What Do You Know About Stress?

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Stress Quizzes & Trivia

The answers to the following questions can be found in your 30 facts about Stress handout.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    High amounts of stress cause a person's hair to turn grey.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Stress can alter __________ levels, which can cause mood swings, fatigue, hyperglycemia, and metabolic syndrome, a major risk factor for heart attack and diabetes.
    • A. 

      Hormone

    • B. 

      White blood cell

    • C. 

      Blood sugar

    • D. 

      Red blood cell

  • 3. 
    Young people from military families who have a deployed parent report lower levels of stress and emotional problems than other adolescents and teens.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When cells shrink due to exposure to stress hormones, they disconnect from each other, which contributes to ______.
    • A. 

      Weight gain

    • B. 

      Weight loss

    • C. 

      Excitement

    • D. 

      Depression

  • 5. 
    Stress is linked to the six leading causes of death: heart disease, cancer, lung ailments, accidents, liver cirrhosis, and suicide.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The top three stressful cities in America are ______________, ________________, __________________.
    • A. 

      Chicago, Ilinois; Jersey City, New Jersey; Arlington, Washington

    • B. 

      Cincinnati, Ohio; Los Angeles, California; and Washington DC

    • C. 

      Chicago, Ilinois; Cincinnati, Ohio; and New York, New York

    • D. 

      Chicago, Ilinois; Los Angeles, California; and New York, New York

  • 7. 
    Research has shown that milk chocolate reduces stress hormones such as cortisol and other fight-flight hormones. Additionally, cocoa is rich in antioxidants called flavonoids.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The stress hormone _________ not only causes abdominal fat to accumulate, but it also enlarges individual fat cells, leading to what researchers call “diseased” fat.
    • A. 

      Prolactin

    • B. 

      Cortisol

    • C. 

      Insulin

    • D. 

      Catecholamines

  • 9. 
    Stress has been called “the silent killer” and can lead to heart disease, high blood pressure, chest pain, and an irregular heartbeat
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Laughing lowers stress hormones (like cortisol, epinephrine, and adrenaline) and strengthens the immune system by releasing _______.
    • A. 

      Healthy oxidants

    • B. 

      Hormone- enhancing hormones

    • C. 

      Health-enhancing blockers

    • D. 

      Health-enhancing hormones

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