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Cardiorespiratory Endurance Quiz


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Which is not an example of a cardiorespiratory endurance activity?

A. Jogging

B. Playing Soccer

C. Sitting

D. Cycling


Vigorous aerobic activity, from the _______________ of the Physical Activity Pyramid for Teens, is the most effective for building cardiorespiratory endurance.

A.   first step

B. second step

C. third step

D. fourth step


The _______________ is one of two methods of determining target heart rates. This method is considered the _______________, but it is a bit more difficult to calculate than the other method.

A. percent of maximal heart rate method; least accurate

B. percent of maximal heart rate method; most accurate

C. heart rate reserve method; most accurate

D. heart rate reserve method; least accurate


What is your good cholesterol called?

A. High Density Lipoprotein

B. Low Density Lipoprotein

C. Cardiorespiratory Endurance

D. Respiratory System


Which statement is true?

A. Improving cardiorespiratory endurance requires a combination of aerobic and muscle fitness activities.

B. Of the 11 parts of fitness, cardiorespiratory endurance is the most important because those who have it receive many health and wellness benefits, including a chance for a longer life.

C.  Improving cardiorespiratory endurance will improve your overall health but will not affect your appearance.

D. Of the 11 parts of fitness, cardiorespiratory endurance provides the most benefit to athletes such as runners and soccer players.


Your heart has two ways to get more blood to your muscles: by beating faster or by sending more blood with each beat (called stroke volume).

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Which statement is true?

A.   A fit person’s heart may work more efficiently than a nonfit person’s heart because genetics determines the heart’s efficiency.

B.    A fit person’s heart may work the same as a nonfit person’s heart because genetics determines the heart’s efficiency.

C.   A fit person’s heart works more efficiently by pumping less blood with more beats.

D. A fit person’s heart works more efficiently by pumping more blood with fewer beats.


The pacer test is a field test that estimates cardiorespiratory endurance

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Oxygen enters your blood while carbon dioxide is eliminated (when you exercise you need more oxygen and produce more waste)

A. Lungs

B. Cardiovascular System

C. Heart

D. Blood


Having a high level of cardiorespiratory endurance means a person can perform high-intensity exercise for longer.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Which list are benefits of cardio training?

A. Gaining Weight, Heart Attack, Atherosclerosis

B. Increase Risk for Diseases, Increase Life Span, Does not Improve Brain Func

C. Improves Athletic Performance, Improves Lung Capacity, Strengthen Heart

D. Sleep Improvement, Does not Increase Stamina, Shortness of Breath


To use the heart rate reserve method for determining target heart rate, you must know both your _______________ and your _______________ heart rates.

A.   maximal; submaximal

B.   target; threshold

C.   resting; threshold

D.   resting; maximal


_______ includes the blood and blood vessels (arteries/veins) that transport blood to and from the heart to the rest of the body.

A. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

B. RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

C. ARTERY SYSTEM

D. BLOOD FLOW


What is the formula for getting your maximum HR?

A. 230-age

B. 150-age

C. 220-17

D. 220-age


Which is a specific benefit of physical activity and increased cardiorespiratory endurance for lungs?

A. more efficient respiratory muscles

B. increased stamina

C. sleep improvement

D. better heart


Which is a specific benefit of physical activity and increased cardiorespiratory endurance for your heart?

A. Bigger heart muscle pumps blood more efficiently

B. Improves Blood Flow

C. Improves Lung Capacity

D. Hold More Air


_______ is carried through the blood stream by particles called lipoproteins; it is a fat like substance in the blood

A. High Density Lipoprotein

B. Low Density Lipoprotein

C. Cholesterol

D. Atherosclerosis


The higher your cardiorespiratory endurance score, the lower your risk of hypokinetic disease.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


The maximal _______________ uptake test measures how much oxygen you can use when you are _______________ very vigorously.

A.   oxygen; walking

B.   oxygen; sweating

C. oxygen; exercising

D. oxygen; breathing


Which is a specific benefit of physical activity and increased cardiorespiratory endurance for your arteries?

A. Bigger arteries

B. More flexible arteries

C. Increase life span

D. Increase oxygen


What does having a good cardiorespiratory endurance help to develop?

A. Stamina, Lungs and Heart

B. Longer Life Span, Better Sleep and Athletic Performance

C. Heart, Blood and Veins

D. Better Brain Function, Arteries and Blood


What 2 major organs of the body make up the Cardiovascular & Respiratory Systems? 

A. Heart and Lungs

B. Heart and Blood

C. Blood and Arteries

D. Lungs and Blood


What is your bad cholesterol called?

A. Low Density Lipoprotein

B. High Density Lipoprotein




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