Title: Physical Activity & Health: An Interactive Approach, Second Edition
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These Practice Quizzes test your knowledge of the important concepts in each chapter and provide an explanation for each answer.

Please read each question and select your answer from the choices provided. You must complete all of the questions in order to view your results. At the end of each exam, you have the option to e-mail your results to your instructor.


1:  Nearly two of three adults obtain enough leisure time physical activity to benefit their health.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

2:  As a college student, you face many health choices - choices that can affect you in the here and now and for the rest of your life.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

3:  Which of the following is not considered a benefit of physical activity?
A: Lowers triglycerides
B: Lowers total cholesterol
C: Raises LDL-Cholesterol
D: Raises HDL-cholesterol

4:  Which of the following is not considered a benefit of physical activity?
A: Reduces stress symptoms
B: Increases anxiety symptoms
C: Enhances memory and learning
D: Enhances mood and self-esteem

5:  Physical activity can
A: build bone density
B: prevent osteoporosis
C: treat osteoporosis
D: all of the above

6:  Physical activity can
A: prevent or delay type 2 diabetes
B: treat type 2 diabetes
C: treat type 1 diabetes
D: all of the above

7:  Physical activity can
A: increase years of healthy life
B: increase life-expectancy
C: reduce risk of Alzheimer's
D: all of the above

8:  Physical activity can improve memory and learning.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

9:  Physical activity is most likely to reduce cancer of the
A: colon
B: lung
C: breast
D: prostate

10:  A chronic disease is an illness that can develop early in life and last a long period of time.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

11:  The word health is derived from hal or hale, which means "whole, sound, or well."
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

12:  According to the World Health Organization, health is a state of complete physical well-being.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

13:  According to your authors, there are ____ interrelated dimensions of health.
A: 4
B: 5
C: 6
D: 7

14:  ________ includes expanding one's decision-making capacity.
A: Intellectual
B: Emotional
C: Brain
D: Thinking

15:  Qualities of being courageous, worthy, respected, and appeciated describe ___________ health.
A: Intellectual
B: Emotional
C: Brain
D: Thinking

16:  _________ is a dynamic process of change and growth that is determined by the decisions one makes about how to live one's life.
A: Health
B: Wealth
C: Wellness
D: Preventive medicine

17:  Unhealthy lifestyles are major contributing factors to many chronic medical conditions.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

18:  ________ contributes to the majority of premature deaths.
A: Lifestyle
B: Environment
C: Medical Care
D: Heredity

19:  Exercise is a subset of physical activity that is a planned, structured, repetitive, and purposeful attempt to improve or maintain physical fitness.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

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