Are the statements true or false? You'll get
the answers after you've done the quiz.
Something that could kill you
must be very risky.
Risk combines the chance of something happening along with
the amount of harm it can do.
A high risk activity is quite likely to cause a lot of
If something is very risky then it must also be very difficult
Everyday things, like playing sport, are not risky at all.
Risk is only to do with industry and accidents at work.
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that can kill you could be very risky but only if they are likely
to happen. Being hit by a meteorite will kill you but it is so
unlikely to happen that it is only a very very small risk.
True. Something that is very risky causes
a lot of harm and is very likely to happen. Drunk-driving is very
risky as it's very likely to cause a serious accident. That's
why it is against the law.
True. High risk means that the activity
is dangerous and also has a high chance of causing harm. Taking
drugs like heroin is very likely to lead to addiction.
False. Sometimes things that are very risky
are actually easy to do. Crossing a busy road without looking
would be very risky.
False. Unfortunately people get hurt each
year playing sports. Just because you do something every day does
not mean that it has no risk.
is some amount of risk in all the activities that we do; in school,
at home, in work and at play.