What Do You Know About Addiction? Trivia Quiz

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What Do You Know About Addiction? Trivia Quiz

What do you know about addiction? Drugs, if used for their intended purposes, are a blessing, but if one does not use them as needed, it can lead to addiction, health complications, or even death. Overcoming addiction is not easy because withdrawal is hard, but one can overcome it. Take this quiz and learn some facts surrounding this struggle.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is NOT one of the 3 main factors of why some people become addicts?
    • A. 

      Biology

    • B. 

      Environment

    • C. 

      Education

    • D. 

      Development

  • 2. 
    A person can't become addicted to drugs or alcohol if they only try it one time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What is a reason that people who are in recovery from an addiction relapse?
    • A. 

      They decide they do not want to quit their addiction

    • B. 

      People in recovery do not relapse

    • C. 

      Continued use causes the brain to change over time, and they forget they quit their addiction

    • D. 

      Continued use causes the brain to change over time, making self-control to resist the addiction harder

  • 4. 
    Besides tobacco, the number one thing most American's are addicted to is:
  • 5. 
    What is one reason why a gambling addict continues to gamble?
    • A. 

      They want to win a bunch of money

    • B. 

      They believe their bad luck will change

    • C. 

      They have the money to go gamble

    • D. 

      Their friends all gamble

  • 6. 
    What is the most common withdrawal symptoms addicts experience?
    • A. 

      Sweating

    • B. 

      Nausea

    • C. 

      Depression

    • D. 

      Headaches

    • E. 

      Racing Heart

    • F. 

      Irritablility

    • G. 

      Anxiety

    • H. 

      Insomnia

    • I. 

      Hallucinations

  • 7. 
    Detecting that someone has a gambling addiction is harder than detecting someone with a drug addiction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    In the United States, more people now die from _______________ overdoses than from heroin and cocaine combined.
  • 9. 
    What are some of the main symptoms of someone who is addicted to gambling?
    • A. 

      Feeling the need to keep their gambling a secret

    • B. 

      Stealing money to gamble

    • C. 

      Scabs on their skin

    • D. 

      Gambling even when they have no money to

    • E. 

      Breaking into a casino

    • F. 

      Borrowing money from family and friends

    • G. 

      Family expresses concern that you may have a problem

    • H. 

      Can't stay away from the casinos

    • I. 

      They always eat at the casino buffets