WONDER #1062: Why Don’t You Have To Trim Your Eyelashes?

Question 1 of 3

What is the technical name for eyelashes?

  1. dormant sensors
  2. fur
  3. cilia
  4. follicle

Question 2 of 3

Compared to hair on your head, the growth phase of eyelashes is:

  1. longer
  2. shorter
  3. about the same
  4. none of these

Question 3 of 3

An important function of eyelashes is:

  1. they protect your eyes from dirt
  2. they determine your hair color
  3. they prevent baldness
  4. they predict how tall you will be

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