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Promoting Healthy Lifestyles Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. An individual who believes that the outcome of their life, life events, success, and failure is determined by factors out of their control is said to have:

Question 2 2. Stacey has made the decision to drink eight, 8-ounce glasses of water each day and to eat a fruit or vegetable at every meal. This is an example of a _____.

Question 3 3. You set a goal to exercise more to lose weight. At the beginning of the month, you were losing one to two pounds per week, but now your weight loss has plateaued. You decide to dedicate some time to review your exercise journal to see if you can determine any particular patterns that are emerging. This is known as what step in the behavior management plan?

Question 4 4. Which goal has the most appropriate time-frame for most people?

Question 5 5. Which strategy for changing behavior helps to see the change in your mind's eye?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT a possible consequence of the consumption of alcohol?

Question 7 7. You set a goal to exercise more to lose weight. During your workout at the gym you write down the machines that you used, along with the pounds of weight that you lifted and the number of repetitions. This is an example of which of the following?

Question 8 8. Which strategy for changing a behavior engages an inner voice?

Question 9 9. How can body art be dangerous?

Question 10 10. Two U.S. agencies whose focus is on health promotion and disease prevention are:

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Question 11 11. Rick continues to smoke a pack of cigarettes a day even though he is aware of the risks associated with his habit. This is an example of _____.

Question 12 12. An individual who believes that they are in control of their destiny, successes, failures, and life is:

Question 13 13. The process of enabling people to increase control over their health and its determinants and thereby improve their health is known as:

Question 14 14. John failed several tests in a class while everyone else did just fine. John says that he failed because of a bad teacher. Which of the following is true about John?

Question 15 15. Meghan thinks that she is constantly getting fired from all of her jobs because of bad luck. Which of the following is true about Meghan?

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Question 16 16. Once you have set a goal to exercise more to lose weight and reviewed your journal during the past month following an initial weight loss plateau, you decide to join a group at your local gym that does circuit training together three times a week. You feel that perhaps working out on your own is boring and the individuals in this group may be just the motivation you need in order to jump start your workout and weight loss again. You are _____.

Question 17 17. Chronic is _____, while acute is _____.

Question 18 18. Katie failed several tests in a class while everyone else did just fine. Katie says that she failed because she didn't study hard enough. Which of the following is true about Katie?

Question 19 19. Which goal is most attainable for someone who is severely overweight?

Question 20 20. Using a _____ can help you become like a person you look up to.

Promoting Healthy Lifestyles 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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