Trivia Quiz: Fitness Nutrition Specialist Certification Test!

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Trivia Quiz: Fitness Nutrition Specialist Certification Test!

The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Fitness Nutrition Specialist certification is an exam that has been specially designed for NASM personal trainers. The examination will be on for two hours within which candidates are expected to finish the exam. The purpose of these preparatory questions is to lend a helping hand in getting to know and being familiar with questions you will likely encounter in your examination.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is the difference between complex and simple carbohydrates?
    • A. 

      Quickness in the digestion

    • B. 

      Chemical structure and absorption

    • C. 

      A & B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Which of the following can an enzyme act on?
    • A. 

      Protein

    • B. 

      Carbohydrates

    • C. 

      Lipids

    • D. 

      Substrates

  • 3. 
    Dietary supplement can be taken in which of the following forms?
    • A. 

      Tablet

    • B. 

      Liquid

    • C. 

      Capsule

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    What is being referred to when an athlete is said to have "hit the wall"?
    • A. 

      Emotional stress

    • B. 

      Fatigue

    • C. 

      Dehydration

    • D. 

      High oxalate

  • 5. 
    Thickening of the aortic valve can result into which of the following?
    • A. 

      Heart murmur

    • B. 

      Fatigue

    • C. 

      Loss of glucose

    • D. 

      Bleeding

  • 6. 
    Which of the following can be caused by the formation of plaque-like substance on the walls of the cardiovascular system?
    • A. 

      Blocking of the natural flow of blood

    • B. 

      Heart attack

    • C. 

      Stroke

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Decreased HDL cholesterol is a symptom for all the following except?
    • A. 

      Metabolic syndrome

    • B. 

      High cholesterol

    • C. 

      Hyperlipidemia

    • D. 

      Heart murmur

  • 8. 
    In humans, where is glycogen mainly stored?
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Skeletal muscle

    • C. 

      Kidney

    • D. 

      A & B

  • 9. 
    Muscle contraction, Nerve impulse propagation and Chemical synthesis all derive their energy from which of the following?
    • A. 

      Adenosine triphosphate

    • B. 

      Glycogen

    • C. 

      Glucose

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Blood clot

    • B. 

      Loss of weight

    • C. 

      Fat loss

    • D. 

      Ruptured spleen