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A Wellness Way of Life Cover Image
A Wellness Way of Life, 5/e
Gwen Robbins, Ball State University
Debbie Powers, Ball State University
Sharon Burgess, Ball State University

Planning Wellness for a Lifetime

Multiple Choice Quiz



1

Which of the following is true about quackery products?
A)They must have at least one documented case of success.
B)A money-back guarantee must accompany each product.
C)Quackery products are unproven.
D)Television will only advertise proven claims.
E)Foreign products must pass FDA guidelines.
2

Which of the following would represent a "wellness" service offered by a university?
A)eating disorder clinic
B)career-testing
C)24-hour quiet study lounge in the residence hall
D)time management workshop
E)All of the above are wellness offerings
3

An example of a diagnostic wellness service an employer might offer to employees would be
A)smoking cessation classes.
B)day care for employees' children.
C)back care workshops.
D)cholesterol and blood pressure screening.
E)All of these are diagnostic services.
4

What is the main reason companies are investing in wellness programs for their employees?
A)Teaching people to stay healthy is less expensive than treating them when they are ill.
B)Companies are trying to lure top graduates from wellness-oriented universities.
C)Companies enjoy the prestige and notoriety of having a gymnasium or workout room.
D)Athletic contests between companies are becoming quite competitive.
E)Buying workout equipment is a good way to tax shelter extra company profits.
5

Studies show that one of the major predictors of lifetime exercise activity in children is
A)the number of years of physical education classes they've had.
B)parental modeling of physical activity.
C)participation in extracurricular sports teams.
D)socioeconomic status
E)academic status.
6

The prime molders of a child's self-concept are
A)elementary teachers.
B)Sunday-school teachers.
C)peers/friends.
D)parents/guardians.
E)teenage babysitters.
7

The leading cause of death among young adults is
A)Motor vehicle crashes
B)AIDS
C)Suicide
D)Motorcycle crashes
E)Homicide
8

One of the newest emerging trends in health care is
A)many hospitals are facing bankruptcy
B)the dangerous shortage of physicians
C)alternative therapies are gaining acceptance
D)nurses are becoming more specialized
E)medical schools are becoming more selective
9

Which group is most resistive to public health promotion?
A)white collar workers
B)blue collar workers
C)men
D)women
E)teenagers
10

Which of the following is important for sustaining a strong immune system?
A)getting 7-9 hours of sleep every night
B)eating a balanced diet
C)having a sense of humor
D)social connectedness
E)all of the above are important
11

Advertising can only promote products that have been proven to work.
A)true
B)false
12

It is safer for young children in safety seats or seat belts to ride in the back seat of a car instead of in the front seat.
A)true
B)false
13

Acupuncture is an example of an "alternative" or "complementary" therapy.
A)true
B)false
14

The fastest growing segment of our population are people age 25-35.
A)true
B)false
15

The best time to introduce children to wellness habits is when they begin school, around age 5.
A)true
B)false