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Y11 GCSE Half Term Exam 1         <br /><ul><li>The cool-down after exercise refers to: (1) </li></ul>A. The period of tim...
These blood vessels have thin walls which are one ………………. Thick.
These walls are very thin because…………………………………………………………………………………………………
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  1. 1. Y11 GCSE Half Term Exam 1 <br /><ul><li>The cool-down after exercise refers to: (1) </li></ul>A. The period of time you should sit quietly before doing any further exercise B. The drop in body temperature an athlete experiences after exercise C. The period of time spent doing light activity and stretching after exercise D. An enforced period of time spent off the field play due to rule infringements during a game activity<br />2. All sports clothing should be washed regularly, because dirty clothes: (1)<br />A. Lose their insulating propertiesB. Cannot soak up more sweat from the skinC. Provide a breeding place for germsD. Prevent sweat from evaporating<br />3.A shortage of red blood cells will reduce (1)<br />A. Antibody formation <br />B. Glucose uptake <br />C. Oxygen Transport<br /> D. Clotting <br /> 4. The pulmonary Artery transports: (1)<br />A. De-oxygenated blood to the heart <br />B. De-oxygenated blood to the lungs <br />C. Oxygenated blood to the heart <br />D. Oxygenated blood to the lungs <br />5.Platelets are responsible for (1)<br />A. Clotting <br />B. Fighting infection <br />C. Carrying Oxygen <br />D. Carrying Carbon Dioxide <br />6.In the circulatory system, valves are found (1)<br />A. in all arteries and veins <br />B. only in the heart <br />C. in veins and the heart <br />D. only in the veins. <br />7.Which of the following activities would present an unsupervised beginner with the greatest risk? (1)<br />A Skiing <br />B Table tennis <br />C Badminton <br />D Aerobics<br />8. Referees and umpires help prevent injury to players by enforcing the rules of an activity.<br /> a) The chances of someone becoming injured are also reduced by balancing competition. Explain the term ‘balancing competition’. …………………………………………………………………………………………………… (1)<br /> b) State FOUR ways that competition in activities could be balanced (4)<br />1………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………<br />2………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………<br />3………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………<br /> 4…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… <br />c) Name an activity of your choice, giving specific examples of TWO ways in which competition within that activity is balanced. ACTIVITY………………………………<br /> 1…………………………………………………………………………………………………… <br />2…………………………………………………………………………………………………… (2)<br />d) State THREE other ways (apart from obeying the rules and balancing competition) that performers can reduce the risk of injury (3)<br />1………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………<br />2………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………<br />3………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………<br />9.State two potential long term effects of regular exercise on Lucy’s cardiovascular system? (2)<br />1………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………<br />2………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………<br />10.Complete the following sentences by filling in the gaps. (4) <br /><ul><li>Arteries and veins are two of the three main types of blood vessel. The third type of blood vessel which are much smaller are called………………………
  2. 2. These blood vessels have thin walls which are one ………………. Thick.
  3. 3. These walls are very thin because…………………………………………………………………………………………………
  4. 4. The amount of force that the blood applies to the walls of the blood vessel is called blood…………………</li></ul>11. Some people rely on hard work to improve their fitness but some resort to taking drugs. Complete the following statements about performance enhancing drugs.(3) <br /> a) Diuretics aid water loss form the body. This drug could also be taken be athletes who need to lose weight quickly to allow them to meet weight requirements of their activity, for example………………. <br />b) A possible side effect of a taking a diuretic is……………………………… <br />c) Anabolic agents such as steroid are taken to allow athletes to train ……………………………<br />12. In an attempt to protect athletes from physical harm, many drugs are banned and performers caught taking the drugs face heavy penalties <br />a) What type of athlete might be tempted to use take a beta blocker? <br />b) Why are Beta Blockers potentially harmful to an athlete? (2 ) <br />(_________/28)<br />

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