Stress And Adaption Quiz

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Marriage life is never an easy thing as many especially those not yet in it may think. When the option of adaption is on the table, disagreements may check in and hence stress. Test your understanding below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following affect adaption to stress?
    • A. 

      Genetic endowment

    • B. 

      Nutrition

    • C. 

      Hardiness

    • D. 

      Sleep

    • E. 

      Age

  • 2. 
    Which is a way to describe the stress response?
    • A. 

      HPA response

    • B. 

      Stress-adaption response

    • C. 

      Physical-psychological response

    • D. 

      Psycho-neuro-immunilogical response

  • 3. 
    Which of the following accurately describes stress?
    • A. 

      Stress is an objective response to stimuli, and some stressors are universally stressful

    • B. 

      Stress is results when demands exceed ability to cope

    • C. 

      Eustressors result in inability to cope

  • 4. 
    A job interview is an example of an acute duration stressor
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is an example of a chronic-intermittant duration stressor?
    • A. 

      Long term disability

    • B. 

      A job interview

    • C. 

      Arguments with spouse over course of relationship

    • D. 

      Death of a loved one

  • 6. 
    Fatigue, anxiety and addiction are examples of stress related disorders in which category?
    • A. 

      CNS

    • B. 

      Endocrine

    • C. 

      Immune

    • D. 

      Respiratory

  • 7. 
    Which of the following brain areas is affected by cortisol, and results in decreased memory function?
    • A. 

      Amygdala

    • B. 

      Hypothalamus

    • C. 

      Occipital lobe

    • D. 

      Hippocampus

  • 8. 
    People are passive victims of stress: they cannot control what stress happens to them
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Arosal, axiety, goose bumps and vasoconstriction are biological effects of epinephrine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Epinephrine causes which of the following biological effects?
    • A. 

      Arousal

    • B. 

      Hyperglycemia

    • C. 

      Sweating

    • D. 

      Broncodilation

    • E. 

      Increased BP

    • F. 

      Vasoconstriction

    • G. 

      Vigilance

    • H. 

      Lypolysis

  • 11. 
    Hypermetabolic state is a positive effect of stress
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The locus cerelleus is located__________ and is involved in ___________________
    • A. 

      Adrenal glands, increasing amount of circulating glucose

    • B. 

      Liver, creating epinephrine

    • C. 

      Brain stem, creating epinephrine to stimulate the cortex

    • D. 

      Brain stem, CRH release to stimulate anterior pituitary

  • 13. 
    Symptoms of lethargy, weight loss, and hypoglycemia could be related to this condition
    • A. 

      Cushing's

    • B. 

      Hashimoto's

    • C. 

      Addison's

    • D. 

      Type 1 DM

  • 14. 
    The adrenal medulla secretes chatecholamines including norephinephrine
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    HPA stands for
    • A. 

      Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal

    • B. 

      Hyperglycemic-Pressure-Axis

    • C. 

      Hypoglycemic-Pituitary-Axis

    • D. 

      Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Axis

  • 16. 
    Cortisol is involved with the following biological processes
    • A. 

      Lypolysis

    • B. 

      Hyperglycemia

    • C. 

      Immune suppression

    • D. 

      Increased healing ability

    • E. 

      Increased inflammatory response

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is an effect of activation of the reticular activating system?
    • A. 

      Increased BP, HR, and bronchodilation

    • B. 

      Spinal cord reflexes, increased muscle tension, alertness

    • C. 

      Release of norephinephrine

  • 18. 
    During the fight or flight response, ______________ is first stimulated to release ________________, then ________________ is stimulated to release ___________________, which in turn stimulates the ___________________ to release _____________.
    • A. 

      The hypothalamus, CRH, the posterior pituitary, ACTH, the adrenal medulla, epinephrine

    • B. 

      Thy hypothalamus, CRH, the anterior pituitary, ACTH, the adrenal cortex, epinephrine

    • C. 

      The hypothalamus, CRH, the anterior pituitary, GnRH, the adrenal medulla, cortisol

    • D. 

      The hypothalamus, CRH, the anterior pituitary, ACTH, the adrenal cortex, cortisol

  • 19. 
    The anterior pituitary releases the following hormone in response to stress/stimulation from the hypothalamus
    • A. 

      ACTH

    • B. 

      CRH

    • C. 

      GnRH

    • D. 

      ADH

  • 20. 
    The locus cerellus is a primary site of catecholamine production
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The following may be effects of excessive stress, excessive cortisol levels, or cushings disorder
    • A. 

      Moon face

    • B. 

      Poor wound healing

    • C. 

      Hypoglycemia

    • D. 

      Buffalo hump

    • E. 

      Decreased inflammation response

  • 22. 
    Negative consequences of long term stress include
    • A. 

      Thymic atrophy

    • B. 

      Nitrogen imbalance

    • C. 

      Increased muscle mass

    • D. 

      Cardiac wear and tear

    • E. 

      Hypoglycemia

    • F. 

      Hyperglycemia

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