Free Practice Test for the NASM CPT Exam

Think you are ready to take your NASM-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 NASM-CPT exam. This free NASM 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.

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1. Which area of the heart collects blood returning from the body?

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2. At what measurement is a cholesterol reading considered high?

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3. Which phase supersets a “barbell squat” with a “lunge jump”?

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4. The term that best describes the heart rate in beats per minute multiplied by the amount of blood pumped per beat:

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5. According to the OPT Model, Strength is made up of which of the following three phases?

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6. The Stabilization Level of training would be MOST represented by which of the following?

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7. One of the muscles below is considered a stabilizer when performing a bosu ball push up. What is the correct answer?

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8. When training a brand new client that is out of shape, what should be the main goal?

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9. The Shoulder is considered to be what type of joint?

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10. The ability to analyze and interpret the sensory information to send a proper motor response would be a function of which of the following?

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11. Which of the following types of blood pressure would be determined by the contraction of the ventricles forcing blood into the pulmonary and systemic circuits?

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12. Where and how should the heart rate be measured with a client?

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13. The blood vessels that collect blood from capillaries to merge with veins and begin the transport of blood back to the heart are known as?

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14. Vessels that move blood away from the heart to the rest of the body are known as

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15. Stabilization Endurance Training strives to improve

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16. What muscle is considered an agonist during shoulder external rotation?

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17. The layer of connective tissue that surrounds muscle belly and is considered the most superficial is the

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18. All of the following are characteristics of Type 1 slow twitch fibers EXCEPT:

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19. The Elbow would be considered which type of joint?

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20. Which of the following is considered an organelle within a human cell?

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