Can You Identify These Popular “Life Hacks”?

Life hacks have become a massive phenomenon over the past several years. Life hacks involve using household items and clever tactics to make everyday tasks easier. Are you familiar with these ingenious inventions? Take our quiz to find out!

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What can you place at the bottom of a trash barrel to absorb food juices and prevent leaking?
plastic bags
newspaper
cotton

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Which of the following items can be used to help open a tight jar?
paper clip
can opener
duct tape

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If your keyboard stand breaks, which of the following is an effective temporary (or permanent) fix?
erasers
binder clips
paper clips

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Which of the following, when mixed with water, can be used to easily and painlessly remove splinters?
dish soap
Nesquik
baking soda

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Which item can you bounce on a table to tell if it/they still work(s)?
batteries
USB/flash drive
remote control

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Which of the following is regarded as being a cure-all for hiccups?
apple cider vinegar
water with salt
cranberry juice w/ flour

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What can you put pancake mix in for a no-mess experience?
pickle jar
Febreeze can
ketchup bottle

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Which snack food makes excellent kindling for a fire?
Hershey bar
Doritos
Oreos

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What can you use to successfully keep wrapping paper rolls from becoming a mess?
toilet paper rolls
chip clips
clothes hangers

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What can you use to help get excess paint off your paintbrush by tying around the can?
Zip-lock bag
rubber band
paper towel roll

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What can be placed over a boiling pot to prevent spill over?
wooden spoon
plastic wrap
rubber band

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What can be used to easily peel off an egg shell?
heated plastic wrap
baking soda
dish soap

C+, Hacked by Life

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You could definitely use a hand with your life hacking skills before life hacks you instead. Check out the attached video to learn some new tricks that you can use to impress your friends and family, and maybe even yourself!

B+, Amateur Life Hacker

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You're well on your way to becoming an expert life hacker (and you might already be there with some of the lessons you've learned from getting certain questions on this quiz wrong). We recommend taking a look at the attached video to learn some handy new tricks!

A+, Expert Life Hacker

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You know all the tricks of the trade, and you never do anything the normal, tedious way. You have a trick for everything in life; for example, we're sure you know the perfect way to offset the clothing in your closet to save space. Teach us your ways!
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1
What can you place at the bottom of a trash barrel to absorb food juices and prevent leaking?
plastic bags
newspaper
cotton
2
Which of the following items can be used to help open a tight jar?
paper clip
can opener
duct tape
3
If your keyboard stand breaks, which of the following is an effective temporary (or permanent) fix?
erasers
binder clips
paper clips
4
Which of the following, when mixed with water, can be used to easily and painlessly remove splinters?
dish soap
Nesquik
baking soda
5
Which item can you bounce on a table to tell if it/they still work(s)?
batteries
USB/flash drive
remote control
6
Which of the following is regarded as being a cure-all for hiccups?
apple cider vinegar
water with salt
cranberry juice w/ flour
7
What can you put pancake mix in for a no-mess experience?
pickle jar
Febreeze can
ketchup bottle
8
Which snack food makes excellent kindling for a fire?
Hershey bar
Doritos
Oreos
9
What can you use to successfully keep wrapping paper rolls from becoming a mess?
toilet paper rolls
chip clips
clothes hangers
10
What can you use to help get excess paint off your paintbrush by tying around the can?
Zip-lock bag
rubber band
paper towel roll
11
What can be placed over a boiling pot to prevent spill over?
wooden spoon
plastic wrap
rubber band
12
What can be used to easily peel off an egg shell?
heated plastic wrap
baking soda
dish soap

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