WONDER #1045: What Is an Earworm?

Question 1 of 3

Songs or jingles that get stuck in your head are called what?

  1. earworms
  2. Bieberisms
  3. gluetunes
  4. commercials

Question 2 of 3

Earworms seem to affect whom the most?

  1. men
  2. women
  3. children
  4. both A and B equally

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following is a method some people use to get rid of an earworm?

  1. listen to a different song
  2. listen to the earworm all the way through
  3. have a conversation or start a new activity
  4. all of the above

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