IGCSE Physical Education Paper-1: Specimen Questions with Answers 13 - 17 of 256

Question 13

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Give one benefit for the sponsor when providing sponsorship.

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They will get advertisement of their company throughout the tournamen

Question 14

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Describe the changes in the circulatory system during exercise.

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The number of red blood cells increases, improving the body’s ability to transport Oxygen to the muscles for aerobic energy production. Arterial walls become more elastic which allows greater tolerance of changes in blood pressure.

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What type of movement is allowed by a pivot joint? Give examples.

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Pivot joint allows only rotary movement. It is exemplified by the joint between the atlas and the axis (first and second cervical vertebrae) , directly under the skull, which allows for turning of the head from side to side.

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Name an indoor sporting activity, danger when playing it and how to overcome this?

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Table tennis.

Question 17

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The amount of energy needed by an individual varies. Explain factors that will determine an individual’s energy requirements.

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(i) Size or body weight – A person smaller in size has a larger surface area per unit volume, thus the rate of heat lose is high.

(ii) Sex – male adult needs more energy due to in males have high metabolic rate.

(iii) Age – children and teenagers need more energy due to their high metabolic rate.

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