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Stress (biology): Quiz


Question 1: It covers a huge range of phenomena from mild irritation to the kind of severe problems that might result in a real breakdown of ________.
NutritionHealthHealth scienceMedicine

Question 2: The ________ became a key center of stress research, attempting to understand and reduce combat neurosis and psychiatric casualties.
United States armed forcesUnited States NavyUnited States Marine CorpsUnited States Army

Question 3: Responses to stress include adaptation, psychological coping such as stress management, ________, and depression.
AnxietyHostilityMental confusionEmotion

Question 4: Stress is a term in psychology and ________, first coined in the 1930s, which has in more recent decades become a commonplace of popular parlance.

Question 5: It refers to the consequence of the failure of an organism – human or ________ – to respond appropriately to emotional or physical threats, whether actual or imagined.

Question 6: It is a form of the Middle English destresse, derived via Old French from the ________ stringere, to draw tight.
Roman EmpireVulgar LatinOld LatinLatin

Question 7: During this stage adrenaline will be produced in order to bring about the ________.
Stress (biology)EpinephrineBrainFight-or-flight response

Question 8: There is also some activation of the HPA axis, producing ________.

Question 9: It covers a wide range of phenomena, from mild irritation to drastic dysfunction that may cause severe ________ breakdown.
MedicineHealthNutritionHealth science

Question 10: The term stress was first employed in a biological context by the ________ Hans Selye in the 1930s.
EndocrinologyDiabetes mellitusEndocrine systemHypopituitarism


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