Btec Level 2 Sport Muscular System Practice Test

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Btec Level 2 Sport Muscular System Practice Test - Quiz

This is a practice test for the BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Sport 2014. During this quiz, you will be asked a series of questions about the muscular system. You must answer all questions correctly. Do you know enough about the human muscular system? If so, this quiz will be easy for you, and you will be able to secure very good marks. Give this quiz your time and acquire some useful information regarding BTEC sports.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following descriptions best describes antagonistic muscles?
    • A. 

      When muscles are painful after exercise

    • B. 

      Muscles that work together to produce a movement and its opposite movement.

    • C. 

      When muscles are not strong enough and may need assistance to perform a task.

    • D. 

      Muscles that shorten as they contract.

  • 2. 
    Slow twitch oxidative fibres are relied on for which type of exercise?
    • A. 

      Moderate intensity events such as middle-distance running.

    • B. 

      High intensity events such as power lifting.

    • C. 

      Low intensity events such as long- distance swimming.

    • D. 

      High intensity events such as sprinting.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following describes an action that is linked with isotonic muscular contraction?
    • A. 

      Dribbling the ball and making a lay up shot

    • B. 

      Holding space blocking the pathway of an attacker

    • C. 

      Keeping stable in a rugby scrum

    • D. 

      Remaining in a handstand for three seconds

  • 4. 
    Which of the following muscles contract to extend and elevate the shoulder?
    • A. 

      Abdominals

    • B. 

      Bicep

    • C. 

      Deltoid

    • D. 

      Tricep

  • 5. 
    When a muscle lengthens as it contracts, it is called an _______________________ muscular contraction.
  • 6. 
    The type of muscular contraction that occurs during the plank is _______________________.
  • 7. 
    Which of the following are not different types of muscles within the human body?
    • A. 

      Skeletal, Smooth, Cardiac.

    • B. 

      Voluntary, Involuntary, Heart.

    • C. 

      Pectorals, Abdominals, Hamstrings

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    _________________ are at each end of every skeletal muscle and connect the muscle to bone.
  • 9. 
    Which is true about smooth muscles?
    • A. 

      They are found in walls of hollow organs.

    • B. 

      These are unconsciously controlled.

    • C. 

      These muscles control bodily functions such as movement of food, movement of urine, and movement of blood.

    • D. 

      All of these are true about smooth muscles.

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