Influences

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This is a small quiz to test your knowledge in the influences section of the theory course.  The quiz will cover the following topics:-The key influences of People, Image, Culture and Resources. Health and Well Being.  Socio Economic factors.  Roles and related qualities. The Sports Participation Pyramid.  Initiatives and their common purposes. Agencies.  


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  • 1. 
    Identify the key influence from the following statement.  -When reading the "sports" section of the newspaper.
    • A. 

      People

    • B. 

      Socio Economic

    • C. 

      Peers

    • D. 

      Role Models

  • 2. 
    Identify the key influence from the following statement below.-Going to a "taster session" for rugby as someone in your class recommended it. 
    • A. 

      Media

    • B. 

      Peers

    • C. 

      Media

    • D. 

      Family

  • 3. 
    Identify the key influence from the statement below. -Playing tennis at a local club where your mum and sisters are members. 
    • A. 

      Media

    • B. 

      Peers

    • C. 

      Family

    • D. 

      Role model

  • 4. 
    Which one of the following is not a media coverage key influence?
    • A. 

      Commentator on the radio

    • B. 

      Presentation in school

    • C. 

      Newspaper article

    • D. 

      TV programme

  • 5. 
    Mike plays competitive rugby but will be 50 next year and thinks that by then he will take up a physically less demanding sport.  Age is the key influence in this statement. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Millie really enjoyed participating in sport.  But outside of school she had a limited choice of places to play basketball as few venues in her local area catered visually impaired performers.  Disability is the key influence in this statement.  True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Rebecca loved participating in boxing and went to the local club with her brothers. Of the 40 boxers registered at the club, Rebecca was the only female.  Gender is the key influence in this statement.  True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Participation can be limited due to lack of availability of adapted sports.  This is an example of an impact due to ..................................
  • 9. 
    Stereotyping can result in some people being pushed towards one sport rather than another, due to their ..................................... This is a cultural key influence. 
  • 10. 
    Some girls will not take part in some activities that have traditionally been considered "boys" sports.  This is a .......................................... cultural key influence. 
  • 11. 
    Identify the key influence.Eva wanted to play golf but it cost too much to play at the local country club. 
    • A. 

      Location

    • B. 

      Access

    • C. 

      Resources

    • D. 

      Disability

  • 12. 
    Identify the key influence.Greg can only use the pool when the hoist is operating to lower him in and then lift him out when he has finished his session. 
    • A. 

      Availability

    • B. 

      Time

    • C. 

      Access

    • D. 

      Location

  • 13. 
    Identify the key influence.Joyce went skiing with the school and would love to continue skiing but she doesn't live near enough to a dry slope. 
    • A. 

      Location

    • B. 

      Time

    • C. 

      Availability

    • D. 

      Access

  • 14. 
    Identify the key influence.Kam used to play a lot of netball whilst at school but since leaving school he has stopped playing as she cannot find a netball club in her local area. 
    • A. 

      Time

    • B. 

      Availability

    • C. 

      Access

    • D. 

      Location

  • 15. 
    There are many socio-economic key influences that impact on our choice of physical activity. Which of the following is an example of a socio-economic key influence?
    • A. 

      I play football because I want to be as well known as David Beckham

    • B. 

      I go horse riding because all of my friends do

    • C. 

      How people see me is important to me and my business - thats why I play golf at my local country club

    • D. 

      I play tennis because the club is easy to get to

  • 16. 
    There are a variety of ways to get involved, or remain involved in sport. Officiating is one of those roles.  Please identify two more.
    • A. 

      Referee

    • B. 

      Performing

    • C. 

      Coaching

    • D. 

      Umpire

  • 17. 
    Identify the stage of the sports participation pyramid. "I joined the club last month because I really enjoyed the introductory session"
    • A. 

      Foundation

    • B. 

      Participation

    • C. 

      Elite

    • D. 

      Performence

  • 18. 
    Identify the stage of the sports participation pyramid. "It was great; its the first time I have tried kite-boarding"
    • A. 

      Foundation

    • B. 

      Elite

    • C. 

      Performance

    • D. 

      Participation

  • 19. 
    Identify the stage of the sports participation pyramid. "I feel I know a few more of the skills I need to play the game"
    • A. 

      Performance

    • B. 

      Elite

    • C. 

      Foundation

    • D. 

      Participation

  • 20. 
    The participation stage involves compulsory sport.  True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Identify the stage of the sports participation pyramid. "I've been lucky enough to get some really good coaching recently and feel that my skills have been developed."
    • A. 

      Performance

    • B. 

      Participation

    • C. 

      Elite

    • D. 

      Foundation

  • 22. 
    Identify the stage of the sports participation pyramid. "I've moved up to the first team this season.  Next season I hope to move to a better team, so I can continue to improve and start to get noticed by the national selection committee."
    • A. 

      Participation

    • B. 

      Elite

    • C. 

      Foundation

    • D. 

      Performance

  • 23. 
    Identify the stage of the sports participation pyramid. "I really enjoyed the move from playing at county to national level."
    • A. 

      Participation

    • B. 

      Performance

    • C. 

      Elite

    • D. 

      Foundation

  • 24. 
    Sport England is one agency involved in the provision of opportunities for becoming, or remaining, involved in physical activity.  Identify two other agencies.
    • A. 

      The Youth Sport Trust

    • B. 

      The UK Government

    • C. 

      National Governing Bodies

    • D. 

      England Schools

  • 25. 
    Identify the agency from the extract. This agency uses National Lottery funding and works with UK Sport to deliver a mass participation sporting legacy from the 2012 Olympic Games.  Some of their initiatives to increase participation have included "Places People Play", their strategy for 2012 - 2017 is "Creating a Sporting Habit for Life".
    • A. 

      Youth Sport Trust

    • B. 

      Sport England

    • C. 

      National Governing Bodies

  • 26. 
    The following are all different types of National Governing Bodies.  True or False?Amateur Swimming Association, British Cycling, British Gymnastics, The Rugby Football Union. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False