How Sun Savvy Are You?

Get active this summer by taking part in those sun-filled outdoor activities, but don't forget to play safe. Get sun smart and protect yourself against burns, wrinkles, sun spots and cancer.

How Sun Savvy Are You?

Take the quiz from Banana Boat to find out just how sun savvy you really are:

1. How often should you reapply sunscreen?
a) Never
b) Every 2 hours
c) After you go swimming

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2. You should be wearing sunscreen
a) In the summer
b) When it's sunny
c) All year round

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3. A sunscreen with an SPF of 30 means:
a) You can stay out in the sun 30 times longer than you normally would without burning
b) You'll be protected for 30 minutes
c) It's made for fair-skinned people

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4. The best kind of sunscreen to buy is:
a) Any kind. They are all the same
b) Photostable sunscreens
c) One labeled Dermatologist recommended

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5. UVA rays penetrate deep layers of your skin, causing:
a) A sunburn
b) Wrinkles and sun spots
c) Sleepiness

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6. Up to 80 per cent of the sun's rays can penetrate through:
a) Your office window
b) Sunglasses
c) Clouds, mist and fog

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