The Ultimate Removing Kitchen Odors Quiz

By: Staff

4 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Everyone likes the smell of a nice dinner cooking. The problem is that kitchen odors aren't always nice ones. Food and germs stick to utensils and become smelly. Take this quiz to learn some tips for keeping your kitchen smelling clean and fresh.

What is the first step in eliminating kitchen odors?

Finding the source of the smell is the first step to take.

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What sort of foods in the refrigerator should you throw out?

Throw out foods that are beyond their use-by date. This alone may be enough to cure a stink problem.

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Use a sponge with _____ on it to wipe down the refrigerator.

Sprinkle baking soda on a sponge and wipe down the refrigerator walls, shelves and other surfaces with it.

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Which parts of the refrigerator should you be especially careful to clean?

Take special care to clean the parts of the fridge that are prone to growing mildew, such as rubber seals. Wipe them down with white vinegar after you've cleaned with baking soda.

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How can you stop your garbage bin from smelling?

Placing lemon or orange peels at the bottom of the garbage can will help to deodorize the garbage. Try to change the bag regularly.

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Cooking fish can create a bad odor. How can you prevent this?

Pour a small amount of bleach into a shallow glass dish and leave it somewhere in the kitchen where it will not be in the way or spill onto your clothes or the food. The bleach will absorb the fish odor.

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What should you do with the bleach when you have finished cooking the fish?

Pour the bleach down the kitchen sink in order to deodorize the drain.

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How can you remove odors from plastic containers?

Before you throw away your Tupperware because of stubborn odors, try placing a crumpled piece of newspaper in the container overnight with the lid sealed tightly. When you remove the paper in the morning, the odor should go with it.

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Why does wood absorb odors so easily?

Wood is porous, so odors are easily absorbed into it and can be difficult to remove.

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How can you deodorize your wooden utensils?

Cut a lemon and rub the cut side of it on your wooden utensils to remove bad odors.

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