Group Fitness Certification Test! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Group Fitness Certification Test! Trivia Questions Quiz

Welcome to the Group Fitness Certification Test! In this quiz, you will get to test out what you know about living a healthy life and at the same time ensuring that you get the most out of your fitness routine and the ones you teach too. Do give it a shot and all the best as you practice for your fitness exams.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the subsequent options is MOST unlikely to change the heart rate when exercising and resting?
    • A. 

      Smoker with 2 pack per day habit

    • B. 

      Pregnancy

    • C. 

      Osteoporosis

    • D. 

      Pacemaker

  • 2. 
    Which of these diseases is less prevalent among the obese?
    • A. 

      Cardiopulmonary conditions

    • B. 

      Cancer

    • C. 

      Diabetes

    • D. 

      Osteoporosis

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are the three stages of learning motor skills that are necessary for Group Fitness Instructors to understand?
    • A. 

      Cognitive, Associative, Autonomous

    • B. 

      Cognitive, Motor, Sensory

    • C. 

      Learned, Assisted, Autonomous

    • D. 

      Learned, Associative, Independent

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the symptoms of stress fractures?
    • A. 

      Severe muscle weakness

    • B. 

      Pain at rest

    • C. 

      Progressive pain that is worse with weight-bearing activity

    • D. 

      Localized pain

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Stretching, specificity and sequencing

    • B. 

      Safety, specificity and stability

    • C. 

      Simplicity, safety and stability

    • D. 

      Slow-to-fast, safety and sequencing

  • 6. 
    There are different functions of the cardiovascular system. Which of these is the LEAST likely to be a major one?
    • A. 

      Removal of carbon dioxide and metabolic wastes from the cells

    • B. 

      Prevention of a serious blood loss after injury through a clotting mechanism

    • C. 

      Distribution of oxygen and nutrients to the cells

    • D. 

      Production of the hormones insulin and glucagon

  • 7. 
    Which of the subsequent methods is the least effective in making a group class more distinguished or individualized?
    • A. 

      In an indoor cycling class, cueing the participant to tighten the resistance to setting #4 on the dial

    • B. 

      In weight-bearing cardio classes, cueing the participant to lengthen the lever arm (the leg) whenever able

    • C. 

      In an aquatic exercise class, telling people to increase the velocity of movement to tolerance

    • D. 

      In weight lifting classes, cueing the participant to focus more on the muscular contraction than on increasing the velocity of the lift

  • 8. 
    Which of the following does the Reciprocal teaching strategy which involves participants using a partner to provide feedback, works best for?
    • A. 

      Novice exercisers who could use a fitness role model

    • B. 

      Classes involving partner strength or flexibility

    • C. 

      Providing private practice time for participants

    • D. 

      Creating uniformity among participants

  • 9. 
    Which of these steps do Group Fitness Instructors use the popular acronym RICE to remember to follow after a person sustains injury?
    • A. 

      Rest, Ice, Compression, (light) Exercise

    • B. 

      Race (to the doctor), Ice, Compression, Elevation

    • C. 

      Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation

    • D. 

      Rest, Ice, Crutches, Elevation

  • 10. 
    Which of the folowing concepts of Resistance Exercise doesn't the latest ACSM literature strongly support?
    • A. 

      Adults should alternate training so as to address each major muscle group 2-3 days per week

    • B. 

      Adults should wait no longer than 12-24 hours between bouts of resistance training

    • C. 

      Previously sedentary individuals should start resistance training with very light or light intensity

    • D. 

      Adults interested in gaining strength and power should perform 8-12 repetitions of a greater resistance, while individuals seeking muscular endurance should perform 15-20 repetitions of a lower resistance