The Ultimate Teenage Girl Lifestyle Quiz
by Staff
Teenage girls develop differently than teenage boys. As a parent of a teenage girl, there are several things you can do to promote a healthy development. Take this quiz and learn more about how you can raise a well-adjusted and healthy teenage daughter.

Teenage girls are about ____ as likely to be depressed and consider suicide compared to teenage boys.

  • twice
  • three times
  • four times

As a parent of a teenage girl, what signs of depression should you watch out for?

  • persistent tearfulness and boredom
  • complaints of headaches and/or stomachaches
  • both of the above

What should you do if your teenage girl shows signs of depression?

  • talk to her principal
  • talk to her friends
  • seek professional help

How many calories should a typical teenager consume daily?

  • 1,500 calories
  • 1,800 calories
  • 2,200 calories

Many teenage girls do not get enough:

  • calcium
  • iron
  • both of the above

Your teenage daughter should consume at least _______ servings of fruit and vegetables daily.

  • three
  • four
  • five

How much vigorous activity should your teenage daughter engage in every week?

  • 20 minutes, three times a week
  • 40 minutes, three times a week
  • 60 minutes, three times a week

What are the potential risks of tattoos and body piercings?

  • infections, scar tissue and draining wounds
  • allergic reactions, hepatitis and AIDS
  • both of the above

A tongue piercing can result in:

  • a blocked airway
  • chipped teeth
  • both of the above

What should you do if your teenage daughter experiences severe menstrual pain and cramps?

  • Let her take a day or two off school.
  • Bring her to the doctor.
  • Tell her to ignore it.

If your daughter has severe menstrual cramps, your doctor may prescribe:

  • pain killers
  • oral contraceptives
  • both of the above

When do girls typically begin menstruating?

  • between 8 and 13 years old
  • between 10 and 15 years old
  • between 12 and 16 years old

Exceptionally heavy menstrual bleeding:

  • may be a sign of a clotting disorder
  • may cause anemia
  • both of the above

How much sunscreen should you teenage daughter apply to her skin when in the sun?

  • at least one tablespoon
  • at least two tablespoons
  • at least half a cup

Who should limit their sun exposure?

  • Teenage girls with freckles
  • Teenage girls with light-colored eyes.
  • both of the above