2020 Edition

Personal Trainer Practice Tests

Take this free personal trainer practice test to see what type of questions are on the ACE and NSCA-CPT personal trainer exams.
 

ACE Personal Trainer Exam

1. When checking a client's heart rate, what is a commonly palpated site?
2. What are the correct units of measurement for calculating body mass index (BMI)?
3. You decide to run some assessments to test a client's mobility. Which of the following tests would be most appropriate?
4. Jenna has not participated in an exercise program for 2 years. She wants to get back into a resistance training routine to gain strength and reduce her body fat percentage. How many times should you suggest she perform resistance training per week?
5. Which of the following mind-body exercise programs is based on the idea that there is a core set of postural muscles that help to keep the body balanced and are essential to providing good support to the spine? This method is divided into two modalities, floor/mat work and work on a reformer.

NSCA-CPT Exam

6. When an anterior pelvic tilt is determined, which muscles are suspected to be tight?
7. Which of the following is an example of a summative evaluation?
8. Which of the following are utilized for anaerobic energy production?
9. Which of the following exercise sets represent a correct recommendation for an individual with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, following the guideline of "contraindicated, indicated"?
10. What represents proper form for an abdominal crunch on a stability ball?

ACE Personal Trainer Exam

There are a few organizations that offer certiciation in the field of personal training.   The American Council on Exercise, the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Strength and Conditioning Association are three such organizations. To learn more about certication as a personal trainer, see Tests.com's Personal Trainer Test Guide.

NSCA Personal Trainer

NSCA Personal Trainer

ACE Personal Trainer Exam

ACE Personal Trainer Exam