Devry PSYC-110 Psychology week 2 quiz

Question 
(TCO 6) Which of the following situations is the BEST example of eustress?
Student Answer: Akiko is struggling to complete the last mile of her first triathlon.
Mose is performing his standard, moderate workout at the gym.
Alban just sprained his ankle playing a grueling tennis match.
Both Akiko and Mose best exemplify eustress.
Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 3, p. 64
Points Received: 0 of 5
Comments: 
Question 2. Question : 
(TCO 6) Which of the following persons is MOST likely to experience chronic stress?
Student Answer: Zachary's father died of a heart attack three weeks ago.
INCORRECT Junko has been in labor for 10 hours so far. (TCO )
Wen-Ho is stuck on a Los Angeles freeway at rush hour.
Paulette is shy and attending a new high school.
Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 3
Points Received: 0 of 5
Comments: 
Question 3. Question : 
(TCO 6) The release of cortisol during the fight or flight response occurs at the end of the _____ pathway.
Student Answer: pituitary, hypothalamus, adrenal cortex
INCORRECT pituitary, adrenal cortex, hypothalamus
hypothalamus, pituitary, adrenal cortex
adrenal cortex, hypothalamus, pituitary
Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 3, p. 66
Points Received: 0 of 5
Comments: 
Question 4. Question : 
(TCO 6) Which of the following is among the characteristics associated with Type-A personality?
Student Answer: time urgency
patience
calm
relaxed
Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 3, p. 70
Points Received: 5 of 5
Comments: 
Question 5. Question : 
(TCO 6) Primary appraisal refers to idea of ______________.
Student Answer: deciding if a stressor is harmful, threatening, or challenging
deciding what types of coping strategies are available
deciding to use defense mechanisms to deal with a stressor
deciding to directly deal with the stressor
Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 3, p. 79
Points Received: 5 of 5
Comments: 
Question 6. Question : 
(TCO 4) Through a process called _____________, sensory stimuli are interpreted as distinct sensations because their neural impulses travel to different parts of the brain.
Student Answer: INCORRECT transduction
organization
coding
sensory reduction
Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 4, p. 88
Points Received: 0 of 5
Comments: 
Question 7. Question : 
(TCO 4) Hyperopia (or farsightedness) results from images focused _____.
Student Answer: on the fovea
in front of the retina
behind the retina
on the rods
Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 4, p. 92
Points Received: 5 of 5
Comments: 
Question 8. Question : 
(TCO 4) The sense of gustation is important from an evolutionary standpoint because __________.
Student Answer: it allows us to enjoy the food that we eat
it helps us stay away from foods that are harmful or toxic
it helps to enhance our sense of smell
a and b
Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 4, p. 97
Points Received: 5 of 5
Comments: 
Question 9. Question : 
(TCO 4) Bodily posture, orientation, and movement information is provided to the brain by the _____ sense(s).
Student Answer: kinesthetic
vestibular
balance
a and b
Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 4, p. 98
Points Received: 5 of 5
Comments: 
Question 10. Question : 
(TCO 4) An example of ___________ would be if after a month of having stuck a post-it note by your door to remind you of an appointment, you forgot the appointment,
Student Answer: sensory adaptation
selective perception
habituation
selective attention
Instructor Explanation: See Chapter 4, p. 100
Points Received: 5 of 5
Comments: 
Question 11. Question : 
(TCO 6 ) This question has three parts:
(A) Contrast emotion-focused and problem-focused coping strategies.
(B) What would be an effective emotion-focused coping strategy for someone trying to cope with the stress of taking this test? What would be an ineffective emotion-focused coping strategy?
(C) What would be an effective problem-focused coping strategy for someone trying to cope with the stress of taking this test? What would be an ineffective problem-focused coping strategy?

 

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