After news women do three times as much housework as men, take our fun quiz to see who wears the rubber gloves in your relationship

WORKING women do nearly three times more housework than men.

Females with full-time jobs spend an average of 16 hours a week on domestic duties while males do just six, according to a study by University College London.
But how do the chores split in YOUR house? Take our quiz then get your rating below. Loser makes the tea . . .

Women do three times more housework than men on average – but what about in your household?
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THE bulb in your bedside lamp has blown, do you . . . 

a) Get a spare one out of the drawer and screw it into the lamp.
b) Make a note to buy some bulbs on the next supermarket shop.
c) Lie in the pitch black, wondering why it’s so dark.

WHEN was the last time you bought a birthday card?

a) The start of every month, when I stock up for family and friends’ birthdays.
b) When I get a notification on Facebook that an important birthday is coming up.
c) When it was my partner’s birthday – it’s the only one I get.

HOW often do you wash your bath towel?

a) Every few days, using the best-smelling fabric softener.
b) When the towels start to smell a little funky.
c) But I’m always clean when I use the towel, why does it need to be washed?

WHEN do you consult the family calendar?

a) Every day, when I’m either adding notes or appointments.
b) Once a week to organise the next few days.
c) Never, I rely on others to tell me where I’m supposed to be.

What do you do when the washing has finished?
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WHEN the washing has finished, what do you do next?

a) Hang it up straight away with the window ajar for an airy dry.
b) Lay the clothes out, leaving them crumpled and some inside out.
c) Leave the load in the washing machine, it will dry at some point.

WHAT do you do when the soap runs out?

a) Go to the cupboard for a spare.
b) Pop to the shops for a new one.
c) There is always soap.

AFTER you wake up, how do you leave the bed?

a) With plumped pillows, crease-free duvet and cushions like a hotel room.
b) Leave it to air for an hour or so and make it up before leaving.
c) Why make the bed when I’m just getting back into it in a few hours?

WHEN was the last time you emptied the toaster crumb tray?

a) Every week during the deep clean.
b) When it it’s hasn’t been done for a while.
c) Crumb tray, what crumb tray?

What do you do when baked beans sauce splatters?
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NO loo roll, what do you do?

a) Pop your spare on the holder.
b) Balance the new one on top of the empty tube, you’ll throw it away later.
c) Forget about it and see a new one on the holder the next time you go.

WHEN you’ve finished a packet of biscuits, what do you do with the empty box?

a) Put it straight in the recycling bin.
b) Leave it on the coffee table.
c) Put it back in the cupboard.

YOU are cooking baked beans in the microwave and the sauce splatters slightly, what do you do?
a) Use a cloth to wipe away the juice.
b) It’s only a bit. Leave it until something else splatters.
c) I didn’t notice any splats of juice.

WHAT do you do after taking the bins out?
a) Immediately put in a new liner.
b) Relax, that was taxing.
c) It’s the other half’s job.

Scores: Did you clean up?

MOSTLY As – CLEAN FREAK: There is being a domestic god(ess), then there’s you. If things aren’t perfectly placed, replen- ished and sparklingly clean, then you’re not satisfied. You take on all the chores, get frustrated at your other half for not doing their bit, but know deep down they won’t meet your standards anyway. Remember, it’s important to let some things go.
MOSTLY Bs – CHORE CHAMPION: You take on your fair share of the small stuff and notice when things need a little spruce. Sure, some things could be a little tidier, but your house is clean and you keep on top of the chores with your other half. make yourself a cuppa and give yourself a pat on the back.
MOSTLY Cs – DOMESTIC DUNCE: Oh dear, oh dear. You have an unbelievable ability to turn a blind eye to domestic duties. When the soap nears its end, how do you think it gets replaced, the housework fairies? Give your other half a break and pitch into the chores every now and again. At the very least, empty the crumbs from the toast tray.



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