Very Few Women Are Able To Pass This Quiz. Are You One Of Them?

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Now, we’re all aware that women are just as intelligent as men. However, there are a few topics that most women are supposedly less familiar with than others, and that’s what this quiz is all about. In fact, just a small percentage of women are able to pass this quiz. Give these questions a try and see if you’re one of the most knowledgeable women around. You’ll earn bragging rights if you pass!

Oh no! You have a flat tire. Which of these tools do you need to change it?

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Retry Correct Incorrect It’s a lug wrench that you’ll need for this task. They’re sometimes included with your spare tire, but you’ll want to be sure before hitting the road! The wheel is attached to the vehicle with lug nuts.
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National Motor Museum/Heritage Images/Getty Images

Oh no! You have a flat tire. Which of these tools do you need to change it?

  • An adjustable wrench
  • An Allen wrench
  • A lug wrench
  • A socket wrench
0%

Which of these should be your very first step when painting a room?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Taping (using painter’s tape) is not a step to skip! The tape is a barrier between the paint and everything else in the room, including baseboards, windows, and door frames.
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Twitter/don15650

Which of these should be your very first step when painting a room?

  • Pour paint into the tray
  • Tape the entire room
  • Put down drop cloths
  • Mix your paint up to ensure that it’s smooth
3%

What kind of fuel should you use in a lawnmower?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Most lawn mowers run on unleaded gas, just like cars. Just take a can down to the gas station, fill it up, and bring it home before you set out to trim your lawn.
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Found Image Holdings/Getty Images

What kind of fuel should you use in a lawnmower?

  • Premium
  • Diesel
  • Lawn mowing gas
  • Unleaded
5%

Which of these is the most likely culprit if your washing machine starts shaking?

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Retry Correct Incorrect If there’s a damaged or missing support rod, it can cause your washing machine to shake all over the place. Fortunately, it’s not difficult or expensive to fix (unlike most other home repairs!).
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Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Which of these is the most likely culprit if your washing machine starts shaking?

  • The support rod is missing or damaged
  • It needs to be replaced
  • The power outlet is damaged
  • There’s a loose screw inside the mechanism
8%

If you need to tighten a bolt, which type of pliers should you reach for?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Pump pliers, which are used in many household tasks and are a must-have for any toolbox, are what you’d reach for here. They can also be called groove-joint pliers, arc-joint pliers, and adjustable pliers.
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YouTube/Jim McLaren

If you need to tighten a bolt, which type of pliers should you reach for?

  • Electronics pliers
  • Long Nose Pliers
  • Pump Pliers
  • Cutting Pliers
10%

What does it mean when this dashboard icon lights up?

Retry Correct Incorrect This symbol that looks like an exclamation point can definitely cause some alarm when it lights up! When this happens it means that your tires need air. Pull on over and fill them up.

What does it mean when this dashboard icon lights up?

  • Check your engine
  • Pull over immediately
  • Fill your tires with air
  • Stop for gas
13%

If something goes wrong with your garbage disposal, you’ll want to use this tool.

Retry Correct Incorrect In order to take your garbage disposal apart and figure out what’s wrong with it, you’ll need a wrench. Always, always, always be sure the disposal is turned off when reaching down into the sink!

If something goes wrong with your garbage disposal, you’ll want to use this tool.

  • A wrench
  • A flat head screwdriver
  • A Phillips head screwdriver
  • A hammer
15%

What is the biological purpose of an Adam’s apple?

Retry Correct Incorrect The Adam’s apple is there as a way to protect the vocal cords and larynx. Women and men both have them, they just tend not to be as noticeable in women.

What is the biological purpose of an Adam’s apple?

  • It protects the vocal cords and the larynx
  • There is no purpose
  • It adjusts a man’s voice after puberty
  • It helps a person eat faster
18%

What task is this sharp-looking tool used for?

Retry Correct Incorrect This scissor-shaped implement is called a clearing tool, but it’s also known as hedge shears. Whatever you want to call them, they’re used for gardening tasks such as clearing or pruning bushes or other shrubbery.

What task is this sharp-looking tool used for?

  • Clearing out bushes and other landscaping
  • Cutting drywall
  • Cutting metal
  • Sawing wood
20%

How often should your car’s oil be changed?

Retry Correct Incorrect Mechanics commonly recommend that people have the oil changed in older cars around every 3,000 miles. That’s not a hard rule but was the standard for a long time. Follow your car’s owner’s manual when scheduling your oil changes.

How often should your car’s oil be changed?

  • Once a year
  • Once a month
  • Every 3,000 miles
  • Every 10,000 miles
23%

“Righty, Tighty, Lefty, Loosey.” What does that phrase mean?

Retry Correct Incorrect This is a good saying to commit to memory. “Righty tighty” means that if you turn a handle or screw right, it will tighten. “Lefty loosey” means just the opposite.

“Righty, Tighty, Lefty, Loosey.” What does that phrase mean?

  • It has to do with using a screwdriver
  • It has to do with changing the oil in your car
  • It could involve all of these things
  • It has to do with removing an outlet
25%

What do you call this type of wrench?

Retry Correct Incorrect Just as its appearance suggests, this is a socket wrench. The main tool, seen at the bottom of the photo, comes with several different-sized socket attachments to fit any nut or bolt.

What do you call this type of wrench?

  • A lug wrench
  • An allen wrench
  • A socket wrench
  • An adjustable wrench
28%

What is this simple device?

Retry Correct Incorrect You’ll often find that hex keys are included when you purchase furniture that needs to be assembled (especially anything from IKEA). Although they’re simple, these tools are very useful to keep around.

What is this simple device?

  • A mini wrench
  • A reusable straw
  • A crowbar
  • A hex key
30%

Which of these gaming consoles is no longer in production

Retry Correct Incorrect The Dreamcast was released in the United States in 1998. It came before the Sony PlayStation 2, the Nintendo GameCube and the Microsoft Xbox. Sega discontinued the console in 2001.

Which of these gaming consoles is no longer in production

  • Nintendo
  • Playstation
  • X Box
  • Sega Dreamcast
33%

Can you identify this device?

Retry Correct Incorrect This is something you’re bound to see in just about any toolbox — it’s a Phillips screwdriver. The crosshead style was designed by John P. Thompson, who sold the concept to a businessman named Henry F. Phillips.

Can you identify this device?

  • A Phillips screwdriver
  • A flat head screwdriver
  • A stud finder
  • A scraper
35%

Do you know the difference between a lager and an IPA?

Retry Correct Incorrect Beer lovers know that IPAs have more hops than other types. They also have a higher ABV (alcohol by volume) so it’s best to be careful when drinking one!

Do you know the difference between a lager and an IPA?

  • Lagers are brewed at warmer temperatures
  • An IPA is hoppier
  • An IPA is sweeter, while a lager is more sour
  • A lager is made in a different country
38%

Which car part needs attention when this light comes on?

Retry Correct Incorrect It’s helpful that this icon looks just like the car part it represents — the battery! If you see this light up on the dashboard, it’s time to check your battery.

Which car part needs attention when this light comes on?

  • The tires
  • The airbags
  • The engine
  • The battery
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If your battery dies, which of these will help you out?

Retry Correct Incorrect Sure, all of these would come in useful for different reasons, but if your battery is dead you’ll need jumper cables to get it started back up. Just remember to drive it for a few minutes in order to get the battery sufficiently charged.

If your battery dies, which of these will help you out?

  • Jumper cables
  • An emergency first aid kit
  • A flashlight
  • A gas can
43%

What is this item you might see in a public restroom?

Retry Correct Incorrect This object is a urinal deodorizer block, also known as a urinal cake, urinal biscuit, or “hockey puck.” These are placed in urinals to disinfect and to help mask icky odors.

What is this item you might see in a public restroom?

  • A urinal cake
  • A disinfectant
  • A fancy soap for washing up
  • An air freshener
45%

This car is a _______

Retry Correct Incorrect If you said Ferrari, you’re correct! The iconic Italian sports car manufacturer was named the world’s most powerful brand by Brand Finance in 2014. Its famous logo, featuring a black stallion, is called the “Cavallino Rampante.”

This car is a _______

  • Lamborghini
  • Ferrari
  • Porsche
  • Mustang
48%

What does the “L” stand for in this photo?

Retry Correct Incorrect It stands for low gear, sometimes called first gear. You probably wouldn’t use this gear much. It’s good for driving on steep inclines or when towing something behind the vehicle.

What does the “L” stand for in this photo?

  • Lawn gear
  • Left gear
  • Low gear
  • Light gear
50%

What is an emergency brake for?

Retry Correct Incorrect An emergency brake is used differently in an automatic car than it is in a vehicle with a manual transmission. In an automatic car, you’d want to use the brake when parking on a hill. In a manual car, you’d use the brake every time you parked.

What is an emergency brake for?

  • When you get in an accident
  • When you’re at a stop sign
  • When you’re home for the night
  • When you’re parking on a hill
53%

If your toilet’s clogged, what should you do first?

Retry Correct Incorrect The Drano website contains some useful instructions for unclogging a toilet. First, you should turn off the water to prevent overflow. Then, grab a plunger and put some elbow grease into it!

If your toilet’s clogged, what should you do first?

  • Use Drano
  • Pour water into the tank
  • Call a plumber
  • Use a plunger
55%

Which of these tools would you use to take down window blinds?

Retry Correct Incorrect This is a simple job that calls for a simple tool. A screwdriver is all you’d need to complete this task, assuming the blinds are mounted properly and not nailed into the wall!

Which of these tools would you use to take down window blinds?

  • A hammer
  • A wrench
  • A screwdriver
  • A crowbar
58%

Which of these are proper guidelines for using a urinal?

Retry Correct Incorrect That’s right, all of these are considered proper urinal etiquette. Not following these unwritten rules can lead to some pretty awkward situations. It’s best to just go with the flow whenever you need to use a public restroom.

Which of these are proper guidelines for using a urinal?

  • Skip a urinal if there’s room
  • Don’t make eye contact while using the urinal
  • All of these
  • Don’t take your pants all the way off
60%

Do you know what “IPA” stands for?

Retry Correct Incorrect In the category of pale ales, IPAs are quite hoppy. This style of beer was developed in England in the mid-1800s and is now popular around the world, especially in Canada and the United States.

Do you know what “IPA” stands for?

  • Interrupted Pricy Ale
  • India Pale Ale
  • Idaho Pale Ale
  • Independent Pale Ale
63%

In which of these circumstances would you put your car in neutral?

Retry Correct Incorrect You’ll rarely need to put an automatic car into neutral. The primary reasons for doing so would be if your vehicle is being towed or if you’re going through a drive-through car wash.

In which of these circumstances would you put your car in neutral?

  • When your car needs to be towed
  • When you’re parking somewhere but only for a minute
  • When you’re stopped at a red light
  • When you’re starting to run out of gas
65%

Do you know what spark plugs are?

Retry Correct Incorrect Spark plugs are devices that carry an electric current from a vehicle’s ignition system to its combustion chamber. There, they use an electric spark to ignite the compressed mix of fuel and air.

Do you know what spark plugs are?

  • Tools similar to screwdrivers
    • Radiator bolts
    • Stub axles
  • Car parts
68%

What’s the ideal number of players in a game of poker?

Retry Correct Incorrect Poker has it all: strategy, skill, luck, and the chance to win money (or just admiration). You can play with as few as three people, but real fans consider the game to be a lot more fun if there are 6-10 players.

What’s the ideal number of players in a game of poker?

  • Six or more
  • Two
  • Just one
  • Three
70%

Do you know this character’s name?

Retry Correct Incorrect Video game fans will recognize this animated, elf-like character as Link, from The Legend of Zelda franchise of fantasy action-adventure video games. Zelda is one of Nintendo’s most successful franchises.

Do you know this character’s name?

  • Luigi
  • Link
  • Mario
  • Zelda
73%

Football fans, how many professional conferences are in the U.S.?

Retry Correct Incorrect Currently, the National Football League (NFL) is divided into two separate conferences: the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC). Each conference is divided into four divisions (East, West, North, and South) and each division has four teams.

Football fans, how many professional conferences are in the U.S.?

  • Three
  • Two
  • One
  • Five
75%

What is this gaming system called?

Retry Correct Incorrect The Nintendo Switch is a hybrid console that is the newest of the four options listed, first released in 2017. It’s an eighth-generation console that competes with Sony’s PlayStation 4 and the Microsoft Xbox One.

What is this gaming system called?

  • Nintendo Wii
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Xbox One
  • Playstation
78%

Do you recognize the make and model of this pickup truck?

Retry Correct Incorrect To those who aren’t “truck people,” all pickups might look the same. But this particular one is a Dodge Ram, and they’re everywhere! The Ram has been named Motor Trend magazine’s Truck of the Year six times.

Do you recognize the make and model of this pickup truck?

  • Chevy Colorado
  • Toyota Tacoma
  • Honda Ridgeline
  • Dodge Ram
80%

What would you do with this bathroom accessory?

Retry Correct Incorrect These are all different styles of beard trimmers. According to GQ, a good beard trimmer has to be sharp, easy to use, and quick to clean. With these, you tend to get what you pay for as far as quality.

What would you do with this bathroom accessory?

  • Shave your head
  • Clean your face
  • Shave your legs
  • Shave your beard
83%

What’s the correct first step in tying a necktie in a Four-in-Hand knot?

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Retry Correct Incorrect This style was invented British horsemen at the end of the 19th century but remains popular today because it’s fashionable and it’s also easy enough to be tied with one hand.

What’s the correct first step in tying a necktie in a Four-in-Hand knot?

  • Cross the wide end of the over the narrow end, and wrap around.
  • Form a loop with both ends of the tie
  • Just tie a knot.
  • Cross the skinny part over the wide part
85%

Which of these statements explain the difference between a Flagrant-1 foul and a Flagrant-2 foul in basketball?

Retry Correct Incorrect While it’s true that a Flagrant-1 foul involves unnecessary contact, a Flagrant-2 foul also includes excessive contact. A Flagrant-2 foul usually results in ejection from the game.

Which of these statements explain the difference between a Flagrant-1 foul and a Flagrant-2 foul in basketball?

  • A Flagrant-2 must involve both excessive and unnecessary contact
  • A Flagrant-1 foul includes excessive contact
  • A Flagrant-1 foul is more serious
  • A Flagrant-2 foul is called by a coach
88%

What’s unique about a V-6 engine?

Retry Correct Incorrect Most vehicles come stock with four cylinders, but an engine with six cylinders sharing a crankshaft is referred to as a V-6. When you get to V-8, you’re really talking about some power.

What’s unique about a V-6 engine?

  • It doesn’t need to be replaced for six years.
  • It has six cylinders.
  • It has six speeds.
  • It has six gears.
90%

Where does Bourbon come from?

Retry Correct Incorrect To qualify as Bourbon, the product must be made in the United States. It is strongly associated with Kentucky, where the word “Bourbon” started appearing consistently in the 1870s. Scotch whiskey comes from Scotland.

Where does Bourbon come from?

  • Scotland
  • England
  • Canada
  • United States
93%

Can you identify this device?

Retry Correct Incorrect This simple device should be a staple in anyone’s toolbox. It’s an adjustable wrench, which means it can be used on a variety of sizes of nuts and bolts. Quite handy!

Can you identify this device?

  • An adjustable wrench
  • Pliers
  • A lug wrench
  • A screwdriver
95%

In a car, what does this represent?

Retry Correct Incorrect ABS stands for anti-lock brake system. If you see an alert come on, there could be a big problem going on. This is something you’ll want to get checked out right away… better safe than sorry.

In a car, what does this represent?

  • Your anti-lock breaks might be malfunctioning
  • You’re almost out of gas
  • Your tires need air
  • Your engine is malfunctioning
98%

Congrats, you finished! Here are your results:

Congrats, you finished! Here are your results:

Retry Oof! Ooh, sadly, you did not come close to passing. Better luck next time! Not too shabby You know a little bit about cars and tools, but you still have some work to do. Pretty good! Not bad! We’re sure you’ll pass with a perfect score next time. Yes! Congratulations! You’re one of the few women who passed this quiz with flying colors.
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