Could You Pass A 1955 Home Ec Class?

Back in 1955, home economics was one of the most important classes a person could master! But things were mighty different during America's golden era. Think you could still pass a 1955 home economics test? Let's find out!
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According to this 1955 home economics class, when is the best time of day to have breakfast?
9:30 AM
7:30 AM
8:30 AM
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According to old school home economics teachers, hair was to be shampooed how many times a week?
Every day
Every 2 or 3 days
Every two weeks
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What would be the first course of an at home 3-course dinner?
Soup
Salad
Bread
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When baking, which of these gits sifted?
Flour
Sugar
Coffee
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For what would you most likely use a mallet?
Flattening pie dough
Tenderizing meat
Crushing ice
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Which is the best centerpiece for a summer dining table?
Garden flowers
A bowl of fruit
A bowl of vegetables
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Which of these fibers is a vegetable fiber?
Cotton
Wool
Silk
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Which of these fancy dishes is at risk to "fall"?
Angel food cakle
Souffle
Creme brulee
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When choosing footwear, what must they be suited to, other than the occasion?
The weather
Your feet
Your tastes
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What kind of food might have a "lattice"?
A pie
A steak
Bread
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Which of these might be kept in a box?
Bread
Flour
Zucchini
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What kind of clothing stain has to be removed by bleach?
Wine
Ink
Blood
Result
Unfortunately, you wouldn't have passed this home economics class back in 1955! Though you would have tried to keep a home in the 1950s, the rules and guidelines were far more rigorous than they are today!!

C+, Home Economics Fail

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Congratulations, you could have passed a home economics test back in 1955! Though times sure have changed since the 50s, you still know how to keep a house and keep up appearances the old fashioned way. Sure, many of these habits have fallen by the wayside, but you're doing your best to keep it alive!

B+, Home Economics Pass

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Back in the 1950s, home economics was far more important than it is today! After all, keeping up a house and keeping up appearances were of the utmost importance. Whether it was baking and cooking or fashion and parenting, you could pass a 1955 economics class any day of the week. You still live the old fashioned way and we sure like it!

A+, Home Economics Expert

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1
According to this 1955 home economics class, when is the best time of day to have breakfast?
9:30 AM
7:30 AM
8:30 AM
2
According to old school home economics teachers, hair was to be shampooed how many times a week?
Every day
Every 2 or 3 days
Every two weeks
3
What would be the first course of an at home 3-course dinner?
Soup
Salad
Bread
4
When baking, which of these gits sifted?
Flour
Sugar
Coffee
5
For what would you most likely use a mallet?
Flattening pie dough
Tenderizing meat
Crushing ice
6
Which is the best centerpiece for a summer dining table?
Garden flowers
A bowl of fruit
A bowl of vegetables
7
Which of these fibers is a vegetable fiber?
Cotton
Wool
Silk
8
Which of these fancy dishes is at risk to "fall"?
Angel food cakle
Souffle
Creme brulee
9
When choosing footwear, what must they be suited to, other than the occasion?
The weather
Your feet
Your tastes
10
What kind of food might have a "lattice"?
A pie
A steak
Bread
11
Which of these might be kept in a box?
Bread
Flour
Zucchini
12
What kind of clothing stain has to be removed by bleach?
Wine
Ink
Blood