The Ultimate Health Quiz!

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 22

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which component of fitness is defined as 'the ability to take in, transport and use oxygen'?
    • A. 

      Muscular strength 

    • B. 

      Muscular endurance 

    • C. 

      Cardiovascular fitness

    • D. 

      Motor fitness

  • 2. 
    What is a benefit of regular physical activity?
    • A. 

      Lower bone density

    • B. 

      Lower blood pressure

    • C. 

      Lower stroke volume

    • D. 

      Lower joint mobility

  • 3. 
    Which training principle is described with the phrase 'use it or lose it'?
    • A. 

      Reversibility 

    • B. 

      Specificity 

    • C. 

      Individuality 

    • D. 

      Adaptability 

  • 4. 
    What does the specificity of training refer to?
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Time

    • C. 

      Type

    • D. 

      Intensity 

  • 5. 
    According to the Eatwell Guide, what is one piece of advice that underpins a healthy diet?
    • A. 

      Eat fewer fruits and vegetables

    • B. 

      Eat more fish

    • C. 

      Skip breakfast

    • D. 

      Skip starchy foods

  • 6. 
    What may occur if exercises are performed too quickly?
    • A. 

      Lower of heart rate

    • B. 

      Improved joint stability

    • C. 

      Reduced blood pressure

    • D. 

      Reduced postural control

  • 7. 
    What may be an indicator that training should be regressed?
    • A. 

      Improved strength

    • B. 

      Improved fitness

    • C. 

      Reduced blood pressure

    • D. 

      Reduced performance

  • 8. 
    Which of the following characteristics do mesomorphic body types tend to have?
    • A. 

      Lean with low muscle mass

    • B. 

      Muscular with broad shoulders

    • C. 

      Predisposed to fat storage

    • D. 

      Rounder in appearance

  • 9. 
    What may be the effect when energy input exceeds energy output?
    • A. 

      Weight loss

    • B. 

      Weight gain

    • C. 

      Weight management 

    • D. 

      Weightlessness

  • 10. 
    What is an advantage of using the talk test as a method for monitoring intensity?
    • A. 

      A client may under rate exertion

    • B. 

      A client may exaggerate exertion

    • C. 

      It is easy to use

    • D. 

      It is highly objective 

  • 11. 
    Which type of muscle contraction is described as being most likely to induce delayed onset muscle soreness?
    • A. 

      Unfamiliar isokinetic loading

    • B. 

      Familiar isokinetic loading

    • C. 

      Familiar concentric loading

    • D. 

      Unfamiliar eccentric loading 

  • 12. 
    How should young people promote safety and prevent dehydration during exercise?
    • A. 

      Take regular water breaks

    • B. 

      Warm up faster

    • C. 

      Take regular snack breaks 

    • D. 

      Perform vigourous activity 

  • 13. 
    What is a good dietary source of carbohydrate?
    • A. 

      Vegetables

    • B. 

      Eggs

    • C. 

      Fish

    • D. 

      Meat 

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is within the role boundaries of an exercise professional?
    • A. 

      Give advice on healthy eating

    • B. 

      Give advice on crash diets

    • C. 

      Give advice on fasting

    • D. 

      Give advice on diabetic diets

  • 15. 
    Which activity would have the immediate effect of significantly increasing both systolic and diastolic blood pressure?
    • A. 

      Light resistance training 

    • B. 

      Stretching and mobility

    • C. 

      Heavy weight training

    • D. 

      Low intensity walking

  • 16. 
    Why is it essential to maintain adequate hydration and water intake?
    • A. 

      To form blood plasma

    • B. 

      To produce blood cells

    • C. 

      To store calcium

    • D. 

      To store marrow

  • 17. 
    What would be progressed if training occurred on more days per week than planned?
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Intensity

    • C. 

      Time

    • D. 

      Type

  • 18. 
    Which programme variable is regressed when a session is performed with fewer sets per exercise than planned?
    • A. 

      Specificity 

    • B. 

      Volume

    • C. 

      Frequency

    • D. 

      Type 

  • 19. 
    Which exercise is likely to cause delayed onset muscle soreness?
    • A. 

      Eccentric loading

    • B. 

      Concentric lifting

    • C. 

      Static stretching

    • D. 

      Static mobility 

  • 20. 
    What is increased if levers are lengthened and resistance is added?
    • A. 

      Frequency 

    • B. 

      Intensity 

    • C. 

      Time 

    • D. 

      Duration

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is one of the aims of a warm-up?
    • A. 

      Increase lactate 

    • B. 

      Increase hypertrophy

    • C. 

      Improve mobility 

    • D. 

      Improve bone density 

  • 22. 
    What is the main nutrient broken down for energy during exercise?
    • A. 

      Fat

    • B. 

      Protein

    • C. 

      Carbohydrate

    • D. 

      Fibre

  • 23. 
    What is the recommended minimum number of fruit and vegetable portions to eat per day?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Five 

    • D. 

      Seven

  • 24. 
    What is a long-term benefit of aerobic exercise on muscles?
    • A. 

      Fewer capillaries

    • B. 

      Fewer mitochondria 

    • C. 

      Increased atrophy

    • D. 

      Increased endurance 

  • 25. 
    Which posture type may be improved by stretching the hamstrings?
    • A. 

      Flat back

    • B. 

      Round shoulders

    • C. 

      Hyperkyphosis

    • D. 

      Scoliosis