Btec Level 2 Sport Muscular System

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Btec Level 2 Sport Muscular System

This is a mock exam for the BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Sport 2014. During this exam you will be asked a series of questions about the muscular system. You must answer all questions. Read the questions carefully as some have more than 1 answer, or you may be asked to write short answers. This exam must be done in exam conditions, should you have any difficulties you must raise your hand for the teacher to come and help you. Once you have finished, look through your answers and raise your hand and let your teacher know your score.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    10. The diagram below demonstrates muscle fibre recruitment. Describe each section (A, B and C), giving sports examples.
  • 2. 
    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.

  • 3. 
    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

  • 4. 
    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.

  • 5. 
    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

  • 6. 
    Which of the following muscles contract to extend and elevate the shoulder?
    • A. 

      Abdominals

    • B. 

      Bicep

    • C. 

      Deltoid

    • D. 

      Tricep

  • 7. 
    When a muscle lengthens as it contracts, it is called an _______________________ muscular contraction.
  • 8. 
    The type of muscular contraction that occurs during the plank is _______________________.
  • 9. 
    _________________ are at each end of every skeletal muscle and connect the muscle to bone.
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