Stress Management Quiz: Ultimate Test!

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Stress Management Quiz: Ultimate Test!

Do you know anything about stress management, and do you think you can pass this quiz? Stress management is a set of practices and programs intended to help people get a better handle of stress in their lives by determining the specific stressors and taking positive action to combat the effects. If you learn how to deal with stress, it can make life a lot easier. Take this quiz and see how much you know about stress management.


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

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