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Summer Sun Exposure Quiz

Take the Summer Sun Exposure Quiz.

Hot weather, clear skies, and extra leisure time in the summer mean that many people spend hours in the sun. Lengthy sun exposure can raise the risk for skin cancer if you don't take steps to protect yourself.

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Question 1:
The hours of the day when you are most at risk from the sun's rays are:
A. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

B. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
C. 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.
D. None of the above
Question 2:
Which type of ultraviolet rays does the sun emit?

D. UVA and UVB
E. UVA, UVB, and UVC
Question 3:
The best way to protect yourself from the sun's rays is:
A. Avoid the sun during peak hours

B. Wear protective clothing and a hat
C. Wear wraparound sunglasses
D. Wear sunscreen with an SPF of at least 15 to 30
E. All of the above
Question 4:
Excessive exposure to UV rays has what detrimental effect on health?
A. It boosts the risk of skin cancer.

B. It boosts the risk of lip cancer
C. It boosts the risk of cataracts
D. All of the above
Question 5:
The UV Index is:
A. A rating system for sunscreens

B. A forecast of UV radiation tied to the local weather forecast
C. A rating system for protective clothing
D. None of the above
Question 6:
What common medications can make you more sensitive to sun?
A. Ibuprofen

B. Doxycycline
C. Sulfa drugs
D. All of the above
Question 7:
The best type of sunscreen to use is:
A. Lotion

B. Gel
C. Spray
D. All of the above
Question 8:
Sunscreens work by:
A. Absorbing the sun's rays

B. Reflecting the sun's rays
C. Scattering the sun's rays
D. All of the above
Question 9:
Which of these clothing choices offers the best protection and comfort from UV rays?
A. Jeans and T-shirt

B. Shorts and a tank top
C. Long pants of tightly woven fabric and a loose-fitting, long-sleeved shirt
Question 10:
If you work outdoors or otherwise spend a lot of time in the sun, which type of hat offers the best protection from UV rays?
A. Straw hat

B. Baseball cap
C. Canvas hat with a brim all the way around.
D. Bike helmet