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1. The MOST frequent and important stressors affecting humans are a. environmental.
b. intellectual.
c. physiological.
D. emotional.

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2. Traffic hassles are considered ____________ stressors.
A. minor
b. positive
c. insignificant
d. major

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3. Physical symptoms of stress include
a. a faster heart rate.
b. neither a faster heart rate nor increased muscle tension. C. both a faster heart rate and increased muscle tension.
d. increased muscle tension.

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4. Excessive stress can cause which of the following?
a. An altered immune system
B. An altered immune system and insomnia
c. Increased circulation
d. Insomnia

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5. An individual with high levels of stress with positive health outcomes is said to be A. resilient.
b. salient.
c. non-responsive.
d. predisposed.

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6. Which of the following is considered a "major" stressor? a. Family disagreements
B. Financial problems
c. Time pressures
d. Work relationships

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7. What is another name for an optimal amount of stress?
a. Adaptation
B. Homeostatic
c. Resistance
d. Distress

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8. Which of the following is an example of an environmental stressor? a. Caffeine
B. Noise
c. Injury
d. Drugs

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9. "Pharmacotherapies" are used only
a. without lifestyle modifications.
B. with obese patients or overweight individuals with comorbidities. c. by patients who have undergone gastric surgery.
d. by the lay public who have tried many different diets.

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10. When setting goals for weight/fat loss or gain, it is best to set a. a specific outcome goal for desired weight.
b. moderate goals that challenge you under pressure.
c. lofty goals so that you will always strive for your best. D. small goals that seem realistic to accomplish.

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11. Which of the following are considered appropriate guidelines for fat control? A. Read food labels and shop with another person.
b. Shop with another person.
c. Read food labels.
d. Shop in a hurry.

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12. The Atkins diet can increase risks for coronary heart disease due to the ____________ intake. a. excess protein
B. excess saturated fat
c. low protein
d. low carbohydrate

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13. Hunger is best described as a
A. physiological need for sustenance.
b. good appetite.
c. craving for a food.
d. rumbling in your stomach.

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14. Getting regular activity in our society is sometimes more difficult than it would seem because of a. a reduction in the intensity level of many fitness video tapes. b. the increase in membership cost at fitness centers.

C. labor saving devices that reduce activity.
d. the reduction in the number of fitness centers available.

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15. The best way to control body fatness is to
a. drink lots of diet soda.
b. practice self-hypnosis.
c. participate in the latest popular diet programs.
D. establish a healthy lifestyle.

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16. Which of the following is an example of safe and effective dieting? a. High carbohydrate diet
B. Fewer calories and more exercise
c. High protein only diet
d. High fat only diet

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17. When hydrogen is added to liquid oil to make fats that are more solid, what is the resulting fat? a. Polyunsaturated
b. Monounsaturated
C. Trans fatty acids
d. Saturated

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18. Which of the following foods contains the most beta-carotene? a. Spinach
b. Broccoli
C. Carrots
d. Cantaloupe

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19. The average intake of dietary fiber is much lower than the recommended amount of _________ g/day. A. 25-35
b. 15-20
c. 35-45
d. 45-50...
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