WONDER #2680: Do You See a Face on the Moon?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. how the craters on the Moon came to be.
  2. how to diagnose pareidolia.
  3. what pareidolia is and some common examples of it.
  4. why we should train future computers to recognize faces better.

Question 2 of 3

Which is NOT an example of pareidolia?

  1. Seeing a face on the Moon
  2. Noticing the shape of an animal in a cloud
  3. Seeing the image of a famous person in wood grain
  4. Recognizing the pattern on a plaid shirt

Question 3 of 3

Some experts explain pareidolia with the idea that early humans ______________ see and recognize faces quickly.

  1. could not
  2. evolved to
  3. were better able to
  4. didn’t want to

Check your answers online at https://www.wonderopolis.org/wonder/Do-You-See-a-Face-on-the-Moon.