WONDER #638: Why Do You Get Goose Bumps?

Question 1 of 3

Getting goose bumps is a reflex called what?

  1. pilomotor reflex
  2. pimple reflex
  3. goose flesh reflex
  4. terror reflex

Question 2 of 3

The pilomotor reflex in animals has the effect of making an animal look what?

  1. smaller
  2. scarier
  3. bigger
  4. hairier

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following is an example of a feeling that can cause goose bumps?

  1. fear
  2. pleasure
  3. surprise
  4. all of the above

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