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What does your heart do?
It pumps air around your body
It pumps blood around your body
It pumps blood to just your muscles
Which of these would make your heart beat the fastest?
Sitting on a chair
What does your pulse rate tell you?
How fast your heart is beating
How fast you are running
How old you are
Why does your heart beat faster when you exercise?
Because it gets excited
To get oxygen to your muscles more quickly
To make a louder noise
Veins carry blood...
towards the heart
away from the heart
inside the heart
James wants to become healthier. Which of these would NOT help him?
Eating a healthy diet
Using the car more instead of walking
Blood moves round your body in special tubes called blood vessels. Which of these is NOT a blood vessel?
What happens to your blood when it reaches your lungs?
It picks up oxygen
It picks up carbon dioxide
What is the most important reason why smoking cigarettes is bad for you?
Because cigarettes can burn your fingers
Because cigarettes can harm your heart and lungs
Because the smoke can get in your eyes
Which is the most important reason why you should NOT drink alcohol before driving a car?
Because you might need to go to the toilet
Because alcohol makes you less careful so you might have an accident
Because you might get stopped by the police