Health Quiz

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The six dimensions of wellness include all of the following, EXCEPT
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dietary wellness or Occupational
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Physical wellness includes
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eating well, exercise, absence of disease.
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Optimism, trust, and self-confidence are components of
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emotional wellness
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A capacity to think critically is an example of
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intellectual wellness
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Which of the following best describes emotional wellness?
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optimism, trust, self-esteem, self acceptance, self-confidence
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Which of the following best describes spiritual wellness?
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possession of a set of guiding beliefs that give meaning to life
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Environmental, or planetary, wellness includes.
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the correlation between the health of the planet and your own health
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Protecting yourself form exposure to toxic substances in the workplace is an example of promoting ______ wellness.
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environmental
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Interpersonal/Social wellness
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satisfying relationships which are basic to both physical and emotional health
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Another important dimension of wellness is occupational wellness, which is
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Happiness through work
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An additional important dimension of wellness is financial wellness, which is
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the ability to live within your means and to manage your money
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Financial wellness does NOT include
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having many credit cards
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Life expectancy in 1900 was approximately ______ years
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47
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The most serious threat to one’s health in the early 1900s was
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infectious disease
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The average life expectancy in the past 100 years has
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nearly doubled
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A disease that develops and continues over a long period of time is a
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chronic disease
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The three leading causes of death in the US are
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heart disease, cancer, and stroke
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Three leading causes of death of americans 15-24.
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Motor vehicles, Homicide, Suicide
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Approximately what percentage of Americans get no leisure-time activity?
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40%
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The typical American diet is
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To high in Calories
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A diet high in calories and fat and low fiber will NOT lead to
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Chronic Disease
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One benefit of a healthy diet is
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You will look good, be healthy, lose weight
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Good strategies for achieving and maintaining a healthy body weight do NOT include
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short term dieting
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Appropriate stress management can lead to
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immunity
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The benefits of regular exercise and physical fitness do NOT include
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Getting significant amount of diseases.
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Tobacco use is
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#1 leading causes of death
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Excessive alcohol consumption is not
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good for you
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Factors involved in wellness
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Healthy diet, healthy body weight
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The first step in changing a health related behavior is
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ID the behavior
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When choosing a target behavior to change, you maximize tour chances of success by
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simple goals
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Locus of control is best defined as
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refers to the figurative \”place\” a person designates as the source of responsibility for the events in his or her life.
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If you have an external locus of control, believing you have a genetic predisposition to cancer can
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Cause one to prevent to seek aid
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Donna is about 25 pounds overweight, has tried a variety of diets, and has repeatedly failed to maintain weight loss. She defends her weight with the explanation that almost all of her relatives are overweight, and none has ever been successful with attempts to lose weight. Donna can best be described as
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having an external locus of control
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The Key to a successful behavior change program is
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A plan that sets goals and anticipates set backs and has awards
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Setting realistic specific goals can help you change unwanted behavior by
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setting goals that you can manage
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Which of the following is an example of modifying your environment to support change?
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studying in the library instead of near the student union snack bar
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In a behavior change program, a trap related to social influences might be
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Trying to get your friends or family members to change their behaviors.
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The wellness concept definse health as the absence of disease
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FALSE
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Self-confidence is one characteristic of a person who possesses good emotional health
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TRUE
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In 1900, a person was most likely to die of chronic diseases.
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TRUE
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Prevention is the most effective way of dealing with chronic disease.
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TRUE
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A goal of the healthy people initiative is to eliminate health disparities among Americans.
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TRUE
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Most health problems occur at the same rate for men and women
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FALSE
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Approximately 75% of all Americans exercise regularly
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FALSE
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Regular exercise is a crucial factor in preventing chronic disease
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TRUE
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Women are more likely to be afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease than men.
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TRUE
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An external locus of control reinforces motivation and commitment during a behavior change program.
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FALSE
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Food rewards are highly recommended for successful behavior change
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FALSE
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Breaking your plan into smaller steps that you can accomplish one day at a time may reduce procrastination
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TRUE
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The most effective way of dealing with disease is
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prevention

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