Unit 4: The Respiratory and Circulatory Systems

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AQA GCSE PE Test Quiz on Unit 4: The Respiratory and Circulatory Systems, created by Cath Warriner on 12/30/2014.

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Question 1

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The following components of the respiratory system are located inside the lungs, except?
Answer
  • Alveoli
  • Bronchi
  • Intercostal muscles
  • Bronchioles

Question 2

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Breathing in is known as expiration.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 3

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Which of these muscles is not involved in the process of delivering oxygen to the working muscles.
Answer
  • Cardiac
  • Pectorals
  • Intercostal
  • Diaphragm

Question 4

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Which of these facts is incorrect when relating to the process of inspiration.
Answer
  • The ribs lift upwards
  • The diaphragm relaxes and bulges up
  • The intercostal muscles contract
  • Air pressure falls allowing the lungs to fill with air

Question 5

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Aerobic respiration is respirationin the absence of oxygen.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 6

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Aerobic respiration creates the following waste products, except?
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  • water
  • lactic acid
  • carbon dioxide

Question 7

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Which athlete would not be competing using aerobic respiration?
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  • Cyclo cross rider
  • Fell runner
  • Triple jumper
  • Triathlon

Question 8

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Fast twitch fibres are associated with explosive events.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 9

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Which feature is not associated with fast twitch fibres.
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  • They contract with more force.
  • They tire easily
  • They are suited to activities requiring strength and power
  • They do not tire easily

Question 10

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Anaerobic respiration creates which waste product?
Answer
  • Oxygen
  • Lactic acid
  • Carbon dioxide
  • Water

Question 11

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Lactic acid is turned into carbon dioxide and water when oxygen supply is resumed.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 12

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Glycogen is the main form of carbohydrate storage in the body. It is stored in the following areas of the body, except?
Answer
  • Lungs
  • Liver
  • Muscles

Question 13

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During vigorous exercise lactic acid is created. Lactic acid is a waste product and is a mild poison.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 14

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The following are short term effects of exercise, except?
Answer
  • Breathing rate increases
  • Cardiac output increases
  • Blood pressure lowers
  • Stroke volume increases

Question 15

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Fatigue is a feeling of extreme physical or mental tiredness. When a muscle gets so tired that they can no longer continue to work properly. Which of these is not a sign of fatigue?
Answer
  • Deep breathing
  • Lower level of concentration
  • Increased pulse
  • Red skin

Question 16

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An oxygen debt is when the muscles are starved of oxygen. The body recovers by carrying out the following functions, except?
Answer
  • Increase the respiratory rate
  • Increase the depth of breathing
  • Continuing the activity
  • Stopping the activity

Question 17

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Which of the following facts is false in relation to muscle cramp.
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  • It is a voluntary contraction
  • A muscle is locked in contraction
  • It is a result of intense exercise
  • The muscle is in spasm

Question 18

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The circulatory system consists of the heart, blood and blood vessels working together to supply oxygen to the working muscles and removing unwanted carbon dioxide.
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  • True
  • False

Question 19

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The upper chambers of the heart are called the ventricles.
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  • True
  • False

Question 20

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The right side of the heart is thicker as it transports oxygenated blood to the working muscles of the body.
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  • True
  • False

Question 21

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The pulmonary circuit involves taking deoxygenated blood to the lungs and returning oxygenated blood to the heart.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 22

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Arteries always carry blood away from the heart.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 23

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Arteries always carry oxygenated blood.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 24

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White blood cells contain a substance known as haemoglobin.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 25

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Which of these functions is not a role of the circulatory system.
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  • Temperature regulation
  • Energy production
  • Protection
  • Transportation

Question 26

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Which of these answers is a waste product and removed by the circulatory system.
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  • Oxygen
  • Heat
  • Hormones
  • Glucose

Question 27

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Arteries have thin outer walls and a thin layer of muscle.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 28

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Which blood vessel is only one cell thick?
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  • Veins
  • Arteries
  • Capillaries

Question 29

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Arteries contain valves.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 30

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Which defintion relates to stroke volume?
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  • One contraction and relaxation of the heart
  • The amount of blood pumped out of the left ventricle per minute
  • The number of times the heart beats in a minute
  • The amount of blood pumped out of the left ventricle per beat

Question 31

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Which artery is located in the groin?
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  • Radial
  • Femoral
  • Temporal
  • Carotid

Question 32

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The cardio vascular systems involves the working of the following organs.
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  • Heart and Liver
  • Lungs and Kidneys
  • Liver and Lungs
  • Heart and Lungs

Question 33

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Maximum heart rate is calculated using which formula?
Answer
  • 220 plus age
  • 220 multiplied age
  • 220 divided age
  • 220 minus age

Question 34

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The aerobic training zone is 80 - 90% maximum heart rate
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  • True
  • False

Question 35

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The training zone is the range of the heart rate within which a specified training effect will take place.
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  • True
  • False

Question 36

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Which definition relates to the threshold of training.
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  • The maximum heart rate needed to have a training effect
  • Training at 60-80% MHR
  • Training above 90% MHR
  • The minimum heart rate needed to have a training effect
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