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100

What is hair made of...melanin OR keratin?
keratin

100

Your skin is made up of several stacked layers of which substance...melanin OR cells?
cells

100

Which of these is better to use when taking a shower or a bath...warm water OR hot water?
warm water

100

Will you get a cleaner, smoother cut of your nails when they are dry OR wet?
dry

100

Humans have the same amount of hair on their bodies as which animal...lion OR gorilla?
gorilla

200

How long does hair of the scalp last...2-5 years OR 10-15 years?
2-5 years

200

How many square feet of skin does the average adult have...20 OR 30?
20

200

Which is better for your body...antiperspirant OR deodorant?
deodorant

200

Which problem can happen when your toenails are not trimmed straight across...ingrown toenails OR split toenails?
ingrown toenails

200

What effect can the sun's UV rays have on hair...a change in color OR a change in curliness/straightness?
a change in color

300

How long does hair of the eyebrows last...3-5 months OR 1-2 weeks?
3-5 months

300

How many pounds of skin will you shed in your lifetime...40 OR 60?
40

300

Which length of shower is better for your body...10 minutes OR 20 minutes?
10 minutes

300

Changing what on a daily basis can help keep your toenails healthy...nail file OR socks?
socks

300

Which of these problems can occur on a person's back because of excess oil and dirt that is left from not taking a shower or bath after physical activity...moles OR acne?
acne

400

Which color hair is simply hair without any pigment...blonde OR grey?
grey

400

How often do you have a brand new layer of skin on your body...every month OR every 3 months?
every month

400

Which of these is better for washing your face...a soap that makes lots of bubbles OR a soap that makes few bubbles?
soap with few bubbles

400

Nail biting can lead to what problem...cavities OR skin infections?
skin infections

400

Which of these things is something that has been said numerous times by your guidance counselor during HGD and is very important to remember...wear deodorant daily OR use scented soap?
wear deodorant daily

500

How many hairs fall out of your head every day...20-40 OR 80-100?
80-100

500

How many dead skin cells fall off your body every MINUTE...5,000-10,000 OR 30,000-40,000?
30,000-40,000

500

Brushing your hair a lot can cause it to become oilier than normal...true OR false?
true

500

For a fetus, fingernails begin to develop around which time period...9-11 weeks OR 22-25 weeks.
9-11 weeks

500

Between these two, who is a better person to talk to when you have questions about puberty and other HGD issues...an adult you trust OR an online HGD expert?
An adult you trust. Anyone online could say they are a doctor or expert even if they are not. Go to your actual doctor/teacher/parent if you have questions.