1. What is the main idea of the selection? 2. What is the author’s primary purpose for writing this selection? (be specific) 3. Which one of the following best describes the overall organization of the selection? a. compare and contrast c. cause and effect b. list d. sequence 4. List one example of each of the types of stressors. a. b. c. 5. Events such as the death of a parent or the breakup of a marriage are known as a. cataclysmic events b. daily stressors c. personal stressors d. background stressors 6. The author suggests that all of the following are true about daily hassles except a. They can contribute to physical illness. b. They occur suddenly and affect many people simultaneously. c. Daily hassles include both minor irritations and chronic long-term problems. d. They can add up and produce as much stress as a single incident. 7. Which of the following statements is NOT true of posttraumatic stress disorder? a. Some cataclysmic events produce lingering stress. b. Not all symptoms of stress disappear when the stressful event comes to an end. c. Combat veterans may be especially prone to post-traumatic stress disorder. d. It is easy to recover from stressful events if you just stop dwelling on it.