How Well Are You Managing Stress?

  • Which of the following situations cause stress?

    Getting married

    Death of a spouse or loved one

    Money problems

    Getting fired

    Getting injured

    All of the above

    Correct Answer
  • Stress produces the following changes in the body:

    Increased heart rate

    Increased blood pressure

    Immune system changes

    All of the above

    Correct Answer
  • Ongoing stress can increase your risk for heart disease, stroke, and other health problems.

    True

    False

    Correct Answer
  • Which of the following are symptoms of stress?

    Back pain

    Constipation or diarrhea

    Headache

    High blood pressure

    Insomnia

    Weight gain

    All of the above

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  • Children rarely feel stress.

    True

    False

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  • Some studies show that job stress may be as bad for your health as smoking or not exercising.

    True

    False

    Correct Answer
  • Which of the following activities can help you feel less stress?

    Owning a pet

    Exercising

    Spending time with friends

    Deep breathing

    All of the above

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  • Over-the-counter medicines can relieve stress.

    True

    False

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  • Which of the following activities can help you ward off the effects of stress?

    Eating a healthy diet

    Exercising

    Avoiding alcohol and caffeine

    Discussing your feelings

    All of the above

    Correct Answer
  • Which of the following help you learn to relax?

    Deep breathing exercises

    Muscle relaxation

    Meditation

    Biofeedback

    Massage

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    All of the above

    Correct Answer
  • Living a stressful life is unavoidable.

    True

    False

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