Most of us couldn't live without our coffee maker, let alone our fridge or -- perish the thought -- even our toilet. These spoils of modern civilization are truly marvels of technology. And, whether you're a handyman or a homemaker, knowing the ins-and-outs of your appliances is important. It can make you a smarter consumer and save you money in repairs. But before you attempt to break open that air conditioner, take our quiz to see how you fare in appliance knowledge.
Question 1 of 10
If you had a window air conditioning unit and no window to put in it, what would happen if you turned it on completely inside a room?
Question 2 of 10
Which of the following materials are appropriate for a dishwasher?
Question 3 of 10
Your coffee maker's tubes can get clogged with:
Question 4 of 10
Microwave ovens heat food by:
Question 5 of 10
If you poured a dozen cups of water into a toilet, one after the other, the water level in the bowl would not rise. Which toilet component allows this almost magical effect to happen?
Question 6 of 10
What's the ideal temperature for a refrigerator?
Question 7 of 10
The coils on the back of a refrigerator are where the refrigerant gas:
Question 8 of 10
Which cooking method is greener?
Question 9 of 10
How does a toaster heat a piece of bread?
Question 10 of 10