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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Thursday Trivia Challenge



Do you think you know all about appliances? Here is a short set of trivia questions to test your knowledge.

Questions
1. What is the brand name for the vibration absorbing pads for front load washers?
2. What year did GE introduce its first room air conditioner?
3. As of 2009, what percentage of Oregon's Electricity is generated by hydroelectric generators?
4. What percentage of the public waits until after 4p to plan dinner on a weekday?
5. What items are included in a Frigidaire dryer maintenance kit?
6. A common appliance lubricant comes in a bottle with an extendable tip. What is the product called?
7. Originally, electric ranges had coil-type elements. When did GE begin using Calrod type elements?
8. Does W.L. May stock U-Line parts?


Answers
1. Vibe Away
2. 1930 (Source: http://www.geappliances.com/build-with-ge/downloads/kitchens_of_tomorrow_today.pdf)
3.58.6% (Source: http://instituteforenergyresearch.org/media/state-regs/pdf/Oregon.pdf)
4.71% (Source: http://www.geappliances.com/build-with-ge/downloads/kitchens_of_tomorrow_today.pdf)
5. Rear bearing, upper & lower felt seal, idler pulley and drum belt
6. Zoom Spout Oil
7. 1928 (Source: http://www.geappliances.com/build-with-ge/downloads/kitchens_of_tomorrow_today.pdf)
8. Yes



Scoring
O-2 correct: You know a bit about appliances, but still have a lot to learn.
2-4 correct: You know a fair amount about appliances.
4-6 correct: You know a lot about appliances. Pass some of that knowledge on to someone.
6-8 correct You are an appliance star! Great job!


This is a monthly feature. To submit your appliance trivia questions (and answers) email: rob.m@wlmay.com with the subject line "trivia".

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