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World Re-start a Heart Day 2019

How much do you know about your heart? Test your knowledge. Then check the answers at the bottom of the page and sign up to learn how to re-start a heart.

Which system of the body is the heart part of?

1) Nervous 2) Digestive 3) Circulatory

Your heart is?

1) A fibrotic tissue 2) A muscle 3) A cartilage

What pace does the human heart beat per minute, on average?

1) 40 to 90 bpm 2) 60 to 120 bpm 3) 80 to 140 bpm

How much blood can the heart pump each day?

1) 2000 litres 2) 5000 litres 3) 8000 litres

How much physical activity is recommended to do daily?

1) 10 mins 2) 30 mins 3) 90 mins

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The answers

1) The heart is part of the circulatory system

2) Your heart is a muscle

3) The average heart beats at 60 to 120 beats per minute

4) The heart pumps 8000 litres of blood a day

5) 30 mins of physical activity is recommended each day

Seven out of ten cardiac arrests happen in front of bystanders, yet fewer than one in five of the people close by end up providing first aid.

Don’t let that be you.

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