Some may say that home is where the heart is. But is it actually a potential death trap? Take our quiz to find out, and put your knowledge to the test.
Question 1 of 20
What was the percent change in reported home poisonings with "serious outcomes" between 2009 and 2010?
Question 2 of 20
What characteristic best describes radon gas?
Question 3 of 20
What area of your house is most susceptible to radon infiltration?
Question 4 of 20
Long-term radon exposure is most closely associated with which of the following diseases?
Question 5 of 20
Which of the following scenarios can lead to drinking water contamination?
Question 6 of 20
Which of the following is NOT considered a viable solution to contaminated water?
Question 7 of 20
How many houses built before 1940 featured lead paint?
Question 8 of 20
What is the general recommendation for lead paint that is in good condition and not chipping?
Question 9 of 20
Why was asbestos such a popular building material when it was first developed?
Question 10 of 20
Where can you typically find asbestos products in an older home?
Question 11 of 20
What are the ideal conditions for mold to grow?
Question 12 of 20
How many different kinds of mold have been identified in homes in the United States?
Question 13 of 20
What is an adequate solution for preventing an ongoing mold problem?
Question 14 of 20
Which of the following is NOT a fire hazard?
Question 15 of 20
What are some of the more common, yet dangerous, items found in a garden shed?
Question 16 of 20
When is the risk for accidental carbon monoxide poisoning the highest?
Question 17 of 20
Which is the best type of carbon monoxide detector to have in the home?
Question 18 of 20
On average, how many calls does the American Association of Poison Control Centers receive on a daily basis?
Question 19 of 20
What percentage of the poison-related calls that are made to the AAPCC originate from someone's home?
Question 20 of 20