Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Hygiene?

Most people have healthy hygiene practices, but how much do you really know? Just because we know it’s important, doesn’t mean we know why it’s important or how it works.

 

Take this quick quiz below to test your knowledge about all things hygiene and germs!

 

  1. How much illness causing germs are spread by your hands?
  1.  20%
  2.  45%
  3.  65%
  4.  80%

 

  1. Do your hands spread more germs when they are damp or dry?
  1.  Damp
  2.  Dry
  3.  There’s no difference

 

 

  1. What is the minimum recommended amount of time to wash your hands?
  1.  5 seconds
  2.  10 seconds
  3.  20 seconds
  4.  30 seconds

 

  1. Which of these things in your home has the most germs?
  1. Toothbrush holder
  2. Dish sponge
  3. Pet bowl
  4. Faucets

 

  1. What part of your hands carries the most bacteria?
  1.  Under your nails
  2.  Fingertips
  3.  Palms
  4.  Back of your hand

 

  1. How long does bacteria live on your hands?
  1.  30 minutes
  2.  3 hours
  3.  12 hours
  4.  1 day

 

  1. How often should you replace your toothbrush?
  1.  3 months
  2.  6 months
  3.  9 months
  4.  One year

 

  1. On average, how many bacteria holding surfaces do people come in contact with in 30 minutes?
  1.  50
  2.  180
  3.  300
  4.  500

 

 

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