Personal Trainer Practice Questions

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Personal Trainer Practice Questions - Quiz

A personal trainer is an individual certified to have a varying degree of knowledge of general fitness involved in exercise prescription and instruction. Before certification, a personal trainer must excel in the practice qualification exams. As a result, we have compiled some questions for you to practice before the big deal.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which organ system is responsible for the transport of nutrients, removal of waste and overall environmental maintenance to support the body's function?
    • A. 

      Respiratory

    • B. 

      Reproductive

    • C. 

      Cardiovascular

    • D. 

      Endocrine

  • 2. 
    What relays information to the central nervous system about changes in the body and limbs' positions due to muscular motions?
    • A. 

      Muscle spindles

    • B. 

      Motor endplates

    • C. 

      Proprioceptors

    • D. 

      Nerve cells

  • 3. 
    What controls the process of changing membrane potential in the nerve cell membrane by allowing sodium ions to rush into the cell?
    • A. 

      Depolarization

    • B. 

      Saltatory conduction

    • C. 

      Sodium-potassium pump

    • D. 

      Hyperpolarization

  • 4. 
    What part within the muscle fiber stores glycogen and myoglobin and is made up of lipids, enzymes and various types of cellular organelles?
    • A. 

      Transverse tubules

    • B. 

      Myofibrils

    • C. 

      Sarcolemma

    • D. 

      Sarcoplasm

  • 5. 
    Which of these signs/symptoms is synonymous with ischemia?
    • A. 

      Dizziness

    • B. 

      Difficulty breathing with usual activities

    • C. 

      Pain (tightness) or discomfort in jaw

    • D. 

      Pain sensations or cramping in lower extremities

  • 6. 
    Which of these forms states that the client is acknowledging having been notified about the risks associated with exercise?
    • A. 

      Release of Liability

    • B. 

      Waiver

    • C. 

      Informed Consent

    • D. 

      Medical Release

  • 7. 
    Which is a cardiovascular disease characterized by hardening of arteries as well as thickening of arterial walls and loss of elasticity?
    • A. 

      Arthritis

    • B. 

      Atherosclerosis

    • C. 

      Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

    • D. 

      Diabetes

  • 8. 
    A blood pressure of 142/92 is considered...
    • A. 

      Low

    • B. 

      Moderate

    • C. 

      Normal

    • D. 

      High

  • 9. 
    What are Beta Blockers?
    • A. 

      Increase blood pressure and decrease heart rate

    • B. 

      Increase heart rate and increase blood pressure

    • C. 

      Decrease heart rate and decrease blood pressure

    • D. 

      Increase heart rate and decrease blood pressure

  • 10. 
    Which of the following medications produces a lower heart rate at rest and while exercising?
    • A. 

      Antidepressants

    • B. 

      Diuretics

    • C. 

      Beta Blockers

    • D. 

      Antihistamines

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