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Acrophobia: Quiz


Question 1: [5] However, most people respond by shifting to more reliance on the ________ and vestibular branches of the equilibrium system.
ProprioceptionNociceptorPainNervous system

Question 2: [2] While an innate cautiousness around heights is helpful for survival, an extreme fear can interfere with the activities of everyday life, such as climbing up a flight of ________ or a ladder or even standing on a chair.
HawaiiCambodiaStairwayUnited Kingdom

Question 3: Acrophobia (from the Greek: ἄκρον, ákron , meaning "peak, summit, edge" and φόβος, phóbos, "fear") is an extreme or irrational ________ of heights.

Question 4: Acrophobia can be dangerous, as sufferers can experience a ________ in a high place and become too agitated to get themselves down safely.
Panic disorderBenzodiazepine withdrawal syndromeAnxiety disorderPanic attack

Question 5: The human balance system integrates ________, vestibular and nearby visual cues to reckon position and motion.
NociceptorProprioceptionPainNervous system


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