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Defining, Understanding & Managing Stress Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The general term for the psychological and physiological response to any real or imagined disruptions, demands, stimulations, or changes in life is known as:

Question 2 2. Phyllis studied for her Biology exam and arrived to class feeling confident about the material. However, when she began to answer the first few exam questions, Phyllis began to experience a rapid heartbeat, excessive sweating, and felt nauseous and lightheaded. Phyllis was experiencing a type of academic stress known as _____.

Question 3 3. Which of the following is an appropriate coping strategy for dealing with work-related stress?

Question 4 4. Richard works for a small business and manages a team of two employees. He was recently told that his company is being bought out by a much larger corporation. He will have to re-interview for his job position in the near future, as the new corporation may not keep all of his company's employees after the buyout. Richard has not been sleeping well and is experiencing daily heart burn and migraines. He is experiencing which of the following?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a good coping strategy for dealing with test anxiety?

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Question 6 6. A psychological and physiological response to any real or imagined disruption, demand, stimulation, or change in life is known as:

Question 7 7. Amy and Susan were shopping downtown when a man approached them with a knife and demanded that Amy hand over her purse to him. Susan screamed and chased the man down the street into a large crowd. He eventually dropped Amy's purse and ran away. Susan's actions were an example of which of the following?

Question 8 8. Robert recently started a new job. Just as he feels he is starting to get the hang of things, Robert hears that his new employer has issued a hiring freeze and is going to begin laying off individuals in his department following the loss of a large contract. Robert is experiencing which of the following?

Question 9 9. Distress is most likely to:

Question 10 10. Julia just received the exciting news that she has been accepted to a doctorate program. She then begins to think about all of the details that will be involved in quitting her job and moving halfway across the country to start school in a few short months. Julia is experiencing which of the following?

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Question 11 11. Rob is living in a house off campus. Recently his air conditioning went out, causing the temperature in the house to rise, and him to lose sleep. He's experiencing a lot of stress as a result of this lack of sleep caused by the increased temperature in his house. What kind of stressor is this?

Question 12 12. What type of stressor is perfectionism?

Question 13 13. What is it called when you have a tendency to put things off until a later time?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is a type of environmental stressor?

Question 15 15. Performance anxiety that causes distress during an exam is known as _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is not a benefit of stress management?

Question 17 17. Which hormone, that affects our immune and digestive systems, is released into our bloodstream when we are stressed?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is not a stress management technique?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a reason that nutrition is a stress management technique?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is not a part of stress management?

Defining, Understanding & Managing Stress Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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