CIE Physical-Education Paper-1: Specimen Questions 172 - 174 of 256

Question number: 172

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Towards the end of the last century many sports became professional. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of moving from amateur to a professional.

Explanation

Many sports became professional towards the end of last century, it has its own pros and cons. An individual has felt advantages as well as disadvantages too of moving from being an amateur to being a professional.

Advantages: - (i) Playing has now turned profession.

(ii) Sports is now holding major part of economy.

(iii) Sports has bring world together

Disadvantages: - (i) Professionals play just for fame and money

(ii) Not everyone can directly participate in any game.

Question number: 173

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Some countries excel in certain sports, like Brazil in football. Why would it be difficult to develop different sports in these countries?

Explanation

Their environment is suitable for football. And football is in blood of Brazilians. It’s quite difficult to change the mindset of people over there. Government will also not going to invest in new sport where there is no guarantee of success.

Question number: 174

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Jack produces outstanding performances when training but fails to reproduce in any competition. Give reasons.

Explanation

1) This happens because he may be doing over practice just before competition.

2) Or he becomes nervous because of competition.

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