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2 Welcome to the health challenge quiz. This quiz will test your knowledge about the human body as well as general health issues. Hopefully it will be fun as well as informative!

3 Each question will give you enough time to think about the options before showing the correct answers. Enjoy the quiz..

4 How many portions of fruit or vegetables should you eat every day? Two Three FourFive The correct answer is D: Five Fruit and vegetables are a good source of vitamins and minerals, as well as fibre.

5 Smoking can increase the risk of which of the following diseases or problems? Heart attackStroke Lung CancerAll three The correct answer is D: All three For help and advice on giving up smoking, please take a leaflet from reception.

6 True or False? There is enough iron in the adult human body to make a small nail. True

7 How many calories should the average adult woman have every day to maintain a healthy weight? The correct answer is B: 2000 calories The amount varies depending on many other things including your level of activity and fitness. For advice about a healthy diet, please ask for a leaflet.

8 True or False? Any exercise that gets you out of breath or sweating can help reduce your risk of heart disease. True Going for a brisk walk, gardening, swimming, mowing the lawn, playing a sport can all help.

9 What are the benefits to the baby of breastfeeding? Protection against ear infection Protection against chest infections Lower risk of diabetes The correct answer is D: All three For advice on breastfeeding, talk to your health visitor, or ask for a leaflet. All three of these

10 What is the most common cause of POISONING in young children? Washing up liquid Medicines Bleach Asbestos The correct answer is B: Medicines Keep all medicines in a safe place. Use child safety caps if you have children in the house.

11 True or False? Breastfeeding can help you to lose weight. True Women who breastfeed usually lose weight more quickly after giving birth. Ask your health visitor for advice.

12 How many bones are there in the adult human body? The correct answer is B: 206 Babies have more than 300 bones, some of which join together as they grow.

13 How can you help bring your blood pressure down? Regular Exercise Eat less salt All of these The correct answer is D: All of these Eating a healthy diet and taking regular exercise can help bring blood pressure down. Lose weight

14 True or False? Breast cancer is the most common cancer in England and Wales True There are more than 35,000 new cases every year.

15 How many parts of the body can you name beginning with the letter H? How many of these did you get? Heart, hand, hip, head, hair, humerus (a bone), heel, hypothalamus (part of the brain)

16 What is the hardest substance in the human body? Tooth EnamelBones HairToenails The correct answer is A: Tooth Enamel

17 Which is the longest bone in the adult human body? Humerus (upper arm) Tibia (shin) Femur (Thigh)Funny bone The correct answer is C: Femur The funny bone is not really a bone, but the point where a nerve touches a bone in your elbow

18 True or False? Humans lose an average of 40 to 100 strands of hair every day True Although some lose much more!

19 How many muscles are there in the human body? Less than to to 600 More than 600 The correct answer is D: More than 600

20 Which of these has the lowest number of calories? 1 Litre of Water1 glass of wine 1 can of diet cola1/2 pint of beer The correct answer is A: 1 Litre of Water Water has NO calories, and you should drink about 2 litres a day as part of a healthy diet.


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