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Thursday, August 20, 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. Whirlpool uses a unique elbow hook up for dishwashers that is 3/4" x 3/8". What is it's part number?
2. What is the most efficient appliance in the average kitchen?
3. Where was the dishwasher first shown to the general public?
4. What company invented Channel Lock pliers?
5. What Year did Kitchenaid introduce their dishwasher?
6. In 1950 which company boasted that its new automatic dishwasher "will give you
over 200 long hours of extra leisure time!"
7. Why was the cordless drill developed?
8. What is a Dwip Pan?

1. W10685193 (Source:W.L. May inventory)
2. The microwave. It uses just 1/3 of the wattage of an oven at 750–1100 watts on average. (source: http://energy.gov/energysaver/articles/energy-saving-holiday-kitchen-trivia)
3. The 1893 Columbia Expostion in Chicago. (source: http://encyclopaediaoftrivia.blogspot.com/2014/10/dishwasher.html)
4. Channellock. They were founded in 1886. (source: http://forums.finewoodworking.com/fine-woodworking-knots/power-tools-and-machinery/tool-trivia)
5. 1946 (source: http://encyclopaediaoftrivia.blogspot.com/2014/10/dishwasher.html)
6. GE (source: http://www.wonderful-party-ideas.com/support-files/1950s-trivia.pdf)
7. For use on space missions.(source: http://forums.finewoodworking.com/fine-woodworking-knots/power-tools-and-machinery/tool-trivia)
8. Dwip Pan in an open front drip pan for use under dishwashers. (Source: W.L. May inventory)

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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