Ec-12 (158) : Ultimate Trivia Questions Quiz On TExES Physical Education!

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Ec-12 (158) : Ultimate Trivia Questions Quiz On TExES Physical Education!

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!


Questions and Answers
  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is an uncontrollable factor that can affect a person's health?
    • A. 

      Diet

    • B. 

      Heredity

    • C. 

      Smoking

    • D. 

      Stress

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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