Environmental Stressors: Examples, Definition & Types


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Which is NOT an example of an environmental stressor?

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1. Stress occurs when what happens?

2. What are environmental stressors?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Focusing on what that buzzing alarm clock can do to us, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will test your knowledge of the features of environmental stressors. Quiz topics include examples of environmental stressors and stress catalysts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Examples of environmental stressors
  • When stress occurs in the body
  • Definition of environmental stressors
  • Characteristics of stress
  • Factors for environmental stressors

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases and terms, such as environmental stressors and stress
  • Interpreting information - verify you can review information regarding when stress occurs in the body and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the factors for environmental stressors

Additional Learning

To learn more about identifying the stressors in your life, review the corresponding lesson titled Environmental Stressors: Examples, Definition & Types. This lesson will help you:

  • Define environmental stressors
  • Understand what stress does to a person's body
  • Identify the various types of stressors in our environment
  • Describe how stressors can be detrimental to one's health
  • Appreciate how stressors can be beneficial to our livelihood