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5 Matching questions

  1. Norepinphrine
  2. Personality
  3. Fight-or-Flight Reactions
  4. Atherosclerosis
  5. Protein
  1. a A form of CDV in which the inner layers of artery walls are made thick and irregular by plaque deposits; arteries become narrowed, and blood supply is reduced.
  2. b A defense reaction that prepares a person for conflict or escape by triggering hormonal, cardiovascular, metabolic, and other changes.
  3. c An essential nutrient; a compound made of amino acids that contains carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen.
  4. d A neurotransmitter released by the sympathetic nervous system onto specific tissues to increase their function in the face of increased activity activity; when released by the brain, causes arousal.
  5. e The sum of behavioral, cognitive, and emotional tendencies.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Heart Disease caused by atherosclerosis in the arteries that supply blood to the heart muscle.
  2. A physiological state characterized by a feeling of warmth and quiet mental alertness.
  3. A simple sugar that is the body's basic fuel.
  4. The long term negative impact of the stress response on the body.
  5. A state of stability and consistency in a person's physiological functioning.

5 True/False questions

  1. Congestive Heart FailureA condition resulting from the heart's inability to pump out all the blood that returns to it; blood backs up in the veins leading the heart, causing an accumulation of fluid in various parts of the body.


  2. EustressThe collective physiological and emotional responses to any stimulus that disturbs an individual's homeostasis.


  3. General Adaptation SyndromeA pattern of stress responses consisting of three stages: alarm, resistance, and exhaustion. GAS


  4. PlateletsA deposit of fatty substances on the inner wall of the arteries.


  5. Stress ResponseThe physical and emotional reactions to a stressor.