Tenant Safety Program - Test

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Tenant Safety Program - Test - Quiz

Now that you've read the slides, you can take the test. You need a 95% score to pass and qualify for the paid Renters Insurance. You can attempt the test as many times as you wish. To get started, please write your first AND last name below. Good luck! IMPORTANT: Some questions have multiple answers.


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

  • 2. 
    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...)

  • 3. 
    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

  • 4. 
    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

  • 5. 
    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

  • 6. 
    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.

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    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

  • 9. 
    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

  • 10. 
    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

  • 11. 
    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.

  • 12. 
    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

  • 13. 
    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.

  • 14. 
    You have to be extremely gentle when opening and closing the blinds because they break very easily.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    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

  • 16. 
    To clean a spill on the carpet, you can use bleach or detergent with bleach.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    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

  • 18. 
    You cannot get bed bugs if you are a clean person. Clean and expensive hotels do not have bed bugs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    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

  • 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

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