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Multiple Choice 1

This activity contains 20 questions.

Question 1.
Stressors that present the opportunity for personal growth and satisfaction are called:

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Question 2.
Which of the following stress management techniques requires sitting quietly for 15 to 20 minutes and controlling your breathing?

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Question 3.
Any physical, social, or psychological event or condition that causes our bodies to have to adjust to a specific situation is known as a(n):

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Question 4.
David is a 35 year old single parent having financial difficulties. This is an example of what type of stress?

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Question 5.
The General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS) was first characterized by _______.

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Question 6.
Jonathan just had an argument with his older brother. Instead of getting into a physical fight Jonathan decided to control his anger by taking a long walk and counting to 10. This is called

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Question 7.
Individuals who are confident that their behavior will influence the ultimate outcome of events tend to have a(n):

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Question 8.
During which phase of the general adaptation syndrome does the brain prepare the body for the "flight or fight" response?

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Question 9.
When a person is stressed exercise can help:

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Question 10.
According to epidemiological studies the increased risk of CVD and chronic stress has been linked to all of the following except:

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Question 11.
The cognitive stress system serves to:

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Question 12.
According to the UCLA's Higher Education Research Institute which particular college student is more likely to suffer from negative effects of stress?

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Question 13.
The General Adaptation Syndrome explains:

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Question 14.
The mental and physical response of our bodies to any type of change and challenges is called:

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Question 15.
When the mind perceives a real or imaginary stressor, such as a potential attacker, which part of the brain is called to attention?

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Question 16.
This hormone stimulates body systems in response to stress.

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Question 17.
When a stressful situation has a negative outcome, such as being placed on academic probation, this is known as:

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Question 18.
When all of the body's systems function smoothly and a balanced physical state is achieved, this is called:

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Question 19.
In a recent study college women indicated that all of the following were significant stressors except:

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Question 20.
When you suffer from excessive time pressure, excessive responsibility, lack of support, and excessive expectations of yourself, this is referred to as:

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