oxygen level? Question submitted by:
    • A. 

      Brita

    • B. 

      Distillation

    • C. 

      City Water Treatment Plant

    • D. 

      Reverse Osmosis

    • E. 

      Leave the cup of water on the counter for 30 min

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Remove and drain the hose

    • B. 

      Make sure the outside tap connected to the hose is turned off

    • C. 

      Check and test your main water valve

    • D. 

      Coil your hose up and store it in the garage

  • 5. 
    Your plastic exhaust vent is warped and missing a louver/screen. What do you do? Question submitted by:
    • A. 

      Leave it alone - is just normal wear and tear

    • B. 

      Fix it with duct tape

    • C. 

      Have it replaced as it is no longer weather proof

  • 6. 
    You have just found this plant in your garden. What do you do?  
    • A. 

      It's pretty, catch some seeds and germinate for next year.

    • B. 

      Call your municipality for instructions on how to remove it.

    • C. 

      Take it down with the weed-whacker

    • D. 

      Put some herbicide on it.

  • 7. 
    Your shower seems to be running a little cold. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Crank up the hot water tap

    • B. 

      Call a plumber

    • C. 

      Drain your hot water heater

    • D. 

      Yell at the kids for flushing the toilet

    • E. 

      Adjust the water tank heat level

    • F. 

      Try adjusting levels and draining the tank.

  • 8. 
    You have noticed a bit of a film on your kitchen cabinets. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Immediately start scrubbing them down

    • B. 

      Look for new cabinets

    • C. 

      Paint your cabinets

    • D. 

      Clean your range hood grease filter

  • 9. 
    Every now and then you do the following to your fridge:
    • A. 

      Clean out the old food

    • B. 

      Clean your refrigerator coils

    • C. 

      Clean out under the refrigerator

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Avoid all of it, if possible.

  • 10. 
    You have a lovely deck in the backyard. At least once a year you:
    • A. 

      Sit back and relax on it.

    • B. 

      Clean and seal it.

    • C. 

      Hose it down with a pressure washer.

    • D. 

      Sweep it.