Practice Test _1 (Ch 2)

Practice Test _1 (Ch 2) - 1. Which of the following...

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1. Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding stress and the lives of college students? a. It is a period of low stress. b. It is a period when stress is easily managed. c. It may be one of the most stressful periods in one’s life. d. It is a period where stress will have little impact on your sense of wellness. 2. Which one of the following is a stressor? a. bad grade b. sweaty palms c. rapid pulse d. high fever 3. Which of the following systems are responsible for your body’s physical response to stressors? a. cardiovascular and respiratory b. nervous and endocrine c. digestive and lymph d. muscular and skeletal 4. The branch of the autonomic nervous system that is activated when a person is exposed to a stressor is the _______________ nervous system. a. central b. somatic c. parasympathetic d. sympathetic 5. The parasympathetic branch of the autonomic nervous system a. is responsible for mobilizing energy sources for use in a crisis. b. activates the endocrine system. c. is in control when one is frightened or angry. d. aids in digestion and promoting growth. 6. Situations that trigger physical and emotional reactions are termed a. stress responses. b. stressors. c. unmanaged stress. d. distress. 7. One important target of the sympathetic nervous system is the a. central nervous system. b. endocrine system. c. reproductive system. d. digestive system.
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8. During the stress response, which of the following changes occur throughout the body as a result of epinephrine being released? a. Your hearing and vision become more acute. b. Your bronchi dilate and allow more air is into the lungs. c. Your liver releases more sugar into the blood d. Your hearing and vision become more acute, and your bronchi dilate and allow more air is into the lungs e. All of the choices are correct 9. The hormone released by the pituitary gland during the stress response is a. norepinephrine. b. epinephrine. c. cortisol. d. ACTH. 10. ACTH production during the fight-or-flight reaction stimulates the release of other hormones and chemical messengers. The body’s response to these substances includes a. bronchial constriction. b. faster digestion of food. c. conservation of energy stores. d. increased heart rate. 11 . During the stress response, the human adrenal glands releases a. adrenocorticotropic hormone. b. epinephrine. c. endorphins. d. norepinephrine 12. Which of the following body reactions is characteristic of the stress response? a. Your touch becomes more sensitive. b. Your blood pressure increases. c. Your digestion speeds up. d. Your heart rate decreases. 13. During the stress response, the adrenal gland secretes all of the following hormones EXCEPT a. gamma globulins. b. cortisol.
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Practice Test _1 (Ch 2) - 1. Which of the following...

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