Understanding Swimming

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For each scenario or question, choose "true" or "false"

  • 1
    Swimming is a multi-muscular sport.
  • 2
    You must propel your body through the water while floating and breathing at a healthy pace.
  • 3
    Swimming does not involve coordination.

  • 4
    To swim accurately, you must develop and practice rhythmic breathing.
  • 5
    When coming up for air, you must take huge gulps of breath and let it out quickly once submerging your head back into the water.
  • 6
    You must tap the wall with two hands for freestyle and backstroke.

  • 7
    You must tap the wall with one hand for butterfly and breaststroke.
  • 8
    Swimmers can compete in any age group during a meet.
  • 9
    Equipment is not allowed for competing.
  • 10
    Buoys help strengthen the arms.

  • 11
    Snorkels immobilize the legs.
  • 12
    Fins allow the swimmer to focus on underwater kicking, while focusing on arm movement as well.
  • 13
    The four competitive swimming strokes are freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly.
  • 14
    Olympic pools are usually 25 meters or yards.
  • 15
    Swimming helped with martial training in Greece and Rome.
  • 16
    Swim competitions date back to the 14th century.

  • 17
    Swimming was a mandatory class in the 17th century.
  • 18
    Swim races were evident in the 1st century BCE.
  • 19
    Moderate sized breaths should be taken when turning your head out of the water.
  • 20
    You are to only breath out of your nose underwater.

Comments (1)


1499 days ago
Glad I got 19/20! I've been swimming competitively since I was 8 years old, even though I only swim seasonally. Off season I run track for school:). They tell you run for swim and swim for run, just so heppens I do both. I absolutely love both of these sports :)