Nutrition Trivia: Mock Exam! Quiz

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Nutrition Trivia: Mock Exam! Quiz

Are you knowledgeable about nutrition? Do you imagine you know how to pass this quiz? Good nutrition is essential, as it entails that your body obtains all the nutrients, vitamins, and minerals it needs to sustain life. Proper nutrition can help decrease the incidence of certain diseases, reduce blood pressure, lower cholesterol, improve your immune system, and boost your energy. If you want to learn more about nutrition, look no further than this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which training variable would need to increase to improve muscular endurance?
    • A. 

      Resistance

    • B. 

      Rate

    • C. 

      Range of motion

    • D. 

      Repetitions

  • 2. 
    What is the minimum daily amount of protein recommended for an adult male?
    • A. 

      25g

    • B. 

      40g

    • C. 

      55g

    • D. 

      70g

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is an example of an activity that could be recommended for health benefits but not fitness gain?
    • A. 

      Running

    • B. 

      Swimming

    • C. 

      Gardening

    • D. 

      Cycling

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a dietary source of carbohydrate?
    • A. 

      Pasta

    • B. 

      Milk

    • C. 

      Beef

    • D. 

      Chicken

  • 5. 
    What are the hypokinetic diseases linked to?
    • A. 

      Overtraining

    • B. 

      Inactivity

    • C. 

      Lack of sleep

    • D. 

      Increased stress

  • 6. 
    Which skill-related component of fitness is defined as 'performing a series of explosive power moves involving rapid changes in direction'?
    • A. 

      Agility 

    • B. 

      Reaction time

    • C. 

      Speed

    • D. 

      Co-ordination

  • 7. 
    Which program variable is applied when planning a specific number of training sessions over a course of a week?
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Intensity

    • C. 

      Time 

    • D. 

      Type

  • 8. 
    What does the energy output of the energy balance include?
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Food

    • C. 

      Supplements

    • D. 

      Activity

  • 9. 
    Which of the following would be the recommendation for flexibility training for young people?
    • A. 

      Use ballistic stretching

    • B. 

      Stretch to mild tension

    • C. 

      Stretch beyond muscle shake

    • D. 

      Use partner stretching

  • 10. 
    What is the main role of dietary protein?
    • A. 

      To provide insulation under the skin

    • B. 

      To provide energy for muscle work

    • C. 

      To provide building blocks for growth

    • D. 

      To provide hydration and digestion

  • 11. 
    What is a long-term adaptation to regular cardiovascular training?
    • A. 

      Reduced resting heart rate

    • B. 

      Reduced cardiac output

    • C. 

      Increased blood pressure

    • D. 

      Increased risk of heart disease

  • 12. 
    How can regression be applied to a training program?
    • A. 

      Increased frequency

    • B. 

      Increased repetitions

    • C. 

      Increased rest

    • D. 

      Increased time

  • 13. 
    Which of the following should a pregnant woman avoid?
    • A. 

      Supine position, post 16 weeks

    • B. 

      All fours position, post 16 weeks

    • C. 

      Walking 

    • D. 

      Swimming

  • 14. 
    What type of condition is multiple sclerosis?
    • A. 

      Progressive

    • B. 

      Adaptive

    • C. 

      Acute

    • D. 

      Reactive

  • 15. 
    Which of the following can lead to increased joint mobility?
    • A. 

      Weight lifting

    • B. 

      Power lifting

    • C. 

      Stretching 

    • D. 

      Aerobic endurance

  • 16. 
    Which component of fitness is defined as 'the ability of a skeletal muscle to contract repeatedly for an extended duration without fatigue'?
    • A. 

      Muscular strength

    • B. 

      Muscular endurance

    • C. 

      Body composition

    • D. 

      Flexibility

  • 17. 
    What may be the effect when energy output exceeds energy input?
    • A. 

      Weight loss

    • B. 

      Weight gain

    • C. 

      Weight management 

    • D. 

      Weightlessness

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is within the role boundaries of an exercise professional?
    • A. 

      Give advice on healthy eating

    • B. 

      Give advice on clinical nutrition

    • C. 

      Give advice on weight gain diets

    • D. 

      Give advice on fad diets

  • 19. 
    Training to compete for a sporting event will require the application of which principle?
    • A. 

      Specificity

    • B. 

      Plateau

    • C. 

      Reliability

    • D. 

      Reversibility 

  • 20. 
    Which of the following risks is reduced by regular physical activity?
    • A. 

      Injury

    • B. 

      Type 1 diabetes

    • C. 

      Osteoarthritis 

    • D. 

      Obesity 

  • 21. 
    What does the Borg rating of perceived exertion (RPE) scale measure?
    • A. 

      Exercise intensity

    • B. 

      Exercise duration

    • C. 

      Exercise frequency

    • D. 

      Exercise type

  • 22. 
    What is the name of the discomfort that may be experienced 12-72 hours after training?
    • A. 

      Delayed onset muscle soreness

    • B. 

      Delayed onset muscle stiffness

    • C. 

      The burn

    • D. 

      The anaerobic threshold

  • 23. 
    What is a long-term adaptation to regular cardiovascular training?
    • A. 

      Increased resting heart rate

    • B. 

      Increased stroke volume

    • C. 

      Decreased mitochondria

    • D. 

      Decreased capillaries

  • 24. 
    What would be the most appropriate action to take if a disabled client had a condition you were unfamiliar with?
    • A. 

      Refer client to a suitably qualified exercise or medical professional

    • B. 

      Design and deliver a basic programme for a beginner to exercise

    • C. 

      Research the disability online and design and instruct a session based on the information gathered

    • D. 

      ​​​​​​​Ask client how the disability affects them and design and instruct a session based on the information gathered

  • 25. 
    Which type of exercise will cause an immediate, significant increase in blood pressure?
    • A. 

      Brisk walking

    • B. 

      Steady swimming

    • C. 

      Heavy weight training

    • D. 

      Static stretching 

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