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  • 1. 

    Name one of the three movement planes.

    Explanation
    Remember, Sushumna is where all three lines intersect.

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  • 2. 

    Injured, stiff or contracted fascia can cause pain and limit significantly your range of movement. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Injured, stiff or contracted fascia can cause pain and limit significantly your range of movement. This statement is true because fascia, a connective tissue that surrounds muscles, organs, and other structures in the body, can become damaged or tight due to injury, inflammation, or prolonged immobility. When the fascia is injured or contracted, it can result in pain and restrict the normal range of motion, making movement difficult. Therefore, it is important to maintain healthy fascia through proper stretching, exercise, and injury prevention techniques.

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  • 3. 

    Fascia is what gives your muscles shape and form, and anchors them to your body.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Fascia is a connective tissue that surrounds and supports muscles, providing them with shape and structure. It also helps to anchor the muscles to the body, allowing for proper movement and function. Therefore, the statement that fascia gives muscles shape and form, and anchors them to the body is true.

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  • 4. 

    What is another name for Ischial Tuberosity?

    Correct Answer
    sit bones
    sits bones
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "sit bones" or "sits bones." The ischial tuberosity is a bony prominence located at the base of the pelvis and is commonly referred to as the sit bones or sits bones. These bones provide support and stability when sitting and are important for maintaining proper posture and balance.

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  • 5. 

    There are 4 curves in our spine. Kyphosis is a convex curve and lordosis is a convex curve. Check the box that has them in order (if in Tadasana it would be top to bottom).

    • A.

      Thoracic K., Sacral K., Cervical L., Lumbar L.

    • B.

      Sacral k, Cervical L., Thoracic K, Lumbar L.

    • C.

      Cervical L., Thoracic K., Lumbar L., Sacral K.

    • D.

      Non of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Cervical L., Thoracic K., Lumbar L., Sacral K.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Cervical L., Thoracic K., Lumbar L., Sacral K." This is because the question asks for the order of the curves in the spine, with kyphosis (a convex curve) and lordosis (also a convex curve) included. The correct order is cervical (C) curve, thoracic (T) curve, lumbar (L) curve, and sacral (S) curve. Therefore, the correct answer is Cervical L., Thoracic K., Lumbar L., Sacral K.

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  • 6. 

    What do tendons connect?

    • A.

      Muscle to bone

    • B.

      Bone to Bone

    • C.

      Both muscle to bone and bone to bone

    • D.

      Non of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Muscle to bone
    Explanation
    Tendons connect muscles to bones. They are strong, fibrous cords that attach muscles to bones, allowing for movement and transmitting the force generated by the muscles to the bones. This connection is essential for the body's ability to move and perform various activities.

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  • 7. 

    Adho Mukha Svanasana is known as 

    Correct Answer
    downward facing dog
    Explanation
    Adho Mukha Svanasana, also known as downward facing dog, is a popular yoga pose that involves the practitioner starting on all fours and then lifting their hips up towards the ceiling, forming an inverted V shape with their body. The pose stretches and lengthens the spine, while also strengthening the arms, shoulders, and legs. The name "downward facing dog" accurately describes the position of the body in this pose, with the head and gaze directed towards the ground and the hips elevated.

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  • 8. 

    Bakasana

    Correct Answer
    crow pose
    crow
    crane
    crane pose
    Explanation
    The given answer consists of four terms: crow pose, crow, crane, and crane pose. These terms are all related to a yoga pose known as Bakasana, which is commonly referred to as crow pose. In this pose, the practitioner balances their body on their hands while keeping their knees bent and resting them on the upper arms. The terms "crow" and "crane" are alternative names for this pose due to the resemblance it has to the two birds. Therefore, all the terms listed in the answer are correct and synonymous with Bakasana.

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  • 9. 

    Four limbed staff pose is known as

    Correct Answer
    chaturanga dandasana
    Explanation
    Chaturanga Dandasana is a yoga pose commonly known as Four Limbed Staff Pose. In this pose, the body is parallel to the ground, supported by the hands and toes, with the elbows bent at a 90-degree angle. It is a foundational pose in many yoga sequences, particularly in Vinyasa and Ashtanga styles. Chaturanga Dandasana strengthens the arms, shoulders, and core muscles, while also improving overall body stability and control. It is often used as a transition pose between other yoga postures.

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  • 10. 

    Ardha Chandrasana is known as

    Correct Answer
    Half moon pose
    half moon
    Explanation
    Ardha Chandrasana is a yoga pose that resembles the shape of a half moon. It involves balancing on one leg while extending the other leg and torso parallel to the ground. The name "Half moon pose" accurately describes the shape and position of the body in this asana. Therefore, the correct answer is "Half moon pose."

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  • 11. 

    Navasana is known as

    Correct Answer
    Boat pose
    boat
    Explanation
    Navasana is also known as the Boat pose. In this pose, the practitioner balances on their sitting bones while their legs and upper body are lifted off the ground, resembling the shape of a boat. The pose strengthens the core muscles, improves balance, and stimulates the abdominal organs. The term "boat" is used to describe the pose because of the resemblance it bears to a boat floating on water.

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  • 12. 

    Padmasana is known as

    Correct Answer
    Lotus
    Explanation
    Padmasana is a yoga pose that is commonly referred to as the Lotus pose. In this posture, the practitioner sits cross-legged with the feet placed on the opposite thighs, resembling the shape of a lotus flower. The name "Padmasana" is derived from the Sanskrit words "Padma" meaning lotus and "asana" meaning pose. This pose is often associated with meditation and is believed to promote calmness, concentration, and spiritual growth. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is Lotus.

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  • 13. 

    Garudasana is known as

    Correct Answer
    eagle pose
    eagle
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "eagle pose" or simply "eagle". Garudasana is a yoga pose that resembles an eagle, where the arms and legs are crossed over each other. This pose helps to improve balance, focus, and flexibility. By wrapping the arms and legs around each other, it also helps to release tension in the shoulders and hips. Overall, Garudasana is a beneficial pose for both the mind and body.

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  • 14. 

    Sarvangasana is known as

    Correct Answer
    shoulder stand
    Explanation
    Sarvangasana is a yoga pose that is commonly known as the shoulder stand. In this pose, the practitioner balances on their shoulders, while the rest of the body is elevated and supported by the arms and upper back. The name "shoulder stand" accurately describes the position of the body in this pose, as the shoulders are the main point of contact with the ground. This pose is known for its numerous benefits, including strengthening the shoulders, improving circulation, and calming the mind.

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  • 15. 

    Virabhadrana II is known as

    Correct Answer
    warrior 2
    warrior two
    warrior B
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "warrior 2, warrior two, warrior B." This is because Virabhadrana II is a yoga pose commonly known as "warrior 2" or "warrior two." The pose is named after the fierce warrior Virabhadrana, who was created by Lord Shiva in Hindu mythology. The pose involves standing with legs wide apart, arms extended, and gaze focused forward, resembling the stance of a warrior ready for battle. "Warrior B" is another way to refer to this pose, as it is the second variation of the warrior pose series.

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  • 16. 

    Urdhva Mukhha Svanasana is known as

    Correct Answer
    upward facing dog
    updog
    Explanation
    The correct answer for this question is "upward facing dog" or "updog". Urdhva Mukhha Svanasana is a yoga pose where the practitioner lies face down on the mat and lifts their upper body, arching their back and opening their chest. This pose is often used as a transition from "chaturanga dandasana" to "adho mukha svanasana" in the Sun Salutation sequence. "Upward facing dog" and "updog" are both commonly used names for this pose in yoga practice.

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  • 17. 

    Inhalation brings

    Correct Answer
    energy
    Explanation
    Inhalation brings in oxygen, which is essential for the process of cellular respiration. Cellular respiration is responsible for converting glucose into energy in the form of ATP (adenosine triphosphate). Therefore, inhalation directly contributes to the intake of energy by providing the necessary oxygen for the body's metabolic processes.

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  • 18. 

    There is a type of mudra for each of the chakras.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Mudras are hand gestures or positions that are believed to have an effect on the energy flow in the body. Each chakra, which is a center of energy in the body, is associated with a specific mudra. By performing these mudras, one can activate and balance the energy of each chakra. Therefore, it is true that there is a type of mudra for each of the chakras.

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  • 19. 

    Ujjayi literally means

    Correct Answer
    triumphantly uprising
    victorious breath
    Explanation
    The word "Ujjayi" is derived from Sanskrit and it means "triumphantly uprising" or "victorious breath". This term is often used in yoga and meditation practices to refer to a specific breathing technique where the breath is intentionally deepened and made audible. The breath is drawn in and out through the nose, creating a gentle hissing or ocean-like sound. This technique is believed to help calm the mind, increase focus, and energize the body.

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  • 20. 

    Check the three realms of the yoga practice

    • A.

      Physical/Emotional

    • B.

      Psychic/Symbolic

    • C.

      Energetic/Emotional

    • D.

      Physical/ Mental

    • E.

      Psychic/Energetic

    • F.

      Symbolic/Physical

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Psychic/Symbolic
    C. Energetic/Emotional
    D. Physical/ Mental
    Explanation
    The three realms of the yoga practice are Psychic/Symbolic, Energetic/Emotional, and Physical/Mental. These realms encompass different aspects of the practice. The Psychic/Symbolic realm involves exploring the deeper meaning and symbolism behind yoga poses and practices. The Energetic/Emotional realm focuses on harnessing and balancing the energy within the body and exploring the emotional aspects of the practice. The Physical/Mental realm involves the physical postures and movements of yoga, as well as the mental focus and concentration required. Together, these three realms provide a holistic approach to yoga practice.

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  • 21. 

    Roots, bandhas, breath, and dristi are the 4 primary elements for the physical/ metal realm of yoga practice.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because roots, bandhas, breath, and dristi are indeed the four primary elements for the physical/mental realm of yoga practice. These elements are essential for creating a strong foundation, engaging the core muscles, controlling the breath, and focusing the gaze, respectively. By incorporating these elements into their practice, yogis can enhance their physical strength, concentration, and overall mind-body connection.

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  • 22. 

    Name one of the three energy channels (Nadis) :

    Correct Answer
    sushumna
    ida
    pingala
    sushumna nadi
    pingala nadi
    ida nadi
    Explanation
    The correct answer is sushumna, ida, and pingala. These are three energy channels, or nadis, in the body according to ancient Indian yogic philosophy. The sushumna nadi is the central channel that runs along the spine, while the ida and pingala nadis spiral around the sushumna on either side. These nadis are believed to carry the flow of prana, or life force energy, throughout the body.

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  • 23. 

    You LOVE yoga.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement "You LOVE yoga" implies that the person being referred to has a strong affection or passion for yoga. Therefore, the correct answer is True, indicating that the person does indeed love yoga.

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  • 24. 

    Name the muscle. 

    Correct Answer
    abductor
    abductors
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "abductor, abductors." The term "abductor" refers to a muscle that moves a body part away from the midline of the body, while "abductors" is the plural form of this term. These muscles are responsible for moving limbs away from the center of the body, such as when spreading the arms or legs apart.

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  • 25. 

    Name the muscle. 

    Correct Answer
    adductor
    adductors
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "adductor" or "adductors". These terms refer to a group of muscles that are responsible for adduction, which is the movement of bringing a body part closer to the midline of the body. The adductor muscles are located in the inner thigh and help to bring the legs together. They play a crucial role in movements such as walking, running, and jumping.

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  • 26. 

    Name the muscle. 

    Correct Answer
    adductor
    adductors
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "adductor, adductors". The adductor muscles are a group of muscles located in the inner thigh that are responsible for bringing the legs together towards the midline of the body. The term "adductor" refers to a single muscle in this group, while "adductors" is the plural form, encompassing all the muscles in the group.

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  • 27. 

    Name the muscle. 

    Correct Answer
    deltoids
    deltoid
    delts
    Explanation
    The correct answer is deltoids, deltoid, delts. These are different names for the same muscle group, which is located in the shoulder area. The deltoids are responsible for various movements of the shoulder joint, including abduction, flexion, and extension. They give the shoulder its rounded shape and are important for overall shoulder strength and stability.

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  • 28. 

    Name the muscle. 

    Correct Answer
    gluteus medius
    medius
    glutes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "gluteus medius". The muscle being referred to in this question is the gluteus medius, which is a muscle located in the buttocks. It is responsible for abducting and stabilizing the hip joint. The other options mentioned, "medius" and "glutes", are alternate names for the gluteus medius muscle.

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  • 29. 

    Name the muscle. 

    Correct Answer
    hamstrings
    hamstring
    hammies
    Explanation
    The given options all refer to the same muscle group, the hamstrings. The hamstrings are a group of three muscles located in the back of the thigh. They play a crucial role in leg movement, particularly in activities such as walking, running, and jumping. The options provided are simply different ways of referring to the same muscle group, with "hamstrings" being the most commonly used term, "hamstring" being the singular form, and "hammies" being a colloquial or informal term.

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  • 30. 

    Name the muscle. 

    Correct Answer
    hamstrings
    hamstring
    hammies
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "hamstrings, hamstring, hammies." These are all different terms used to refer to the same group of muscles located at the back of the thigh. The hamstrings consist of three muscles: biceps femoris, semitendinosus, and semimembranosus. These muscles play a crucial role in bending the knee and extending the hip joint. "Hamstring" is the most commonly used term, while "hammies" is a colloquial and informal way of referring to the hamstrings.

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  • 31. 

    Name this muscle. 

    Correct Answer
    iliopsoas
    Explanation
    The correct answer for this question is iliopsoas because the name of the muscle is given as "iliopsoas". Iliopsoas is a muscle group located in the hip region, consisting of the iliacus and psoas major muscles. It plays a crucial role in flexing the hip joint and is important for activities such as walking, running, and climbing stairs.

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  • 32. 

    Name this muscle. 

    Correct Answer
    pectoralis major
    pectoralis
    pecs
    Explanation
    The correct answer options for this question are "pectoralis major," "pectoralis," and "pecs." These options are all referring to the same muscle, which is the pectoralis major muscle. It is a large muscle located in the chest area and is commonly referred to as the "pecs" for short.

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  • 33. 

    Name this muscle. 

    Correct Answer
    rectus abdominis
    abdominals
    abs
    abdominal
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "rectus abdominis". This muscle is commonly referred to as the "abs" or "abdominals". It is located in the front of the abdomen and is responsible for flexing the spine and compressing the abdominal contents.

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  • 34. 

    Check 3 of the six movements of the body. 

    • A.

      Lateral

    • B.

      Flexion

    • C.

      Extension

    • D.

      Adduction

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Flexion
    C. Extension
    D. Adduction
    Explanation
    The given question asks to identify three out of the six movements of the body. The movements listed are lateral flexion, extension, and adduction. Flexion refers to bending a joint, extension refers to straightening a joint, and adduction refers to moving a body part towards the midline of the body. These three movements are correctly identified in the answer.

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  • 35. 

    Check 2 of the six movements of the body. 

    • A.

      Extension

    • B.

      Internal Rotation

    • C.

      Superficial

    • D.

      Deep

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Extension
    B. Internal Rotation
    Explanation
    The given correct answer includes two movements of the body: extension and internal rotation. Extension refers to the movement that increases the angle between two body parts, while internal rotation involves the rotation of a body part towards the midline of the body. These movements are important in various activities and functions of the body, such as stretching, reaching, and joint mobility.

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  • 36. 

    Choose one of the planes of the body.

    • A.

      Coronal Plane

    • B.

      Medial Plane

    • C.

      Superficial

    Correct Answer
    A. Coronal Plane
    Explanation
    The coronal plane is a vertical plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior sections. It is also known as the frontal plane. This plane is perpendicular to the sagittal plane and divides the body into front and back portions. The other options, medial plane and superficial, are not correct because the medial plane is not a recognized anatomical plane, and superficial refers to a term used to describe the position of a structure relative to the surface of the body, rather than a specific plane.

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  • 37. 

    Choose one of the planes of the body.

    • A.

      Sagittal Plane

    • B.

      Flexion Plane

    • C.

      Medial Plane

    Correct Answer
    A. Sagittal Plane
    Explanation
    The sagittal plane is a vertical plane that divides the body into left and right halves. It runs from front to back, separating the body into anterior and posterior sections. This plane is commonly used in anatomical and medical studies to describe movements and positions of body parts. The flexion plane and medial plane are not valid options as they do not accurately describe a plane of the body.

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  • 38. 

    Check all health concerns.

    • A.

      Menstruation

    • B.

      Pregnancy

    • C.

      Heart Conditions

    • D.

      High and Low blood levels

    • E.

      STD

    • F.

      Varicose veins

    • G.

      Asthma

    • H.

      Chronic Fatigue

    • I.

      Constipation

    • J.

      Vertigo

    • K.

      Thyroid Issues

    • L.

      Fertility

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Menstruation
    B. Pregnancy
    C. Heart Conditions
    D. High and Low blood levels
    F. Varicose veins
    G. Asthma
    H. Chronic Fatigue
    I. Constipation
    J. Vertigo
    K. Thyroid Issues
    L. Fertility
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes a comprehensive list of various health concerns that should be checked. These concerns range from menstrual issues, pregnancy, heart conditions, blood level abnormalities, varicose veins, asthma, chronic fatigue, constipation, vertigo, thyroid issues, and fertility. By checking all of these health concerns, individuals can ensure that they are taking care of their overall well-being and addressing any potential issues that may arise.

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  • 39. 

    Check all that applies for inhalation.

    • A.

      Energy

    • B.

      When opening, unfolding or expanding the outer body

    • C.

      Going up into a pose against gravity

    • D.

      Softening the organs

    • E.

      Twisting

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Energy
    B. When opening, unfolding or expanding the outer body
    C. Going up into a pose against gravity
    Explanation
    During inhalation, energy is required to open, unfold, or expand the outer body. This is because the act of inhaling involves expanding the chest and lungs to take in air. Additionally, going up into a pose against gravity also requires energy, as it involves lifting and engaging the muscles to defy the force of gravity. However, softening the organs and twisting are not directly related to inhalation and do not require energy in the context of this question.

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  • 40. 

    Check all that applies for exhalation

    • A.

      Twisting

    • B.

      Softening the organs

    • C.

      Coming out of forwards bends

    • D.

      Releasing down with gravitiy

    • E.

      Closing, enfolding, or flexing the outer body

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Twisting
    B. Softening the organs
    D. Releasing down with gravitiy
    E. Closing, enfolding, or flexing the outer body
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes multiple actions that can occur during exhalation. Twisting refers to the movement of the torso or spine, softening the organs suggests a relaxation or release of tension in the internal organs, releasing down with gravity implies a downward movement or surrendering to the force of gravity, and closing, enfolding, or flexing the outer body indicates a contraction or folding of the outer body.

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