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Fitness Pill Quiz

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests your understanding of the Fitness Pill reading practice text, one of a series of EnglishClub reading exercises on environmental and health issues.

1. The fitness pill could help people become

fitter
taller
overweight
a) fitter b) taller c) overweight

2. The pill could also help people lose

fitness
muscles
weight
a) fitness b) muscles c) weight

3. Where would you expect to see people on a treadmill?

in bed
in a gym
in a hospital
a) in bed b) in a gym c) in a hospital

4. Mice with no previous ________ ran longer after taking the fitness pill.

training
schooling
spare time
a) training b) schooling c) spare time

5. People who can't get out of bed due to _______ could also benefit.

good health
ill health
lack of sleep
a) good health b) ill health c) lack of sleep

6. How much time should adults spend exercising each day?

40 minutes
5 minutes
none
a) 40 minutes b) 5 minutes c) none

7. Many people fear athletes might use the fitness pill to enhance their

performances
drug tests
sports
a) performances b) drug tests c) sports

8. Michael Phelps is a world-famous Olympic gold-medalist in

drug testing
strength and stamina
swimming
a) drug testing b) strength and stamina c) swimming

9. Drugs that still haven't been approved for human use shouldn't be

tested
of benefit
taken
a) tested b) of benefit c) taken

10. Who first discovered the fitness pill?

athletes
scientists
fitness trainers
a) athletes b) scientists c) fitness trainers

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