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Chapter 14 Stress and Stress Management

Practice Test
  1.Suggestions for strenghtening your immune system by increasing your general physical health can include:  
  a.   drinking less alcohol.  
  b.   reducing or quitting smoking.  
  c.   getting plenty of rest and a nutritious diet.  
  d.   all of the above.  
  2.Factors in life that are inescapable and stress-causing are known as:  
  a.   equalizing stressors.  
  b.   developmental stressors.  
  c.   medical stressors.  
  d.   chronic stressors.  
  3.Increasing your general physical health is a suggestion for reducing the negative effects of stress, because when you are healthier:  
  a.   your immune system can more easily fight illness.  
  b.   you feel happier.  
  c.   it is easier to fight or flee a stressor.  
  d.   that means you have a "hardy" personality.  
  4.An example of an internal stressor is:  
  a.   coming down with the flu.  
  b.   getting in a car accident.  
  c.   frustration at being passed over for a promotion.  
  d.   wanting to order both pizza and pasta at a restaurant.  
  5.A hostile person who is a perfectionist and has a sense of time urgency is showing behaviors of the __________ personality.  
  a.   Type A  
  b.   Type B  
  c.   Type X  
  d.   Type Y  
  6.People with __________ feel very overwhelmed, frustrated, and undervalued at work.  
  a.   procrastinating syndrome  
  b.   corporate stress symptoms  
  c.   job burnout  
  d.   workplace worry  
  7.Any situation or event that causes your body to react is called:  
  a.   a conflict.  
  b.   frustration.  
  c.   a stressor.  
  d.   your in-laws.  
  8.What type of response to an event or situation can be defined as your thinking evaluation of the event or situation?  
  a.   Intellectual  
  b.   Emotional  
  c.   Cognitive  
  d.   Stress-related  
  9.The kind of stress you might feel when playing tennis, going to a party, or working on a challenging project is called:  
  a.   physical stress.  
  b.   eustress.  
  c.   distress.  
  d.   anguish.  
  10.Holmes and Rahe developed the Social Readjustment Rating Scale to measure stress due to:  
  a.   chronic illness.  
  b.   frustration.  
  c.   inner conflict.  
  d.   major life changes.  







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