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Thursday, July 9, 2015

Thursday Trivia Challenge

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

1. What was the first cordless drill was manufactured?
2. From 2000-2008 bottom freezer refrigerators increased in sales. Industry wide, do you know what percentage that increase was?
3. Whirlpool refrigerator wiring harnesses 2177080 & 2192096 both have a defrost thermostat built into them. Do you know the part number for that thermostat alone?
4. How much would you pay in 1955 Michigan for and Admiral Fridge Freezer?
5. What year did GE introduce the SpaceMaker over the range microwave?
6. What year did channel lock pliers first hit the market?
7. Who made the first cordless drill?
8. According to GE in 2010, what percentage of homes have the washer and dryer in the kitchen? 3.5 percent (Source: http://pressroom.geappliances.com/news/laundry_facts_07)

1. 1961(source: http://forums.finewoodworking.com/fine-woodworking-knots/power-tools-and-machinery/tool-trivia)
3. 4387490
4. $399.95 (Source: http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/50selectrical.html)
5. 1978
6. 1933 (source: http://forums.finewoodworking.com/fine-woodworking-knots/power-tools-and-machinery/tool-trivia)
7. Black & Decker (source: http://forums.finewoodworking.com/fine-woodworking-knots/power-tools-and-machinery/tool-trivia)
8. 3.5 percent (Source: http://pressroom.geappliances.com/news/laundry_facts_07)

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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