Aerobic Activities Final Exam

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  • 1. 

    Warm-up activities for aerobics should be how many minutes?

    • A.

      1 to 3

    • B.

      3 to 5

    • C.

      5 to 10

    • D.

      20 to 30

    Correct Answer
    C. 5 to 10
    Explanation
    Warm-up activities for aerobics should be 5 to 10 minutes long. This duration allows the body to gradually increase its heart rate and blood flow, preparing the muscles and joints for more intense exercise. A shorter warm-up may not adequately prepare the body, while a longer warm-up may lead to fatigue before the main exercise session. Therefore, a 5 to 10-minute warm-up is ideal for ensuring a safe and effective workout.

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  • 2. 

    How many times should aerobics be performed in a week?

    • A.

      1 to 2

    • B.

      2 to 3

    • C.

      3 to 4

    • D.

      Everday

    Correct Answer
    C. 3 to 4
    Explanation
    Aerobics should be performed 3 to 4 times in a week. This frequency allows for regular exercise and ensures that the body receives the benefits of aerobic activity, such as improved cardiovascular health, increased endurance, and weight management. Performing aerobics too frequently or not enough may not provide the desired results or could lead to overexertion or lack of progress. Therefore, a range of 3 to 4 times per week is recommended for optimal fitness benefits.

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  • 3. 

    Aerobic movements that involve large muscle groups used in a continuous rhythmic activity are called what?

    • A.

      Low impact aerobics

    • B.

      High impact

    • C.

      Dance

    • D.

      Medium impact

    Correct Answer
    A. Low impact aerobics
    Explanation
    Low impact aerobics refers to aerobic movements that involve large muscle groups and are performed in a continuous rhythmic activity. These movements are designed to minimize stress on the joints and are suitable for individuals with joint issues or those who prefer a lower intensity workout. High impact aerobics, on the other hand, involve more intense movements that put greater stress on the joints. Dance can also be considered an aerobic activity, but it may or may not involve large muscle groups or continuous rhythmic activity. Medium impact is not a specific term used to describe aerobic movements.

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  • 4. 

    The muscles that make up your buttocks are called what?

    • A.

      Gluteal muscles

    • B.

      Hamstring muscles

    • C.

      Quardricep muscles

    • D.

      Cardiac muscles

    Correct Answer
    A. Gluteal muscles
    Explanation
    The correct answer is gluteal muscles. The gluteal muscles are a group of three muscles located in the buttocks region: the gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, and gluteus minimus. These muscles are responsible for hip extension, abduction, and rotation. They play a crucial role in maintaining stability and providing power during activities such as walking, running, and climbing stairs.

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  • 5. 

    The most times your heart can beat in one minute is called what?

    • A.

      Maximum heart rate

    • B.

      Pulse

    • C.

      Heart rate

    • D.

      Maximum pulse rate

    Correct Answer
    A. Maximum heart rate
    Explanation
    The term "maximum heart rate" refers to the highest number of times the heart can beat within a span of one minute. It is a measure of the heart's capacity to pump blood and can vary depending on factors such as age, fitness level, and overall health. This measurement is important in determining appropriate exercise intensity and monitoring cardiovascular health. "Pulse" and "heart rate" are related terms but do not specifically refer to the maximum number of heartbeats in one minute. "Maximum pulse rate" is not a commonly used term in the context of heart rate measurement.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following rules in NOT a safety measure to be taken at pools

    • A.

      Don’t be over-aggressive

    • B.

      Be careful of over-fatigue

    • C.

      You can swim in over-chlorinated water if you wear goggles to protect your eyes.

    Correct Answer
    C. You can swim in over-chlorinated water if you wear goggles to protect your eyes.
  • 7. 

    You can push someone from the edge of the pool as long as there is no other player in the way.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Pushing someone from the edge of the pool, even if there are no other players in the way, can still be dangerous and potentially harmful. It is important to prioritize safety and avoid any actions that could potentially cause harm to others, regardless of the circumstances. Therefore, the statement is false.

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  • 8. 

    When the water temperature is below                  degrees, it is cold and may cause respiratory problems.

    Correct Answer
    70
    Explanation
    When the water temperature is below 70 degrees, it is cold and may cause respiratory problems.

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  • 9. 

    The breaststroke is the fastest of all the strokes.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is incorrect. The breaststroke is not the fastest of all the strokes. In fact, the freestyle stroke is generally considered to be the fastest, as it allows swimmers to generate more speed and power through the water. The breaststroke is known for its slower pace and more controlled movements, making it a popular choice for beginners or those looking for a less intense workout.

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  • 10. 

    The butterfly isn’t the most difficult stroke to master.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the butterfly stroke is not the most difficult stroke to master. This means that there are other swimming strokes that are more challenging to learn and perform correctly. Therefore, the correct answer is False, indicating that the butterfly stroke is not the most difficult stroke to master.

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  • 11. 

    Regular swimming increases your flexibility.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Swimming is a low-impact exercise that involves the movement of multiple muscle groups in the body. The repetitive motions and resistance of the water help to stretch and lengthen the muscles, leading to increased flexibility over time. Regular swimming also improves joint mobility and range of motion. Therefore, it is true that regular swimming can increase flexibility.

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  • 12. 

    There are 167 different types of dives.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement claims that there are 167 different types of dives. However, there is no information provided to support this claim. Without any evidence or context, it is not possible to determine the number of different types of dives. Therefore, the correct answer is "False" since the statement is unsupported and cannot be confirmed.

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  • 13. 

    Marathoners should not wear cotton.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Marathoners should not wear cotton because cotton absorbs and retains moisture, which can lead to chafing, discomfort, and increased risk of blisters. Additionally, cotton does not dry quickly, causing the fabric to become heavy and cling to the body, hindering movement and increasing the chances of overheating. Synthetic fabrics such as polyester or nylon are more suitable for marathon runners as they wick away sweat, allow for better breathability, and dry quickly, providing better comfort and performance during long-distance running.

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  • 14. 

    What is one of the ways that you can test shoes for flexibility?

    • A.

      Squeeze them

    • B.

      Poke them

    • C.

      Pull on them

    Correct Answer
    B. Poke them
    Explanation
    One of the ways to test shoes for flexibility is by poking them. By gently pressing or poking different areas of the shoe, you can assess how easily it bends and flexes. If the shoe feels rigid and doesn't give much when poked, it indicates poor flexibility. On the other hand, if the shoe bends and flexes easily in response to poking, it suggests good flexibility, which is important for comfortable and natural foot movement while walking or running.

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  • 15. 

    How long is a typical marathon race?

    • A.

      26 miles

    • B.

      15 miles

    • C.

      1 miles

    • D.

      10 miles

    Correct Answer
    A. 26 miles
    Explanation
    A typical marathon race is 26 miles long. This distance has been standardized internationally by organizations such as the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The 26-mile distance originated from the first modern Olympic Games held in Athens in 1896, where the race was set to start from Marathon to Athens. The distance has since become the standard for marathon races worldwide, representing a significant physical and mental challenge for runners.

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  • 16. 

    Why did the European marathoners wear hiking boots?

    • A.

      They had to climb rocky terrain

    • B.

      Military tradition

    • C.

      They had to climb high hills

    Correct Answer
    B. Military tradition
    Explanation
    The European marathoners wore hiking boots due to military tradition. This suggests that wearing hiking boots during marathons has been a customary practice among European military personnel. It implies that the marathoners may have been paying homage to this tradition by wearing hiking boots during their race.

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  • 17. 

    Name the 3 benefits of stretching.

  • 18. 

    Name the 2 types of marathon shoes.

  • 19. 

    Bicycles operated at night must have a headlamp that is visible from what distance?

    • A.

      500 feet

    • B.

      500 yards

    • C.

      10 feet

    Correct Answer
    A. 500 feet
    Explanation
    Bicycles operated at night must have a headlamp that is visible from a distance of 500 feet. This is to ensure that the bicycle is visible to other road users, such as drivers, pedestrians, and other cyclists. Having a visible headlamp helps to improve safety by allowing others to see the bicycle and take appropriate actions to avoid any potential accidents or collisions.

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  • 20. 

    Throwing the shot is called putting.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because throwing the shot is indeed called putting. This term is commonly used in the sport of track and field, specifically in the shot put event. In shot put, athletes throw a heavy metal ball called a shot, and the technique used to propel the shot is referred to as putting.

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  • 21. 

    Every attempt in the high jump is called a flight.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    In the high jump, each attempt is not called a flight. Instead, each attempt is called a jump. The term "flight" is not used to describe the attempts in the high jump. Therefore, the statement is false.

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  • 22. 

    Every attempt in the javelin is called a trial.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Every attempt in the javelin is called a trial" is false. In the sport of javelin, each attempt is called a throw, not a trial. A trial typically refers to a legal proceeding or a scientific experiment, whereas in javelin, athletes make throws to achieve the maximum distance. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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