Physical Education And Fitness Quiz

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Physical Education And Fitness Quiz

This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of physical education and fitness. Remember you are trying to receive as many points as you possibly can so make sure you do your research before answering.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Flexibility is an important aspect of fitness. Which of the following statements defines the termflexibility?
    • A. 

      A form of physical activity designed to improve health

    • B. 

      The range of movement possible at a joint

    • C. 

      The ability to move from one position to another easily

    • D. 

      A performer who can take on many different roles

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is a correct statement about reaction time?
    • A. 

      The time taken to perform a movement

    • B. 

      The longer a runner takes to react to the starter’s gun the quicker his time will be

    • C. 

      The time between the presentation of a stimulus and the start of movement

    • D. 

      It is a component of health related exercise

  • 3. 
    Which of these statements describes a fitness benefit brought about by the principle of reversibility?
    • A. 

      Fortunately I didn’t miss much training due to my injury, but I found that when I did start retraining I could not do as much physical work.

    • B. 

      I had to give up training because I was expecting too much from myself and caused an injury.

    • C. 

      I can now lift more weight than I could before.

    • D. 

      I have lower blood pressure now due to the way that I have gradually increased my training workload.

  • 4. 
    Which of the statements A, B, C, or D correctly identifies components of health related exerciserelevant to a long distance runner and gives an example of the use of health related exercise within long distance running?
    • A. 

      Muscular endurance, Strength, Reaction time, To increase the reach of arms or legs

    • B. 

      Body composition, Flexibility, Strength, Support body weight

    • C. 

      Muscular endurance, Body composition, Flexibility, To last a race

    • D. 

      Power, Body composition, Flexibility, Support body weight

  • 5. 
    Which of the statements A, B, C, or D correctly identifies components of skill related fitness relevant to a high jumper and gives an example of the use of skill related fitness within high jump?
    • A. 

      Power, Coordination, Agility, Used to get height

    • B. 

      Power, Balance, Reaction time, To correctly time the movement

    • C. 

      Muscular endurance, Power, Agility, To increase the reach of arms or legs

    • D. 

      Power, Body composition, Used to get height, To increase the reach of arms or legs

  • 6. 
    Which statement is a definition of Fitness?
    • A. 

      How well a task is completed.

    • B. 

      A state of complete mental, physical and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease and infirmity.

    • C. 

      The ability to meet the demands of the environment.

    • D. 

      A form of physical activity done primarily to improve one’s health and physical fitness.

  • 7. 
    Which statement is a possible effect of regular training on the circulatory system?
    • A. 

      Lower blood pressure

    • B. 

      Lower resting heart rate

    • C. 

      Increase in heart rate

    • D. 

      Increase in breathing rate and blood production

  • 8. 
    Which principle, A, B, C or D is being described?Making sure that you tailor your training to meet the demands of your sport
    • A. 

      Individual Needs

    • B. 

      Progression

    • C. 

      Specificity

    • D. 

      Thresholds of training

  • 9. 
    Which of these statements, A, B, C or D is due to isometric muscle contraction?
    • A. 

      Run across mat to get speed for a somersault

    • B. 

      Cartwheel across the floor

    • C. 

      Forward roll

    • D. 

      Holding a headstand still for 3 seconds

  • 10. 
    What method of training would a tri-athlete use to help develop the variety of fitness componentsnecessary for this sport?
    • A. 

      Interval

    • B. 

      Fartlek

    • C. 

      Weight

    • D. 

      Cross

  • 11. 
    Which of the statements A, B, C or D contains the most appropriate stations, in the most appropriate order for a performer who wished to improve their cardiovascular and muscular endurance?
    • A. 

      Skipping, sit-ups, step-ups onto a bench, shooting at a basket

    • B. 

      Shuttle runs, skipping, press ups, chest passes

    • C. 

      Skipping, step-ups onto a bench, sit-ups, chest passes

    • D. 

      Skipping, sit-ups, step-ups onto a bench, Tricep dips

  • 12. 
    Which of the following statements is a benefit of a cool down?
    • A. 

      Reduces the risk of muscle stiffness after exercise

    • B. 

      Increases the production of lactic acid

    • C. 

      Increases blood flow around the body

    • D. 

      Reduces the chance of injury during activity

  • 13. 
    Using the information about the performer select one of the statements A, B, C or D that best describes the reason for that performer taking part in sport:The tennis player who is over 50 and is concerned about his blood pressure.
    • A. 

      Physical

    • B. 

      Aesthetic

    • C. 

      Social

    • D. 

      Mental

  • 14. 
    Which statement is a definition of Health?
    • A. 

      How well a task is completed.

    • B. 

      A state of complete mental, physical and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease and infirmity.

    • C. 

      The ability to meet the demands of the environment.

    • D. 

      A form of physical activity done primarily to improve one’s health and physical fitness.