APTA: Combined Sections Meeting! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Below is an APTA Combined Sections Meeting Trivia Questions Quiz. It is ideal for all trainers to undertake as it helps them refresh what they know about the clients they may come across. Do you think you know enough to pass the test? Do give it a shot and get to review what you don’t remember correctly. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When a runner’s foot lands, which experiences more force?
    • A. 

      The heel

    • B. 

      The toe

    • C. 

      Both equally

    • D. 

      Depends on the runner's style

  • 2. 
    Which of the following statements is not true among survivors of cancer?
    • A. 

      Weakness is prominent in 80% of cancer patients who fall.

    • B. 

      Motor function is diminished by 71% in individuals with breast cancer.

    • C. 

      Those who report pain are more likely to pass balance tests.

    • D. 

      Cancer medications may lead to neurotoxic effects, leading to unsteady gait and confusion.

  • 3. 
    Is walking speed a strong predictor of mortality?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Only for people over the age of 80

    • D. 

      Only among women

  • 4. 
    If an adult over the age of 65 experiences arm or shoulder pain, should he or she be screened?
    • A. 

      Yes, even when there is a known cause

    • B. 

      Yes, but only if there is no known cause

    • C. 

      Yes, but only if there are “red flags” in the patient’s history

    • D. 

      No; screen only patients over the age of 70

  • 5. 
    Which common cardiac medication is most likely to have these potential side effects: decreased liver function, myalgia, muscle cramps, gastrointestinal problems, and rash?
    • A. 

      Anti-lipemic

    • B. 

      Anti-thrombotic

    • C. 

      Anti-arrhythmia

    • D. 

      Anti-platelet

  • 6. 
    A researcher from the University of Kansas offered 5 “rules” for obtaining and maintaining a research grant. Which of these was not one of the rules?
    • A. 

      People have to care about the problem. The problem must be important to a sufficient number of people.

    • B. 

      Know if your idea is novel. Researchers themselves can do an initial patent search.

    • C. 

      You can’t do it all. Seek assistance as needed for the patent application, market analysis, business plan, and other activities.

    • D. 

      If you’ve done the proper planning and research, you can expect success the first time.

  • 7. 
    Traditional views on development and learning include all the following constructs except:
    • A. 

      constructivism

    • B. 

      interactionism

    • C. 

      Nonlinear dynamic systems theory

    • D. 

      maturation

  • 8. 
    Which of the following statements is not true of clinical prediction rules?
    • A. 

      Diagnostic/prognostic CPRs generally are better than prescriptive CPRs.

    • B. 

      CPRs typically outperform paternalistic care.

    • C. 

      All derived prescriptive CPRs are a reflection of treatment effect.

    • D. 

      CPRs have been used effectively in clinical care.

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