6.3 Stress & Caffeine

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6.3 Stress & Caffeine - Quiz

Anatomy & Physiology Unit 6 - Endocrine System 6. 3 - I CAN describe the effects of stress & caffeine on the body.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Caffeine blocks the receptors for what hormone?
    • A. 

      Adenosine

    • B. 

      Adrenaline

    • C. 

      Estrogen

    • D. 

      Thyroxine

  • 2. 
    When your body is exposed to cortisol for too long, ALL of the following happen except:
    • A. 

      Decreased ability to fight infections

    • B. 

      Increased chance of cancer

    • C. 

      Decreased ability to heal

    • D. 

      Increased chance of stomach ulcers

  • 3. 
    What does adenosine do in the brain?
    • A. 

      Builds up as we use energy, which makes you tired

    • B. 

      Indicates that we are stressed

    • C. 

      Indicates that we are sick

    • D. 

      Decreases our ability to think critically

  • 4. 
    This person probably has:
    • A. 

      Low levels of adenosine

    • B. 

      High levels of cortisol

    • C. 

      Low levels of cortisol

    • D. 

      High levels of thyroxine

  • 5. 
    The caffeine in this beverage will help a person stay up late because:
    • A. 

      Caffeine blocks adenosine from being received in the brain

    • B. 

      Caffeine increases the amount of adenosine

    • C. 

      Caffeine increases our cortisol levels

    • D. 

      Caffeine decreases the function of our frontal lobe

  • 6. 
    Too much stress is dangerous because:
    • A. 

      The body has too much adenosine

    • B. 

      The body does not have time to heal, rest and digest

    • C. 

      The body does not have enough cortisol

    • D. 

      The body's muscles begin to break down

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is a true statement about adenosine?
    • A. 

      Adenosine gives us more energy

    • B. 

      Adenosine builds up as we use energy

    • C. 

      Adenosine creates high levels of stress

    • D. 

      Adenosine is made by the testes

  • 8. 
    Adrenaline triggers a ____________ response by_______________ heart rate  in response to stress.
    • A. 

      Sympathetic; increasing

    • B. 

      Parasympathetic; increasing

    • C. 

      Sympathetic; decreasing

    • D. 

      Parasympathetic; decreasing

  • 9. 
    Caffeine is making this guy's brain think that he is:
    • A. 

      NOT tired, because caffeine blocks his brain from receiving adenosine

    • B. 

      NOT tired, because his brain is receiving more adenosine

    • C. 

      Tired, because he is using too much energy

    • D. 

      Tired, because his brain receives more adenosine

  • 10. 
    Why is the cortisol triggered by stress helpful?
    • A. 

      It gives the body extra energy to respond to stress

    • B. 

      It helps the body rest and digest

    • C. 

      It helps the body calm down

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