Trivia Quiz On Health Behavior Theory

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Trivia Quiz On Health Behavior Theory

No one person is similar to the other and that being said, there is much that you can learn from a person, especially when it comes to their reaction to certain situations. What do you know about the beliefs that different people have towards their health and well-being? Take up this quiz and test your understanding of the health behavior theory!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Components of the transtheoretical model of behavior change that are central to the behavior change process include
    • A. 

      Diagnosis of psychological problems

    • B. 

      Relapse prevention, expectations of benefits, and past attempts at changing the behavior

    • C. 

      Stages of change, attitudes, beliefs, and skills for behavior change, and level of change.

    • D. 

      Self-diagnosis, values clarification, and self-management skills

    • E. 

      C and d

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      She is seriously thinking about starting an exercise program within the next 6 mo

    • B. 

      She has made some plans to begin regular exercise and could use your help in setting up a program

    • C. 

      your goal is to get her to begin thinking about starting an exercise program

    • D. 

      She has been thinking about regular exercise and exercising regularly for more than 1 mo but less than 6 mo

    • E. 

      You need to teach her ways to prevent relapse

  • 3. 
    The following factor(s) is (are) positively associated with exercise adoption:
    • A. 

      Exercise self-efficacy

    • B. 

      Perceived benefits of exercise

    • C. 

      Self-motivation

    • D. 

      Environmental prompts

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
                                                                                                                 4. Which of the following statements is (are) true about marketing health behaviors?
    • A. 

      Promotional programs for exercise will be more effective for currently sedentary people who have been active in the past.

    • B. 

      Information for the general public does not need to include specific suggestions for increasing physical activity.

    • C. 

      When using a role model to market a health behavior, it is important that the model easily succeeds in the target health behavior.

    • D. 

      The primary goal of media campaigns focused on physical activity is to get people to maintain their exercise programs.

  • 5. 
    An intervention to find out if someone really does not have time to exercise is
    • A. 

      Goal setting

    • B. 

      Self-monitoring

    • C. 

      Relapse prevention

    • D. 

      Psychosocial diagnosis

    • E. 

      Decisional balance

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Encouraging him to emphasize work goals over exercise goals

    • B. 

      Giving him new exercise goals that are more advanced

    • C. 

      Fostering his sense of achievement by featuring his success in a newsletter or bulletin board

    • D. 

      Reviewing his program with him and focusing on the weeks in which he did not meet his goals

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Decreased blood pressure after an aerobics class

    • B. 

      Muscle soreness after beginning a new exercise routine

    • C. 

      Being late for work after a long exercise session

    • D. 

      A certificate of achievement for walking the most miles in a month

    • E. 

      A billboard message about a new gym

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Walk for 20 to 30 min 4 to 5 times a week for the next 3 wk.

    • B. 

      Exercise for 10 min 3 times a day at 8:30 a.m., noon, and 5:30 p.m.

    • C. 

      Take the stairs instead of the elevator at work and park farther from the building.

    • D. 

      Jog 20 min each day.

  • 9. 
    Specific strategies in relapse prevention include helping the client
    • A. 

      Identify high-risk situations that can threaten exercise adherence

    • B. 

      Expect and plan for ways to cope with high-risk situations

    • C. 

      Understand that a lapse will lead to a relapse and that even a temporary relapse could lead to total failure

    • D. 

      A and b

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Good communication skills include
    • A. 

      . paying close attention to what the person is saying and ignoring body language or tone of voice

    • B. 

      Being ready with a reply before the other person has finished speaking

    • C. 

      Reflecting back what you think the person said to confirm that you understand what was said

    • D. 

      Making a joke when someone seems upset to take his mind off the problem

  • 11. 
    Empathy is
    • A. 

      Repeating back what someone has said to you

    • B. 

      An attempt to experience another person’s feelings

    • C. 

      Identifying with the thoughts and feelings of another person

    • D. 

      A feeling of positive regard for another person

    • E. 

      Knowing what the person’s real problem is

  • 12. 
    Paulina is 42 and does not think she needs to exercise, even though her doctor has informed her that her bone mineral density is low.  Where would you place her in the stages of change model?
    • A. 

      Maintenance

    • B. 

      Action

    • C. 

      Preparation

    • D. 

      Precontemplation

  • 13. 
    All of the following are statements that have been subject to positive restructuring EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      I am making progress toward getting in shape bit by bit

    • B. 

      Every time I begin exercising, I get closer to sticking with it for good.

    • C. 

      It's just impossible to find time to exercise with my schedule

    • D. 

      I can find time to exercise every day because I deserve it. I'm the one in control.

  • 14. 
    All of the following are characteristics of effective goals EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Measurable

    • B. 

      Realistic

    • C. 

      Time-specific

    • D. 

      Vague

  • 15. 
    All of the following are characteristics of the fitness professional as trustworthy EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Keeping client medical records confidential

    • B. 

      Using client information as a source of office gossip

    • C. 

      Treating clients with respect

    • D. 

      Keeping the relationship professional