While many scientists put a lot of effort into conducting research on the human body and its health, their efforts are always hounded by rumors. In some cases these hypotheses are correct, but in most of them, they are incorrect and may create myths and even perpetuate them. So that we can test whether you are one of those people who really know the human body, or whether, like many of us, you have "fallen into the trap" - will be answered in this test. The following quiz consists of 16 questions in each of which you will need to determine whether the information is a myth or a real health fact.
Consuming coffee at a young age may delay growth in children
Cracking your fingers can cause arthritis or tremors in the hands in the long run
Cool weather reduces the chance of suffering from infections and allergies
The human body loses 1% of its strength every year from the age of 40
Our nails continue to grow even after we die
Muscles have a tendency to turn into fat when you stop exercising regularly
A morning run is less efficient than an afternoon or evening run
Foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients cause cancer
Osteoporosis is a disease that can be caused as a result of smoking
Going out with wet hair after a shower can make us sick
Standing near a running microwave can cause cancer.
Chewing gum while on a flight relieves pressure on the ears
More than half of the bones in our body are in the hands and feet.
The thigh muscle is the strongest of the human body muscles.
O músculo mais forte do nosso corpo é a língua.
Using ice on the burn site helps relieve the pain
To alleviate the phenomenon of brain freeze, one should drink a hot beverage
You've Been Hoodwinked
You have not been able to answer most of the questions correctly, but this is not surprising as some of them were quite ingrained in society. The culture we live in today is an "incubator" for myths that have no scientific basis, and this sometimes meets us from an early age, and affects our worldview. We encourage you to go over the questions again, to examine which myths have managed to deceive you and learn from them.
You've Got the Stuff
You answered many questions correctly and demonstrated impressive knowledge on the subject, despite our attempt to make it difficult for you and challenge your mind. You have managed to impress us and prove to us that not everyone easily falls into the culture of myth. There are people who invest a little thought before they immortalize unfounded information. We are proud of you, and encourage you to go over the few mistakes you have made, and take the test again in order to excel.
You Cannot Be Tricked
You answered most of the questions correctly in the test, and you were able to prove to us that you do not believe every piece of information or rumor, prefering to examine each claim in depth and base it on reliable sources. We are proud to have people like you interrupting the spread of the myths and inaccurate information and presenting the truth, which has become such a rare commodity in our society. Keep it up!