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Welcome to the Ec-12 (158) Ultimate Trivia Questions Quiz on TExES Physical Education! Working out has a lot of benefits to our body, and if one gets the certification, you are expected to know the perfect workouts for different people. In this quiz, you will get to see just how ready you are for the 5-hour exam. DO give it a shot!


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  • 1. 

    Milestones of refined finger control can be expected at which of the following ages?

    • A.

      4 years old

    • B.

      8 years old

    • C.

      12 years old

    • D.

      16 years old

    Correct Answer
    B. 8 years old
    Explanation
    At around 8 years old, children typically reach milestones of refined finger control. This is the age when their fine motor skills, such as writing, drawing, and manipulating small objects, become more precise and coordinated. By this age, they have developed the necessary hand-eye coordination and muscle control to perform tasks that require dexterity and precision.

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  • 2. 

    The relationship between personal- social skills and physical education is most accurately described by which of the following statements?

    • A.

      Personal- social skills should be addressed in the physical education class through direct instruction.

    • B.

      The physical education class reinforces the personal- social skills learned at home.

    • C.

      In the physical education class, personal- social skills are typically addressed after fitness and motor skills are developed.

    • D.

      Personal- social skills typically develop concurrently with fitness and motor skills, given a physical education class with the proper environment.

    Correct Answer
    D. Personal- social skills typically develop concurrently with fitness and motor skills, given a physical education class with the proper environment.
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that personal-social skills develop at the same time as fitness and motor skills, as long as the physical education class provides the appropriate environment. This implies that personal-social skills are not only addressed after fitness and motor skills are developed, but they are also not solely reinforced from home. Instead, the physical education class plays a crucial role in the concurrent development of personal-social skills alongside physical abilities.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following terms best explains why a young student has a greater control of his or her upper torso than of his or her legs and feet?

    • A.

      Component stages

    • B.

      Proximodistal development

    • C.

      Development biodynamics

    • D.

      Cephalocaudal development

    Correct Answer
    D. Cephalocaudal development
    Explanation
    Cephalocaudal development refers to the pattern of growth and development that starts from the head and moves down towards the feet. In the case of a young student, this means that their upper torso, which includes the head and neck, develops earlier and has more control compared to their legs and feet. This is because the muscles and motor skills in the upper body develop before those in the lower body. Therefore, the term "cephalocaudal development" best explains why a young student has greater control of their upper torso than their legs and feet.

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  • 4. 

    Delayed- onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is typically associated with which of the following types of muscle contractions?

    • A.

      Isometric

    • B.

      Concentric

    • C.

      Eccentric

    • D.

      Co- contraction

    Correct Answer
    C. Eccentric
    Explanation
    Eccentric muscle contractions are typically associated with delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS). During eccentric contractions, the muscle lengthens while generating force, such as when lowering a weight during a bicep curl. This type of contraction causes microscopic damage to the muscle fibers, leading to inflammation and soreness in the following days. Isometric contractions involve static muscle contractions without any change in muscle length, while concentric contractions involve shortening of the muscle. Co-contraction refers to the simultaneous contraction of agonist and antagonist muscles, which is not directly related to DOMS.

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  • 5. 

    To best provide students with positive corrective feedback, a physical education teacher should do which of the following?

    • A.

      Take visual observation notes on each student's performance

    • B.

      Provide students with verbal cues as they practice skills

    • C.

      Offer students written critiques after they demonstrate their ability

    • D.

      Record students executing the skill using slow-motion video

    Correct Answer
    B. Provide students with verbal cues as they practice skills
    Explanation
    Providing students with verbal cues as they practice skills is the best way for a physical education teacher to provide positive corrective feedback. Verbal cues allow the teacher to give immediate feedback and guidance to students, helping them to improve their performance in real-time. By giving verbal cues, the teacher can correct any mistakes or misunderstandings the students may have and guide them towards the correct technique or execution of the skill. This form of feedback is more interactive and allows for immediate adjustments, making it more effective in helping students improve their skills.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following forms of movement most clearly demonstrates basic skill in nonlocomotor body management?

    • A.

      Hopping up and down

    • B.

      Standing on a balance beam

    • C.

      Leaping with variation in distance 

    • D.

      Throwing an object various distances

    Correct Answer
    B. Standing on a balance beam
    Explanation
    Standing on a balance beam requires the individual to maintain balance and control over their body. This demonstrates basic skill in nonlocomotor body management as it involves the ability to stabilize oneself and control body movements without actually moving from one place to another. Hopping up and down, leaping with variation in distance, and throwing an object various distances involve locomotor movements and do not specifically demonstrate nonlocomotor body management skills.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following activities is considered an open skill?

    • A.

      Bowling

    • B.

      Putting a golf ball

    • C.

      Batting in a softball game

    • D.

      Shooting a basketball free throw

    Correct Answer
    C. Batting in a softball game
    Explanation
    Batting in a softball game is considered an open skill because it involves interacting with a dynamic and unpredictable environment. The batter needs to adjust their movements and timing based on the pitcher's throw, the fielders' positions, and other factors such as wind and weather conditions. Unlike the other activities listed, which are more closed skills, batting in a softball game requires adaptability and the ability to make quick decisions in response to changing circumstances.

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  • 8. 

    In the assessment of running form, which of the following should be the same for long-distance running and sprinting?

    • A.

      The amount of arm swing

    • B.

      The amount of upper-body lean 

    • C.

      The part of the foot used to push off

    • D.

      The degree of foreleg extension

    Correct Answer
    C. The part of the foot used to push off
    Explanation
    The part of the foot used to push off should be the same for long-distance running and sprinting. This is because both activities require the use of the forefoot to generate power and propel the body forward. Whether running long distances or sprinting, the push-off phase is crucial for generating speed and momentum. Using the same part of the foot for push-off ensures efficiency and proper biomechanics, regardless of the distance or speed of the run.

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  • 9. 

    In swimming, which of the following sequences is correct for the breaststroke? 

    • A.

      Pull, kick, inhale, glide

    • B.

      Pull, inhale, kick, glide

    • C.

      Glide, pull, inhale, kick

    • D.

      Kick, glide, inhale, pull

    Correct Answer
    B. Pull, inhale, kick, glide
    Explanation
    The correct sequence for the breaststroke is pull, inhale, kick, glide. This sequence allows for the proper technique and coordination required for the breaststroke. The pull refers to the arm stroke where the swimmer pulls the water towards them, followed by inhaling while lifting the head out of the water. The kick involves a simultaneous movement of both legs, propelling the swimmer forward, and finally, the glide allows the swimmer to streamline and conserve energy before starting the sequence again.

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  • 10. 

    A first- grade teacher is having students march to the sound of a drumbeat. Which of the following instructions is most appropriate for teaching the movement concepts of spatial awareness and relationship awareness?

    • A.

      Follow the person in front of you but keep a comfortable distance between you.

    • B.

      Stomp your foot on the fourth beat of each measure, and turn to your right.

    • C.

      March faster as the drumbeat gets faster but freeze when the drumbeat stops.

    • D.

      Time your steps so your foot touches the ground at the time as the drumbeat.

    Correct Answer
    A. Follow the person in front of you but keep a comfortable distance between you.
    Explanation
    The instruction "Follow the person in front of you but keep a comfortable distance between you" is the most appropriate for teaching the movement concepts of spatial awareness and relationship awareness because it encourages students to be aware of their position in relation to others and maintain a safe distance. This instruction promotes spatial awareness by requiring students to pay attention to their surroundings and adjust their movements accordingly. It also promotes relationship awareness by emphasizing the importance of maintaining a proper distance from others to avoid collisions or overcrowding.

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  • 11. 

    Which of the following biomechanical principles must be applied prior to a leap to achieve the greatest height possible?

    • A.

      Using rotational inertia with a leg extension

    • B.

      Maintaining a steady center of gravity

    • C.

      Establishing balance and pointing the feet

    • D.

      Creating speed and applying force from legs

    Correct Answer
    D. Creating speed and applying force from legs
    Explanation
    To achieve the greatest height possible in a leap, creating speed and applying force from the legs is necessary. This principle is based on the concept of Newton's second law of motion, which states that the acceleration of an object is directly proportional to the force applied to it and inversely proportional to its mass. By generating speed and applying a force from the legs, the body can overcome the force of gravity and propel itself higher into the air. This principle is commonly used in various sports and activities that involve jumping or leaping.

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  • 12. 

    Which of the following activities best represents a way in which a student can help to extend his or her shooting range in basketball to make a three point shot?

    • A.

      Facing the basket after catching a basketball at the three point line and preparing to release the ball while aiming for the shooter's square

    • B.

      Keeping the palms facing the basket protecting the ball with two hands on the same side before using a finger roll while shooting

    • C.

      Shooting five feet from the basket until an all net shot is made then moving back one step and repeating the process

    • D.

      Aligning the feet comfortably on the free throw line with bent knees before releasing the ball with the shooting hand

    Correct Answer
    C. Shooting five feet from the basket until an all net shot is made then moving back one step and repeating the process
    Explanation
    The activity that best represents a way to extend shooting range in basketball is shooting five feet from the basket until an all net shot is made, then moving back one step and repeating the process. This activity allows the student to gradually increase the distance from the basket, improving their shooting accuracy and strength. By consistently making shots from further distances, the student can develop the skills necessary to make a three-point shot.

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  • 13. 

    Several students in a physical education class are having difficulty reaching the basket with their shots, even while using a youth sized ball. Which of the following options is most appropriate for the teacher to introduce to increase the students success?

    • A.

      Allowing students to use a balloon instead of a basketball

    • B.

      Lowering the height of the basketball goal

    • C.

      Raising the height of the basketball

    • D.

      Allowing students to use a bouncy playground ball

    Correct Answer
    B. Lowering the height of the basketball goal
    Explanation
    Lowering the height of the basketball goal would be the most appropriate option for the teacher to introduce in order to increase the students' success. By lowering the height, it will make it easier for the students to reach the basket with their shots, even while using a youth sized ball. This adjustment will provide a more achievable target for the students and allow them to build their skills and confidence in shooting accurately.

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  • 14. 

    When teaching a new skill for a particular sport, which of the following should the teacher do first?

    • A.

      Provide drill to lead up to the skill 

    • B.

      Have students practice the skill

    • C.

      Introduce the skill

    • D.

      Provide feedback to correct errors

    Correct Answer
    C. Introduce the skill
    Explanation
    The teacher should first introduce the skill when teaching a new skill for a particular sport. This is important because the students need to have a clear understanding of what the skill is and how it is performed before they can start practicing it. Introducing the skill allows the teacher to explain the key concepts, techniques, and rules associated with it. Once the skill has been introduced, the teacher can then provide drills to lead up to the skill, have students practice the skill, and provide feedback to correct errors.

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  • 15. 

    Which of the following refers to the soccer ball size that is most appropriate for students 13 years or older?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    D. 5
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 5 because it is the largest number listed and typically, a size 5 soccer ball is recommended for players who are 13 years or older.

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  • 16. 

    A physical education teacher is introducing students to the game of lacrosse. Which of the following adaptions is most likely to increase the success of students playing lacrosse for the first time?

    • A.

      Expanding the size of the goal

    • B.

      Playing without keeping score 

    • C.

      Creating large teams 

    • D.

      Using unlimited field space

    Correct Answer
    A. Expanding the size of the goal
    Explanation
    Expanding the size of the goal is most likely to increase the success of students playing lacrosse for the first time because it would make it easier for them to score. A larger goal would provide a larger target for the students to aim at, increasing their chances of successfully shooting the ball into the goal. This adaptation would help build confidence and motivation among the students as they would be able to see their efforts resulting in successful scoring more frequently.

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  • 17. 

    A community golf course is located next to a high school. A physical education teacher has a golf unit planned and makes arrangements with the course to use its practice facilities during class. Students will be able to practice putting, chipping, and driving. Which of the following is most important for the teacher to do to ensure the lessons run smoothly during the unit?

    • A.

      Tell students they must dress in appropriate golf attire

    • B.

      Ensure that the course has an adequate inventory of practice equipment 

    • C.

      Require students to take golf lessons before the unit

    • D.

      Have students study the different types of turf on the course

    Correct Answer
    B. Ensure that the course has an adequate inventory of practice equipment 
    Explanation
    The most important thing for the teacher to do to ensure the lessons run smoothly during the unit is to ensure that the course has an adequate inventory of practice equipment. This is important because without the necessary equipment, such as golf clubs, balls, and putting greens, students will not be able to effectively practice their golf skills. Dressing in appropriate golf attire, taking golf lessons before the unit, and studying different types of turf on the course may be beneficial, but they are not as crucial as having the necessary practice equipment.

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  • 18. 

    Which of the following skills should be learned first in the skill progression for a heel stop during a lesson on in line skating?

    • A.

      Shifting the weight to the left leg and rolling the right leg forward

    • B.

      Aligning the body in the ready position with the arms out in front and bending slightly forward at the waist

    • C.

      Tilting the right toe up to engage the heel brake and pressing down on the gymnasium floor

    • D.

      Dragging one skate behind and perpendicular to the other

    Correct Answer
    B. Aligning the body in the ready position with the arms out in front and bending slightly forward at the waist
  • 19. 

    Students in a physical education class are about to begin a warm up jog. Which of the following is the most appropriate advice for the teacher to give them regarding proper jogging technique.

    • A.

      Moving hands and arms across the body's midline

    • B.

      Limiting movement at the knees and ankles

    • C.

      Maintaining an upright and stable body posture

    • D.

      Lowering the chest and lunging forward

    Correct Answer
    C. Maintaining an upright and stable body posture
    Explanation
    Maintaining an upright and stable body posture is the most appropriate advice for the teacher to give the students regarding proper jogging technique. This is important because it helps to align the body properly, ensuring that the muscles and joints are in the correct position for efficient movement. It also helps to prevent injuries and promote good form while jogging. By maintaining an upright and stable body posture, the students will be able to engage their core muscles, maintain balance, and distribute their weight evenly, resulting in a more effective and comfortable jog.

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  • 20. 

    Which of the following is an uncontrollable factor that can affect a person's health?

    • A.

      Diet

    • B.

      Heredity

    • C.

      Smoking

    • D.

      Stress

    Correct Answer
    B. Heredity
    Explanation
    Heredity is an uncontrollable factor that can affect a person's health. This refers to the genetic traits and characteristics that are inherited from one's parents and ancestors. These genetic factors can influence a person's predisposition to certain diseases, conditions, or health issues. While diet, smoking, and stress are also important factors that can impact health, heredity specifically relates to the genetic component that individuals have no control over.

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  • 21. 

    Which of the following are the four components, or principles, of training, and exercise?

    • A.

      Health, skill body composition and flexibility

    • B.

      Speed, power, balance and coordination

    • C.

      Frequency, intensity, time and type of activity

    • D.

      Agility, reaction time, endurance and strength

    Correct Answer
    C. Frequency, intensity, time and type of activity
    Explanation
    The four components or principles of training and exercise are frequency, intensity, time, and type of activity. Frequency refers to how often a person engages in physical activity. Intensity refers to the level of effort or difficulty of the activity. Time refers to the duration or length of the activity. Type of activity refers to the specific exercises or movements performed. These four components are important in designing an effective and balanced exercise program to achieve desired fitness goals.

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  • 22. 

    Which of the following best describes how regular exercise is beneficial to the brain?

    • A.

      Increased levels of endorphins are released into the brain boosting a person's mood.

    • B.

      Decreased levels of proteins are released, hindering the ability of the person to develop new brain cells.

    • C.

      Increased levels of lactic acid are produced, stimulating the person's energy level and allowing for sustained exercise.

    • D.

      Decreased blood flow to the brain occurs both during and after the workout allowing the person to worry less about weight gain.

    Correct Answer
    A. Increased levels of endorphins are released into the brain boosting a person's mood.
    Explanation
    Regular exercise is beneficial to the brain because it increases the levels of endorphins that are released into the brain, which in turn boosts a person's mood. Endorphins are chemicals in the brain that act as natural painkillers and mood elevators. When endorphin levels are increased through exercise, it can help reduce stress, improve mental well-being, and enhance overall mood. This positive effect on the brain can contribute to better mental health and cognitive function.

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  • 23. 

    Which of the following best describes VO2 max?

    • A.

      The system that provides most of the oxygen needed for long duration or endurance exercises

    • B.

      The maximum amount of oxygen that an individual can use during maximal or exhaustive exercise

    • C.

      The method by which the body supplies energy for short high intensity bursts of activity lasting several minutes

    • D.

      The way the circulatory and respiratory systems supply energy to the working muscles for sustained activity

    Correct Answer
    B. The maximum amount of oxygen that an individual can use during maximal or exhaustive exercise
    Explanation
    VO2 max refers to the maximum amount of oxygen that an individual can utilize during intense or exhaustive exercise. It is a measure of aerobic capacity and is often used as an indicator of cardiovascular fitness. The higher the VO2 max, the more oxygen the body can deliver to the muscles, allowing for better endurance and performance during prolonged physical activity.

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  • 24. 

    Which of the following best explains why age-predicted maximal heart rate is used to regulate the intensity of aerobic exercise?

    • A.

      Perceived exertion and exercise duration are inversely correlated 

    • B.

      Exercise intensity and exercise duration are inversely correlated

    • C.

      Exercise velocity and exercise intensity are directly correlated

    • D.

      Heart rate and oxygen consumption are closely related.

    Correct Answer
    D. Heart rate and oxygen consumption are closely related.
    Explanation
    Heart rate and oxygen consumption are closely related because as exercise intensity increases, the body requires more oxygen to meet the increased energy demands. The heart rate increases to pump more oxygenated blood to the working muscles, ensuring an adequate oxygen supply. Therefore, by monitoring heart rate during exercise, one can indirectly assess the level of oxygen consumption and regulate the intensity of aerobic exercise accordingly.

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  • 25. 

    To prepare his class for a unit on aerobic exercise, Mr Peal taught his students the Karvonen formula to calculate their heart rate (HR) for a specific training intensity. One of the components of his calculation is the heart rate reserve (HRR). The HRR is used to determine the HR to be attained during exercise which is calculated by doing which of the following?

    • A.

      Adding the resting HR to the blood pressure reading

    • B.

      Subtracting the resting HR from the maximal HR

    • C.

      Dividing the maximal HR by the resting HR

    • D.

      Multiplying the resting HR by the maximal HR

    Correct Answer
    B. Subtracting the resting HR from the maximal HR
    Explanation
    The heart rate reserve (HRR) is used to determine the heart rate (HR) to be attained during exercise. The HRR is calculated by subtracting the resting HR from the maximal HR. This calculation allows individuals to determine their target HR range for aerobic exercise, as it takes into account their resting HR and the maximum HR they can achieve. By subtracting the resting HR from the maximal HR, individuals can identify the range within which their HR should fall during exercise to achieve the desired training intensity.

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  • 26. 

    A few days ago a distance runner increased his running mileages. Since then he has noticed that his muscles are much more sore than usual and his times have not improved. Which of the following is the athlete most likely experiencing?

    • A.

      Overtraining

    • B.

      Overreaching

    • C.

      HyperplasiaCross-training

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    B. Overreaching
    Explanation
    The athlete is most likely experiencing overreaching. Overreaching occurs when an athlete pushes their training beyond their body's ability to recover, resulting in increased muscle soreness and a decline in performance. This is different from overtraining, which is a more severe and long-term condition. Hyperplasia refers to the increase in the number of muscle cells, which is not relevant to the given scenario. Cross-training involves incorporating different types of exercises into a training routine, which is also not applicable here. Therefore, the athlete's symptoms and lack of improvement in performance suggest overreaching as the most likely explanation.

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  • 27. 

    An exaggerated curvature of the vertebral column involving an excessive bending of the thoracic area toward the anterior is called

    • A.

      Kyphosis

    • B.

      Lordosis

    • C.

      Scoliosis

    • D.

      Spondylosis

    Correct Answer
    A. Kyphosis
    Explanation
    Kyphosis is the correct answer because it refers to an exaggerated curvature of the vertebral column, specifically in the thoracic area, where there is excessive bending towards the anterior. This condition causes a rounded or hunched back appearance. Lordosis, on the other hand, involves an excessive inward curvature of the lumbar or cervical spine, while scoliosis refers to a sideways curvature of the spine. Spondylosis is a degenerative condition that affects the spine and is characterized by the breakdown of the spinal discs and joints.

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  • 28. 

    Which of the following is the best activity to increase muscular endurance?

    • A.

      Resistance training using high repetitions and light weight

    • B.

      Resistance training using low repetitions and heavy weight 

    • C.

      Isotonic resistance training 

    • D.

      Plyometric resistance training

    Correct Answer
    C. Isotonic resistance training 
    Explanation
    Isotonic resistance training is the best activity to increase muscular endurance because it involves performing exercises with a constant load throughout the full range of motion. This type of training helps to improve endurance by increasing the number of repetitions performed and the duration of the exercise. It also helps to build strength and improve muscle tone. Resistance training using high repetitions and light weight may also improve muscular endurance, but it may not provide the same level of strength gains as isotonic resistance training. Resistance training using low repetitions and heavy weight is more focused on building strength rather than endurance. Plyometric resistance training is more geared towards improving power and explosiveness rather than endurance.

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  • 29. 

    Which of the following abdominal strength exercises benefits the rectus abdominis muscle while protecting the lower back?

    • A.

      Keeping the knees straight while doing half sit ups

    • B.

      Keeping the knees straight while doing full sit ups

    • C.

      Bending the knees at 90 degree angle while doing half sit ups

    • D.

      Bending the knees at 90 degree angle while doing full sit ups

    Correct Answer
    C. Bending the knees at 90 degree angle while doing half sit ups
    Explanation
    Bending the knees at a 90-degree angle while doing half sit-ups benefits the rectus abdominis muscle while protecting the lower back. This position reduces the strain on the lower back by engaging the abdominal muscles more effectively. By bending the knees, the hip flexors are also engaged, which further supports the lower back and prevents excessive strain. This exercise variation allows for a controlled and targeted workout for the rectus abdominis muscle while minimizing the risk of lower back injury.

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  • 30. 

    Which of the following tests is used to determine muscular strength?

    • A.

      Twelve minute walk/run test

    • B.

      One repetition max test

    • C.

      Sit and reach test

    • D.

      Twenty meter shuttle run test

    Correct Answer
    B. One repetition max test
    Explanation
    The one repetition max test is used to determine muscular strength. This test involves lifting the maximum amount of weight that an individual can lift for one repetition of a specific exercise. It is commonly used in strength training programs to assess an individual's maximum strength and to track progress over time. By determining the maximum weight that can be lifted, this test provides a measure of an individual's muscular strength and can help guide the design of an effective strength training program.

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  • 31. 

    Which of the following most accurately represents the number of pounds a person would lose if 3500 more calories were burned rather than taken in over a span if time?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    A. 1
    Explanation
    If 3500 more calories are burned rather than taken in, a person would lose 1 pound. This is because 1 pound of body weight is approximately equal to 3500 calories. So, if a person has a calorie deficit of 3500 calories, they would lose 1 pound of weight.

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  • 32. 

    The use of anabolic androgenic steroids is known to deepen the voice and increase the growth of body hair, muscle size, and aggression. With TWO of the following are the main reasons for the changes?

    • A.

      The substances are nearly identical to male sex hormones 

    • B.

      The substances function in the human body as testosterone

    • C.

      The substances are nearly identical to carbohydrates

    • D.

      The substances speed up cell metabolism 

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. The substances are nearly identical to male sex hormones 
    B. The substances function in the human body as testosterone
    Explanation
    The use of anabolic androgenic steroids is known to deepen the voice and increase the growth of body hair, muscle size, and aggression. The substances are nearly identical to male sex hormones and function in the human body as testosterone. This means that when these substances are introduced into the body, they mimic the effects of testosterone and cause the observed changes.

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  • 33. 

    According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, children and adolescents should engage in muscle and bone strengthening activities at least

    • A.

      Four days per week

    • B.

      Three days per week

    • C.

      Two days per week

    • D.

      One day per week

    Correct Answer
    B. Three days per week
    Explanation
    According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, children and adolescents should engage in muscle and bone strengthening activities at least three days per week. This recommendation is based on the importance of regular physical activity for the development of strong muscles and bones in young individuals. Engaging in these activities on three days per week ensures that children and adolescents have enough opportunities to strengthen their muscles and bones, promoting overall health and well-being.

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  • 34. 

    Which of the following groups of athletes has the greatest risk of developing early osteoporosis because of insufficient calcium intake?

    • A.

      Female basketball players

    • B.

      Male track and field sprinters

    • C.

      Male swimming sprinters

    • D.

      Female gymnasts

    Correct Answer
    D. Female gymnasts
    Explanation
    Female gymnasts have the greatest risk of developing early osteoporosis because they often engage in intense physical training that puts stress on their bones. This, combined with the pressure to maintain a low body weight, can lead to insufficient calcium intake, which is crucial for maintaining strong and healthy bones. The repetitive impact and weight-bearing nature of gymnastics can further increase the risk of osteoporosis, making female gymnasts more susceptible to this condition compared to the other groups of athletes mentioned.

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  • 35. 

    When preparing lessons plan objectives the physical education teacher should refers to which THREE of the following?

    • A.

      National standards 

    • B.

      Local curriculums 

    • C.

      State standards

    • D.

      United States Bill of rights

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. National standards 
    B. Local curriculums 
    C. State standards
    Explanation
    When preparing lesson plans, the physical education teacher should refer to national standards, local curriculums, and state standards. National standards provide a framework for what students should know and be able to do in physical education. Local curriculums ensure that the lessons align with the specific needs and goals of the school or district. State standards outline the specific learning objectives and expectations set by the state education department. These three references help the teacher create effective and relevant lesson plans that meet both national and local requirements. The United States Bill of Rights is not directly related to physical education lesson planning.

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  • 36. 

    Which of the following methods best demonstrates effective teaching behavior using nonverbal communication during physical education class?

    • A.

      Pointing to the next station to direct students to a new activity

    • B.

      Telling the class that they are spending too much time changing their clothes for gym

    • C.

      Looking students in the eye while giving individual feedback on a skill they are performing

    • D.

      Asking students to respond to feedback from their peers during an activity

    Correct Answer
    C. Looking students in the eye while giving individual feedback on a skill they are performing
    Explanation
    Looking students in the eye while giving individual feedback on a skill they are performing demonstrates effective teaching behavior using nonverbal communication during a physical education class. By maintaining eye contact, the teacher shows attentiveness and engagement with the student, which can enhance the effectiveness of the feedback provided. Eye contact also helps establish a connection and build rapport between the teacher and student, creating a supportive and conducive learning environment.

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  • 37. 

    In a certain kindergarten class about half of the students use an immature form when jumping and the remaining students use a mature form. Which of the following statements best explains the difference in ability?

    • A.

      The students jumping with mature form may have started school a year early

    • B.

      The students jumping with mature form have developed at a faster rate

    • C.

      Females develop physical abilities at a much slower rate than males

    • D.

      Motor ability is directly related to parental involvement

    Correct Answer
    B. The students jumping with mature form have developed at a faster rate
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that the students jumping with a mature form have developed at a faster rate compared to the students using an immature form. This implies that the students who have developed at a faster rate have likely reached a higher level of physical ability and coordination, enabling them to jump with a more mature form.

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  • 38. 

    A student is most likely to be self motivated and engage in physical activities long term when the student 

    • A.

      Participates in physical activities several times a week at school

    • B.

      Understands the effects of physical activity versus the effects of nonactivity

    • C.

      Knows the rules and understands a wide variety of team sports

    • D.

      Possesses the knowledge, skill and attitude to lead healthy lifestyle

    Correct Answer
    D. Possesses the knowledge, skill and attitude to lead healthy lifestyle
    Explanation
    A student who possesses the knowledge, skill, and attitude to lead a healthy lifestyle is more likely to be self-motivated and engage in physical activities long term. This is because having the necessary knowledge about the benefits of physical activity and understanding the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle can serve as strong motivators. Additionally, having the skills required to engage in physical activities and the right attitude towards leading a healthy lifestyle can further enhance the student's commitment and participation in physical activities.

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  • 39. 

    In a problem solving classroom culture which TWO of the following are the primary responsibilities of a physical education teacher?

    • A.

      To foster and promote decision making among learners

    • B.

      To maintian an overall emphasis on inquiry

    • C.

      To serve as the ultimate decision maker 

    • D.

      To ensure that students follow classroom rules

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. To foster and promote decision making among learners
    B. To maintian an overall emphasis on inquiry
    Explanation
    The primary responsibilities of a physical education teacher in a problem-solving classroom culture are to foster and promote decision making among learners and to maintain an overall emphasis on inquiry. This means that the teacher should encourage students to make their own decisions and solve problems independently, while also promoting a culture of curiosity and exploration. The teacher should not serve as the ultimate decision maker, as this would inhibit students' ability to develop their problem-solving skills. Additionally, ensuring that students follow classroom rules is important but not a primary responsibility in this context.

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  • 40. 

    According to current research in the field of physical education which of the following best promotes student participation in lifelong physical activity?

    • A.

      Learning hot to play popular sports and games

    • B.

      Playing for a team that wins games regularly 

    • C.

      Acquiring basic skills needed to participate in a variety of activities 

    • D.

      Becoming familiar with common gymnasium equipment 

    Correct Answer
    C. Acquiring basic skills needed to participate in a variety of activities 
    Explanation
    Acquiring basic skills needed to participate in a variety of activities best promotes student participation in lifelong physical activity. By learning these basic skills, students are equipped to engage in a wide range of physical activities throughout their lives, allowing them to stay active and maintain a healthy lifestyle. This approach focuses on building a foundation of fundamental skills that can be applied to various sports and activities, rather than solely emphasizing specific sports or winning games. It encourages students to explore different physical activities and find ones that they enjoy and can continue participating in beyond their school years.

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  • 41. 

    Which of the following is the best plan for a student who wants to begin a personal fitness program?

    • A.

      Joining a gym that offers only a group activities and exercises

    • B.

      Focusing specifically on one type of activity or exercise

    • C.

      Allotting time for extended sessions of high intensity exercise

    • D.

      Choosing a variety of activities in which to participate

    Correct Answer
    D. Choosing a variety of activities in which to participate
    Explanation
    Choosing a variety of activities in which to participate is the best plan for a student who wants to begin a personal fitness program. This approach ensures that the student engages in different types of exercises, which helps in targeting different muscle groups and preventing boredom. It also allows for a well-rounded fitness routine that promotes overall strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular health. Moreover, participating in various activities helps to prevent overuse injuries that can occur from focusing solely on one type of exercise.

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  • 42. 

    Outdoor education such as rock climbing, hiking, and kayaking classes promotes lifelong physical activity and builds self esteem because these activities provide students with opportunities to do which of the following?

    • A.

      Mentally block out problems and distractions by meditating

    • B.

      Achieve goals and experience a sense of accomplishment

    • C.

      Enjoy time in nature while competing against peers

    • D.

      Attempt to break personal fitness records each time they participate

    Correct Answer
    B. Achieve goals and experience a sense of accomplishment
    Explanation
    Outdoor education such as rock climbing, hiking, and kayaking classes promotes lifelong physical activity and builds self-esteem because these activities provide students with opportunities to achieve goals and experience a sense of accomplishment. By participating in these activities, students are able to set personal goals, work towards them, and ultimately achieve them. This not only boosts their self-confidence but also instills a sense of accomplishment, which encourages them to continue engaging in physical activities throughout their lives.

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  • 43. 

    In the 1980s among students who participates in high visibility intercollegiate sports (e.g. Division I football, baseball, and basketball) which of the following was the postcollegiate experience of those who had received full athletic scholarship?

    • A.

      Fewer than 5 percent of men and women went on to play their sport at a professional level.

    • B.

      About 50 percent of men and women went on to play their sport at a professional level.

    • C.

      About 75 percent of men and women had careers in sports management ownership or professional or college coaching

    • D.

      The majority of men but not of women went on to play their sport at a professional level.

    Correct Answer
    A. Fewer than 5 percent of men and women went on to play their sport at a professional level.
    Explanation
    In the 1980s, the postcollegiate experience of students who had received full athletic scholarships in high visibility intercollegiate sports was that fewer than 5 percent of both men and women went on to play their sport at a professional level. This suggests that the majority of athletes did not continue their athletic careers at a professional level after college.

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  • 44. 

    Which of the following factors is most highly correlated with positive gains in motor learning and achievement in a physical education classroom setting?

    • A.

      Provision of feedback that is mainly linked to results or outcomes rather than performance

    • B.

      The amount of time students are physically active and having fun regardless of the activity 

    • C.

      The amount of time students spend engaged successfully in activities related to lesson objectives

    • D.

      Provision of feedback that is primarily nonverbal rather than verbal in nature

    Correct Answer
    C. The amount of time students spend engaged successfully in activities related to lesson objectives
    Explanation
    The amount of time students spend engaged successfully in activities related to lesson objectives is the most highly correlated factor with positive gains in motor learning and achievement in a physical education classroom setting. This suggests that when students are actively and successfully participating in activities that align with the lesson objectives, they are more likely to experience positive gains in motor learning and achievement.

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  • 45. 

    In addition to teaching students movement skills, physical education programs should incorporate cooperative group activities that provide students with natural and valuable opportunities. The physical education teacher can best achieve this through which of the following strategies? 

    • A.

      Ensuring students understand the superior benefits of competing against oneself rather than against others 

    • B.

      Developing students familiarity with and use of effective organizational and leadership traits ans styles

    • C.

      Ensuring students understand the structure and dynamics of groups and how to best work within that setting

    • D.

      Developing in students a variety of positive social skills, attitudes, and behaviors

    Correct Answer
    D. Developing in students a variety of positive social skills, attitudes, and behaviors
    Explanation
    The physical education teacher can best achieve the incorporation of cooperative group activities by developing in students a variety of positive social skills, attitudes, and behaviors. This strategy will help students to work effectively within groups and understand the structure and dynamics of group settings. It will also promote teamwork, cooperation, and positive interactions among students. By developing these skills, students will be better equipped to engage in cooperative activities and benefit from the natural and valuable opportunities they provide.

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  • 46. 

    A high school administrator has decided to focus on incorporating physical education across all academic disciplines for the upcoming school year. Which of the following is the most appropriate strategy for the plan?

    • A.

      Having physical education teachers give fifteen minute presentations during planning periods about the benefits of physical activity and academic success 

    • B.

      Asking outstanding senior athletes to explain to teachers how being physically fit has helped them throughout their high school years

    • C.

      Using planning periods as a time for teachers to co-plan units incorporating physical activity throughout the disciplines

    • D.

      Showing a presentation during back to school night that encourages students and parents to become aware of the benefits of physical education

    Correct Answer
    C. Using planning periods as a time for teachers to co-plan units incorporating physical activity throughout the disciplines
    Explanation
    The most appropriate strategy for incorporating physical education across all academic disciplines is to use planning periods as a time for teachers to co-plan units incorporating physical activity throughout the disciplines. This strategy allows for collaboration among teachers from different subjects to integrate physical activity into their lesson plans, ensuring that students are exposed to physical education in various academic areas. It also promotes a holistic approach to education, recognizing the importance of physical activity in overall academic success.

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  • 47. 

    A portion of Texas Senate Bill 530 mandates that all students in Texas take a fitness test. How often must each student take a fitness test?

    • A.

      Once every six weeks

    • B.

      Once every nine weeks

    • C.

      Twice a semester

    • D.

      Once a year

    Correct Answer
    D. Once a year
    Explanation
    According to the given information, a portion of Texas Senate Bill 530 mandates that all students in Texas take a fitness test. The frequency at which each student must take the test is mentioned as "once a year".

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  • 48. 

    Which of the following teaching practices is most likely to ensure that a physical education teacher receives legal protection against a lawsuit that might arise from a student who becomes injured in class

    • A.

      Using written lesson plans that feature curriculum activities appropriate for the age and skill level of the students

    • B.

      Regularly attending in service and staff development programs to learn about innovative physical activities and techniques

    • C.

      Ensuring that the goals and objectives of the physical education program incorporate the educational mission and goals of the school

    • D.

      Ensuring that general rules for student behavior and participation in physical activities are prominently posted

    Correct Answer
    A. Using written lesson plans that feature curriculum activities appropriate for the age and skill level of the students
    Explanation
    Using written lesson plans that feature curriculum activities appropriate for the age and skill level of the students is most likely to ensure legal protection for a physical education teacher against a lawsuit arising from a student's injury. This practice demonstrates that the teacher has taken the necessary precautions to provide a safe and suitable learning environment. By having written plans that align with the students' capabilities, the teacher can show that they have considered the students' physical abilities and limitations, reducing the risk of accidents or injuries. This proactive approach helps establish the teacher's diligence and commitment to student safety, potentially protecting them from legal liability.

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  • 49. 

    Which of the following statements is the most accurate interpretation of title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 as is pertains to sports and physical education?

    • A.

      Physical education teachers are required to modify lessons plans to accommodate students with disabilities

    • B.

      Males and females mush have an equal opportunity to participate in sports and physical education in any school or entity receiving federal financial assistance

    • C.

      The government must provide equal sports and physical education funding to all of the school districts within state

    • D.

      Coaches must allow eligible players who are passing all academic subjects to participate in school sports

    Correct Answer
    B. Males and females mush have an equal opportunity to participate in sports and physical education in any school or entity receiving federal financial assistance
    Explanation
    Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 states that males and females must have an equal opportunity to participate in sports and physical education in any school or entity receiving federal financial assistance. This means that schools and organizations that receive federal funding are required to provide equal opportunities for both genders to participate in sports and physical education activities. This ensures that there is no discrimination based on gender and promotes gender equality in sports and physical education.

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  • 50. 

    An elementary school has created a policy that prohibits students from using physical education or playground equipment unless a teacher is present. The primary reason for the policy is to reduce the risk of 

    • A.

      Practice restriction violations

    • B.

      Curriculum deviations

    • C.

      Equipment damage 

    • D.

      Student injury

    Correct Answer
    D. Student injury
    Explanation
    The correct answer is student injury. The policy of requiring a teacher to be present when students use physical education or playground equipment is implemented to minimize the risk of students getting injured. By having a teacher supervise these activities, they can ensure that proper safety measures are followed, reducing the likelihood of accidents or injuries occurring.

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