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This test consists of 25 multiple choice questions and five short answer questions. The questions are in random order. You have unlimited time to complete the test. You may use your notes, the blog, or the documents on my site link. Good luck!

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  • 1. 
    Choose one of the following drugs:Nicotine, Alcohol, Marijuana, Ecstasy, Heroin, LSD, Steroids, PCP, Cocaine/CrackEXPLAIN 5 effects this drug has on the brain AND body.
  • 2. 
    Explain three things teenagers can do instead of using drugs.
  • 3. 
    List 5 things you can say or do to avoid using drugs or say "no" to someone who is offering you drugs.  (Must be realistic refusals in order to gain credit).
  • 4. 
    Explain how not using drugs would benefit your health, your life and your future.
  • 5. 
    In detail, explain specifically what you have learned in this unit and how you will use what you have learned.
  • 6. 
    Which of the following characteristics is commonly associated with addictive behaviors?
    • A. 

      Strong compulsion

    • B. 

      Loss of control

    • C. 

      Escalating use

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is most closely associated with physical dependence on a drug?
    • A. 

      Poor performance at work or school

    • B. 

      Withdrawal symptoms

    • C. 

      Escalating use of a drug

    • D. 

      Expressing a desire to cut down on drug use

  • 8. 
    The method of drug use that  significantly increases the user's risk for hepatitis and HIV infection is
    • A. 

      Inalation

    • B. 

      Ingestion

    • C. 

      Injection

    • D. 

      Absorption

  • 9. 
    Opioids (narcotics)
    • A. 

      Relieve pain

    • B. 

      Stimulate activity

    • C. 

      Improve alertness

    • D. 

      Cause hallucinations

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a central nervous system depressant?
    • A. 

      Alcohol

    • B. 

      Cocaine

    • C. 

      LSD

    • D. 

      Ecstasy

  • 11. 
    The most likely physical reaction to amphetamine ingestion is
    • A. 

      Sedation

    • B. 

      Fatigue

    • C. 

      Delirium

    • D. 

      Alertness

  • 12. 
    The most widely used illegal drug in the United States is
    • A. 

      Ecstasy

    • B. 

      Cocaine

    • C. 

      Marijuana

    • D. 

      Heroin

  • 13. 
    The active chemical in marijuana is
    • A. 

      Ephedrine

    • B. 

      Psilocybin

    • C. 

      Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)

    • D. 

      Benzodiazpine

  • 14. 
    Cocaine is a central nervous system stimulant.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    There are no known long-term effects of marijuana use.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Inhalants are present in many legal, seemingly harmless products.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    If a beverage is 100 proof, it contains ______  alcohol.
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      100%

  • 18. 
    To help a person who has been drinking and is unconscious, you should
    • A. 

      Wake the person up and give him or her a beverage with caffeine.

    • B. 

      Leave the person alone and let them sleep it off.

    • C. 

      Get the person on his or her feet to walk around.

    • D. 

      Place the person on his or her side and watch for breathing problems.

  • 19. 
    Women generally have higher BAC levels than men after consuming the same amount of alcohol because they
    • A. 

      Drink more.

    • B. 

      Are less experienced.

    • C. 

      Have a higher percentage of body fat.

    • D. 

      Don't eat when they drink.

  • 20. 
    Which statement about binge drinking is FALSE?
    • A. 

      Binge drinkers are more likely to drink and drive.

    • B. 

      Binge drinkers are more likely to consider themselves problem drinkers.

    • C. 

      Binge drinkers are more likely to engage in unplanned, unprotected sex.

  • 21. 
    The active drug in cigarettes is
    • A. 

      Benzopyrene

    • B. 

      Formaldahyde

    • C. 

      Tar

    • D. 

      Nicotine

  • 22. 
    The immediate effects of smoking a cigarette include which of the following?
    • A. 

      Increased blood pressure

    • B. 

      Inreased sense of taste

    • C. 

      Decreased heart rate

    • D. 

      Increased appetite

  • 23. 
    Smoking causes a condition called _______________, in which the air sacs in the lungs are gradually destroyed.
    • A. 

      Asthma

    • B. 

      Aortic aneurysm

    • C. 

      Chronic bronchitis

    • D. 

      Emphysema

  • 24. 
    People can usually drive safely with a BAC of up to .20%.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The process of intoxication
    • A. 

      Begins with one drink.

    • B. 

      Affects all users in the same way.

    • C. 

      Begins after three drinks

    • D. 

      Refers to the positive effects of alcohol.

  • 26. 
    Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is
    • A. 

      A group of birth defects caused by a pregnant woman's drinking alcohol.

    • B. 

      The concentration of alcohol in the blood stream.

    • C. 

      A group of health problems common to heavy drinkers.

    • D. 

      A condition of uncontrollable trembling.

  • 27. 
    Alcohol is a depressant because it
    • A. 

      Helps people escape unpleasant feelings.

    • B. 

      Causes a hangover.

    • C. 

      Slows down the activity of the central nervous system.

    • D. 

      Affects a drinker's appetite.

  • 28. 
    The higher a person's BAC,
    • A. 

      The lesser the effect alcohol has on the body and mind.

    • B. 

      The greater the effect alcohol has on the body and mind.

    • C. 

      The lesser the chance of a hangover.

    • D. 

      The higher the body temperature.

  • 29. 
    The leading cause of death among alcoholics is
    • A. 

      Blackouts.

    • B. 

      Cirrhosis of the liver.

    • C. 

      Heart attacks.

    • D. 

      Delirium tremens.

  • 30. 
    Which statement regarding the use of marijuana for people who have cancer is TRUE?
    • A. 

      Marijuana seems to reverse the progress of the disease.

    • B. 

      For people with brain tumors, marijuana improves heart and lung function.

    • C. 

      Because marijuana increases appetite, it is recommended to decrease nausea.

    • D. 

      Marijuana is recommended by physicians to help people deal with their depression.