Level 2 Principles of Exercise Mock Exam

Level 2 Principles of Exercise Mock Exam

Level 2 Principles of Exercise Mock Exam

This Level 2 Principles of Exercise Mock Exam is provided by Parallel Coaching as a FREE resource for anyone working towards a Level 2 Fitness Instructor Qualification.

Below you will find 7 x Level 2 Principles of Exercise Mock Exam questions that will check your knowledge and understanding of the Principles of Exercise Fitness and Health Unit

First Read the relevant section in your manual or using our Revision Mastery Series, and then work through the following 7 mock questions. Do this under exam conditions. i.e. with no assistance from your book. This will highlight your strengths and weaknesses within the circulatory and respiratory system.  If you can answer these questions, the likelihood is – you’ll breeze through your exam – check your answers at the bottom of the page – GOOD LUCK!

Level 2 Principles of Exercise Mock Exam

1. Which programme variable is regressed when a session is performed with fewer sets per exercise than planned?
A. Specificity
B. Volume
C. Frequency
D. Type

2. What is the recommended minimum number of fruit and vegetable portions to eat per day?
A. One
B. Seven
C. Two
D. Five
3. Which core training exercise would be most appropriate to use immediately post-birth?
A. Jump squats
B. Pelvic floor exercises
C. Full Sit ups
D. Hanging Leg Raises
4. Having full potential range of motion around a joint defines which component of health-related fitness?
A. Flexibility
B. Strength
C. Balance
D. Agility

5. Which of the following is the primary role of protein?
A. To help the body to use fat soluble vitamins
B. To provide insulation under the skin
C. To grow and repair human tissue
D. To assist digestion and hydration
6. A respiratory adaptation to aerobic endurance training is?
A. Reduced cardiac output
B. Reduced stroke volume
C. Increased gaseous exchange
D. Increased lung size
7. Which of the following is a short term musculoskeletal adaptation to exercise?
A. Joints get stiff and reduce Range of Motion
B. Secretion of synovial fluid increases, lubricating joints
C. Muscles relax
D. The skin reduces in temperature

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Now you have completed all 7 Level 2 Principles of Exercise Mock Exam questions, check your answers below and if you are looking for more chances to test your knowledge, you can download another 50 mock questions using the link below…



    1. B
      Explanation: Adjusting the Sets performed is also adjusting the volume of exercise performed. As part of your Level 2 Principles of Exercise Mock Exam you need to know about the key principles and variables of training including the FITT principle.
    2. D
      Explanation: It is recommended by the WHO and FSA that everyone eats 5 fruit and veg per day to maintain good health
    3. B
      Explanation: The pelvic floor muscles are stretched and strained during birth, and therefore gentle pelvic floor exercises are beneficial straight away after childbirth
    4. A
      Explanation: Flexibility is one of the 5 components of health-related fitness  that you need to know for your  Level 2 Principles of Exercise Mock Exam and real exam
    5. C
      Explanation: Protein is primarily used for Growth and repair in the body. You will also need to know the prime function of Carbohydrates and Fats for your exam
    6. C
      Explanation: The lungs do not increase in size, but as a result of exercise gaseous exchange becomes more efficient and increases.
    7. B
      Explanation: During exercise, there are a lot of short term physiological changes that occur throughout the body, one of these changes is that synovial fluid in the joints are mobilized and secreted, which allows for smoother articulation at key joints.

Dedicated to your learning,

Neale “The Quiz Master” Bergman

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