# Fit For Life - Pre-test (Year 8 Term 1)

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### Muscular power is

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The ability of muscles to exert force.

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The ability of the muscle or muscle group to sustain (isometric) or repeat (isotonic) contractions for a long time.

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Strength that is exerted quickly.

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The body’s ability to sustain prolonged exercise with the use of oxygen.

C. Strength that is exerted quickly.
Explanation
Muscular power is strength that is exerted quickly.

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### Muscular power is strength that is exerted quickly.

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Muscular power.

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Muscular strength.

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Muscular endurance

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Flexibility.

B. Muscular strength.
Explanation
Solution:
Muscular strength is being able to exert maximal force against resistance, such as when you are holding someone down in a wrestle.

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### Maximum heart rate can be estimated using which formula?

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220 - you age

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B. 220 - you age
Explanation
The correct answer is 220 - your age. This formula is commonly used to estimate maximum heart rate. It suggests that the maximum heart rate decreases as a person ages. Subtracting one's age from 220 provides an estimation of the maximum heart rate that is considered safe during exercise.

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### True or False. Males are generally more flexible than females.

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True

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False

B. False
Explanation
False. Females are more flexible than males as they have more elastic tendons, muscles and ligaments. Females also generally have less muscle around joints, which has the effect of improving their flexibility.

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### Which fitness component is being trained in the exercise shown in the image below?

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Muscular strength

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Muscular power

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Muscular endurance

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Balance

B. Muscular power
Explanation
Muscular power is being shown in the image above. Plyometric exercises (bounding, jumping, skipping) are the best way to develop muscular power.

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