Quiz - Cohen's study on stress and the immune system

quiz on Cohen's study on stress and the immune system (10 questions)

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Quiz for Cohen's study on stress + the immune system (answers on page 2)
Q1. How many people participated in Cohen's study?
A. 296 B. 294 C.396 D.394
Q2. What is the function of the immune system?
A. To protect the body against all illnesses and infections
B. To protect the body against the common cold virus only
C. To help our muscle relax
D. To help us remember important information
Q3. How did Cohen measure the participant's stress level?
A. Interview B. Questionnaire C. Written Report D. Radio interview
Q4. How were the participants exposed to the common cold virus?
A. Injection B. Standing in a room with lots of infected people C. Nasal Spray D. A gel
Q5. How long did Cohen wait after exposing participants to the common cold virus before
recording the results?
A. 3 days B. 5 days C. 4 days D. 7 days
Q6. Those that had experienced long-term stress for 6 months were how many times more likely
to develop the common cold?
A. 2 B. 3 C. 4 D. 1
Q7. Those that had experience long-term stress for 2 years were how many times more likely to
develop the common cold?
A. 2 B. 3 C. 4 D. 1
Q8. Why is a person more likely to develop a cold if they have experienced stress?
A. Because stress weakens the immune system
B. Because their body is finding it easy to fight infection
C. Because they have a low level of stress hormones in the body
D. Because they have low blood pressure
Q9. A stress hormone associated with the HPA axis is...
A. Adrenaline B. Noradrenaline C. Corticosteroids D. ATCH
Q10. One ethical problem with Cohen's study is:
A. He caused them physical harm by exposing them to the common cold virus
B. He did not ask permission from each participant
C. He only recruited males to participate
D. He only recruited females to participate
Answers
Q1. D
Q2. A
Q3. B
Q4. C
Q5. D
Q6. B
Q7. C
Q8.A
Q9. C
Q10. A

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