Practice Quizzes

Chapter 92: In Focus: Body Image

1: Which of the following do not influence one's image of themselves?
Ethnicity
Values of physical appearance
Idea on physical attractiveness
Distribution of weight
all of the above influence one's body image
2: Which best describes anorexia?
A disorder that causes people to vomit excessively
Self-induced starvation
Disease-induced starvation
A male dominated weight gain problem
Self-induced vomiting
3: What best describes bulimia?
A disorder that causes people to vomit excessively
Self-induced starvation
Disease-induced starvation
A male dominated weight gain problem
Self-induced vomiting to prevent becoming fat
4: What separates anorexia from bulimia?
Anorexics are obsessed with thinness, bulimics have an obsessive fear of becoming fat
Anorexics are obsessed with becoming fat, bulimics have an obsession with thinness
Anorexia predominantly affects males, whereas bulimics are predominantly female
Anorexia predominantly affect female, whereas bulimics are predominantly male
They are different names of the same identical disorder.
5: Which of the following is not a side effect of steroid use?
testicular shrinkage
increased cholesterol level
infertility
decreased sexual drive
passivity and meekness
6: Some overweight people may see themselves as slimmer than they actually are.
TRUE
FALSE
7: Those individuals with realistic body images tend to be more success in losing weight.
TRUE
FALSE
8: The ultimate goal of any weight-loss program should be the loss of overall body weight, not just body fat.
TRUE
FALSE
9: The treatment for both anorexia and bulimia have recently seen tremendous advances and are now easily cured.
TRUE
FALSE
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