An independent report by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy found that 6 in 10 teens have watched the show, and 82% of them credited the show with helping them understand the challenges of young and unexpected parenthood. Teachers are even using the shows in the classroom!
So whether you've followed the lives of Farrah, Catelynn, Amber and Maci on the living room couch or at your school desk, you've probably picked up on some tidbits on how to prevent pregnancy, no? Let's see how much you know!
We recently chatted sex myths with Maci, Farrah and Catelynn over lunch. You best believe they were ready to bust each and every one of them! Watch the clip below and see how many you get right. Be sure to keep score and check your grade after the video -- in case you got some brushing up to do (eeek...) we've got a link or two for you.
+ Watch: Quiz yourself with "Teen Mom" Mythbusters
How many did you get right?
0-2 correct: Gurrrl, on top off missing every "16 and Pregnant" episode, you ain't even paying attention in Sex Ed class, huh? Take control...like now, before it's too late.
3-4 correct: Remember that time you took your first steps but came tumbling down right quick? Yeah, same -- you still got work to do. But you're on your way. Get your (sex) life on it's two feet, and read up on everything you need to know to protect yourself.
5-6 correct: Ahhh, so proud of you! *sticks gold
star rattle next to your name* Don’t stop watching “Teen Mom” every Tuesday at 10/9c -- you’re on a roll. Share the quiz with all your friends by taking action below, and make sure they're in control of their (sex) life, too.