Level 2: Trivia Quiz On Principles Of Exercise, Fitness And Health!

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Level 2: Trivia Quiz On Principles Of Exercise, Fitness And Health!

This is a level 2 trivia quiz on principles of exercise, fitness and health! If you are planning on becoming a physical trainer, you should be able to get the questions correct with no hesitation as they cover the basics. Do give it a try and get to see how skilled you are when it comes to your clients. All the best and keep practicing!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following health benefits would result from regular walking?
    • A. 

      Increased blood pressure

    • B. 

      Decreased risk of CHD

    • C. 

      Increased resting heart rate

    • D. 

      Decreased life expectancy

  • 2. 
    The development of balance would be required for which of the following activities? 
    • A. 

      Gymnastics

    • B. 

      Sprinting

    • C. 

      Swimming

    • D. 

      Running

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is a long term adaptation to muscular strength training? 
    • A. 

      Increased size of type ll muscle fibres

    • B. 

      Decreased number of type ll muscle fibres

    • C. 

      Increased number of type ll muscle fibres

    • D. 

      Decreased size of type ll muscle fibres

  • 4. 
    What is the definition of muscular strength? 
    • A. 

      The ability of muscles to exert maximum force in one contraction

    • B. 

      The ability of muscles to exert minimum force in one contraction

    • C. 

      The ability of muscles to repeatedly exert maximum force

    • D. 

      The ability of muscles to repeatedly exert minimum force

  • 5. 
    Which of the following would be classified in the aerobic fitness zone? 
    • A. 

      65% Max heart rate

    • B. 

      75% Max heart rate

    • C. 

      85% Max heart rate

    • D. 

      95% Max heart rate

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a long term adaptation to cardiovascular training? 
    • A. 

      Increased lactic acid accumulation

    • B. 

      Decreased carbon dioxide removal

    • C. 

      Increased capillarisation

    • D. 

      Decreased oxygen delivery

  • 7. 
    What body type has broad shoulders and a muscular build?
    • A. 

      Ectomorph

    • B. 

      Mesomorph

    • C. 

      Endomorph

    • D. 

      Somatotype

  • 8. 
    According to the Borg 6-20 scale which of the following would represent an intensity that felt ‘somewhat hard’?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      13

    • D. 

      17

  • 9. 
    What is heart rate? 
    • A. 

      The number of beats/ contractions per minute

    • B. 

      The number of beats/ contractions per 30 seconds

    • C. 

      The volume of blood pumped from the heart in one contraction

    • D. 

      The volume of blood pumped from the heart in one minute

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is defined as the volume of blood pumped from the heart in one contraction? 
    • A. 

      Cardiac output

    • B. 

      Stroke volume

    • C. 

      Heart rate

    • D. 

      Cardiac arrest

  • 11. 
    A long term effect of regular exercise on the heart is increased stroke volume. What effect will this have? 
    • A. 

      The heart will beat less frequently

    • B. 

      The heart will contract less forcefully

    • C. 

      Blood pressure will increase

    • D. 

      CHD risk will increase

  • 12. 
    Complete the text with the missing word?   When someone begins exercising heart rate will________ This will allow a greater supply of blood and therefore oxygen to reach the working muscles. 
    • A. 

      Maintain

    • B. 

      Increase

    • C. 

      Decrease

    • D. 

      Regress

  • 13. 
    What happens during the dilation of blood vessels?
    • A. 

      The blood vessels get wider

    • B. 

      The blood vessels get narrower

    • C. 

      The valves in the veins remain open

    • D. 

      The valves in the veins remain closed

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      It leads to a decrease in blood sugar

    • B. 

      It leads to an increase in blood sugar

    • C. 

      It leads to an increase in the blood supply to the brain

    • D. 

      It leads to a decrease in the blood supply to the brain

  • 15. 
    What happens to the synovial fluid in joints during exercise? 
    • A. 

      The amount of synovial fluid decreases

    • B. 

      The amount of synovial fluid increases

    • C. 

      The amount of oxygen in the synovial fluid decreases

    • D. 

      The amount of oxygen in the synovial fluid increases

  • 16. 
    Which of the following types of muscle contraction is most likely to cause DOMS?
    • A. 

      Isometric

    • B. 

      Isokinetic

    • C. 

      Concentric

    • D. 

      Eccentric

  • 17. 
    Which of the following will primarily recruit type 2b muscle fibres in resistance training?
    • A. 

      High weight and high repetitions

    • B. 

      High weight and low repetitions

    • C. 

      Low weight and high repetitions

    • D. 

      Low weight and low repetitions

  • 18. 
    Which of the following training outcomes requires speed during resistance training? 
    • A. 

      Muscular endurance

    • B. 

      Muscular strength

    • C. 

      Muscular power

    • D. 

      Muscular fitness

  • 19. 
    Which of the following will increase overload during a resistance training exercise?
    • A. 

      Increasing the speed of repetitions

    • B. 

      Decreasing the number of repetitions

    • C. 

      Increasing the lever length

    • D. 

      Decreasing the range of movement

  • 20. 
    An ability to cope with stressful situations in everyday life and to make good decisions is an example of which component of total fitness?
    • A. 

      Social fitness

    • B. 

      Medical fitness

    • C. 

      Mental fitness

    • D. 

      Spiritual fitness

  • 21. 
    Which of the following defines physical fitness? 
    • A. 

      Maintaining an active lifestyle that contributes to maintaining levels of cardiovascular and muscular fitness and flexibility

    • B. 

      Eating a variety of foods from major food groups and maintaining a calorie intake appropriate for needs and demands

    • C. 

      Being free from disease and illness and making lifestyle choices that maintain this component

    • D. 

      Awareness of and ability to manage and express emotions assertively and with respect to self and others

  • 22. 
    The equation force x speed represents which component of motor fitness/ skill-related fitness? 
    • A. 

      Reaction time

    • B. 

      Power

    • C. 

      Speed

    • D. 

      Agility

  • 23. 
    Which of the following defines balance? 
    • A. 

      The ability to change the position of the entire body in space with speed and accuracy

    • B. 

      The ability of the body to remain centred over a base of support

    • C. 

      The ability to perform smooth and accurate movements

    • D. 

      Distance รท Time

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is a genetic factor influencing an individual’s training potential? 
    • A. 

      Diet

    • B. 

      Alcohol

    • C. 

      Smoking

    • D. 

      Body type

  • 25. 
    The 100m sprint primarily uses which of the following components of skill related fitness? 
    • A. 

      Speed

    • B. 

      Agility

    • C. 

      Balance

    • D. 

      Co-ordination