Free ACE Personal Trainer Practice Test- ACE CPT

Free Practice Test for the ACE CPT Exam

Think you are ready to take your ACE-CPT? Practice tests are usually one of the last things students do to determine whether or not they are ready to take – and pass – the ACE-CPT exam. This free ACE practice test will provide you with insight into whether or not you are really ready to take the personal trainer certification exam and will also reveal if you need to spend more time on specific topics.

Our free ACE practice test is updated for 2018 and feature 25 questions to help you prepare for your ACE-CPT. If you want more questions that are likely to be on your ACE-CPT exam, consider purchasing our Practice Tests for the ACE-CPT, complete with over 500 CPT questions that will likely be on the exam. Students that can score a 90% or better on our two final exams have a 99% pass rate on their first attempts.

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Question 1 of 25

1. This form states that the client is acknowledging having been notified about the risks associated with exercise.
 
 
 
 

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Question 2 of 25

2. All of the following are positive risk factors except
 
 
 
 

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Question 3 of 25

3. A 44 year old man name Roger comes to you wanting to exercise. After a thorough health-risk appraisal you learn than his father had diabetes and smoked cigarettes, he quit smoking last year, he alternates between exercising on the stationary bike and treadmill 3 days per week for 30-45 per session during his lunch break at work. He has a BMI of 31, Systolic BP 142 mmHg, Diastolic BP 88 mmHg, and a total serum cholesterol of 187 mg/dl. What risk classification is Roger and how many risk factors does he have if any according to ACSM guidelines?
 
 
 
 

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4. Which of the following medications produces a lower heart rate at rest and while exercising?
 
 
 
 

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5. This questionnaire is limited by its lack of detail and may overlook important health conditions, medications, and past injuries.
 
 
 
 

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6. Which of the following would be the most accurate way to measure a clients blood pressure?
 
 
 
 

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7. The trainer and client have been working out for the past two weeks when the trainer becomes aware that the client has had multiple back injuries in the past. The client wants to continue to exercise as their back is not hurting that day. What is the best course of action for the trainer to take?
 
 
 
 

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8. Continually exercising with poor form can cause repetitive stress and lead to
 
 
 
 

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Question 9 of 25

9. Cardiovascular disease characterized by hardening of arteries as well as thickening of arterial walls and loss of elasticity.
 
 
 
 

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Question 10 of 25

10. All of the following do not need a doctors clearance except which?
 
 
 
 

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Question 11 of 25

11. This sign or symptom is synonymous with ischemia.
 
 
 
 

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12. A blood pressure of 142/92 is considered
 
 
 
 

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Question 13 of 25

13. Which of the following questionnaires would be used as a prerequisite to start a moderate intensity fitness program?
 
 
 
 

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Question 14 of 25

14. Why is it necessary for the personal trainer to have a client fill out a risk stratification before beginning exercise?
 
 
 
 

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15. Asking additional questions in an attempt to gather more information and encourage the client to talk further would best describe which term?
 
 
 
 

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16. Which is most common location for detecting a pulse?
 
 
 
 

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17. Which of the following is a positive risk factor?
 
 
 
 

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Question 18 of 25

18. Shelly is a 29-year-old woman who you recently took through a thorough health-risk appraisal. She is motivated and wants to begin exercising. During the appraisal, you found that her BMI is 32, she was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes last year and is taking medication for it. Shelly has been walking at a moderate intensity for at least 60 minutes for the past 6 months. Her systolic BP is 138 mmHg and diastolic is 87 mmHg. LDL cholesterol = 125, HDL = 55. What is her risk classification and risk factor count according to ACSM guidelines?
 
 
 
 

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Question 19 of 25

19. Shelly is a 29-year-old woman who you recently took through a thorough health-risk appraisal. She is motivated and wants to begin exercising. During the appraisal, you found that her BMI is 32, she was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes last year and is taking medication for it. Shelly has been walking at a moderate intensity for at least 60 minutes for the past 6 months. Her systolic BP is 138 mmHg and diastolic is 87 mmHg. LDL cholesterol = 125, HDL = 55. Would she need to have a medical exam before engaging in moderate exercise?
 
 
 
 

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Question 20 of 25

20. A client discusses how they are not comfortable working out in open spaces because they feel that people stare. The trainer responds by saying, “It sounds like you are don’t like exercising in public”, before suggesting a different area to workout. Which of the following communication techniques is the trainer using?
 
 
 
 

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Question 21 of 25

21. Daily stress and barriers to being active would most likely be found in which of the following questionnaires?
 
 
 
 

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Question 22 of 25

22. Veronica is 62-year-old woman who has come to you for help. Last year she had a knee replacement surgery and has not been exercising at all since her physical therapy ended 6 months ago. She has been smoking cigarettes for the past 45 years. Her father died of a myocardial infarction when he was 54 and her mother died of the same thing when she was 66. Veronica has a BMI of 23. Systolic BP = 138 mmHg, Diastolic BP = 88 mmHg. LDL cholesterol = 130 mg/dl, HDL cholesterol = 59. According to ACSM guidelines how many risk factors does Veronica have and what is her risk classification?
 
 
 
 

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Question 23 of 25

23. Beta Blockers
 
 
 
 

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Question 24 of 25

24. During communication it is important to give about _____ of distance to respect the clients personal space.
 
 
 
 

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Question 25 of 25

25. What is suggested when a client answers yes to one or more of the PAR-Q questions?
 
 
 
 

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