STRESS QUIZ


1. Stress is something:
Unnatural
Negative
Natural
Pathological
2. What are the three stages of a stress response?
Alarm stage, resistance and exhaustion
Cognitive stage, physiological stage and behavioural stage
Alarm stage, identification stage and exhaustion
Alarm stage, cognitive stage and exhaustion
3. Good stress, the one that produces positive stimulations for life, is named:
Stressor
Eustress
Parastress
Distress
4. Which one of the following statements about stress is true?
Stress and anxiety are not connected
Stress is a merely psychological factor
Stress is a merely physical factor
Responses to stress can be learned
5. All the following symptoms can begin after an exposure to a stressful event, except for one. Which one?
Concentration problems
Panic attacks
Toothache
Hyperactivity
6. Is it true that there are people more vulnerable to stress?
Yes
No
7. What does the term "stressor" mean?
An intense distress
A person that is vulnerable to stress
A person that tolerates stress
Something that produces stress
8. One of the following hormones is massively produced during an extended exposure to stressful situations. Which one?
Testosterone
Cortisol
GH
Cortisone
9. What's the main function of stress?
Escape function
Adjustment of emotions
Excitement
Adaptation function
10. Stress is either physical or psychological. Is this affirmation true?
No
Yes
11. A continuous exposure to stressful situations, especially war situations, can cause an anxiety disorder named:
Generalized anxiety disorder
Panic disorder
Post-traumatic stress disorder
Social phobia
12. An extended stress exposure can provoke ulcer, stomach cramps and colitis. Is this true?
Yes
No
13. An extended and intense exposure to stressful situations can cause a weakening of the immune defence system and facilitate the contraction of illnesses. Is it true?
Yes
No
14. One of the following habits worsens the influence of stress: Which one?
Sleeping too much
Committing oneself to work
Practicing physical activity
Eating in a non-balanced way
15. Chronic stress is a risk factor in people predisposed to hypertension. Is it true?
Yes
No
16. An excessive stress can cause amenorrhea, which is the absence of a menstrual period in a women. Is it true?
No
Yes
17. The reaction to stress is different in each person because it's mediated by:

Internal coherence
Personal experiences and thoughts
Other people
Seasonal cycle

18. Stress generates from some factors. Which ones?
External factors (environmental)
Internal factors (psychological)
External and internal factors (environmental and psychological)
None of the above
19. The expression "coping strategies" refers to:
Stress evaluation modalities
Interactions with the environment
Abilities to avoid stress
Strategies used to face stressful situations
20. According to Friedman and Rosenman, what's the personality type mostly vulnerable to stress?
Type A
Type B
Type 1
Type 2



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