Fundamentals of Health Psychology: Chapter 2

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the “Submit my answers” button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) atherosclerosis
b) inflammation
c) defibrillation
d) heart attack

Question 2:


a) renal/urinary
b) immune
c) gastrointestinal
d) lymphoid

Question 3:


a) sympathetic; parasympathetic
b) parasympathetic; sympathetic
c) afferent; efferent
d) efferent; afferent

Question 4:


a) autonomic
b) central
c) peripheral
d) somatic

Question 5:


a) coordinates; senses
b) senses; coordinates
c) stimulates; inhibits
d) inhibits; stimulates

Question 6:


a) hypothalamus
b) thalamus
c) pituitary gland
d) adrenal gland

Question 7:


a) over-enthusiasm for the idea that stress causes illness
b) that stress cannot cause illness
c) the dangers in the uncritical adoption of stereotypes
d) the importance of rigorous research methodology

Question 8:


a) A vasovagal reaction
b) A stroke
c) A myocardial infarction
d) High blood pressure

Question 9:


a) neurological
b) cardiac
c) immune system
d) gastrointestinal

Question 10:


a) reduction; increase
b) reduction; reduction
c) increase; reduction
d) increase; increase