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Multiple Choice Quiz

1
The extent to which the body can respond or adapt to the demands and stress of physical effort is called
A)cardiorespiratory endurance.
B)cardiorespiratory strength.
C)muscular endurance.
D)physical fitness.
2
Which of the following is not a component of physical fitness?
A)cardiorespiratory endurance
B)cardiorespiratory strength
C)flexibility
D)muscular strength and endurance
3
Exercise improves
A)body composition
B)efficiency of metabolism.
C)functioning of the heart.
D)all of the above.
4
Which of the following is not an explanation of how exercise lowers the risk of cardiovascular disease?
A)Exercise improves blood fat levels
B)Exercise increases low-density lipoproteins.
C)Exercise interferes with the disease process that causes coronary artery blockage.
D)Exercise reduces high blood pressure.
5
Exercise improves psychological health in all of the following ways except
A)providing opportunities for enjoyable social interaction.
B)reducing anxiety.
C)reducing self-image.
D)reducing stress.
6
To build flexibility, the ACSM recommends that you hold each stretch for
A)5-10 seconds.
B)10-30 seconds.
C)30-60 seconds.
D)1-2 minutes.
7
Which of the following statements best describes the effect of endurance exercise on lipids?
A)It increases HDL and decreases LDL levels.
B)It decreases HDL and increases LDL levels.
C)It increases HDL and LDL levels.
D)It increases triglycerides.
8
Which of the following statements best describes the relationship between exercise and diabetes?
A)Exercise burns excess sugar and makes cells less sensitive to insulin
B)Exercise can actually prevent the development of Type 1 diabetes.
C)Exercise can prevent the development of Type 2 diabetes.
D)Exercise has little impact on the development of diabetes.
9
Which of the following exercises is not beneficial in protecting against osteoporosis?
A)golf
B)steady walking
C)swimming
D)weight training
10
Exercise intensity refers to
A)how hard you work.
B)the length of your exercise session.
C)the number of times per week you exercise.
D)the quantity of exercise you get.
11
One of the easiest ways to determine appropriate exercise intensity involves measuring
A)blood pressure.
B)heart rate.
C)heart rate recovery rate.
D)maximal oxygen consumption.
12
The optimal workout schedule for cardiorespiratory endurance is ________ days per week.
A)1-2
B)2-4
C)3-5
13
Your target heart rate is based on
A)age.
B)childhood activity levels.
C)gender
D)weight.
14
To improve muscular endurance, it is best to
A)do resistance exercises no more than twice a week.
B)use heavy resistance with few repetitions.
C)use light resistance with many repetitions.
D)use medium resistance with a medium number of repetitions.
15
Use of anabolic steroids may cause which of the following?
A)acne
B)heart disease
C)testicular shrinkage
D)all of the above







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