CSET Practice Test Comp Based- Phyaical Education

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CSET Practice Test Comp Based - Phyaical Education


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  • 1. 
    In a third-grade physical education class, students work on the challenge below. • Assume a balanced pose with your feet together. • The teacher will try to gently push you off balance while you try to maintain your balance. • Assume a balanced pose once again, this time with your feet spread apart. • The teacher will again try to gently push you off balance while you try to maintain your balance. • Identify which of the positions, feet together or feet apart, helped you maintain your balance. This activity is best designed to promote students' awareness of how:
    • A. 

      A change in the speed or rhythm of movement affects stability.

    • B. 

      Raising the body's center of gravity improves stability.

    • C. 

      A decrease in the load on support muscles increases stability.

    • D. 

      Increasing the body's base of support improves stability.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is a critical element in a mature motor pattern for kicking a soccer ball?
    • A. 

      Leaning the body forward as the foot makes contact with the ball

    • B. 

      Kicking the ball as straight up as possible

    • C. 

      planting the nonkicking foot in front of the ball

    • D. 

      following through with the kicking leg in the direction of the kick

  • 3. 
    In volleyball, which movement pattern helps produce sufficient velocity and accuracy to serve the ball underhand?
    • A. 

      Moving the striking arm in a pendulum swing

    • B. 

      Shifting body weight rapidly to the back foot

    • C. 

      Keeping the trunk as motionless as possible

    • D. 

      Minimizing bending of the knees

  • 4. 
    . Which line in the table below accurately matches an activity with a type of skill required to engage successfully in that activity? Line   Activity                                                  Type of Skill Required    1        dodging in flag football                        Tactile awareness 2        serving a tennis ball                            rhythmic awareness3        running cross-country                          manipulative skill4        riding a unicycle                                dynamic balance skill  
    • A. 

      Line 1

    • B. 

      Line 2

    • C. 

      Line 3

    • D. 

      Line 4

  • 5. 
    Which of the following activities emphasizes use of a locomotor skill?
    • A. 

      Galloping to music

    • B. 

      Catching a rolled ball

    • C. 

      Swinging from a bar

    • D. 

      Pivoting to catch a ball

  • 6. 
    A sixth grader's family fitness program includes bicycling. To begin, the student and his father agree to ride three times each week for 20 minutes each session. According to the FITT (frequency, intensity, time, type) criteria for fitness training, which of the following is an accurate application of the principle of time to this program?
    • A. 

      Gradually increasing the duration of each session

    • B. 

      Gradually increasing the number of sessions each week

    • C. 

      Gradually increasing the load involved in the activity (e.g., by adding weight to a backpack)

    • D. 

      Alternating the number of sessions each week

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is a key benefit of including flexibility training in a fitness development program?
    • A. 

      Enhancing balance during physical activity

    • B. 

      Enhancing muscular strength and endurance

    • C. 

      Reducing the risk of injury to joints and soft tissue

    • D. 

      Reducing stress on the cardiovascular system during exercise

  • 8. 
    . Which of the following is the most important instructional strategy to use when adapting physical education activities for children with asthma?
    • A. 

      Schedule frequent rest and water breaks during the children's activities.

    • B. 

      Permit the children to perform at lower intensity levels during aerobic activities and when exercising in cold, dry weather.

    • C. 

      Allow the children to be excusedfrom all physical education activities involving running.

    • D. 

      Encourage the children to breathe through their mouths during aerobic activities and when exercising outdoors.

  • 9. 
    9. Of the following, the most important consideration in selecting a physical education activity for an elementary school class is to ensure that the selected activity:
    • A. 

      Includes components that build children's strength and endurance.

    • B. 

      Enables all children to participate comfortably and enhance their movement skills.

    • C. 

      Includes both individual and group components.

    • D. 

      Has interdisciplinary connections with several academic content areas.

  • 10. 
    In general, elementary students who are substantially heavier or stockier than their peers are likely to find it easiest to be successful in physical activities requiring:
    • A. 

      Stability

    • B. 

      Agility

    • C. 

      Speed

    • D. 

      Rotation

  • 11. 
    Which of the following strategies is likely to be most effective in promoting upper elementary students' application of goalsetting skills in the context of physical activity?
    • A. 

      Have students engage in team activities in which team members must collaborate and reach consensus about strategies in order to succeed.

    • B. 

      Guide students in analyzing their own individual fitness test results and designing an activity program to enhance their personal fitness level.

    • C. 

      Organize physical education activities so that only one or two components of health-related fitness are addressed at one time, rather than all components simultaneously.

    • D. 

      Organize a series of fitness activities in a circuit, and require that students demonstrate a predetermined level of competence in each activity before moving on to the next.

  • 12. 
    Use the activity description below to answer the question that follows. Human Knot 1. Stand in a small circle with 6–8 players. 2. Join hands with two other people not next to you. 3. When everyone's ready—hang on! 4. Turn, twist, go under, and untangle until all are in a circle again. 5. Some will be facing in and some will be facing out. 6. Have fun and be careful! This activity can help promote responsible social behaviors among elementary-age children primarily because it:
    • A. 

      Prompts children to work cooperatively to achieve a common goal.

    • B. 

      Involves extensive physical contact among many children at the same time.

    • C. 

      Requires children's use of specific safety practices related to supporting the body weight of others

    • D. 

      Promotes children's appreciation of personal differences and the rights of others.

  • 13. 
    In the United States, increased societal awareness of health and fitness issues has led to which of the following trends in physical education at the elementary school level?
    • A. 

      An increased interest in returning to traditional physical conditioning methods such as calisthenics and circuit training

    • B. 

      An increased emphasis on programs designed to promote individuals' lifelong participation in physical activity

    • C. 

      An increase in the amount of time allotted each day for student participation in physical education classes

    • D. 

      An increase in the use of standardized paper-and-pencil tests to evaluate students' understanding and application of fitness principles

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