How long should leftovers be kept in the refrigerator?
A. No more than five days.
B. Until they mold.
C. Until then smell.
D. Until Mom throws them out.
Dirty dishes belong in the:
C. Under the sofa.
D. Under the bed.
If you drink the last of the milk, you should:
A. Put the empty carton in the trash.
B. Tell the person in charge of grocery shopping that she needs to buy milk.
C. None of the above, then complain that somebody forgot to buy milk.
If you use the last of the toilet paper you should:
A. Put out a new roll of toilet paper.
B. Actually put the new roll of toilet paper on the toilet paper holder.
C. Not balanced on top of the toilet paper holder.
D. Leave it for somebody else to deal with.
The toilet paper goes:
If you cannot find your phone charger cord, do you:
A. Politely ask to borrow Mom’s.
B. Take Mom’s without asking.
C. Find that portable charger Mom bought you so you’d stop borrowing her charger cord.
D. Let your phone die so Mom can’t pester you.
Which of the following should Mom’s good kitchen scissors not be used for:
A. To cut paper.
B. To cut fabric.
C. To trim the top branch of the Christmas tree.
D. Just don’t touch them, OK?
If you use the last of the peanut butter, you should:
A. Put the empty jar in the trash.
B. Leave the empty jar on the countertop.
C. Put the empty jar back in the pantry.
D. On the shelf with the five other empty jars of peanut butter.
If you find yourself holding a piece of trash, you should:
A. Put it in the cupholder in the car.
B. Just leave it on the living room table.
C. Find a trash can and throw it away.
D. If you can’t find a trash can, look harder.
If you spill something in the fridge, the appropriate response is to:
A. Not notice.
B. Holler, “Something spilled in the fridge!”
C. Clean it up.
D. Clean the rest of the fridge while you’re at it.
If you need to use the only roll of tape in the house, when you’re done with it, you should:
A. Put it back where you found it.
B. Lose it under your bed.
C. Deny that you ever took the tape in the first place.
D. Discover the tape only after someone has made a trip to the store just to buy tape.
Where do shoes belong?
A. On feet.
B. In closet.
C. In a pile by the front door.
D. Wherever Mom is most likely to trip over them.
What does it mean to “make a bed”?
A. Fluff the pillows and straighten the comforter.
B. Nail a bunch of pieces of wood together.
BONUS POINTS: For an extra 25 points, accurately describe what a “mop” looks like and how to use one.
Lisa Davis is Features Editor of The Anniston Star. Contact her at 256-235-3555 or firstname.lastname@example.org.