CBSE Class 12 Physical Education MCQs Chapter 10 Biomechanics and Sports

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MCQ Questions 1 – 39

1 . Biomechanics helps in _______

  1. Treating injuries to sports person
  2. Improving performance of athletes
  3. Increasing friction between the athlete and the ground surface
  4. All of the above
Answer/Explanation

4

2. Abduction and adduction take place at which Axis

  1. Oblique
  2. Longitudinal or vertical
  3. Frontal or medio lateral
  4. Sagittal or anteroposterior
Answer/Explanation

4

3. Flexion and extension are

  1. Movements in the frontal plane about the said sagittal axis
  2. Movement in the sagittal plane about the frontal axis
  3. Movement in the horizontal plane about the vertical axis
  4. None of the above
Answer/Explanation

2

4. Biomechanics is a branch of

  1. Biology
  2. Kinesiology
  3. Science
  4. Physics
Answer/Explanation

4

5. ______ refers to the study of human movement including the interaction between the athlete Sports Equipment and the exercise environment

  1. Kinesiology
  2. Physical education
  3. Biomechanics
  4. Sports education
Answer/Explanation

3

6. Biomechanics can play a crucial role in

  1. Injury prevention
  2. Performance enhancement
  3. Physical movement
  4. Both a and b
Answer/Explanation

4

7. Which of the following is not a type of movement related to physical activity

  1. Extension
  2. Adduction
  3. Abduction
  4. None of this
Answer/Explanation

4

8. _____ takes place when the angle between two bones attached to a joint

  1. Flexion, increase
  2. Extension, decrease
  3. Adduction, increase
  4. Extension, increase
Answer/Explanation

4

9. Understanding of proper sports and exercise movements will allow the participants to be more _______ for long-term development

  1. Efficient
  2. Technically sound
  3. Prone to good habits
  4. All of this
Answer/Explanation

4

10. Coaches should make use of the method of _________ biomechanical analysis in their everyday practice to produce changes in the techniques used by their students

  1. Quantitative
  2. Qualitative
  3. Effective
  4. None of these
Answer/Explanation

2

11. Which of Newton’s Law of Motion deals with acceleration

  1. First
  2. Second
  3. Third
  4. None of these
Answer/Explanation

2

12. Why it is important to know biomechanics in sports

  1. Improve sports performance
  2. Prevent sports injuries
  3. Both a and b
  4. None of the above
Answer/Explanation

3

13. Sophisticated Sports Equipment gives advantage to ________ athletes

  1. Elite
  2. Recreational
  3. Both A and B
  4. None of the above
Answer/Explanation

3

14. This type of movement takes place when the angle decreases between the two bones attached to a joint. It is ________

  1. Adduction
  2. Abduction
  3. Extension
  4. Flexion
Answer/Explanation

4

15. Name the movement in which the angle decreases between the two bones attached to a joint

  1. Adduction
  2. Flexion
  3. Abduction
  4. Extension
Answer/Explanation

2

16. ___________ is a movement laterally towards the middle of body

  1. Abduction
  2. Adduction
  3. Extension
  4. Flexion
Answer/Explanation

2

17. __________ means moving the body parts away from the imaginary Central Line i.e. the axis

  1. Adduction
  2. Abduction
  3. Extension
  4. External rotation
Answer/Explanation

2

18. This is a rotatory movement around the longitudinal axis of a bone away from the middle of the body it is called ___________

  1. External rotation
  2. Internal rotation
  3. Outward rotation
  4. Both a and b
Answer/Explanation

4

19. _________ involves the sequential combination of flexion, adduction, extension and abduction at a joint

  1. Internal rotation
  2. External rotation
  3. Circumduction
  4. None of the above
Answer/Explanation

3

20. Newton’s first law is also known as

  1. Law of Inertia
  2. Balance of linear momentum
  3. Law of action
  4. None of the above
Answer/Explanation

1

21. Movement that occur primarily in the sagittal plane are

  1. Adduction, lateral flexion, flexion, dorsiflexion plantar
  2. Flexion, extension, dorsiflexion, plantar flexion
  3. Flexion, extension, dorsiflexion internal external rotation
  4. Supination and pronation of the forearm
Answer/Explanation

2

22. How do we define the phases into which we often break fundamental movement to simplify biomechanical analysis

  1. Biomechanically distinct function and easily identified boundaries
  2. Easily identified functions and clearly define boundaries
  3. Anatomically distinct function and easily identified boundaries
  4. Medically distinct functions and clearly defined boundaries
Answer/Explanation

1

23. ___________ take place when the angle between the two bones attached to the joint increases

  1. Flexion
  2. Extension
  3. Adduction
  4. None of these
Answer/Explanation

2

24. Newton’s second law of motion can be applied in the sports like

  1. Baseball
  2. Swimming
  3. Football
  4. Both a and c
Answer/Explanation

4

25. As per Newton’s third law of motion to every action there is always an ________ and opposite reaction

  1. Unequal
  2. Equal
  3. Multiple time
  4. Double
Answer/Explanation

2

26. In Basketball which of the following law of motion is implemented

  1. First
  2. Second
  3. Third
  4. Fourth
Answer/Explanation

2

27. Acceleration of an object will increase as the net force increases depending on its

  1. Density
  2. Mass
  3. Shape
  4. Volume
Answer/Explanation

3

28. In normal walking at a person preferred speed, the ratio of the duration of the stance and swing phases is roughly

  1. 1 to 1
  2. 2 to 3
  3. 2 to 1
  4. 3 to 2
Answer/Explanation

4

29. In plantar flexion of the foot about the ankle joints

  1. The foot moves upward toward the front of the calf
  2. The foot moves upwards towards the rear of the calf
  3. The foot moves sideways
  4. None of the above
Answer/Explanation

2

30. At TouchDown in walking the knee is normally

  1. Fully extended
  2. Slightly flexed
  3. Fully flexed
  4. Slightly extended
Answer/Explanation

2

31. Flexion and extension are

  1. Movement in the frontal plane about the sagittal axis
  2. Movement in the Sagittal plane about the frontal axis
  3. Movement in the horizontal plane about the vertical axis
  4. None of the above
Answer/Explanation

2

32. Internal and external rotation are movement in which Anatomical plane

  1. Sagittal
  2. Frontal
  3. Horizontal
  4. None of these
Answer/Explanation

3

33. Extension is a movement in which

  1. Body part moves away from body
  2. The angle of joint reduces
  3. The angle of joint increases
  4. Combination of all movements
Answer/Explanation

3

34. The plane which divides the body into left and right is called

  1. Coronal plane
  2. Sagittal plane
  3. Vertical plane
  4. Transverse plane
Answer/Explanation

2

35. Sports biomechanics can be described as

  1. Mechanics of sports
  2. Kinesiology
  3. Physics of sports
  4. Sports dynamics
Answer/Explanation

3

36. Newton’s second law of motion is also known as

  1. Law of reaction
  2. Law of Inertia
  3. Resultant force
  4. Law of effect
Answer/Explanation

3

37. Match the following

S.NoList IList II
AFlexion1. Golf swing
BAbduction2. Walking
CInterior rotation3. Start jump

Codes

—- A B C

(1) 3 2 1

(2) 1 2 3

(3) 2 3 1

(4) 1 2 3

Answer/Explanation

3

38. Friction is required for

  1. Fast movement
  2. Stopping the object
  3. Both 2 and 3
  4. None of them
Answer/Explanation

2

39. Which of the following pair is incorrectly matched

S.NoList IList II
AExtension1. It is a movement towards the midline of the body
BFlexion2. It takes place when the angle decreases between two bones attached to a bones with joint
CAbduction3. It means moving the body part away from the midline of the body
Answer/Explanation

1


Assertion / Reasoning MCQ

Codes

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both A and R are true and but R is not a correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false, but R is true

1. Assertion (A) Biomechanics is the study of force and their effects on living system

Reason (R) In swimming third law of motion is utilised

Answer/Explanation

Answer: b

2. Assertion (A) Abduction means moving the body parts away from the midline of the body

Reason (R) Adduction is another name of abduction

Answer/Explanation

Answer: c

3. Assertion (A) The Newton’s third law of motion described what happened to body when it exerts a force on another body

Reason (R) The Newton’s Law of Motion is applied in the football

Answer/Explanation

Answer: b

4. Assertion (A) Newton’s first law of motion is applicable in sports like equestrian

Reason (R) In this force the rider remains in motion along with the horse

Answer/Explanation

Answer: a

5. Assertion ( A) According to Newton’s second law of motion, acceleration produced in an object due to extend force is directly proportional to the force producing it and inversely proportional to its mass

Reason (R) Golf ball will continue to move at a constant velocity unless a force act on it to Slow it Down or change its direction

Answer/Explanation

Answer: b

6. Assertion (A) Sport biomechanics is a quantitative based study and analysis of professional athletes/sportsperson and sports activities in general

Reason (R ) In simple term it may be described as the Physics of sports

Answer/Explanation

Answer: b

7. Assertion (A) Sports biomechanics is limited to the study those individuals who are involved in exercise or any physical activity

Reason (R) Performance enhancement is one of the area of study in sports biomechanics

Answer/Explanation

Answer: b

8. Assertion (A) Sports person’s performance can be improved by improving his technique

Reason (R) The application of biomechanical principle can be applied to improve technique

Answer/Explanation

Answer: a


Case Study Based MCQ

1. In equestrian sports when the horse comes to rest then the rider bends forward to avoid falling. Based on this answer the following questions.

i) Riders bending forward can be related to which law

  1. First
  2. Second
  3. Third
  4. None of the above
Answer/Explanation

1

ii) What does the second law of motion state

  1. Body at rest will remain at rest
  2. For every action there is opposite reaction
  3. Less friction is needed for better performance
  4. Acceleration depends upon force applied and mass of an object
Answer/Explanation

4

iii) A basketball taking a parabolic path is an example of

  1. Third law of motion
  2. Sliding friction
  3. First law of motion
  4. Flexion
Answer/Explanation

3

2. During the physical education class Newton’s Law of Motion was discussed and their practical application in sports events was explained to students. These laws are most relevant in sports has most of the actions in sports are related to this laws

On the basis of this information answer the following questions

i) Newton’s first law of motion is also known as

  1. Law of Inertia
  2. Law of momentum
  3. Law of reaction
  4. Law of acceleration
Answer/Explanation

1

ii) What is the relation between mass and force

  1. Directly proportional
  2. No relationship
  3. Inversely proportional
  4. Both A and C
Answer/Explanation

1

iii) Newton’s second law is also known as the

  1. Law of reaction
  2. Law of Inertia
  3. Law of acceleration
  4. None of the above
Answer/Explanation

3

3. In biomechanics class Satban, the teacher, brings the students to the physics lab of his school. The students get confused, after the completion of the class, they realise the fact.

i) Why does the teacher bring students to the physics lab for Biomechanics class?

  1. It deals with physics principal sliding to visible side
  2. Sliding friction
  3. Rolling friction
  4. Static friction
Answer/Explanation

1

ii) Biomechanics is associated with

  1. Mechanic
  2. Physics
  3. Mechanics and Physics
  4. Mechanics and Anatomy
Answer/Explanation

4

iii) Friction can be increased by which of the following

  1. Smooth surface
  2. Dry surface
  3. Decrease the weight
  4. All of the above
Answer/Explanation

2

4. The teachers as well as coaches always make their best efforts to improve the performance of their students, in various competitive games and sports they can help to improve the performance of students, if they have adequate knowledge of biomechanics.

Biomechanics and sports mcq

i) The more force one exerts on the downward pounds the higher the ball Bounce into the air which floor is this statement being referred to

  1. Newton’s first law
  2. Newton’s second law
  3. Newton’s third law law
  4. Gravitation
Answer/Explanation

3

ii) Among the above given picture Newton’s third law is depicted in

  1. First
  2. Second
  3. Both A and B
  4. None of the above
Answer/Explanation

3

iii) The acceleration of an object depends directly upon the net force acting upon the object and inversely upon the object

  1. Weight
  2. Mass
  3. Height
  4. Density the student
Answer/Explanation

2

iv) The study of human body and various forces acting on it is called

  1. Biology
  2. Biomechanics
  3. Physiology
  4. Anatomy
Answer/Explanation

2

v) A high jumper can jump higher off a solid surface because it opposes his or her body with as much force as he or she is able to generate. This example refers to

  1. Law of conservation
  2. Law of Inertia
  3. Law of action and reaction
  4. Law of Gravity
Answer/Explanation

3

5. Sohan, a new student in the school, was very much interested in taking part in the school sports events. He was taught the latest rules and regulations of the football game.

In due course he learn biomechanical aspects of the game including various movements the type of movement

i) The type of movement in which the angle between decrease is called

  1. Flexion
  2. Extension
  3. Gliding
  4. Sliding
Answer/Explanation

1

ii) Straightening part of a joint so that the angle increases is called

  1. Flexion
  2. Extension
  3. Abduction
  4. Adduction
Answer/Explanation

2

iii) Moving a part away from midline is

  1. Flexion
  2. Extension
  3. Abduction
  4. Adduction
Answer/Explanation

3

iv) Moving a path towards the midline is

  1. Flexion
  2. Extension
  3. Abduction
  4. A
  5. dduction
Answer/Explanation

4

v) Flexion and extension comes under ________ movement

  1. Gliding
  2. Angular
  3. Rotation
  4. Circumduction
Answer/Explanation

2


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1. What are the 5 types of movement?

Flexion, Extension, Abduction, Adduction and Circumduction

Q2. Which muscles are used for throwing?

The core muscles of the abdominals and obliques are involved in the balance and weight transfer of the throwing motion.

Q3. What is the difference between Flexion and Extension?

The angle between the two joins decreases during the flexion. The angle between the two joins increases during extension.

MCQ of Biomechanics and Sports

Question 1: Which among the following is not the importance of biomechanics?

  1. Improvement of sports technique
  2. Provides information about the structure of movement and the nature of forces acting on the movement
  3. Understanding about the physiology of human body
  4. Improvement of sports Equipments
Answer/Explanation

Answer:: Understanding about the physiology of human body

Question 2: The type of motion that occurs only between the long bones and wherein the angle between two bones is increased or decreased?

  1. Circumduction
  2. Angular movement
  3. Gliding movement
  4. Rotation
Answer/Explanation

Answer:: Angular movement

Question 3: The type of movement where in bone moves around a central axis without itself undergoing any displacement from the central axis is generally known as

  1. Hyperextension
  2. Dorsiflexion
  3. Inversion
  4. Rotation
Answer/Explanation

Answer:: Rotation

Question 4: Protraction refers to

  1. Moving a part backward
  2. Moving a part forward
  3. Turning the hand in such a way that palm is upward
  4. Bending the foot at the ankle towards the chin
Answer/Explanation

Answer:: Moving a part forward

Question 5: The circular motion which combines various motion such as flexion, Extension, Adduction and Abduction is commonly known as

  1. Inversion
  2. Elevation
  3. Circumduction
  4. None of the above
Answer/Explanation

Answer:: Circumduction

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Question 6: A swimmer is able to swim when he pushes the water backward. Which law of Newton is directly linked with it ?

  1. Newton’s first law of motion
  2. Newton’s second law of motion
  3. Newton’s third law of motion
  4. Law of inertia
Answer/Explanation

Answer:: Newton’s third law of motion

Question 7: The opposing force that occurs when one body is sliding over the surface of another body is generally known as

  1. Rolling friction
  2. Sliding friction
  3. Static friction
  4. None of the above
Answer/Explanation

Answer:: Sliding friction

Question 8: Which among the following is an example of Law of inertia?

  1. Starting in throwing the hammer
  2. Starting in sprinting
  3. Starting in rowing
  4. All of the above
Answer/Explanation

Answer:: All of the above

Question 9: Which among the following is an example of law of reaction ?

  1. Dribbing in basketball
  2. Walking
  3. Swimming
  4. All of the above
Answer/Explanation

Answer:: All of the above

Question 10: Which one of the following is not considered as the law of motion?

  1. Law of inertia
  2. Law of reaction
  3. Law of gravity
  4. Law of acceleration
Answer/Explanation

Answer:: Law of gravity

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Question 11: Biomechanics usually deals with

  1. Movement of muscles involved in our body
  2. Understanding of the physiology of the body
  3. Understanding of various mechanical exercises to correct our deformity
  4. Effect of forces on different movements performed by the human body
Answer/Explanation

Answer:: Effect of forces on different movements performed by the human body

Question 12: Opening of hand side wise in such a way that your hands moves away from the midline of the body is generally known as

  1. Flexion
  2. Extension
  3. Abduction
  4. Adduction
Answer/Explanation

Answer:: Abduction

Question 13: Newton’s second law of motion is also popularise as

  1. Law of inertia
  2. Law of acceleration
  3. Law of action reaction
  4. Law of velocity
Answer/Explanation

Answer:: Law of acceleration

Question 14: Newton’s third law of motion is also popularise as

  1. Law of inertia
  2. Law of acceleration
  3. Law of action reaction
  4. Law of velocity
Answer/Explanation

Answer:: Law of action reaction

Question 15: Which Newton’s law work in the long jump take off__

  1. Law of conservation of mass
  2. Law of inertia
  3. Law of acceleration
  4. Law of action reaction
Answer/Explanation

Answer:: Law of action reaction

Question 16: Biomechanics refers to the study of internal and external forces and their effects on ___

  1. The field
  2. The athlete
  3. The environment
  4. All of the above
Answer/Explanation

Answer:: The athlete

Question 17: Which one of the succeeding statement is not accurate?

  1. Flexion is the movement in the Sagittal plane that decreases the angle at the moving joint
  2. Flexion is the movement in the frontal plane that decreases the angle at the moving joint
  3. Extension is the opposite of flexion which increases angle at the moving joint
  4. None of the above
Answer/Explanation

Answer:: Flexion is the movement in the frontal plane that decreases the angle at the moving joint

Question 18: Adduction and Abduction movements refers to

  1. Moving the body part towards and away from the midline respectively
  2. Moving the body part away and towards from the midline respectively
  3. Both A and B
  4. None of the above
Answer/Explanation

Answer:: Moving the body part towards and away from the midline respectively

Question 19: In which of the following games friction acts as a disadvantageous part?

  1. Racing
  2. Gymnastics
  3. Cycling
  4. None of the above
Answer/Explanation

Answer:: Cycling

Question 20: The laws of motion were formulated by

  1. Alexander
  2. Harvard
  3. Newton
  4. None of the above
Answer/Explanation

Answer:: Newton

Question 21: __ is defined as resistance to the motion which is caused by contact between the two surfaces.

  1. Friction
  2. Repulsion
  3. Gravitation
  4. None of the above
Answer/Explanation

Answer:: Friction

Question 22: The force produced when surface of two objects comes into contact with each other and tends to move but there is no relative motion between the objects is generally known as

  1. Rolling friction
  2. Sliding friction
  3. Fluid friction
  4. Static friction
Answer/Explanation

Answer:: Static friction

Question 23: In cricket, greater is the force exerted by the bat on the ball higher would be the speed of the ball towards the boundary. Which law of Newton is associated with this application?

  1. Newton’s first law of motion
  2. Newton’s second law of motion
  3. Newton’s third law of motion
  4. None of the above
Answer/Explanation

Answer:: Newton’s second law of motion

Question 24: In swimming If a swimmer pushes the water faster in the backward direction than he would be propelled faster in the forward direction . Which law of Newton is associated with this application?

  1. Newton’s first law of motion
  2. Newton’s second law of motion
  3. Newton’s third law of motion
  4. None of the above
Answer/Explanation

Answer:: Newton’s third law of motion

Question 25: Which of the following measures can be considered as an accurate way to reduce friction?

  1. Presence of spikes on the soles of football shoes
  2. Application of chalk powder on the hand and feet by gymnasts
  3. Use of narrow boats in rowing
  4. None of the above
Answer/Explanation

Answer:: Application of chalk powder on the hand and feet by gymnasts

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