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1

Noise can have a negative effect on the human body and loud noise can induce stress. Above what dB level can noise affect a person’s vision?

A. at or above 75 dB, which can cause the pupil to alter.
B. at or above 75 dB, which can cause permanent damage to the eyes.
C. above 90 dB, which can cause the pupil to alter.
D. above 90 dB, which can cause permanent damage to the eyes.

A. at or above 75 dB, which can cause the pupil to alter

2

When a person feels that he or she is unable to cope with a given situation,

A. that person will experience negative stress and try to neutralise the situation.
B. that person will experience negative stress and either fight or flee.
C. that person will experience positive stress and either fight or flee.
D. that person will experience positive stress and try to neutralise the situation.

B. that person will experience negative stress and either fight or flee

3

Which of the following statements is TRUE of stress?

A. Noise, glare, and vibration are all types of stressors.
B. Long-term stress has no effect on energy levels.
C. Personal stress has no bearing on professional stress.
D. Sleep cures almost all stress.

A. Noise, glare, and vibration are all types of stressors

4

Task-related stressors can include the demands that exist in the performance of one’s job. Which of the following statements is true about task-related stressors?

A. If you are given a set amount of work but are unable to complete it in a reasonable time frame, this is called work overload.
B. Having to work in a noisy workplace can hinder your work operation and increase the task-related stress.
C. If you are given a set amount of work and must complete the work in a cold environment, this is a task-related stressor.
D. When you are given too much work and not enough time to do it, this is called work overload.

D. When you are given too much work and not enough time to do it, this is called work overload

5

From the list below, select all the psychological stressors:

A. none of the below.
B. overeating.
C. natural disasters.
D. marriage or divorce.
E. holidays and vacations.
F. fatigue.
G. all of the above.

C. natural disasters
D. marriage or divorce
E. holidays and vacations

6

Which of the following statements is true regarding arousal and performance?

A. Moderate stress leads to maximum performance.
B. Minimum of stress leads to maximum performance.
C. Maximum arousal leads to maximum performance.
D. Maximum performance is gained when there is little or no arousal.

A. Moderate stress leads to maximum performance

7

Why is resonance an extremely dangerous phenomenon?

A. If internal vibration wavelengths match the body’s external vibration frequencies, the potential for organ damage is severe.
B. If internal vibration frequencies are out of phase with the body’s external vibration frequencies, the potential for organ damage is severe.
C. If external vibration frequencies are out of phase with the body’s internal vibration frequencies, the potential for organ damage is severe.
D. If external vibration frequencies match the body’s internal vibration frequencies, the potential for organ damage is severe.

D. If external vibration frequencies match the body’s internal vibration frequencies, the potential for organ damage is severe

8

Which of the following is an example of a physical stressor?

A. holidays and vacations.
B. fatigue.
C. noise.
D. job loss.
E. workplace politics.
F. performance review.

B. fatigue

9

When overstressed (and, therefore, over-aroused), one’s overwhelmed senses leave him/her prone to _________, indecision, _________ (tunnel vision), and _________ motivation:

A. errors, nonchalance, increases.
B. errors, fixation, decreased.
C. mistakes, nonchalance, decreased.
D. errors, focused, increased.

B. errors, fixation, decreased

10

During an emergency situation, increased arousal affects decision-making _____ by _____.

A. positively; narrowing one’s focus.
B. positively; broadening one’s focus.
C. negatively; broadening one’s focus.
D. negatively; narrowing one’s focus.

B. positively; broadening one’s focus