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Quiz: Sun safety

It is fun to play in the sun, but it’s also important to stay safe in the sun. Take this quiz to see how much you know about sun safety!

  1. Which of these things protects you from UV radiation?
  2. Levels of UV radiation depend on which of the following?
  3. True or false. Tanning in the sun or in a tanning bed can make your skin turn wrinkled and thick earlier than if you had not tanned.
  4. True or false. A sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of at least 15 is recommended.
  5. To use sunscreen the best way, you should do which of these?
  6. True or false. The only way to get Vitamin D is from the sun.
  7. True or false. Wearing sunglasses with 99 to 100 percent UVA and UVB protection doesn’t just look cool, it can also protect you from cataracts.


Content last reviewed July 20, 2010
Page last updated October 31, 2013