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Chapter 16 – Psychology of Motor Learning and Performance

In each of the multiple choice questions ONE of the answers is CORRECT.

Q1. What are the three main features of skill?

Choice 1 Perception, Decision making, Activity
Choice 2 Individual, Environment, Fitness
Choice 3 Perception, Environment, Activity
Choice 4 Decision making, Fitness, Activity

Q2. Which of these is not a classification of skill systems?
Choice 1 Discrete-Continuous
Choice 2 Motor-Cognitive
Choice 2 Two Dimensional Taxonomy

Choice 2 Primary, Secondary, Tertiary


Q3. Which of these can be regarded as a closed skill?

Choice 1 Potting a ball in snooker
Choice 2 Running with the ball in a football match
Choice 2 Playing a cricket shot

Choice 2 Volleying a return in a tennis match



Q4. What is a serial skill?
Choice 1 Group of discrete skills strung together

Choice 2 Group of open skills strung together
Choice 2 Group of closed skills strung together

Choice 2 Group of continuous skills strung together



Q5. What does two dimensional taxonomy deal with?
Choice 1 Environment and action
Choice 2 Environent and function
Choice 3 Environment and skill
Choice 3 Environment and cognition


Q6. What technique is used to plot progress during learning?
Choice 1 Performance graph

Choice 2 Performance line
Choice 3 Performance trend
Choice 4 Performance curve

Q7. Which of these is not a stage of learning a skill?
Choice 1 Autonomous

Choice 2 Skill production
Choice 3 Verbal / cognitive
Choice 4 Motor

Q8. Which of these is not an aspect of ability?
Choice 1 Genetically defined

Choice 2 Unmodified by practice
Choice 3 Countless in number
Choice 4 Trait like

Q9. What skills are generally regarded as developing during adolesence?

Choice 1 Reflex
Choice 2 Voluntary
Choice 2 Specific

Choice 2 Specialised


Q10. What variables are not used to explain the differences in skill and ability between genders?
Choice 1 Body size

Choice 2 Anatomical structure
Choice 3 Pereceptual Abilities
Choice 4 Physiological functions

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