Tenant Safety Program - Test

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Tenant Safety Program - Test - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What can you do to prevent your toilet from getting clogged?

    • A.

      Use toilet paper ONLY

    • B.

      Hold the Flush Handle until the flushing is done

    • C.

      Use Chemical Drain Cleaners

    • D.

      Flush candies and chocolate wraps in your toilet

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Use toilet paper ONLY
    B. Hold the Flush Handle until the flushing is done
    Explanation
    To prevent a toilet from getting clogged, it is important to use only toilet paper as other materials can cause blockages. Holding the flush handle until the flushing is complete allows for a stronger and more effective flush, reducing the chances of clogging.

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  • 2. 

    If your bathroom sink or bathtub drain is clogged, what should you do first?

    • A.

      Call your SDSH Housing Advisor

    • B.

      Take your Zip-Line and remove hair from the drain

    • C.

      Call the plumber and pay $150

    • D.

      Use Chemical Drain Cleaner

    Correct Answer
    B. Take your Zip-Line and remove hair from the drain
    Explanation
    You are responsible for keeping your drains clear. If it starts getting slow, use the Zip Line to get hair out of your drains. If it does not work contact your Hosuing Advisor, and we'll guide you through the process.

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  • 3. 

    What can you (and your guests) flush in the toilet?

    • A.

      Toilet Paper

    • B.

      Paper Towel (Thick paper used in the kitchen)

    • C.

      Tampon/Feminine Hygiene Pads

    • D.

      Cardboards, food wraps, ear cotton swabs

    Correct Answer
    A. Toilet Paper
    Explanation
    Toilet paper is the only item listed that is specifically designed to be flushed down the toilet. Paper towel, tampons, feminine hygiene pads, cardboards, food wraps, and ear cotton swabs should not be flushed as they can cause clogs and blockages in the plumbing system.

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  • 4. 

    What do you do if your toilet is about to overflow?

    • A.

      Call 911

    • B.

      Call your SDSH Housing Advisor

    • C.

      Pray for the water to stay inside the bowl

    • D.

      Quickly remove the water tank cover and press down the plug to stop the flushing, then call/e-mail your SDSH Advisor to get advise on how to proceed. Stop using the toilet until it's fixed.

    Correct Answer
    D. Quickly remove the water tank cover and press down the plug to stop the flushing, then call/e-mail your SDSH Advisor to get advise on how to proceed. Stop using the toilet until it's fixed.
    Explanation
    If your toilet is about to overflow, the first step is to quickly remove the water tank cover and press down the plug to stop the flushing. This will prevent any more water from entering the bowl and potentially causing an overflow. After doing this, it is important to contact your SDSH Advisor through a call or email to seek advice on how to proceed. It is also advised to stop using the toilet until it is fixed to avoid any further complications.

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  • 5. 

    What will happen if you don't clean right away your dishes and your drink/food spills?

    • A.

      Hungry people will break in to lick your dishes and spills

    • B.

      Pests (ants, roaches, rats) will invade your kitchen

    • C.

      Your roommates will be pissed

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Pests (ants, roaches, rats) will invade your kitchen
    C. Your roommates will be pissed
    Explanation
    Always clean right away!! Always!

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  • 6. 

    You can bring bed bugs inside your house by picking up free items that stands by the dumpster or on the street. Never pick up a nice chair or couch that sits by the dumpster...you never know what you'll bring inside your house!

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Picking up free items that are left by the dumpster or on the street can indeed bring bed bugs inside your house. Bed bugs are known to infest furniture, especially mattresses, sofas, and chairs. If these items have been discarded due to a bed bug infestation, there is a high chance that the bugs may still be present on them. Therefore, it is advisable to avoid picking up such items to prevent the risk of bringing bed bugs into your house.

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  • 7. 

    You can use your garbage disposal as a trash can and put rice, pasta, left over food in the sink drain.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This will clog your drain and you'll have to put your hand in there to remove all the left overs...

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  • 8. 

    Small glass cups or shot cups placed in the sink can slip in the garbage disposal without anybody noticing it. Turning the disposal on would destroy them and cause expensive damage. It happens more often than you would think.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Never place your shot cups in the sink, they can very easily slip in the garbage disposal without anybody noticing it.

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  • 9. 

    What happens if you don't throw away your expired food and leave a mess in common areas?

    • A.

      The Cleaning Lady will take care of it

    • B.

      Your roommates will take care of it

    • C.

      1- You might get a couple email notifications that your apartment needs better daily care. 2- If it does not get better, a cleaning lady will be sent at your and your roommates's expenses. 3- Eventually, it will be very important that you get into a habit of cleaning after yourself every day.

    • D.

      Nothing : Expired food smells good and a messy place is always more enjoyable.

    Correct Answer
    C. 1- You might get a couple email notifications that your apartment needs better daily care. 2- If it does not get better, a cleaning lady will be sent at your and your roommates's expenses. 3- Eventually, it will be very important that you get into a habit of cleaning after yourself every day.
    Explanation
    Every semester potatoes are rotting in a pantry closet...so watch out for those potatoes!

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  • 10. 

    What will happen if you use handwashing soap in your dishwasher instead of dishwasher detergent ?

    • A.

      The dishes will be cleaner and shinier !

    • B.

      The dishwasher will overflow because handwashing soap creates foam and bubbles that leak out of the dishwasher.

    • C.

      The dishwasher mechanism will rust

    Correct Answer
    B. The dishwasher will overflow because handwashing soap creates foam and bubbles that leak out of the dishwasher.
    Explanation
    Using anything else than dishwasher detergent can cause a small flood and expensive repairs.
    If you do not have detergent, run your dishwasher with no product at all. The hot water will do a good job by itself.

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  • 11. 

    If you (or your guests) want to smoke, what should you do?

    • A.

      Smoke on the balcony or outside

    • B.

      Close the door behind you to make sure that the smoke does not get inside

    • C.

      Block the Smoke detector, smoke inside, and then spray a lot of deodorant, febreze and perfume.

    • D.

      Tell your non-smoking roommates that they should go for a walk while you enjoy yourself.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Smoke on the balcony or outside
    B. Close the door behind you to make sure that the smoke does not get inside
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that if you or your guests want to smoke, you should do so on the balcony or outside. Additionally, it is important to close the door behind you to prevent the smoke from entering the indoor space. This ensures that non-smokers are not exposed to second-hand smoke and maintains a healthier environment indoors.

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  • 12. 

    If you use the iron, what should you do:

    • A.

      Always unplug the iron when you are done and put it away

    • B.

      Only iron on the ironing table

    • C.

      Unplug your iron even if you are just leaving for 2 minutes (going to the restroom, picking up the phone, checking something on internet, etc...)

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Always unplug the iron when you are done and put it away
    B. Only iron on the ironing table
    C. Unplug your iron even if you are just leaving for 2 minutes (going to the restroom, picking up the phone, checking something on internet, etc...)
    Explanation
    The correct answer is a combination of all three options. It is important to always unplug the iron when you are done using it and put it away to prevent any accidents or fire hazards. Additionally, it is crucial to only iron on the ironing table to ensure stability and avoid any damage to other surfaces. Lastly, it is recommended to unplug the iron even if you are only leaving for a short period of time, as accidents can happen unexpectedly. This helps to ensure safety and prevent any potential accidents or injuries.

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  • 13. 

    You have to be extremely gentle when opening and closing the blinds because they break very easily.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the blinds are fragile and can easily break when opening or closing them. Therefore, it is important to handle them with extreme care to prevent any damage.

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  • 14. 

    No need to lock your door or close the windows when you leave home. There are no thieves in San Diego.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Make sure to lock your door and close your windows (especially when living on the first floor) when you leave home. San Diego is a safe city, but you never know! Additionally, no insurance will cover theft or damage if there is no infraction sign.

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  • 15. 

    To clean a spill on the carpet, you can use bleach or detergent with bleach.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Never use bleach or detergent with bleach to clean the carpet or the couch. It will discolor the carpet.

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  • 16. 

    To clean a spill/stain on your couch, you should:

    • A.

      Blot the stain with a damp (barely wet) cloth.

    • B.

      Pour water on the stain and rub as strong and as big as possible

    Correct Answer
    A. Blot the stain with a damp (barely wet) cloth.
  • 17. 

    You cannot get bed bugs if you are a clean person. Clean and expensive hotels do not have bed bugs.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Bed bugs are everywhere - dirty and perfectly clean places. Soap and cleaning products unfortunately do not clean bed bugs :/

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  • 18. 

    The only way to kill bed bugs is through a professional chemical treatment or heat. You can use the dryer for at least 30 minutes on high setting if you fear your bedding or clothing might be contaminated from sleeping in a hotel or hostel.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Always contact your Housing Advisor if you are afraid you might have bed bugs. We will help you through the process. The more you wait, the more expensive it will get.

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  • 19. 

    Candles are pleasant but they are a real fire hazard. The insurance that we will provide you does not cover fire due to candles. Do you agree to not use fire candles during your housing session with SDSH.

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
  • 20. 

    Fire Sprinklers on the ceilings are extremely sensible to heat and touch. They can actually turn on if movement occurs within 1-2 inches and flood your apartment in 2-3 minutes. Calling 911 is the only way to stop the sprinklers.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Never play with a fire sprinkler and never and anything on them!!

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