Principles Of Exercise, Fitness And Health Quiz!

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Principles Of Exercise, Fitness And Health Quiz!

Do you know anything about the principles of exercise, fitness, and health? Do you think you can pass this quiz? Most people like to keep themselves healthy with exercise. The five basic exercise principles involve the heart, lungs, strength, endurance, agility, and flexibility. It is also essential to cultivate good cardiovascular and respiratory endurance. If you want to know more about the principles of exercise, fitness, and health, try this quiz.


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. 
    Which of the following is a long term adaptation to muscular strength training?
    • 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. 
    What is the definition of muscular strength?
    • 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 areobic 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 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 long term effect of regular exercise on the heart is increased stroke volume. What effect will this have?
    • 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 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. 
    Why does blood pooling lead to an increased risk of fainting?
    • 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. 
    The equation force X speed represents 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