Principles Of Exercise, Fitness And Health Level 2 Quiz!

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Principles Of Exercise, Fitness And Health Level 2 Quiz!

Healthy living is something that most people in this era try to achieve by whatever means necessary. The numbers of people joining the gym increase daily and the goers have different-different reasons to be there. As a personal trainer, how much did you understand from principles of exercise fitness and health level 2? Take the test to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following health benefits would result from regular walking?
    • A. 

      Increased blood pressure

    • B. 

      Decreased risk of CHD

    • C. 

      Increased resting heart rate

    • D. 

      Decreased life expectancy

  • 2. 
    The development of balance would be required for which of the following activities :
    • A. 

      Gymnastics

    • B. 

      Sprinting

    • C. 

      Swimming

    • D. 

      Running

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Increased size of type II muscle fibres

    • B. 

      Decreased size of type II muscle fibres

    • C. 

      Increased number of type II muscle fibres

    • D. 

      Decreased number of type II muscle fibres

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      The ability of muscles to exert maximum force in one contraction

    • B. 

      The ability of muscles to exert minimum force in one contraction

    • C. 

      The ability of muscles to repeatedly exert maximum force

    • D. 

      The ability of muscles to repeatedly exert minimum force

  • 5. 
    Which of the following would be classified in the aerobic fitness zone?
    • A. 

      65% max heart rate

    • B. 

      75% max heart rate

    • C. 

      85% max heart rate

    • D. 

      95% max heart rate

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a long term adaptation to cardiovascular training?
    • A. 

      Increased lactic acid accumulation

    • B. 

      Decreased carbon dioxide removal

    • C. 

      Increased capillarisation

    • D. 

      Decreased oxygen delivery

  • 7. 
    What body type had broad shoulders and a muscular build?
    • A. 

      Ectomorph

    • B. 

      Mesomorph

    • C. 

      Endomorph

    • D. 

      Somatotype

  • 8. 
    According to the BORG 6-20 scale which of the following would represent an intensity that felt 'somewhat hard?'
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      13

    • D. 

      19

  • 9. 
    What is the heart rate?
    • A. 

      The number of beats / contractions per minute

    • B. 

      The number of beats / contractions per 30 secs

    • C. 

      The volume in blood pumped from the heart in one contraction

    • D. 

      The volume in blood pumped from the heart in one minute

  • 10. 
    Which one of the following is defined as the volume of blood pumped from the heart in one contraction?
    • A. 

      Cardiac output

    • B. 

      Stroke volume

    • C. 

      Heart rate

    • D. 

      Cardiac arrest

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      The heart will beat less frequently

    • B. 

      The heart will contract less forcefully

    • C. 

      Blood pressure will increase

    • D. 

      CHD risk will increase

  • 12. 
    Complete the text with the missing word: When someone begins exercising heart rate will ______. This will allow a greater supply of blood and therefore oxygen to reach the working muscles.
    • A. 

      Maintain

    • B. 

      Increase

    • C. 

      Decrease

    • D. 

      Regress

  • 13. 
    What happens during the dilation of blood vessels?
    • A. 

      The blood vessels get wider

    • B. 

      The blood vessels get narrower

    • C. 

      The valves in the veins remain open

    • D. 

      The valves in the veins remain closed

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      It leads to decrease of blood sugar

    • B. 

      It leads to an increase of blood sugar

    • C. 

      It leads to an increase in the blood supply to the brain

    • D. 

      It leads to a decrease in the blood supply to the brain

  • 15. 
    What happens to the synovial fluids during exercise?
    • A. 

      The amount of synovial fluid decreases

    • B. 

      The amount of synovial fluid increases

    • C. 

      The amount of oxygen in the synovial fluid decreases

    • D. 

      The amount of oxygen in the synovial fluid increases

  • 16. 
    Which of the following types of muscles is most likely to cause DOMS?
    • A. 

      Isometric

    • B. 

      Isokinetic

    • C. 

      Concentric

    • D. 

      Eccentric

  • 17. 
    Which of the following will primarily recruit type 2b muscle fibers in resistance training?
    • A. 

      High weight and high repetitions

    • B. 

      High weight and low repetitions

    • C. 

      Low weight and high repetitions

    • D. 

      Low weight and low repetitions

  • 18. 
    Which of the following training outcomes requires speed during resistance training?
    • A. 

      Muscular endurance

    • B. 

      Muscular strength

    • C. 

      Muscular power

    • D. 

      Muscular fitness

  • 19. 
    Which of the following will increase overload during a resistance training exercise?
    • A. 

      Increasing the speed of repetitions

    • B. 

      Decreasing the speed of repetitions

    • C. 

      Increasing the lever length

    • D. 

      Decreasing the level of movement

  • 20. 
    An ability to cope with stressful situations in everyday life and to make good decisions is an example of which component of total fitness?
    • A. 

      Social fitness

    • B. 

      Medical fitness

    • C. 

      Mental fitness

    • D. 

      Spiritual fitness

  • 21. 
    Which one of the following defines physical fitness?
    • A. 

      Maintaining an active life style that contributes to maintaining levels of cardiovascular and muscular fitness and flexibility

    • B. 

      Eating a variety of foods from major food groups and maintaining calories intake appropriate for needs and demands

    • C. 

      Being free from disease and illness and making lifestyle choices that maintaining this component

  • 22. 
    Does the eqation force X speed represent which component of motor fitness/skill-related fitness?
    • A. 

      Reaction time

    • B. 

      Power

    • C. 

      Speed

    • D. 

      Agility

  • 23. 
    Which of the following defines balance?
    • A. 

      The ability to change position of the entire body in space with speed and accuracy

    • B. 

      The ability of the body to remain centred over a bas of support

    • C. 

      The ability to preform smooth and accurate movements

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is a genetic factor influencing an individual's training potential?
    • A. 

      Diet

    • B. 

      Alcohol

    • C. 

      Body type

    • D. 

      Smoking

  • 25. 
    The 100 m sprint primarily uses which of the following components of skill-related fitness?
    • A. 

      Speed

    • B. 

      Agility

    • C. 

      Balance

    • D. 

      Co-ordination

  • 26. 
    What is the recommended intensity and duration of stretching to improve flexibility according to ACSM?
    • A. 

      5-1- secs with no feelings of discomfort

    • B. 

      10-15 mins to mild discomfort

    • C. 

      10-30 secs to mild discomfort

    • D. 

      10-30 secs to serve discomfort

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      It is when continued adaptations to training no longer occur

    • B. 

      It is the ability of the body to cope with specific training needs

    • C. 

      It is a gradual decrease in physiological gains when training is ceased

  • 28. 
    What is the recovery time?
    • A. 

      The ability of the body to cope with specific training needs

    • B. 

      The period of time between training sets or training sessions

  • 29. 
    Which of the following principles is affected when an additional set of exercises is added to a resistance training program?
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Intensity

    • C. 

      Time

    • D. 

      Type

  • 30. 
    • A. 

      They can cause stretching of ligaments supporting joints

    • B. 

      They can cause loss of balance

    • C. 

      They can reduce blood supply to the baby an mother

  • 31. 
    Which one of the following should be avoided when programming for 14-16 yrs old?
    • A. 

      High intensity strength training

    • B. 

      Low intensity strength training

    • C. 

      Functional pushing exercises

  • 32. 
    How does exercise reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes?
    • A. 

      By reducing of levels of obesity

    • B. 

      By increasing levels of obesity

    • C. 

      By reducing bone destiny

  • 33. 
    According to the food standards agency which of the following food groups makes up one of the largest sections of the food plate?
    • A. 

      Milk and dairy foods

    • B. 

      Fruits and vegetables

    • C. 

      Meat fish egg and beans

  • 34. 
    Which of the following is a non-dairy source of protein?
    • A. 

      Beans

    • B. 

      Cheese

    • C. 

      Milk

    • D. 

      Yoghurt

  • 35. 
    Which of the following is a negative effect of dehydration?
    • A. 

      Increased oxygen uptake

    • B. 

      Decreased oxygen uptake

    • C. 

      Increased fatigue

    • D. 

      Decreased fatigue

  • 36. 
    Which of the following is a source of carbohydrates in the diet?
    • A. 

      Chicken

    • B. 

      Pasta

    • C. 

      Cheese

    • D. 

      Lamb

  • 37. 
    Which of the following will result in weight gain?
    • A. 

      ENERGY IN + ENERGY OUT

    • B. 

      ENERGY IN > ENERGY OUT

    • C. 

      ENERGY IN < ENERGY OUT

  • 38. 
    Which of the following can be a result of a diet low in calcium?
    • A. 

      Osteoporosis

    • B. 

      Type 2 diabetes

    • C. 

      Weight gain

  • 39. 
    For an individual who is obese which of the following would be a positive change to their diet?
    • A. 

      Decrease intake of saturated fat

    • B. 

      Decrease intake of fruit and vegetables

    • C. 

      Increase salt intake