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BBQ Safety Quiz

Nothing says summer like a blazing BBQ -- but do you know the basic safety rules?

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Nothing says summer like a blazing BBQ -- but do you know the basic safety rules?

1. What is the safest and easiest way to light a gas grill?

  • Keep the cover closed and run the gas for a few minutes before ignition.
  • Open the cover, crank up the gas, and wait before tossing in a match.
  • Turn on the gas, open the cover, and ignite.
  • Open the cover, turn on the gas, and ignite with match or sparking unit.

2. What's the best way to get a charcoal briquette fire started?

  • Fill grill with briquettes, douse with gasoline (starter fuel is for sissies). Strike match.
  • Form the briquettes into pyramid, douse with lighter fluid -- allow fluid to soak in before lighting.

3. Your charcoal briquettes aren't burning properly. What's the best way to get 'em going in a hurry?

  • Pour starter fluid over the whole mess and start over.
  • Give up and eat cold food.
  • Fan the still-smoldering briquettes until the pile is lighted.

4. Where's the best place to store unused propane cylinders?

  • The trunk of the car.
  • In the basement.
  • Under the deck or porch.
  • Outside, away from the house.

5. How often should gas cylinders be re-tested?

  • Once every 10 years.
  • Once every 5 years.
  • Once every 3 years.
  • Once a year.

1. What is the safest and easiest way to light a gas grill?
Open the cover, turn on the gas, and ignite with match or sparking unit.

2. What's the best way to get a charcoal briquette fire started?
Form the briquettes into pyramid, douse with lighter fluid -- allow fluid to soak in before lighting.

3. Your charcoal briquettes aren't burning properly. What's the best way to get 'em going in a hurry?
Fan the still-smoldering briquettes until the pile is lighted.

4. Where's the best place to store unused propane cylinders?
Outside, away from the house.

5. How often should gas cylinders be re-tested?
Once every 10 years.

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