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:  Which of the following is not considered an ergogenic aid?
A: Amphetamines
B: Alcohol
C: Caffeine
D: Ephedra

2:  The myth that exercising a muscle causes you to draw fat from areas close to the muscle is called
A: Spot reduction myth
B: Cellulite myth
C: Passive exercise myth
D: Torch myth

3:  What government agency regulates nutritional supplements?
A: FDA
B: FTC
C: FAA
D: No government agency regulates supplements

4:  Which government agency regulates product marketing?
A: FDA
B: FTC
C: FAA
D: BBB

5:  Which legislative act established guidelines for nutritional supplements?
A: Title IX
B: DSHEA
C: Area 51
D: ADL

6:  An agreement bringing about voluntary compliance without a judicial ruling is called a(n)
A: Consent order
B: Administrative complaint
C: Cease and desist order
D: Habeas corpus

7:  The correct agency to contact if dubious telemarketing is suspect is called
A: Chief postal inspector
B: State attorney general
C: Local district attorney
D: FDA

8:  Caveat emptor means?
A: Seize the day
B: Seek the high ground
C: Let the buyer beware
D: From many - one

9:  Why do deceptive marketing ads use foreign research to support their products?
A: Foreign research is more valid
B: Foreign research is more advanced
C: Foreign research is more difficult to verify
D: Foreign research is not copyrighted

10:  Why is express mail used in deceptive marketing?
A: It's cheaper
B: It's faster
C: Sending fradulent products through the U.S. mail is a felony
D: It's more reliable

11:  An ergogenic aid is one that enhances performance.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

12:  An ergolytic substance is one that detracts from performance.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

13:  If a product is described as being "all-natural," it always means it is safe for consumption.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

14:  A placebo effect accounts for many of the testimonials claiming that a product works.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

15:  Cellulite is a specialized form of jellified fat.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

16:  Fat can be turned into muscle through exercise.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

17:  Magnet therapy has been proven to improve circulation.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

18:  Ephedra is currently banned by the U.S. government.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

19:  Blood doping has been shown to enhance anaerobic exercise performance.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

20:  Shaking fat will cause it to breakdown and be eliminated from the body.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

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