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HPED 200 UNIT 1 STUDY GUIDE EXAM
Taking Charge of Your Health Stress: The Constant Challenge Psychological Health Multiple Choice

1.The health determinant over which we have least control is A.diet.
B.exercise.
C.tobacco use.
D.genetic makeup.
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2.The six dimensions of wellness
A.affect health independently of each other.
B.are interrelated.
C.seldom influence one another.
D.demonstrate the separateness of mind and body.
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3.Which one of the following qualities contributes positively to one’s physical wellness? A.eating a balanced diet
B.maintaining an optimistic attitude
C.being open to new ideas
D.maintaining satisfying relationships
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4.Optimism, trust, and self-confidence are components of
A. physical wellness
B.emotional wellness.
C.spiritual wellness.
D.interpersonal wellness.
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5.Adam’s parents are not unduly concerned about their son’s ability to adapt to college because he has always had a good sense of humor, been curious, and demonstrated an openness to ideas. These qualities are reflective of Adam’s _______________ wellness. A.interpersonal

B.spiritual
C.intellectual
D.emotional
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6.Spiritual wellness is best described as having
A.a strong support network of family and friends.
B.meaning and purpose in one’s life.
C.the ability to express oneself creatively.
D.the ability to share one’s feelings.
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7.If you were born in 1900, your life expectancy was approximately

A.32 years.
B.47 years.
C.62 years.
D.77 years.
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8.The average life span in the twentieth century
A.did not change significantly.
B.increased slightly.
C.nearly doubled.
D.nearly tripled.
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9.Which of the following is currently America’s number-one cause of death? A.cancer
B.heart disease
C.unintentional injuries
D.suicide
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10.According to the National Center for Health Statistics, ________ percent of teens killed in car accidents are not wearing seat belts. A.45
B.55
C.65
D.75
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11.Heart disease, a leading cause of death in the United States, is strongly related to A.a sedentary lifestyle.
B.cigarette smoking.
C.high levels of stress.
D.all of the above.
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12.The top three causes of death among Americans age 15 to 24 are A.accidents, homicide, and suicide.
B.smoking, high blood pressure, and suicide.
C.accidents, smoking, and cancer.
D.homicide, cancer, and accidents.
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13.By far, the leading preventable cause of death among Americans is A.alcohol consumption.
B.poor health care.
C.smoking.
D.careless driving.
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14.A goal of Healthy People 2010 is to
A.eliminate chronic illnesses.
B.eliminate health disparities among Americans.
C.increase life expectancy beyond 100 years.
D.reduce the amount of profit that health care providers make. Page(s):5

15.Which of the following statements regarding the health of diverse population groups is TRUE? A.American ethnic minorities have higher rates of death and disability than the U.S. population as a whole. B.Most American ethnic minorities have the same health risks. C.Overall; Pacific Islanders have the lowest overall death rates. D.American ethnic minorities have the same rates of death and disability than the U.S. population as a whole. Page(s):7

16.John, an African American student, has chosen to incorporate exercise...
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