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Only People Who Truly Understand Coronavirus Face Mask Guidelines Will Get 7/7 On This Quiz

Test your knowledge through seven different scenarios.

Here's how this works: You will be given seven different scenarios. It's up to you to determine whether or not people are following Centers for Disease Control guidelines for face coverings during the coronavirus pandemic. Let's get started.

  1. This is Liz. She's picking up some food from the grocery store. She doesn't feel stick, but she still puts on a face mask. Is this recommended behavior?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Yes

    The CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in places where social distancing is tricky, like grocery stores.

  2. Alice hears that people should wear face masks in public settings where social distancing is hard, but can't find a surgical mask or N-95 respirator. As a result, she goes to the pharmacy without anything covering her face. Is this recommended?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    No

    Alice should still wear a cloth face covering, which the CDC recommends that people wear instead of surgical masks or N-95 respirators — these need to be reserved for healthcare workers.

  3. This is Alex. She doesn't own a mask, so she makes a face covering out of a funky bandana. Is this recommended behavior?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Yes

    You can make cloth face coverings from household items like T-shirts and bandanas.

  4. This is Nick. After getting home, she takes off her face covering, giving her nose a good scratch with her hands as she does so. Is this recommended behavior?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    No

    Make sure not to touch your eyes, mouth, or nose when taking off a face covering.

  5. This is Steve. Steve puts on a face mask and goes on a walk with his girlfriend, who he does not live with. They hold hands the entire time. Is this recommended behavior?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    No

    Wearing a mask doesn't mean you can stop social distancing.

  6. This is Henry. Henry has been wearing his cloth face covering a lot recently, so he puts it in the washing machine. Is this recommended behavior?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Yes

    Cloth face masks should be routinely cleaned, depending on how often you use them. A washing machine cycle should suffice.

  7. This is Charlotte and Harry. Harry just turned 1. Charlotte puts a face mask on Harry when they go out. Is this recommended behavior?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    No

    You shouldn't put cloth face coverings on children younger than 2.

Read BuzzFeed's guide to face mask guidelines here.

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