How Patients Experience Pastoral Care in a
Tertiary Health Care Setting (Ashton)
1. Which is TRUE about St. John of God Murdoch Catholic hospital in
a. They offer evidence-based pastoral services.
b. They continue the healing mission of Jesus Christ.
c. They offer pastoral care to all
regardless of religious or spiritual affiliation.
d. All of the above.
2. The most striking outcome of this study was the positive impact from the
personal attributes of the pastoral practitioners. Which attributes were NOT
being friendly, warm, and understanding.
b. being positive, non-intrusive, and reassuring.
c. being theologically and prayerfully helpful.
d. being peaceful, compassionate, and
An Analysis of Emotional Intelligence Training (West)
3. Useful tools such as Myers
Briggs, Profile of Ministry, DISC Personality Profile, and
StrengthsFinder helped pastors to
a. improve their confidence and their faith.
b. increase their tenacity and resiliency.
c. improve their listening skills.
d. become aware of their temperaments.
4. When the pastors were asked if they
could imagine doing something else for a living, all 20 confidently said,
"No." This is because
a. their churches provided a comfortable living.
b. they believed God had called them to
c. their congregations gave them enough
d. they were too old to train for another profession.
Canadian Children and Spiritual
5. Kenneth Pargament's definition of spirituality, based on extensive
empirical research, includes all of the following EXCEPT
a. Spirituality almost always leads to involvement in organized
b. People invest more of themselves in those things they hold sacred.
c. People derive more support, strength, and satisfaction from those parts
of their lives that they hold sacred.
d. Once people discover something they perceive as sacred they want to hold
6. Which was NOT a finding of this study
about Canadian children in Grades 6 through 10?
a. With increasing grade levels, the children increased their connection
b. There was a strong relationship between their spiritual health and
positive physical health.
c. Girls experience the health benefits of spirituality more than their male
d. Spiritual health declined with age level (grade level).
Ghosts and Guests (Whitehead)
7. Which of the following is NOT true?
a. Person-first language allows someone
with mental illness to be seen as a human being rather than a diagnostic
40% of news stories about persons with mental illness place them in the
context of violence.
with mental illness usually experience emotional and social support in faith
d. Worldwide, persons with mental illness experience high rates of physical
and sexual victimization.
8. Which was NOT mentioned as one of the practical steps toward creating a
theology of belonging?
a. Have persons with mental illness tell their stories.
b. Teach empathy and compassion, trainable skills that can actually rewire
c. Stop using words like "crazy" and "delusional" from the church pulpits.
d. Design a standard college course for teaching empathy skills for the
Health Effects of a Religious Vocation (Webb)
9. All of the following are true about clergy's health EXCEPT
a. Most clergy experience stress-free vacations.
b. Clergy are among the highest proportionate mortality rates for
ischemic heart disease.
c. Clergy are disproportionately affected by obesity.
d. Clergy have noticeable problems with depression, anxiety, bipolar
disorder, and stress.
10. Which is NOT a result of this study on clergy health?
a. The majority of the clergy, 61.1%
, stated that the religious vocation has had a negative effect on their
b. Most parent organizations of clergy
have already established the sufficient number of hours per week clergy
should work in order to achieve a balance between work and personal time.
c. 63.8% of clergy perceived their
health to be very good or excellent.
d. 72.1% of the clergy were overweight