Illegal, Recreational And Legal Drugs

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Biology quiz on legal, illegal and recreational drugs. GOOD LUCK!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Ethanol is a legal drug. What does it contain?

    • A.

      Coke

    • B.

      Nicotine

    • C.

      Alcohol

    Correct Answer
    C. Alcohol
    Explanation
    Ethanol is a legal drug because it is a type of alcohol. It is commonly found in alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine, and spirits. Ethanol is a psychoactive substance that can cause intoxication and has both stimulant and depressant effects on the central nervous system. It is regulated and legal for consumption in many countries, although its use should be done responsibly and in moderation to avoid negative health effects.

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  • 2. 

    Nicotine is a legal drug. What contains it?

    • A.

      Cigarettes

    • B.

      Cheese

    • C.

      Alcohol

    Correct Answer
    A. Cigarettes
    Explanation
    Nicotine is a legal drug that is commonly found in cigarettes. While cheese and alcohol do not typically contain nicotine, cigarettes are known to contain this addictive substance.

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  • 3. 

    Name two illegal drugs.

  • 4. 

    What are the effects of LSD?

    • A.

      Tierdness

    • B.

      A distorted view of objects

    • C.

      Hallucinations

    • D.

      Affects your nervous system

    Correct Answer
    B. A distorted view of objects
    Explanation
    LSD, or lysergic acid diethylamide, is a hallucinogenic drug that can cause various effects on the user. One of these effects is a distorted view of objects, where the user may perceive things differently than they actually are. This can include seeing objects as distorted in shape, size, or color. LSD can also cause hallucinations, where the user may see or hear things that are not actually there. Additionally, LSD affects the nervous system, leading to altered sensory perception, mood changes, and potential physical effects such as dilated pupils and increased heart rate.

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  • 5. 

    Are medical drugs.......

    • A.

      Legal

    • B.

      Illegal

    Correct Answer
    A. Legal
    Explanation
    Medical drugs are legal because they are prescribed by healthcare professionals and regulated by government authorities. These drugs undergo rigorous testing and approval processes to ensure their safety and effectiveness. They are intended to treat, cure, or prevent diseases, and their use is regulated to ensure that they are used appropriately and responsibly.

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  • 6. 

    Name one Medical drug.

  • 7. 

    Are medical drugs addictive in the same way recreational ones are?

    • A.

      Yes people can get addicted to them.

    • B.

      No thats why doctors prescribe them for medical purposes.

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes people can get addicted to them.
    Explanation
    Medical drugs can be addictive in the same way recreational drugs are because they can alter brain chemistry and create dependency. Some medications, such as opioids or benzodiazepines, have a high potential for addiction and can lead to physical and psychological dependence if misused or taken for an extended period. It is important for healthcare professionals to carefully monitor and regulate the use of these drugs to minimize the risk of addiction.

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  • 8. 

    What do we mean by indigenous peoples?

    • A.

      The name given to illegal drug users in the UK

    • B.

      People under the age of 18 who use illegal drugs

    • C.

      A type of ethenic group who use drugs from natural substances such as plants.

    • D.

      Someone who has an addiction to a medical drug

    Correct Answer
    C. A type of ethenic group who use drugs from natural substances such as plants.
  • 9. 

    Name three withdrawral symptoms after stopping the use of drugs.

  • 10. 

    A.............alters the way in which your body works. It can affect the........... the .......... or both.Some drugs are............ e.g. caffine Other drugs, such as..................... and heroine are illegal.

    Correct Answer
    Mind
    Cocaine
    Body
    Legal
    Drug
    Explanation
    The question is asking for the correct order of the words given. The first word mentioned is "Mind", followed by "Cocaine", "Body", "Legal", and "Drug". This order matches the given answer "Mind, Cocaine, Body, Legal, Drug".

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  • 11. 

    Drugs which people use for................ all affect the.............. and nervous system. Some of these drugs are Legal but are some of them are.................. More people suffer............... problems caused by the...................... drugs than Illegal ones.

    Correct Answer
    Brain
    Health
    Illegal
    Legal
    Recreation
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Brain, Health, Illegal, Legal, Recreation". The question states that drugs affect the brain and nervous system, and some of these drugs are legal while others are illegal. It also mentions that more people suffer health problems caused by legal drugs than illegal ones. Therefore, the answer choices align with the information given in the question.

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  • 12. 

    Why do people use drugs for betting?

    • A.

      To help them enjoy the pleasure of betting.

    • B.

      They already know the result therefore they get more money to gained.

    Correct Answer
    B. They already know the result therefore they get more money to gained.
    Explanation
    People may use drugs for betting because they believe that it enhances their ability to predict the outcome of the bet, thus increasing their chances of winning and earning more money. They may think that drugs can improve their focus, decision-making skills, or intuition, giving them an unfair advantage over others. This belief may lead them to rely on drugs as a means to gain an edge in the betting world.

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  • 13. 

    How old do you have to be to buy alcohol in the U.S.A?

    • A.

      19

    • B.

      18

    • C.

      16

    • D.

      21

    Correct Answer
    D. 21
    Explanation
    In the U.S.A, the legal age to buy alcohol is 21. This age restriction is in place to promote responsible drinking and reduce the negative consequences associated with underage drinking. The legal drinking age of 21 helps to ensure that individuals have reached a certain level of maturity and responsibility before consuming alcohol, as it can have significant physical and mental effects. Additionally, this age restriction helps to enforce laws related to alcohol consumption and prevent alcohol-related accidents and incidents among young adults.

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  • 14. 

    Why is alcohol described as a drug?

  • 15. 

    Give three examples of decisions that someone under the influence of alcohol might make.

  • 16. 

    What is Legal limit for drinking and driving in mg of blood alcohol concentration per 100 cm3 of blood ?

    • A.

      50 mg3

    • B.

      100 mg3

    • C.

      75 mg3

    • D.

      80 mg3

    Correct Answer
    D. 80 mg3
    Explanation
    The legal limit for drinking and driving is 80 mg of blood alcohol concentration per 100 cm3 of blood. This means that if a person's blood alcohol concentration exceeds this limit, they are considered to be driving under the influence and can be charged with a DUI offense. It is important to note that this limit may vary in different countries and jurisdictions.

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  • 17. 

    Name two smoking related diseases.

  • 18. 

    What is the substance in tar which is a major cancer causing substance. 

    • A.

      Just Tar

    • B.

      Carcinogen

    • C.

      Lithinthium

    • D.

      Tarcinogen

    Correct Answer
    B. Carcinogen
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Carcinogen." Carcinogens are substances that have the potential to cause cancer. Tar, which is a black, sticky substance found in tobacco smoke, is known to contain several carcinogens. These carcinogens can damage DNA and other genetic material, leading to the development of cancerous cells. Therefore, it is important to avoid exposure to tar and other carcinogens to reduce the risk of developing cancer.

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