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Spot Skin Cancer™

8 Questions
Skin Cancer Quizzes & Trivia

Welcome to the American Academy of Dermatology’s SPOT Skin Cancer™ quiz. Take this quiz to find out how much you know – or don’t know – about skin cancer, including what to look for on your skin and when it’s important to see a dermatologist. The quiz takes about 5 minutes to complete. Along the way, pop-ups will share simple tips to help you learn how to SPOT Skin Cancer™!

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The best way to prevent skin cancer, including melanoma – the deadliest form of skin cancer – is to limit exposure to the sun.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Getting a base tan is a healthy way to protect my skin from sun damage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    When shopping for sunscreen, a product with SPF 30 provides twice the protection as an SPF 15.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    I should apply sunscreen every day, even when it’s cloudy or cold outside.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Skin cancer can be easily treated when caught early.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    When checking my skin for skin cancer, I should only look for new moles or spots.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    When checking my skin, I need to look over my entire body, even parts of my body that do not get regular sun exposure, like the soles of my feet. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Only fair-skinned people have to be concerned about skin cancer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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