Stress Management Quiz: Ultimate Test!

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Stress Management Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To best manage unavoidable change, you should postpone other changes that result in negative tension.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What is the best way to handle the demands of others that are unrealistic and of low personal or family priority?
    • A. 

      Do the demand to avoid an argument

    • B. 

      Learn to say "no"

    • C. 

      Make up an excuse

  • 3. 
    When a task appears overwhelming, it is best to 
    • A. 

      Put it off until later

    • B. 

      Drink a glass of alcohol to help relax you

    • C. 

      Break it down into smaller segments

    • D. 

      Avoid the task

  • 4. 
    People who are inactive are twice as likely to be stressed.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Being assertive can help manage stress.  Select the approaches that encourage assertiveness.
    • A. 

      Make a deliberate effort to greet others and call them by name

    • B. 

      Avoid eye contact during conversation

    • C. 

      Avoid expressing opinions or feelings

    • D. 

      Disagree with others when holding opposing viewpoints

    • E. 

      Take initiative to engage in a new behavior or learn a new activity

  • 6. 
    Stress management techniques are applicable to people who
    • A. 

      Have had an unexpected change in their life

    • B. 

      Manifest an illness/disease

    • C. 

      Are healthy and show no signs of illness

  • 7. 
    Stress is inevitable, avoidable, and not a natural human experience in a society that can be characterized by a slow decelerating change.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Children with chronic illnesses, compared with well children, are more confident of their ability to handle problems and less often use ineffective coping skills. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Coping strategies assist individuals in managing stress and adapt to the environment or to change through which purposeful responses? 
    • A. 

      Learned

    • B. 

      Behavioral

    • C. 

      Cognitive

    • D. 

      Emotional

  • 10. 
    The best approach to avoid substance abuse and other risky behaviors is to assist adolescents in learning effective coping processes. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Some specific physiological and behavioral changes that occur in response to stressors include: 
    • A. 

      Decreased blood pressure

    • B. 

      Dilated pupils

    • C. 

      Increased heart rate

    • D. 

      Warm dry skin

    • E. 

      Increased gastric motility

  • 12. 
    A good way to prevent stress is 
    • A. 

      Getting enough sleep

    • B. 

      A proper diet

    • C. 

      Drinking beverages high in caffeine

    • D. 

      Taking time out for relaxation

  • 13. 
    Progressive Muscle Relaxation involves decreasing ___________  muscle and _________  nervous system activity, while increasing_________ functioning.
    • A. 

      Voluntary, sympathetic, parasympathetic

    • B. 

      Involuntary, sympathetic, parasympathetic

    • C. 

      Voluntary, sympathetic, parasympathetic

    • D. 

      Involuntary parasympathetic, sympathetic

  • 14. 
    Relaxation is suggested to result in the following changes (not limited to): 
    • A. 

      Lowered metabolism

    • B. 

      Decreased alpha brain waves

    • C. 

      Increased oxygen consumption

    • D. 

      Decreased heart rate

  • 15. 
    What are the common problems reported when learning relaxation techniques? 
    • A. 

      Distracting thoughts during relaxation

    • B. 

      Residual tension in some muscles after tension-relaxation

    • C. 

      Residual tension in some muscles after progressive relaxation

    • D. 

      Slow self-pacing through the relaxation sequence

  • 16. 
     Guided imagery is a stress reduction intervention in which the interrelationship of the _______and ________ is used to influence physiological responses.
    • A. 

      Body and mind

    • B. 

      Mind and soul

    • C. 

      Muscles and brain

    • D. 

      Body and brain

  • 17. 
    Individuals who experience (the) ________stressors often respond_________.
    • A. 

      Different, slowly

    • B. 

      Same, differently

    • C. 

      Multiple, quickly

    • D. 

      Most, irrationally

  • 18. 
    The benefits of imagery include its influence on physiological responses of the autonomic nervous system that results in stress reduction. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False