SHAPE’S ULTIMATE HEALTH & FITNESS QUIZ
Having survived the iconic Q&A round at the finals of Miss Universe Singapore 2018, we surprised Jia En with a pop quiz – sans dramatic heart thumping background music – that is riddled with confusing fitness jargon and obscure health facts. But no challenge is too impossible (or in this case, slightly mean) for this lady. Here's how she fared.
1 What does the acronym DOMS stand for? A. Dominating Outer Muscular Strength B. Deltoid Overload Myositis Syndrome C. Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness D. Diastolic Oxygen Metabolic State Correct answer: C
2 Which is the largest muscle in the human body? A. Gluteus Maximus B. Quads and Hamstrings C. Latissimus Dorsi D. Rectus Abdominus Correct answer: A
3 What is a superset? A. Performing reps within the set at twice the intensity B. Performing reps using just one hand C. Performing two exercises consecutively without resting D. Performing two different exercises simultaneously Correct answer: C
4 What is the target heart rate of a 32 year old exercising at 75% of his or her maximum heart rate? A. 126 B. 141 C. 168 D. 188 Correct answer: B
5 Yeast infection is the most common vaginal infection. True or false? A. True B. False Correct answer: B. It’s bacterial vaginosis.
6 How many calories are in one gram of fat? A. 3 B. 6 C. 9 D. 12 Correct answer: C
7 SMR refers to A. Plyometric training B. A form of meditation C. A recognised level of yoga certification D. Foam rolling Correct answer: D
8 Which one of these is not a yoga pose? A. Firefly B. Thread the Beetle C. Goddess D. Wounded Peacock Correct answer: B
9 Which of the following is the hunger hormone that tells your brain that you feel full? A. Dopamine B. Ghrelin C. Leptin D. Gastrin Correct answer: C
10 The definition of _________ is “Any activity in which the muscles exert force and change in length as they lift and lower resistance. For example, squats, bicep curls or leg extensions.” A. Isotonic exercise B. Isokinetic exercise C. Isometric exercise D. Isotopic exercise Correct answer: A