Can You Pass This Tricky Pseudoscience Quiz?

You know the old adage of 'Everyone says it, so it must be true?' This quiz is going to dispel that saying. It's time to put your pseudoscience knowledge to the test!
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True or false: Scientists have proven that childhood vaccines cause autism.
True
False
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True or false: You lose almost all of your body heat through your head. That's why it's so important to wear a hat in the winter.
True
False
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When Columbus set sail in 1492, did everyone really believe the world was flat?
Yes
No
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Does lightning ever strike in the same place twice?
Yes all the time
Never
Rarely
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Think about all of the images of the brain you've seen. What color is an actual human brain?
Pink
Gray
Multiple colors
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What color is the blood inside of your veins?
Red
Blue
Green
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Can brain cells ever regenerate themselves?
Yes
No
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If a penny dropped from the top of the Empire State Building hit a person on the ground, what would happen?
The victim would die instantly
The person would feel the impact but be fine
The person wouldn't even notice
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True or false: Astronauts are weightless when they orbit the earth.
True
False
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What happens when hair that has been shaved grows back?
It grows back thicker
It grows back thinner
It grows back exactly the same
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If a tornado is coming, what should you do to the house?
Open windows to reduce air pressure
Keep the windows closed
Open windows on one side of the house
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Was the ancient Maya civilization destroyed by climate change?
Yes
No
It was one of several factors
Result
Based on the results of this quiz you are science savvy! There's no fooling you. Okay well, you were fooled by a few questions, but overall we think you know your stuff! You seem to have a strong inclination towards logic and truth. Well done!

C+, Science Savvy

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are science swell! You're not easily fooled by hearsay and common "knowledge." Instead you always do research and attempt to get your facts straight. We think that's highly commendable. You proved yourself science savvy on this quiz!

B+, Science Swell

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are science swell! While some people are fine with the status quo, you always research your science fasts. That's why you easily dispelled several of the myths presented on this quiz. We think your aptitude for science and lust for knowledge is truly admirable!

A+, Science Stellar

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1
True or false: Scientists have proven that childhood vaccines cause autism.
True
False
2
True or false: You lose almost all of your body heat through your head. That's why it's so important to wear a hat in the winter.
True
False
3
When Columbus set sail in 1492, did everyone really believe the world was flat?
Yes
No
4
Does lightning ever strike in the same place twice?
Yes all the time
Never
Rarely
5
Think about all of the images of the brain you've seen. What color is an actual human brain?
Pink
Gray
Multiple colors
6
What color is the blood inside of your veins?
Red
Blue
Green
7
Can brain cells ever regenerate themselves?
Yes
No
8
If a penny dropped from the top of the Empire State Building hit a person on the ground, what would happen?
The victim would die instantly
The person would feel the impact but be fine
The person wouldn't even notice
9
True or false: Astronauts are weightless when they orbit the earth.
True
False
10
What happens when hair that has been shaved grows back?
It grows back thicker
It grows back thinner
It grows back exactly the same
11
If a tornado is coming, what should you do to the house?
Open windows to reduce air pressure
Keep the windows closed
Open windows on one side of the house
12
Was the ancient Maya civilization destroyed by climate change?
Yes
No
It was one of several factors