Principles of Exercise, Fitness and Health Mock Paper

Question 1 of 40

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Which of the following health benefits would result from regular walking?

Select one of the following:

  • Increased blood pressure

  • Decreased risk of coronary heart disease

  • Increased resting heart rate

  • Decreased life expectancy

Question 2 of 40

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The development of balance would be required for which of the following activities?

Select one of the following:

  • Gymnastics

  • Sprinting

  • Swimming

  • Running

Question 3 of 40

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Which of the following is a long term adaptation to muscular strength training?

Select one of the following:

  • Increased size of type II muscle fibres

  • Decreased number of type II muscle fibres

  • Increased number of type II muscle fibres

  • Decreased size of type II muscle fibres

Question 4 of 40

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What is the definition of muscular strength?

Select one of the following:

  • The ability of muscles to exert maximum force in one contraction

  • The ability of muscles to exert minimum force in one contraction

  • The ability of muscles to repeatedly exert maximum force

  • The ability of muscles to repeatedly exert minimum force

Question 5 of 40

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Which of the following would be classified in the aerobic fitness zone?

Select one of the following:

  • 65% max heart rate

  • 75% max heart rate

  • 85% max heart rate

  • 95% max heart rate

Question 6 of 40

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Which of the following is a long term adaptation to cardiovascular training?

Select one of the following:

  • Increased lactic acid accumulation

  • Decreased carbon dioxide removal

  • Increased capillarisation

  • Decreased oxygen delivery

Question 7 of 40

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What body type has broad shoulders and a muscular build?

Select one of the following:

  • Ectomorph

  • Mesomorph

  • Endomorph

  • Somatotype

Question 8 of 40

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According to the Borg 6-20 scale which of the following would represent an intensity that felt 'somewhat hard'?

Select one of the following:

  • 6

  • 9

  • 13

  • 17

Question 9 of 40

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What is heart rate?

Select one of the following:

  • The number of beats/ contractions per minute

  • The number of beats/ contractions per 30 seconds

  • The volume of blood pumped from the heart in one contraction

  • The volume of blood pumped from the heart in one minute

Question 10 of 40

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Which of the following is defined as the volume of blood pumped from the heart in one contraction?

Select one of the following:

  • Cardiac output

  • Stroke volume

  • Heart rate

  • Cardiac arrest

Question 11 of 40

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A long term effect of regular exercise on the heart is increased stroke volume. What effect will this have?

Select one of the following:

  • The heart will beat less frequently

  • The heart will contract less forcefully

  • Blood pressure will increase

  • CHD risk will increase

Question 12 of 40

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Complete the text with the missing word?

When someone begins exercising heart rate will _________________. This will allow a greater supply of blood and therefore oxygen to reach the working muscles.

Select one of the following:

  • Maintain

  • Increase

  • Decrease

  • Regress

Question 13 of 40

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What happens during dilation of blood vessels?

Select one of the following:

  • The blood vessels get wider

  • The blood vessels get narrower

  • The valves in the veins remain open

  • The valves in the veins remain closed

Question 14 of 40

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Why does blood pooling lead to an increased risk of fainting?

Select one of the following:

  • It leads to a decrease in blood sugar

  • It leads to an increase in blood sugar

  • It leads to an increase in the blood supply to the brain

  • It leads to a decrease in the blood supply to the brain

Question 15 of 40

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What happens to the synovial fluid in joints during exercise?

Select one of the following:

  • The amount of synovial fluid decreases

  • The amount of synovial fluid increases

  • The amount of oxygen in the synovial fluid decreases

  • The amount of oxygen in the synovial fluid increases

Question 16 of 40

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Which of the following types of muscle contraction is most likely to cause DOMS?

Select one of the following:

  • Isometric

  • Isokinetic

  • Concentric

  • Eccentric

Question 17 of 40

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Which of the following will primarily recruit type 2b muscle fibres in resistance training?

Select one of the following:

  • High weight and high repetitions

  • High weight and low repetitions

  • Low weight and high repetitions

  • Low weight and low repetitions

Question 18 of 40

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Which of the following training outcomes requires speed during resistance training?

Select one of the following:

  • Muscular endurance

  • Muscular strength

  • Muscular power

  • Muscular fitness

Question 19 of 40

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Which of the following will increase overload during a resistance training exercise?

Select one of the following:

  • Increasing the speed of repetitions

  • Decreasing the number of repetitions

  • Increasing the lever length

  • Decreasing the range of movement

Question 20 of 40

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An ability to cope with stressful situations in everyday life and to make good decisions is an example of which component of total fitness?

Select one of the following:

  • Social fitness

  • Medical fitness

  • Mental fitness

  • Spiritual fitness

Question 21 of 40

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Which of the following defines physical fitness?

Select one of the following:

  • Maintaining an active lifestyle that contributes to maintaining levels of cardiovascular and muscular fitness and flexibility

  • Eating a variety of foods from majoy food groups and maintaining a calorie intake appropriate for needs and demands

  • Being free from disease and illness and making lifestyle choices that maintain this component

  • Awareness of and ability to manage and express emotions assertively and with respect to self and others

Question 22 of 40

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The equation force x speed represents which component of motor fitness/ skill related fitness?

Select one of the following:

  • Reaction time

  • Power

  • Speed

  • Agility

Question 23 of 40

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Which of the following defines balance?

Select one of the following:

  • The ability to change the position of the entire body in space with speed and accuracy

  • The ability of the body to remain centred over a base of support

  • The ability to perform smooth and accurate movements

  • Distance divided by Time

Question 24 of 40

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Which of the following is a genetic factor influencing an individual's training potential?

Select one of the following:

  • Diet

  • Alcohol

  • Smoking

  • Body type

Question 25 of 40

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The 100m sprint primarily uses which of the following components of skill related fitness?

Select one of the following:

  • Speed

  • Agility

  • Balance

  • Co-ordination

Question 26 of 40

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What is the recommended intensity and duration of stretching to improve flexibility according t ACSM?

Select one of the following:

  • 5-10 seconds with no feelings of discomfort

  • 10-15 seconds to mild discomfort

  • 10-30 seconds to mild discomfort

  • 10-30 seconds to severe discomfort

Question 27 of 40

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What is a plateau?

Select one of the following:

  • It is when continued adaptations to training no longer occur

  • It is a gradual decrease in physiological gains when training is ceased

  • It is the ability of the body to cope with specific training needs

  • It is the gradual increase of stress placed upon the body during exercise training

Question 28 of 40

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What is recovery time?

Select one of the following:

  • A gradual decrease in physiological gains when training is ceased

  • The ability of the body to cope with specific training needs

  • The gradual increase of stress placed upon the body during training

  • The period of time between training sets and training sessions

Question 29 of 40

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Which of the following principles is affected when an additional set of exercises is added to a resistance training programme?

Select one of the following:

  • Frequency

  • Intensity

  • Time

  • Type

Question 30 of 40

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Why are supine exercises after the first trimester of pregnancy contraindicated?

Select one of the following:

  • They can cause overstretching of ligaments supporting joints

  • They can cause loss of balance

  • They can reduce blood supply to the baby and mother

  • They can cause spinal fractures

Question 31 of 40

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Which of the following should be avoided when programming for 14-16 year olds?

Select one of the following:

  • High intensity strength training

  • Low intensity strength training

  • Functional pushing exercises

  • Functional pulling exercises

Question 32 of 40

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How does exercise reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes?

Select one of the following:

  • By reducing levels of obesity

  • By increasing levels of obesity

  • By reducing bone density

  • By increasing bone density

Question 33 of 40

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According to the Food Standards Agency which of the following food groups makes up one of the largest sections of the food plate?

Select one of the following:

  • Milk and dairy foods

  • Fruit and vegetables

  • Meat, fish, eggs and beans

  • Foods and drinkks high in sugar and/or fats

Question 34 of 40

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Which of the following is a non-dairy source of protein?

Select one of the following:

  • Beans

  • Cheese

  • Milk

  • Yogurt

Question 35 of 40

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Which of the following is a negative effect of dehydration?

Select one of the following:

  • Increased oxygen uptake

  • Decreased oxygen uptake

  • Increased fatigue

  • Decreased fatigue

Question 36 of 40

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Which of the following is a source of carbohydrates in the diet?

Select one of the following:

  • Chicken

  • Pasta

  • Cheese

  • Lamb

Question 37 of 40

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Which of the following meals/foods would be high in carbohydrates?

Select one of the following:

  • A salad

  • Sausages, bacon and fried tomatoes

  • Spaghetti bolognese

  • Poached eggs

Question 38 of 40

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Which of the following will result in weight gain?

Select one of the following:

  • Energy in + energy out

  • Energy in > energy out

  • Energy in < energy out

  • Energy in = energy out

Question 39 of 40

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Which of the following can be a result of a diet low in calcium?

Select one of the following:

  • Osteoporosis

  • Type 2 diabetes

  • Hypertension

  • Weight gain

Question 40 of 40

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For an individual who is obese which of the following would be a positive change to their diet?

Select one of the following:

  • Decrease intake of saturated fat

  • Decrease intake of fruit and vegetables

  • Increase intake of sugary foods

  • Increase salt intake

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