Fundamentals of Health Psychology: Chapter 8

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) lymphoma
b) sarcoma
c) metastasis
d) carcinoma

Question 2:


a) 10
b) 20
c) 30
d) 40

Question 3:


a) lung cancer
b) prostate cancer
c) leukemia
d) breast cancer

Question 4:


a) increased
b) decreased
c) remained the same
d) fluctuated widely

Question 5:


a) behavioural
b) environmental
c) lifestyle
d) demographic

Question 6:


a) onset; mortality
b) onset; progression
c) mortality; progression
d) progression; onset

Question 7:


a) search-and-destroy
b) neutralization
c) immunosurveillance
d) immunosuppression

Question 8:


a) Fear of doctors
b) Fear of radiation
c) Fear of pain
d) Anxiety about a positive screening result

Question 9:


a) stress management
b) problem-focused coping
c) stress-focused coping
d) social support

Question 10:


a) downward social comparison; upward social comparison
b) upward social comparison; downward social comparison
c) positive social comparison; negative social comparison
d) negative social comparison; positive social comparison