Swimming Assignment

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Swimming Assignment

PLEASE READ THE INSTRUCTIONS!Type your common name (ex. Chris Z Chau) known to Mr. Davis and the password to start the quiz. Only do the quiz ONE time.   You should not take more than 60 minutes.   There are 25 questions.   Upon quiz completion you must print the page with your score. (Use the print page function).   Then you should click on "See Certificate", save the image of your certificate (or copy and paste it) place the image into MS Word or Pages and print it as well. Hand the 2 printed pages to Mr. Davis. Day 2 Classes - DUE MONDAY MARCH 2Day 1 Classes - DUE TUESDAY MARCH 3 


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      C. the amount of muscle and bone in the student’s body

    • B. 

      D. the amount of air in the student’s body

    • C. 

      E. the density of the water displaced

    • D. 

      A. benar

    • E. 

      B. salah

  • 2. 
    2.    The forward motion of a student performing freestyle is slowed by:
    • A. 

      A. streamlining

    • B. 

      B. eddy turbulence around the body and limbs

    • C. 

      C. decreased frontal resistance

    • D. 

      D. minimum side to side torso movement

    • E. 

      E. a carefully executed hand entry

  • 3. 
    3.    Water Safety is best described as:
    • A. 

      A. the recognition of potential aquatic hazards, the development of survival skills and the safe rescue of others

    • B. 

      B. being completely water safe and drown-proofed

    • C. 

      C. guaranteeing that students have the ability to swim their way out of potentially dangerous or threatening situations

    • D. 

      D. ensuring students can tread water, swim 150 metres of freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly and perform a safe dive entry

    • E. 

      E. ensuring students possess the skills to swim a distance of 50 metres to rescue a person in difficulty and tow them back to safety

  • 4. 
    4.    Of the people that drown:
    • A. 

      A. approximately 80% are male and 20% are female

    • B. 

      B. approximately 50% are male and 50% are female

    • C. 

      C. approximately 20% are male and 80% are female

    • D. 

      D. approximately 10% are male and 90% are female

    • E. 

      E. approximately 90% are male and 10% are female

  • 5. 
    6.    If a rescuer must enter the water, having first attempted a dry rescue of a conscious person in difficulty, it is best to:
    • A. 

      A. avoid eye contact

    • B. 

      B. take an aid, preferably buoyant to keep between the rescuer and the person in difficulty

    • C. 

      C. approach with speed and quickly secure the person in difficulty

    • D. 

      D. make direct physical contact with the person in difficulty

    • E. 

      E. dive underwater to approach the person in difficulty

  • 6. 
    7.    The following are characteristics of a person in difficulty:•    may grasp the rescuer•    unlikely to use arms and legs for support•    is unable to turn around•    is in a vertical position•    is unlikely to respond to instructionsThe above characteristics best describes:
    • A. 

      A. a weak swimmer

    • B. 

      B. an injured swimmer

    • C. 

      C. an unconscious person

    • D. 

      D. a bystander

    • E. 

      E. a conscious non swimmer

  • 7. 
    8.    “The rescuer immediately kicks vigorously away from the person in difficulty and assumes the defensive position”. This statement best describes:
    • A. 

      A. a single leg block

    • B. 

      B. blocking

    • C. 

      C. a reverse

    • D. 

      D. a backward torpedo

    • E. 

      E. a somersault

  • 8. 
    9.    Which initial skills must beginners acquire before further skills are introduced?
    • A. 

      A. buoyancy, breaststroke, mobility

    • B. 

      B. water play, buoyancy, stroke technique

    • C. 

      C. water familiarisation, buoyancy, mobility, sculling

    • D. 

      D. water familiarisation, buoyancy, mobility

    • E. 

      E. compatibility, mobility, buoyancy

  • 9. 
    10.    Beginners should be introduced to deep water:
    • A. 

      A. when they can swim 10 metres

    • B. 

      B. when they can swim 25 metres

    • C. 

      C. when they can float on the front and back

    • D. 

      D. as early as possible in the swim program

    • E. 

      E. when the teacher considers the beginner to be physically and psychologically ready

  • 10. 
    11.    Which one of the following statements is incorrect?
    • A. 

      A. floating on the back can be more difficult than floating on the front for beginners

    • B. 

      B. students should experiment with buoyancy using a variety of flotation aids

    • C. 

      C. students who cannot float, will not learn to swim

    • D. 

      D. breaststroke is a paired arm action

    • E. 

      E. when students learn to float, they should also learn to recover to a standing position

  • 11. 
    12.    Which of the following statements best describes the hand action of sculling :
    • A. 

      A. vertical movements of the hand, hands are angled at 90 degrees, action is fast

    • B. 

      B. hands are cupped, arm moves in a fast circular action

    • C. 

      C. circular movement of the hand, hands are angled at 25 degrees, arm action is continuous and at medium pace

    • D. 

      D. smooth and continuous inward and outward movement of the hands, angled at approximately 45 degrees

    • E. 

      E. pushing the water backwards in a paddling action.

  • 12. 
    13.    When the water is unclear and the depth at the entry point is unknown, which entry is most appropriate:
    • A. 

      A. slide in entry

    • B. 

      B. step in entry

    • C. 

      C. stride entry

    • D. 

      D. dive entry

    • E. 

      E. compact jump

  • 13. 
    14.    Immediately following a dive entry a student should:
    • A. 

      A. gently lift the head and aim the locked hands towards the surface

    • B. 

      B. immediately sweep the arms back and lift the head

    • C. 

      C. kick the legs and scull with the hands

    • D. 

      D. take the arms back and kick the legs

    • E. 

      E. keep the arms forward, kick the legs and keep the chin on the chest

  • 14. 
    15.    The following sequence best describes a safe dive:
    • A. 

      A. at the edge, feet wide apart for balance, knees bent, head on chest, body enters in streamlined position

    • B. 

      B. curl toes over edge, feet shoulder’s width apart, bend knees, push off from side, hands together in front of head, body in streamlined position, enter at an angle no greater than 30º

    • C. 

      C. feet together, knees bent, hands enter in front of head, kick to surface

    • D. 

      D. curl toes over edge, knees straight, fall forward, on entry pull hands back and kick to surface

    • E. 

      E. curl toes over edge, knees bent, fall forward, vertical entry, hands enter in front of head

  • 15. 
    16.     During the push phase of Freestyle the hand moves:
    • A. 

      A. outwards and upwards

    • B. 

      B. inwards and downwards

    • C. 

      C. inwards and upwards

    • D. 

      D. upwards and downwards

    • E. 

      E. the hand never pushes

  • 16. 
    17.    During the Freestyle kick the feet should be:
    • A. 

      A. in the hooked and ‘v’ position

    • B. 

      B. plantar flexed but loose

    • C. 

      C. dorsi flexed

    • D. 

      D. hyper flexed

    • E. 

      E. turned slightly inwards

  • 17. 
    18.    Bilateral breathing is:
    • A. 

      A. not breathing

    • B. 

      B. breathing every two strokes

    • C. 

      C. breathing every ten strokes

    • D. 

      D. breathing only when necessary

    • E. 

      E. breathing on alternate sides

  • 18. 
    19.    In Freestyle and Backstroke, the objective for single arm practice is to:
    • A. 

      A. strengthen the arm

    • B. 

      B. make the link between recovery, entry and catch

    • C. 

      C. make the link between recovery and catch

    • D. 

      D. make the link between kick, pull and catch

    • E. 

      E. ensure the wrist enters first

  • 19. 
    20.    In Backstroke kick the knees should remain:
    • A. 

      A. above the water

    • B. 

      B. below the water

    • C. 

      C. both above and below the water

    • D. 

      D. above the hips

    • E. 

      E. below the feet

  • 20. 
    21.    In Backstroke the hand enters the water leading with:
    • A. 

      A. the thumb

    • B. 

      B. the front of the hand

    • C. 

      C. little (pinkie) finger

    • D. 

      D. the thumb and the index finger

    • E. 

      E. none of the above

  • 21. 
    22.    At the commencement of the propulsive phase of the Breaststroke kick, the feet are:
    • A. 

      A. turned inwards

    • B. 

      B. in the hooked and’ V’ position

    • C. 

      C. plantar flexed

    • D. 

      D. used as in side-stroke

    • E. 

      E. none of the above

  • 22. 
    23.    In Breaststroke the correct sequence is:
    • A. 

      A. glide, kick, breathe, glide, pull

    • B. 

      B. glide, pull, kick, breathe, glide

    • C. 

      C. pull, breathe, kick, glide

    • D. 

      D. breathe, glide, pull, kick, glide

    • E. 

      E. pull, glide, breathe, glide, kick

  • 23. 
    24.    The kick in Butterfly is described as:
    • A. 

      A. a scissor kick

    • B. 

      B. a flutter kick

    • C. 

      C. a dolphin kick

    • D. 

      D. a bent knee kick

    • E. 

      E. dorsi flex kicking

  • 24. 
    25.     The Sidestroke arm and leg action are examples of:
    • A. 

      A. a paired action

    • B. 

      B. an independent action

    • C. 

      C. an above water recovery

    • D. 

      D. a dependent action

    • E. 

      E. a divided action