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Quiz: Did You Leave the Oven On?


Photos (with edits) by Louis-Charles Blais / CC0 and CJ Sorg / CC BY-SA 2.0

Ah, what a wonderful autumn morning! You’ve woken up, eaten a hearty breakfast, and walked out the door ready to conquer the day. There’s nothing that could possibly ruin this amazing… oh, wait a minute. Fiddlesticks. 

Did you leave the oven on? Answer the questions below to find out!

1. What did you eat for breakfast?

A: Trix cereal. It's good, okay?!
B: Scrambled eggs and bacon.
C: Oven-baked breakfast casserole.
D: I didn't eat anything.

2. How forgetful are you?

A: Good, how about you?
B: I've memorized the first 10,000 digits of pi.
C: What was the question again?
D: I don't really have a memory, per se.

3. How's your living situation?

A: Communal dorm in Rodin College House.
B: A regular house.
C: On fire.
D: Pretty swell, though it gets cold at times thanks to the fridge.

4. You're making pecan pie. What do you preheat the oven to?

A: Pretty sure temperature is a lie made up by communists.
B: Whatever the recipe calls for.
C: 350 degrees...? Celsius?
D: How would I know? I just do the baking.

5. Have you ever left the oven on before? Be honest.

A: Of course not. Do you really think I'm that irresponsible? (Lie)
B: I always make sure it's off before leaving, so no.
C: Yeah, this morning.
D: God, I wish. It makes me feel so warm and cozy inside.