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Massages are blessings to man by mother nature due to their health benefits and the versatility. The massages needs professionalism to be full able to deliver it's benefits of reducing pains and stress. Massages are done by Masseuse and Masseur. Take this test on massages.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is Massage?

    • A.

      Act of pressing bodies

    • B.

      Act of applying pressure on bodies

    • C.

      Act of softening body

    • D.

      Act of reducing stress

    Correct Answer
    B. Act of applying pressure on bodies
    Explanation
    Massage is the act of applying pressure on bodies. This involves the manipulation of soft tissues, muscles, tendons, and ligaments through various techniques such as kneading, rubbing, and stroking. The purpose of massage is to promote relaxation, relieve muscle tension, improve blood circulation, and reduce stress. By applying pressure on the body, massage therapists can help alleviate pain, improve flexibility, and enhance overall well-being.

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  • 2. 

    Which is not commonly massaged?

    • A.

      Hands

    • B.

      Legs

    • C.

      Laps

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. None of the above
    Explanation
    The question asks which body part is not commonly massaged, and the correct answer is "None of the above." This means that all of the options listed (hands, legs, and laps) are commonly massaged, indicating that there is no body part that is excluded from being massaged.

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  • 3. 

    Who is professionally trained to massage?

    • A.

      Masseuse

    • B.

      Masseur

    • C.

      A and B

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. A and B
    Explanation
    A masseuse and a masseur are both professionally trained to provide massages. The term "masseuse" is typically used to refer to a female massage therapist, while "masseur" is used for a male massage therapist. Therefore, both options A and B are correct as they both refer to individuals who have received professional training in the field of massage therapy.

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  • 4. 

    Which is mostly used in America?

    • A.

      Masseuse

    • B.

      Masseur

    • C.

      Massage therapist

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Massage therapist
    Explanation
    In America, the term "massage therapist" is mostly used to refer to individuals who provide professional massage services. The terms "masseuse" and "masseur" are considered outdated and are often associated with the sex industry. "Massage therapist" is the preferred and more inclusive term used in the American context to describe individuals who are trained and licensed to provide therapeutic massage treatments. Therefore, the correct answer is "Massage therapist."

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  • 5. 

    Why is massage done?

    • A.

      For reducing stress

    • B.

      For softening skin

    • C.

      For glowing

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. For reducing stress
    Explanation
    Massage is done for reducing stress because it helps to relax the muscles and release tension in the body. The pressure applied during a massage stimulates the production of endorphins, which are natural mood elevators and pain relievers. This promotes a sense of well-being and helps to reduce feelings of stress and anxiety. Additionally, massage can also improve blood circulation and lymphatic drainage, further contributing to stress reduction.

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  • 6. 

    What is the origin of the word 'massage'?

    • A.

      Spanish

    • B.

      English

    • C.

      French

    • D.

      Latin

    Correct Answer
    C. French
    Explanation
    The word 'massage' originated from French. French has had a significant influence on the development of the modern concept of massage. The French term 'massage' is derived from the verb 'masser', which means to knead or manipulate. This term was adopted by other languages, including English, to refer to the therapeutic practice of manipulating muscles and soft tissues to promote relaxation and well-being.

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  • 7. 

    What does it mean?

    • A.

      Friction of kneading

    • B.

      Applying pressure

    • C.

      Touching

    • D.

      Rolling

    Correct Answer
    A. Friction of kneading
    Explanation
    Friction of kneading refers to the resistance or force experienced when two surfaces rub against each other during the process of kneading. Kneading involves repeatedly pressing, folding, and stretching dough or other substances, which creates friction between the hands and the material being kneaded. This friction helps to develop gluten in dough, making it elastic and improving its texture. Therefore, the correct answer implies that the meaning being referred to is the resistance or force generated during the process of kneading.

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  • 8. 

    What is known as Akmanthar in Egypt?

    • A.

      Teacher

    • B.

      Physician

    • C.

      Farmer

    • D.

      Lawyer

    Correct Answer
    B. Physician
    Explanation
    In Egypt, the term "Akmanthar" refers to a physician. This suggests that the word is a title or a specific name given to individuals who practice medicine in the country. The other options, such as teacher, farmer, and lawyer, do not align with the known meaning of Akmanthar in Egypt. Therefore, the correct answer is physician.

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  • 9. 

    When did massages become popular in the US?

    • A.

      1700s

    • B.

      1400-1600s

    • C.

      19th century

    • D.

      2000s

    Correct Answer
    C. 19th century
    Explanation
    Massages became popular in the US during the 19th century. This was a time of significant advancements in medical knowledge and practices. The development of Swedish massage by Per Henrik Ling in the early 19th century contributed to its popularity. Additionally, the rise of health resorts and the increasing interest in alternative therapies during this time also played a role in the growing popularity of massages.

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  • 10. 

    Who mostly use the therapy in olden times?

    • A.

      Doctors

    • B.

      Athletes

    • C.

      Sick men

    • D.

      Lunatics

    Correct Answer
    B. Athletes
    Explanation
    In olden times, athletes were the ones who mostly used therapy. This is because therapy, such as massage and exercise, was commonly used to treat sports injuries and enhance athletic performance. Athletes would seek therapy to alleviate pain, promote healing, and improve their physical abilities. The use of therapy by athletes was prevalent in various ancient civilizations, where sports and physical activities played a significant role in society.

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