Here’s a True or False quiz to test your home safety knowledge. Scroll down the page to see the correct answers.
- Most of the people who die in house fires were in homes without working smoke alarms.
- If you smell a rotten egg or sulfur-like smell it means your furnace is in good working order.
- Most house fires are caused by pans left on a hot stove without supervision.
- Smoke alarms should be placed in every bedroom, outside each sleeping area and on every level of the home, including the basement.
- If you suspect a gas leak, pick up the phone and call 911.
- Carbon monoxide is a colorless and odorless gas that can be deadly.
- All fuel-burning appliances and vents should be inspected by a qualified professional every year.
- Carbon monoxide detectors should be installed within 15 feet of every bedroom.
- It’s best not to make adjustments to the temperature of your hot water heater.
- The chirping sound from a smoke alarm means the detector is working.
- Carbon monoxide detectors should be replaced every five to seven years.
- When the smoke alarm sounds, call 911 before you leave the house.
- Use water to douse a grease fire in the kitchen.
- About one-quarter of home smoke alarms don’t function properly.
- The lint filter on a clothes dryer should be cleaned every six months.
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