Alcohol/Drugs And Teen Quiz

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  • 1. 
    1. The number one reason teens said they BEGIN use of alcohol/drugs is because they feel:
    • A. 

      Pressured by their peers

    • B. 

      Influenced by the media

    • C. 

      Curious

    • D. 

      Anxious, depressed, or stressed

  • 2. 
    The number one reason teens said they CONTINUE use of alcohol/drugs is:
    • A. 

      It helps them cope with feelings.

    • B. 

      They like the feeling or being drunk or high.

    • C. 

      In response to continued peer pressure

    • D. 

      Boredom, lack of anything "better" to do.

    • E. 

      They have become addicted

  • 3. 
    The FIRST TIME a teen uses an illicit substance, it is most likely to have been obtained from
    • A. 

      Student drug dealers at their school.

    • B. 

      Siblings or friends

    • C. 

      Drug dealers in their community.

    • D. 

      Parents or other adult relatives

  • 4. 
    Addiction (compulsive drug-seeking/using behavior) is caused by
    • A. 

      Underlying psychiatric or emotional problems or trauma that lead to "self medicating."

    • B. 

      Using a lot of drugs over time

    • C. 

      A recently discovered gene on chromosome 11q22-23 that is responsible for controlling the dopamine D2 receptor protein.

    • D. 

      There seems to be genetic and environmental influences but a definitive cause is not known.

    • E. 

      Poor self esteem.

  • 5. 
    The number one "date rape drug" in incidence and prevalence is
    • A. 

      GHB

    • B. 

      Alcohol

    • C. 

      Rohypnol ("roofies")

    • D. 

      Cocaine

  • 6. 
    Teenage addiction:
    • A. 

      Is impossible to treat until the teen "hits bottom."

    • B. 

      Always results in long term personality damage

    • C. 

      Requires psychotherapy to treat the underlying depression that accompanies drug use

    • D. 

      Slows or stops emotional and maturational development.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Teens who are court- or parent- mandated into substance abuse treatment have a(n) ___ rate of treatment success compared with teens that enter treatment willingly
    • A. 

      Much lower

    • B. 

      Slightly lower

    • C. 

      About equal

    • D. 

      Much greater

  • 8. 
    Which statement is true of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings
    • A. 

      AA/NA is not appropriate for teens, as the meetings and "steps" are geared towards adults.

    • B. 

      AA/NA meetings are free and open to anyone of any age who wants to stop using alcohol/drugs.

    • C. 

      AA/NA provide an important support system for teens recovering from alcohol/drug problems.

    • D. 

      B and C

  • 9. 
    Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about drug testing
    • A. 

      . Drug testing detects with 100% certainty whether a person is using drugs.

    • B. 

      Drug testing can be altered by many products and in many ways

    • C. 

      Drug testing can only detect marijuana use if administered within 24 hours of smoking.

    • D. 

      Drug testing can usually detect ecstasy use for about 1 week after use

    • E. 

      Drug testing can usually detect ecstasy use for about 1 week after use

  • 10. 
    Which of the following causes the highest % rate of death from first time use?
    • A. 

      Heroin.

    • B. 

      Inhalants.

    • C. 

      Methamphetamine.

    • D. 

      Alcohol

  • 11. 
    A teen that is not used to drinking and rapidly "chugs" a six pack of beer can
    • A. 

      Feel sick

    • B. 

      Become violent

    • C. 

      Die from respiratory failure.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and B

  • 12. 
    Which of the following are true of inhalant abuse
    • A. 

      It is most prevalent among middle school youth

    • B. 

      Inhalant abuse can cause permanent brain, liver, nerve and kidney damage.

    • C. 

      Abusable inhalants can be easily, legally purchased and are found in many common household items

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    According to a National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) study, teens that smoke marijuana are 85 times more likely to use cocaine than non-marijuana smokers. According to this same study, what % of teens who smoke marijuana before age 15 will later use cocaine?
    • A. 

      10 %

    • B. 

      25 %

    • C. 

      45%

    • D. 

      60%

  • 14. 
    Students in grades 9 – 12 nationwide who were surveyed by the December 2001 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) indicated that in the month prior to the survey, about ____ % had ridden with a driver who had been drinking alcohol and about ____ % had driven a car or other vehicle after drinking alcohol
    • A. 

      10 % / 6 %

    • B. 

      19 % / 12 %

    • C. 

      30% / 13 %

    • D. 

      50 % / 22 %

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is NOT true about HIV/AIDS
    • A. 

      AIDS is the leading cause of death for people ages 25 to 44 and the sixth leading cause of death for ages 14 to 25

    • B. 

      Educating young people about HIV/AIDS prevention encourages them to be sexually active.

    • C. 

      Half of people that seroconvert to HIV + have a history of intravenous drug use

    • D. 

      Substance use even without needle use contributes significantly to HIV transmission due to associated at-risk behaviors.

    • E. 

      Drug abuse treat ment is a proven means of preventing the spread of HIV and AIDS.

  • 16. 
    Addiction to cocaine:
    • A. 

      Often progresses more quickly than addiction to alcohol or marijuana

    • B. 

      Is much more difficult to successfully treat than other addictions.

    • C. 

      Usually requires medication for depression to be successfully treated

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    Nitrous oxide
    • A. 

      Can be extracted from common whipped cream canisters and inhaled

    • B. 

      Dispensed from tanks into balloons for consumption at "raves" and parties.

    • C. 

      Can be purchased as "whippets" for purposes of abuse as well as for commercial purposes.

    • D. 

      Can cause death from suffocation, oxygen deprivation or heart arrhythmia

    • E. 

      All of the above

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