89% of People Can't Name All These Everyday Garage Tools! Can You?

89% of People Can't Name All These Everyday Garage Tools! Can You?
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About This Quiz

Oh, the garage. It's your favorite part of the house. But who are we kidding here? You don't keep your car in the garage. In fact, you might keep everything but the car in the garage. 

You love fixing cars. You love fixing up and repairing your home, and let's not forget your lovely garden that you spend so many hours working on... so many hours! From saws and hammers to ladders and tool belts, can you name all of these tools you might find in your garage? If you are the home DIYer we think you are, then you should have no problem. But if your days aren't spent adding on new additions to your home or building tree houses for your kids, then you might have to pull up some of that lost knowledge of your childhood home. 

Do you know what a ball-peen hammer is, compared to a sledgehammer? What's the difference between a Phillips and a flat-head screwdriver? Using the right tool for the job means knowing what the different tools are. 

So, is your garage organized enough for you to identify the tools lingering about? If you think you have the tools and plans to take on this quiz, it's time to stop reading and get to work!

Phillips screwdriver Which tool is shown here?
Phillips screwdriver
Henry Phillips invented the Phillips head screwdriver in the late 1920s. Don't get it confused with the vodka drink that's also named the screwdriver!
Plumbers tape
Speed square
Stud finder

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Floor Jack Which tool is shown here?
Floor jack
What could you use a floor jack for? It has many uses and is especially handy for car repair work. This tool can get your car partially off the ground, giving you room to work underneath it, or to do jobs like changing the tires.
Sandpaper
Torque wrench
#2 Phillips screwdriver

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Pry Bar Which tool is shown here?
Pry bar
Pry bars are not only the tool of choice for burglars, but are also great for separating materials. They come in different lengths and levels of thickness, so you can pry apart big and little items.
Chisel
Vise grips
Pliers

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Socket Wrench Which tool is shown here?
#1 Phillips screwdriver
Flathead screwdriver
Socket wrench
The advantage of a socket wrench is that different sizes of sockets can be attached to it, giving you multiple tools in one! They often come in packs with a socket wrench and multiple sockets of varying sizes.
Tape measure

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Nails Which tool is shown here?
Long level
Nails
What does it mean to be "as tough as nails"? This is a saying describing how mentally, emotionally and/or physically strong or determined a person is. Try breaking or bending a nail and you'll understand the saying!
Dead blow hammer
String level

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Allan Wrench Which tool is shown here?
Chalk line
Allen wrench
This tool was called a hex key until 1910, when it began to be known by its current name. William Allen created it; however, there were many other inventors and patents for similar tools around the same time.
Vise grips
Masonry nails

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Ratcheting Screwdriver Which tool is shown here?
Hammer
Ratcheting screwdriver
This is a mechanical screwdriver that saves your wrist from injury and stress by using its internal ratcheting system. Save yourself the work and buy one of these!
Masonry nails
Screws

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Utility Knife Which tool is shown here?
Long level
Utility knife
As its name implies, this knife is utilitarian. It could be used to cut boxes, shingles, tar paper and much more. Its convenient and safe retractable blade makes it a good tool to carry in your pocket.
Tool belt
Allan wrench

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Screws Which tool is shown here?
Box wrench
Crowbar
Chisel
Screws
Although they seem like a simple, generic object, there are many different types of screws. Some of these include drywall screws, concrete, flathead and Phillips.

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Ratcheting Box Wrench Which tool is shown here?
String level
Ratcheting box wrench
This tool is the combination of a socket wrench and a box wrench, making it a more ergonomic choice than the box wrench. It is a good tool to use in tight places, like an engine compartment.
Long level
Electrical tape

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Putty Knife Which tool is shown here?
Putty knife
This wide knife is commonly used for working with drywall and spackling. It could also be used by artists and craftsmen for handiwork.
Sandpaper
Speed square
String level

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Sledge Hammer Which tool is shown here?
Pliers
Club hammer
This is a large metal hammer, designed to drive stakes into the ground. The head of a club hammer is symmetrical.
Open ended wrench
Vise grips

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Hack Saw Which tool is shown here?
Tape measure
Dead blow hammer
Hacksaw
This hacksaw can cut nearly any material. It is a staple for any plumber, mechanic or handyman.
Ratcheting screwdriver

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Pickaxe Which tool is shown here?
Chalk line
WD-40
Plumb bob
Pickaxe
The classic tool of the sheriff’s prisoner work crew, the pickaxe is great for mining or digging ore from the earth. It generally has a metal head and a wooden handle.

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Metal File Which tool is shown here?
Metal file
This file has smaller, tighter machined cuts to aid in filing metal. It is used in a unidirectional motion.
Post level
String level
Long level

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Tape Measure Which tool is shown here?
Crescent wrench
Pliers
Tape measure
This tool is used for measuring. A tape measure comes in a multitude of lengths and has increments of inches and/or centimeters.
Square

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Snips Which tool is shown here?
Dead blow hammer
Torx wrench
Work gloves
Snips
Snips are scissors for sheet metal. Watch those fingers; these babies can cut through some seriously tough material.

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Combination Square Which tool is shown here?
Combination Square
A combination square is good for measuring a 90- or 45-degree angle. Generally used by carpenters, this tool has a metal rule that can slide and be locked in multiple positions.
Tool belt
Plumbers tape
Electrical tape

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Pipe Wrench Which tool is shown here?
Stud finder
Pipe Wrench
This tool is used primarily by plumbers. It is adjustable in size by the knurled knob on the side, and gets a great grip on pipes.
Wall anchor
Safety glasses

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Sockets Which tool is shown here?
Stud finder
Sockets
Used to remove nuts and bolts, sockets come in a variety of sizes, measured by the diameter of the bolt or nut head.
#2 Phillips screwdriver
Allan wrench

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Channel Lock Which tool is shown here?
Slip-joint pliers
This tongue and groove plier adjusts to multiple sizes. It has incredible grip with its serrated jaws and long hand grip.
Crimper
Open ended wrench
Crowbar

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Side-cutting Pliers Which tool is shown here?
Crowbar
Masonry nails
Hammer
Side-cutting pliers
Side-cutting pliers are great for cutting copper wire. Instead of a flat edge like traditional pliers, this tool has an angled cutting edge that snips wire effectively.

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Wood Chisel Which tool is shown here?
Screws
Wood chisel
This tool is great for installing hinges into door jambs. One end is sharp, for cutting wood, while the other end is blunt for hitting with a hammer.
Speed square
Sandpaper

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Leatherman multi-tool Which tool is shown here?
Safety glasses
Pick
Post level
Leatherman Multi-Tool
The Leatherman Multi-Tool is the Swiss Army knife on steroids, with a file, scissors, knife, screwdrivers and more! Make MacGyver proud - buy yours today!

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Volt Ohmmeter Which tool is shown here?
Stud finder
Roofing nails
Volt/ohm meter
An ohmmeter measures electrical resistance in a given circuit or electrical component. This electrical tool can help keep you safe, Sparky!
Sockets

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Handsaw Which tool is shown here?
Hand saw
This tool effectively cuts wood, metal, or plastic. A handsaw can be used for very controlled, lower volume cutting.
Torx wrench
Electrical tape
Plumbers tape

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Flathead Screwdriver Which tool is shown here?
Freedom screwdriver
Plumbers wrench
Slotted screwdriver
There are different types of screwdrivers, so be careful to choose the correct one. A Phillips head screwdriver will not fit all screws!
Open ended wrench

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Chalk Line Which tool is shown here?
Square
Chalk Line
The chalk line is a marking tool. It is used in general construction when a long straight line needs to be marked, often on a floor for laying tile.
Sandpaper
Torque wrench

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Digging Shovel Which tool is shown here?
Digging shovel
The shovel is used for digging. It has a pointed metal head and flat spots to press into with your feet.
Pickaxe
WD-40
String level

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Level Which tool is shown here?
Dead blow hammer
Level
This tool is used to make sure a given surface is perfectly horizontal or plumb. It utilizes a bubble that tells you when the object is level or plumb; you can see the air bubble in the liquid through a window in the tool.
Hammer
Nails

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Vice Grip Which tool is shown here?
Speed square
Post level
Vise
The vise is a pair of pliers that has a special cam action system that can grip materials with extra power. The grip is adjusted by a hex head or knurled knob that is built into the handle of the pliers. The vise can continue to clamp without the user’s hand squeezing it the whole time!
Socket wrench

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Crescent Wrench Which tool is shown here?
Torx wrench
Adjustable wrench
It has an adjustable jaw to accompany multiple sizes of bolts.
Sandpaper
Post level

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Claw Hammer Which tool is shown here?
Tape measure
Long level
Claw hammer
This hand tool is used to pound nails. A framer and woodworker would use this tool. The non-striking side of the hammer is split like a claw, to remove unwanted nails.
Ratcheting screwdriver

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Ball-peen Hammer Which tool is shown here?
Flathead screwdriver
Work gloves
Electrical tape
Ball-peen hammer
This hammer is generally used in metalworking. One end of the tool is like a traditional hammer, while the other end is rounded like a ball to aid in shaping metal.

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Extension Cord Which tool is shown here?
Extension Cord
Use this cord when you can’t quite reach the wall plug! They come in all sizes and generally have a grounded plug to make sure you don’t get electrocuted.
Sandpaper
Wall anchor
Roofing nails

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Ladder Which tool is shown here?
Hammer
Screws
Step ladder
Don't walk underneath one of these - it's said to be bad luck! This superstition has been around for hundreds of years, from the Christian faith and/or an association the ladder had with gallows. Either way, spitting after walking under a ladder is said to fend off the bad luck!
Crossbar

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Cordless Drill Which tool is shown here?
Electrical tape
Cordless drill
Generally used as a more efficient, more powerful screwdriver, the cordless drill uses a rechargeable battery to power the tool versus a cord plugged into the wall. This tool has a center spinning chuck that can house a drill bit or a screwdriver head (Phillips or flat), as well as other attachments used for construction purposes.
Post level
Socket wrench

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Pliers Which tool is shown here?
Box wrench
Flathead screwdriver
Electrical tape
Needle nose pliers
Did you know where the word "pliers" originates? The term comes from the French word "plier," which means "to bend," and the Latin world "plicare," which means "to fold."

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Drill Bits Which tool is shown here?
Sockets
Sandpaper
Drill bits
Drill bits come in a variety of sizes, denoted by diameter. They are used for drilling holes in various materials.
Wall anchors

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Wall Anchor Which tool is shown here?
Wall anchor
Wall anchors are used to hang heavier objects from a wall constructed of a semi porous or brittle substance, like drywall. Wall anchors are generally made from plastic or metal, with a screw in the center that expands when tightened, allowing for a great load capacity.
String level
Plumbers wrench
WD-40

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Tool box Which tool is shown here?
WD-40
Wall anchor
Socket wrench
Toolbox
What's in a toolbox? Typically, the most commonly used tools are kept here: screwdrivers, nails, a hammer and a level are just a few items that one could find in a toolbox.

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Toolbelt Which tool is shown here?
Box wrench
Toolbelt
A toolbelt is worn around the waist for convenience. It allows the worker to be hands-free and have his or her most-needed tools right at the hip.
Chalk line
Allen wrench

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Work Gloves Which tool is shown here?
Plumbers wrench
Plumb bob
Plumbers tape
Work gloves
These babies will keep your hands nice and soft when working with hand tools. These are good for protecting your hands or keeping them warm when performing manual labor.

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Safety Glasses Which tool is shown here?
Tool belt
Chalk line
Safety glasses
Use these glasses to protect your baby blues! Whether you are using pneumatic tools, hand tools or a leafblower, safety glasses keep you from going to the doctor’s office to remove foreign objects from your eyes!
Electrical tape

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Flashlight Which tool is shown here?
Flashlight
The flashlight is a tool that usually requires batteries. Make sure you have some AA’s on hand! A candle or large campfire could help you in case you forget this important tool!
Tool belt
Tool box
Tape measure

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