Exercise Training Quiz: MCQ!

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  • 1. 
    A respiratory adaptation to aerobic endurance training is:
    • A. 

      Reduced cardiac output

    • B. 

      Reduced stroke volume

    • C. 

      Increased gaseous exchange

    • D. 

      Increased lung size 

  • 2. 
    A long term effect of cardiovascular training would be:
    • A. 

      Increased blood pooling

    • B. 

      Increased resting heart rate

    • C. 

      Decreased mitochondria

    • D. 

      Decreased blood pressure

  • 3. 
    Venous return is assisted by:
    • A. 

      Muscle contraction in lower limbs

    • B. 

      Muscle relaxation in lower limbs

    • C. 

      Increased blood pressure

    • D. 

      Decreased blood pressure 

  • 4. 
    Weight-bearing exercise is essential to reduce the risk of:
    • A. 

      Osteoporosis 

    • B. 

      Depression 

    • C. 

      Type 1 diabetes

    • D. 

      Osteoarthritis 

  • 5. 
    Delayed onset muscle soreness is typically experienced at what time frame after exercise?
    • A. 

      Within 5 hours

    • B. 

      Between 6-11 hours

    • C. 

      Between 12-72 hours

    • D. 

      After 75 hours 

  • 6. 
    Stretching the upper trapezius and strengthening the rhomboids will help to improve:
    • A. 

      Lordosis 

    • B. 

      Flat back

    • C. 

      Scoliosis 

    • D. 

      Kyphosis 

  • 7. 
    Having a full potential range of motion around a joint defines which component of health-related fitness?
    • A. 

      Flexibility 

    • B. 

      Strength 

    • C. 

      Balance

    • D. 

      Agility 

  • 8. 
    Power is a combination of strength and which other skill-related component of fitness?
    • A. 

      Speed

    • B. 

      Agility

    • C. 

      Endurance

    • D. 

      Reaction time 

  • 9. 
    Ectomorphs are well suited to which type of physical activity?
    • A. 

      Heavy weight training 

    • B. 

      Long distance running

    • C. 

      Shot put

    • D. 

      Sprinting 

  • 10. 
    The phrase ‘use it or lose it’ would describe which training principle?
    • A. 

      Overload

    • B. 

      Individuality 

    • C. 

      Specificity 

    • D. 

      Reversibility 

  • 11. 
    Specificity of training refers primarily to the:
    • A. 

      Frequency 

    • B. 

      Intensity 

    • C. 

      Time

    • D. 

      Type 

  • 12. 
    The recommended target heart rate (THR) intensity when training for general cardiovascular fitness is from 60% of maximum heart rate (MHR) to:
    • A. 

      90% MHR

    • B. 

      80% MHR

    • C. 

      75% MHR

    • D. 

      65% MHR

  • 13. 
    An indicator that training may need to be regressed would be:
    • A. 

      Improved agility 

    • B. 

      Reduced blood pressure 

    • C. 

      Reduced performance

    • D. 

      Improved balance 

  • 14. 
    Which of the following exercises would be most appropriate immediately post birth?
    • A. 

      Sit ups

    • B. 

      Pelvic floor exercises

    • C. 

      Crunches

    • D. 

      Oblique cross-overs 

  • 15. 
    The anaerobic capacity for boys and girls is not fully developed until the age of:
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      20

  • 16. 
    Multiple Sclerosis is classified as what sort of physical disability?
    • A. 

      Adaptive

    • B. 

      Progressive

    • C. 

      Accelerative

    • D. 

      Regressive 

  • 17. 
    The greatest advantage of using the talk test to monitor intensity would be that it:
    • A. 

      Correlates with heart rate

    • B. 

      Correlates with blood pressure

    • C. 

      Is an accurate measure

    • D. 

      Is quick and easy to use 

  • 18. 
    Regular physical activity may reduce the risk of:
    • A. 

      Muscle injury

    • B. 

      Joint wear and tear

    • C. 

      Atherosclerosis

    • D. 

      Rheumatoid arthritis

  • 19. 
    The Eatwell plate guidance recommends that salt intake should be limited to how many grams a day?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is the primary role of protein?
    • A. 

      To help the body to use fat soluble vitamins

    • B. 

      To provide insulation under the skin

    • C. 

      To grow and repair human tissue

    • D. 

      To assist digestion and hydration

  • 21. 
    What is the long-term effect of strength training?
    • A. 

      Decreased capillaries

    • B. 

      Decreased slow twitch fibres

    • C. 

      Increased hypertrophy

    • D. 

      Increased atrophy

  • 22. 
    What would be progressed if a stretch position was held for longer?
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Intensity

    • C. 

      Time

    • D. 

      Type

  • 23. 
    What would be an exercise recommendation to prevent growth fractures in young people?
    • A. 

      Increase high impact

    • B. 

      Reduce high impact 

    • C. 

      Reduce cool-down

    • D. 

      Increased frequency

  • 24. 
    How could joint alignment and posture be improved when performing fast, explosive exercises?
    • A. 

      Increased repetitions

    • B. 

      Increased resistance

    • C. 

      Decrease speed

    • D. 

      Decrease range of motion

  • 25. 
    What is the long-term effect of muscular endurance training?
    • A. 

      Increased capillaries

    • B. 

      Increased fast twitch fibres

    • C. 

      Increased muscle length

    • D. 

      Increased creatine 

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