WONDER #2529: How Clean Can Our Bodies Get?

Question 1 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. People should wash bath towels after every use.
  2. Showers remove all dirt from the human body, including all microorganisms that may be present.
  3. Microorganisms stay on the body after showering, and they can move to bath towels when people dry off.
  4. A shower is the best way to wake up.

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following is NOT an example of a microorganism?

  1. chlorine
  2. bacteria
  3. fungi
  4. viruses

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following BEST proves that microorganisms are too small to see?

  1. “Microorganisms can include bacteria, fungi, and some viruses.”
  2. “They [microorganisms] range from 100 nanometers to almost one millimeter in size.”
  3. “Antibacterial soaps can kill good bacteria your body needs.”
  4. “Plenty of these tiny creatures are still holding onto your body when you step out of the shower.”

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