Health And Fitness Final Exam Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Students who, for whatever reason are pursuing undergraduate work at an age other than the 18-24 year old studentare referred to as
    • A. 

      Nontraditional age students

    • B. 

      Minority students

    • C. 

      Matured students

    • D. 

      Career changing students

  • 2. 
    Which of the following facts make james a nontraditional college student?
    • A. 

      He is gay

    • B. 

      He is 28 years old

    • C. 

      He graduated from an inner -city high school

    • D. 

      His parents emigrated from overseas before he was born

  • 3. 
    The first developmental task of young adults is to
    • A. 

      Form an initial adult identity

    • B. 

      Establish independence

    • C. 

      Assume responsibility

    • D. 

      Develop social skills

  • 4. 
    Lena often fails to finish assignments on time. She usually watches television until late at night, although she then may sleep through early classes. she recieved nourishing meals while living with her parents, but at college her diet is many junk foods. Lena is failing at which developmental task? 
    • A. 

      Developing social skills

    • B. 

      Assuming responsibility

    • C. 

      Pursuing wellness lifestyle

    • D. 

      Forming an initial adult identity

  • 5. 
    Young adults should develop their social skills, because a lack of social skills will be most harmful to
    • A. 

      Their attempts to deal with people in varied circumstances

    • B. 

      Their attempts to develop intimacy with their peers

    • C. 

      Their efforts to establish independence

    • D. 

      Their ability to accept responsibility

  • 6. 
    Intimate relationships are important because they provide us with others whom we can
    • A. 

      Established independence from parents

    • B. 

      Discover our feelings and emotions

    • C. 

      Share our deepest thoughts and aspirations

    • D. 

      Releases our daily stresses

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Seeing how other people live to help define your sense of purpose

    • B. 

      Contibuting spare time to chaprone your children's school trip

    • C. 

      Making positive life changes to minimize health risks

    • D. 

      Regaining lost functions through a fitness program

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Women tend to drive more suvs then men

    • B. 

      Women tend to eat more nutrious food than men

    • C. 

      Women tend to smoke less than men

    • D. 

      Women tend to go to counsling more than men

  • 9. 
    Of the following, the most important developmental task of middle age is to
    • A. 

      Achieve intimacy

    • B. 

      Develop social skills

    • C. 

      Achieve independence

    • D. 

      Reassess one's life goals

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a major developmental task of the elderly?
    • A. 

      Avoiding high-risk behaviors

    • B. 

      deciding on the deposition of their estates

    • C. 

      Maintaing a high level of physical function

    • D. 

      Taking all necessary precaution to avoid becoming a burden to their families

  • 11. 
    As opposed to rehabilitation, remediation of a loss of physical function means to
    • A. 

      Accept the loss of one function but strengthen those that remain

    • B. 

      Correct the problem through alternative means

    • C. 

      Maintain what function remains

    • D. 

      Restore the original function

  • 12. 
    The term morbidity refers to
    • A. 

      Illness and disease

    • B. 

      The process of death

    • C. 

      The incidence of unhealthy though patterns

    • D. 

      High risk behaviors

  • 13. 
    The traditional American approach to health care is
    • A. 

      Multidimensional

    • B. 

      Preventive

    • C. 

      Episodic

    • D. 

      Holistic

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      An emphasis on disease prevention

    • B. 

      Seeing doctors only when sick or injured

    • C. 

      Eliminating high-risk behaviors from your lifestyle

    • D. 

      Takind advantage of your school or company's fitness center

  • 15. 
    The term self-concept refers to
    • A. 

      An individual's internal picture of himself

    • B. 

      The ability to understand others and act wisely

    • C. 

      An individual's sense of pride, value and worth

    • D. 

      The ability to manage one's emotions

  • 16. 
    The cornerstone of emotional intelligence is
    • A. 

      Handling relationship

    • B. 

      Recognizing emotions in others

    • C. 

      Motivating yourself

    • D. 

      Knowing your emotions

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      When your cat dies, you think it might be silly to cry, but you cry anyway

    • B. 

      When a charcter in a movie dies , you decide that it would be silly to cry, so you laugh

    • C. 

      When your father dies, you keep your composure to be a source of strength for your mother

    • D. 

      When your friend does something that makes you very angry, you want to protect the relationship, so you tell her not to worry about it

  • 18. 
    An effective apology is most likely to include
    • A. 

      The best time to apologize

    • B. 

      An explanation for your actions

    • C. 

      An apology for everything and everyone

    • D. 

      A statement such as "let's get over it and move on"

  • 19. 
    Charles's family consists of farmers who work hard, don;t talk much and only leave home when necessarry. Which of the following is most likely to be true of charles when he grows up?
    • A. 

      He will probably become very outgoing and active

    • B. 

      He will probably be quiet like his family members

    • C. 

      His temperament will guide his behavior

    • D. 

      He will probably be very talkative

  • 20. 
    Your temperament reveals
    • A. 

      How you were brought up

    • B. 

      How will you respond to stressors

    • C. 

      The innate part of your personality

    • D. 

      The kinds of life experience you have had

  • 21. 
    The effect that the environment has on personality refers to
    • A. 

      Motivaiton

    • B. 

      Nature

    • C. 

      Permanence

    • D. 

      Nurture

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      A tendency to respond to every situation, good or bad, with humor

    • B. 

      An ability to remain calm and in control of one's emotions in every situation

    • C. 

      A tendency to show a range of emotions that reflect life's ups and downs

    • D. 

      A tendency to restrain ones's happiness knowing that bad experiences can happen at any time

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      When every situation can be presented in a humerous light

    • B. 

      When is consistently enhances your relationships

    • C. 

      When it is restrained and carefully considered

    • D. 

      When it only used to poke fun at oneself

  • 24. 
    April feel shy and often lonely when she attends parties. She should
    • A. 

      Develop communication skills

    • B. 

      Attend the party with people she is acquainted with

    • C. 

      Have one of two drinks to make her feel better

    • D. 

      Only attend a party if she knowas the people who will be there

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      Good communicationskills are indicators of good social interactions

    • B. 

      Emotionally healthy people must excel at communication

    • C. 

      Communication skills are based on emouional health

    • D. 

      There is no correlation between the two

  • 26. 
    Which of the following is true regarding stress?
    • A. 

      It refers to physiological and emotional responses to an insignificant change in ones's life

    • B. 

      Patients suffering frim it have varied and unexpected symptoms

    • C. 

      It it almost always a response to a negative event

    • D. 

      It is a non specific response of the body to any demanf placed upon it

  • 27. 
    The sequence involving the alarm, resistance and exhaustion stages of the stress response is referred to as
    • A. 

      General stress response

    • B. 

      General adaptation syndrome

    • C. 

      General response syndroe

    • D. 

      Toxic shock syndrome

  • 28. 
    The biggest factor in determing whether you experience stress as positive or negative is
    • A. 

      How you interpret it

    • B. 

      Whether you were expecting

    • C. 

      Whether it involves physical pain

    • D. 

      Whether the stressor is physical or emotional

  • 29. 
    Selye used the term eustress to descirbe 
    • A. 

      The most unpleasant form of stress

    • B. 

      The first stage in stress reaction

    • C. 

      Stress resulting from pleasant events in one's life

    • D. 

      Stress whose onset is delayed following exposure to a stressor

  • 30. 
    Long-lasting stress or experiencing multiple stressors simultaneously
    • A. 

      Enhance the body's immune system

    • B. 

      Has little effect on overall health

    • C. 

      Increase one's quality of life

    • D. 

      Compromises the immune system

  • 31. 
    Steyle term for unpleasant and destructive stress is
    • A. 

      Terminal stress

    • B. 

      Constress

    • C. 

      Anastress

    • D. 

      Distress

  • 32. 
    Which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      Negative stressors weaken body systems, while positive stressors do not

    • B. 

      Positive stressors have cardiovascular benefits, while negative stressors do not

    • C. 

      The hearrt rate is more elevated when a stressor is negative than when it is positive

    • D. 

      The physiological reaction to stress is similar whether a stressor is positive or negative

  • 33. 
    At it most basic, the purpose of the stress response is to enable the body to deal with
    • A. 

      Unanticipated conflicts only

    • B. 

      Percieved threats and dangers

    • C. 

      Other people's problems

    • D. 

      Personal responsibilities

  • 34. 
    The fight or flight response occurs during which stage of Selye's general adaptation syndrome?
    • A. 

      Alarm

    • B. 

      Recovery

    • C. 

      Resistance

    • D. 

      Exhaustion

  • 35. 
    Juwan always get sweaty palms and a rapid heartbeat before a wrestling match, even though he loves wrestling. Which of the following best explains his physical reactions?
    • A. 

      Jwan subconscious is telling him not to wrestle

    • B. 

      His body is preparing for the fight or fight response

    • C. 

      His reactions are abnormal for a veteran wrestler; he should see a physician

    • D. 

      Juwan's body is automatically preparing for the match

  • 36. 
    At what point in the stress response is something percieved as a stressor?
    • A. 

      When the brain decides that it is a stressor

    • B. 

      When the endocrine system releases epinephrine

    • C. 

      When it is first detected by the central nervous system

    • D. 

      When the heart rate has increased 50 percent over the resting heart rate

  • 37. 
    Which of the following is needed by the body to free up energy stores in response to stress?
    • A. 

      Epinephrine

    • B. 

      Acth

    • C. 

      Cortisol

    • D. 

      Adrenaline

  • 38. 
    The body's attempt to reestablish internal equilibruim occurs in which stage of Selye's general adaptation syndrome?
    • A. 

      Alarm

    • B. 

      Recovery

    • C. 

      Resistance

    • D. 

      Exhaustion

  • 39. 
    The fitness dimension that is considered basic to whole-body fitness is
    • A. 

      Flexibility

    • B. 

      Musuclar

    • C. 

      Cardiovasuclar endurance

  • 40. 
    People gain weight when they
    • A. 

      Eat high-fat foods

    • B. 

      Snack between meals

    • C. 

      Consume more calories than they need

  • 41. 
    Sandy's desirable weight is 150pounds, but she is now about 280. She would be classifed as
    • A. 

      Overweight

    • B. 

      Mildly

    • C. 

      Morbidly

  • 42. 
    Sleep apnea is a condition in which there are periods of greatly restricted airflow during sleep resulting in
    • A. 

      Strain on the heart

    • B. 

      Normal sleep patterns

  • 43. 
    Ashley is 5'1 and weights 135 pounds. according to the body mass index chart, she is considered
    • A. 

      Healthy

    • B. 

      Overweight

    • C. 

      Obese

    • D. 

      Morbidity obese