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:  The form of energy used by the human body to power biologic work is called
A: ATP
B: ADP
C: AMP
D: ATC

2:  The primary storage site for excess energy in the human body is
A: Muscle
B: Bone
C: Fat
D: Protein

3:  Which fuel source supplies the most energy per unit of weight?
A: Fat
B: Carbohydrate
C: Protein
D: Alcohol

4:  How many kCals are there in a gram of fat?
A: 4
B: 4.5
C: 7
D: 9

5:  Which factor contributes the most to your daily energy expenditure?
A: Thermic effect of feeding
B: Thermic effect of activity
C: Resting metabolic rate
D: Anticipatory response to exercise

6:  What percentage of your daily energy expenditure is accounted for by your RMR?
A: 10-15%
B: 20-40%
C: 45-59%
D: 60-75%

7:  Which part of your nervous system prepares your body for physical activity?
A: Sympathetic
B: Parasympathetic
C: Peripheral
D: Sensory

8:  Which fuel source is the only one that can be used anaerobically?
A: Protein
B: Fats
C: Carbohydrates
D: Alcohol

9:  How may miles would one need to run to expend a pound of adipose tissue?
A: 1
B: 20
C: 35
D: 100

10:  What is the predominant fuel source during exercise of long duration (over 20 minutes)?
A: Creatine phosphate
B: Protein
C: Fat
D: Carbohydrates

11:  Metabolism is the transfer, storage, and utilization of energy in the human body.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

12:  Energy can neither be created nor destroyed.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

13:  Your resting metabolic rate and basal metabolic rate refer to the same thing.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

14:  The thermic effect of feeding accounts for approximately 10 percent of your daily energy expenditure.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

15:  Your body size influences your resting metabolic rate.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

16:  Physical activity has a profound effect on your metabolism.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

17:  The thermic effect of activity accounts for 15-30 percent of your daily energy expenditure.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

18:  Dieting causes your metabolic rate to increase.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

19:  The concept that your body prefers to maintain a certain body weight is known as set point theory.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

20:  The typical human consumes more than 4,000 calories per day.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

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