Welcome to your I/O Quiz 10 Your Name 1. According to Hans Selye, stress is defined as a psychological reaction to threatening environmental events. all of the above a physiological reaction to threatening environmental events. a psychological reaction to work overload and deadlines.2. Organizational sources of worker stress affect only higher-level workers. result from individual characteristics. can be alleviated by management actions cannot be alleviated.3. According to research, individuals who exhibit the type A behavior pattern produce higher-quality work, but at a slower rate than type Bs. tend to abuse alcohol and drugs more often than type Bs tend to work harder than type Bs and work well in a variety of jobs. tend to have lower organizational positions than type Bs.4. Stress is negative when it causes physiological reactions. sometimes negative and sometimes positive. always positive. always negative.5. John feels that his new job does not use his work-related skills. He is experiencing underutilization. lack of control. work deficiency. job ambiguity.6. When a job requires excessive work speed, output, or concentration, the worker may experience work overload. technostress. job uncertainty. job intensity.7. Companies and managers are mainly interested in worker stress because stress motivates workers. stressful workers are often late to work. stressful workers have higher productivity rates. stress causes illness.8. Stress resulting from a feeling of lack of control is particularly common in highly trained workers. higher-level workers. employees who work as part of a team. lower-level workers.9. When studying stress, it is important to focus only on work stress. use self-report methods for measuring stress. focus on relieving stress. focus on a broad picture of the total stress an individual is experiencing.10. Riggio defines worker stress as emotional exhaustion caused by threatening environmental events. a buildup of cognitive dissonance. physiological and/or psychological reactions to events that are perceived to be threatening or taxing. negative psychological consequences of physiological reactions to frustration.