IGCSE Physical Education Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 10 - 12 of 256

Question number: 10

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Give two different reasons why an adult might take part in physical activity besides fitness.

Explanation

1) Participation in physical activity makes adult more enthusiastic.

2) This will be proved as a good source of entertainment.

Question number: 11

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Describe one potential hazard that may occur in swimming pool, gym and field and explain what action you would take to reduce the risk.

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1 swimming pool

Hazard: - Drowning is the main hazard in swimming pool.

Action taken to reduce risk: - Lifebuoy should be there near pool.

2 gymnasium/sports hall

Hazard: - Hygiene and safety are hazards possible there.

Action taken to reduce risk: - Hygiene should be maintained properly and first aid box should be available there.

3 playing field

Hazard: - If the play field is rough and not well maintained then many injuries may occur.

Action taken to reduce risk: - Proper maintenance of the play field should be done.

Question number: 12

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Fitness can be classified as Health Related or Skill Related.

(i) Describe one difference between these two types of fitness. Explain the difference with 1 component of each.

Explanation

Health related fitness is a part of physical fitness that helps a person stay healthy.

Skill related fitness is a part of physical fitness that helps a person perform well in sports and activities that require certain skills.

Health Related Component: - Strength. It can be recognized in a performer if he is able to maintain good body posture, able to avoid injuries & remain independent of growing age.

Skill Related Component: - Agility. If a performer is able to change his direction and speed at which he is travelling quickly and efficiently than he is considered as an agile player.

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