Fitness & Weight in Personal Health Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Stephanie started tracking the amount of calories that she eats and burns each day. She realized that on average she ate 2,500 calories per day and burned about 2,300. This means that she has a _____.

Question 2 2. Which of the following compares positive caloric balance with negative caloric balance?

Question 3 3. Which of the following individuals is considered to be obese?

Question 4 4. Which of the following medical procedures attaches the intestines to the stomach?

Question 5 5. One effect of obesity is:

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Question 6 6. Which of the following techniques uses a small electrical current to estimate body fat percentage?

Question 7 7. What is true about the rate of obesity in the last 30 years?

Question 8 8. How much aerobic moderate intensity exercise does the average adult need every week?

Question 9 9. What is the difference between static stretching and ballistic stretching?

Question 10 10. How is sleep related to obesity?

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Question 11 11. This is a state of excess fat accumulation in the body that predisposes a person to, or exacerbates, negative health states.

Question 12 12. Why do people do aerobic activity?

Question 13 13. How does a person who is classified as obese differ from a person who is classified as overweight?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is a serious health risk associated with taking over the counter weight loss drugs?

Question 15 15. Which of the following individuals is considered to be suffering from abdominal obesity?

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Question 16 16. The hormone _____ causes you to feel hungry. It rises in people who don't get enough sleep.

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT a controllable risk factor for obesity?

Question 18 18. Which of the following includes one component of the minimal amount of regular exercise and physical activity you need to reap important health benefits?

Question 19 19. How is a person's body composition estimated?

Question 20 20. The amount of energy necessary to digest, absorb, and transport a certain type of food is known as the _____.

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Question 21 21. Diabetes and cancer have what in common?

Question 22 22. Tom is suffering from depression. Which of the following behaviors would you MOST expect from Tom?

Question 23 23. Exercise can _____.

Question 24 24. Exercise can help build strong muscles to support places where two or more bones meet, which are called _____.

Question 25 25. Joan wants to build up her muscle mass. What should she do?

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Question 26 26. What is a cautionary note associated with taking over-the-counter weight loss drugs that people often forget?

Question 27 27. _____ is a precise way to measure body fat percentage using underwater weighing.

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT a recommendation for strength training?

Question 29 29. A caloric intake that is less than caloric expenditure is more appropriately termed:

Question 30 30. If your joints can't move through their normal range of motion, what should you do?

Fitness & Weight in Personal Health Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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