Test Your Knowledge!

How much do you know about your eyes? Take this quiz to find out!

  1. The most common eye color in the world is:

    1. Green

    2. Blue

    3. Brown

    4. Hazel

  2. True or False: Pregnancy can affect your eyesight

  3. True or False: The sun can damage your eyes

  4. True or False: Eye makeup can cause eye infections

  5. What percentage of people will eventually need reading glasses?

    1. 20%

    2. 50%

    3. 75%

    4. 99%

  6. True or False: In a pinch. cleaning your contact lenses with water is a good idea

  7. True or False: We see things upside down and our brain corrects the image.

  8. True or False: Two eyes are necessary for depth perception.

  9. How many colors can the human eye see?

    1. 3

    2. 256

    3. 24 million

    4. 2 trillion

  10. True or False: Having “20/20” vision means you have perfect eyesight.

 

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ANSWERS

  1. The most common eye color in the world is BROWN. 55% of the world’s population have brown eyes

  2. Pregnancy can affect your eyesight. TRUE. Blurred vision and dry eyes are sometime experienced during pregnancy, but these symptoms are usually temporary.

  3. The sun can damage your eyes. TRUE. Exposure to UV rays can lead to cataracts and other conditions. Use sunglasses whenever possible.

  4. Eye makeup can cause eye infections. TRUE. Bacteria can thrive in creamy or liquid eye makeup. Throw away eye makeup after three months

  5. What percentage of people will eventually need reading glasses? 99% As we get older, the lenses in our eyes will lose the ability to focus. Therefore almost all of us will need vision correction at some point in our lives.

  6. In a pinch. cleaning your contact lenses with water is a good idea. FALSENever clean your contact lenses with water, as this can lead to serious eye infections.

  7. We see things upside down and our brain corrects the image. TRUE. The corneas of our eyes are curved. When light enters our eyes, it is refracted and creates an upside down image on the retina

  8. Two eyes are necessary for depth perception. TRUE. We need two eyes to help us estimate the size and distance of objects.

  9. How many colors can the human eye see? 3. Our eyes can only see red, blue, and green. All other colors are combinations of these.)

  10. Having “20/20” vision means you have perfect eyesight. FALSE. It just means you can see 20 feet in front of you.

HOW DID YOU DO?

All 10 correct -- An eye expert!
8 - 9 -- Very good!
5 - 7 -- Not bad.
4 or less -- A little short sighted...