Exercise Physiology Trivia Questions! Quiz

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Physiology Quizzes & Trivia

Living things are made up of different systems that help to sustain their life. Under physiology, there are a lot of secrets we can uncover about living things, and it is very helpful when it comes to the medical field. The quiz below is designed to help you envision just how much you have come to understand so far. Give it a shot and get to refresh your memory.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    For a basketball player who likes to slam dunk, what type of anaerobic training would be the most appropriate:
    • A. 

      Wingate

    • B. 

      Sprint

    • C. 

      Vertical Jump

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The short term energy system largely depends on:
    • A. 

      Lipids

    • B. 

      Protein

    • C. 

      Glycogen

    • D. 

      Lactate

  • 3. 
    The contribution of anaerobic and aerobic energy transfer depends on:
    • A. 

      Type of exercise and rest

    • B. 

      Exercise intensity and recovery

    • C. 

      Exercise intensity and duration

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Which method is used to safely estimate total and average daily energy expenditure without constraints imposed by laboratory procedures.
    • A. 

      Bomb calorimeter

    • B. 

      Human calorimeter

    • C. 

      Doubly labeled water

    • D. 

      Boiling point

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is the most rapidly available source of energy within a muscle cell?
    • A. 

      Phosphocreatine

    • B. 

      Adenylate Kinase

    • C. 

      Glycogen

    • D. 

      Creatine Kinase

  • 6. 
    Which of the following catabolic processes only occurs in the presence of oxygen?
    • A. 

      Phosphocreatine hydrolysis

    • B. 

      Glycolysis

    • C. 

      Hydrolysis of ATP

    • D. 

      Fatty acid catabolism

  • 7. 
    What is the role of lipase in fat metabolism?
    • A. 

      Catalyst for the reaction that splits triacylglycerol into glycerol and fatty acids

    • B. 

      Catalyst for the reaction that breaks down fatty acids into acetyl-CoA

    • C. 

      Assists with transport of fatty acids into the mitochondrion

    • D. 

      Assists with transport of fatty acids in the blood

  • 8. 
    When comparing glucose and fat metabolism, which of the following is TRUE?
    • A. 

      Both can only occur in the presence of oxygen

    • B. 

      Only glucose metabolism requires the electron transport chain

    • C. 

      Glucose metabolism is slower than fat metabolism

    • D. 

      1 triacylglycerol molecule generates approximately 12 times more ATP than 1 molecule of glucose