Substance Abuse

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Substance Abuse Quizzes & Trivia

What is your definition of substance abuse? Do you think you know all that pertains to substance abuse? I bet not and therefore challenge you to take up the quiz below. It is pretty informative. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     what is the number one leading cause of drug related death
    • A. 

      Marijuana

    • B. 

      Alcohol

    • C. 

      Tabacco

    • D. 

      Cocaine

  • 2. 
    Psychactive drugs are classifiedas either illicit or licit
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Gateways drugs are commonly used drug that are beleived to lead to using other more powerful drugs like alcohol, tabacco and marijuana
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Drug abuse is also known as  _________abuse or _________abuse
  • 5. 
    Erich Goode's four types of drug use are legal instrumental, illigal instrumental, legal recreational, illigal recreational
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The three types of drug user are ________,________,_______
  • 7. 
    The amount of drug taken does not necessarily determine abuse
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The motive for taking the drug , is the most important factor in determining presense of abuse
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Drug dependence are due to both _____________and __________________________factors.
  • 10. 
    The need to continue taking drugs to avoid withdrawal symptons
    • A. 

      Psychological dependance

    • B. 

      Physical dependance

  • 11. 
    The need that a user may feel for continued use of a drug in order to experience its effects.
    • A. 

      Psychological dependance

    • B. 

      Physical dependance

  • 12. 
    Stages of drug depedance are 
    • A. 

      Relief

    • B. 

      Increased used

    • C. 

      Preoccupation

    • D. 

      Dependancy

    • E. 

      Withdrawal

  • 13. 
    Major models of addiction are moral, disease, and character or personality predisposition model
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The 1906 pure food and drug act marked the beginning of involvement by the government in drug labels
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Which amendment was passed to strethen existing laws and required that labels should not contain theraputic claims or statements
    • A. 

      the durham-humphrey amendment

    • B. 

      The sherley amendment

    • C. 

      Kefauver-harris amendment

    • D. 

      The harrison act

  • 16. 
    The food, drug and cosmetic act of 1938 replace the food & drug of 1906
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The food, drug and cosmetic act of 1938 allowed and required
    • A. 

      Fda to oversee the safety of food, drug and cosmetics

    • B. 

      Required companies to file applications with government showing nature of contant.

  • 18. 
    Which act came upon the influence of 100 people dying from the use of elixersulfanilade
  • 19. 
    What substance was used in drugs thst lead to 100 people dying and the influence of a new Food & drug act
  • 20. 
    Which amendment was put in place in order to distinguish between prescription and over the counter drugs
    • A. 

      The sherley amendment

    • B. 

      The food, drug,& cosmetic act

    • C. 

      The durham-humprey amendment

    • D. 

      Kefauver-harris amendment

  • 21. 
    The food and drug act of 1906 allowed dangerouse drugs as long as it was printed on the drugs label.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The food, druc and cosmetic act of 1938 says that companies require to file applications, list all ingridients, use of  drug and any known dangers
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The durham-humprey amendment of 1951 has 3 classifications to list a drug as a prescription or not
    • A. 

      If it has a dosage requirement

    • B. 

      If its a new drug

    • C. 

      If its habit forming

  • 24. 
    The durham-humphrey amendment fixed a flaw in the shirley amendment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    What amendment was an amendment to the food, drug & cosmetic act to have drug manufactures provide proof o effictiveness and safety of their drug before approvel.
    • A. 

      The sherley amendment

    • B. 

      The durham-humphrey amendment

    • C. 

      The kefauver- harris amendment

  • 26. 
    Which amendment was in response to the thalimomide tragedy .
  • 27. 
    Exception to special drug marketing laws include the _______rule and the __________law
  • 28. 
    In 1972 the fad initiated a program to evaluate new prescription drug which ahd 3 catagories 1. safe and effective, goes on the shelves,2.  not safe and effective, goes back to manufacture, 3. not enough data to claim it safe or not safe and effective
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    The switching policy of changing a prescription drug to over the counter consist of
    • A. 

      Having to be a prescription for at least three years

    • B. 

      Had to be in widespread use

    • C. 

      The side effects had to be mild

  • 30. 
    What agency requires company to say or list side effects and regulates advertisement of drugs
    • A. 

      FBI

    • B. 

      CSI

    • C. 

      FTC

    • D. 

      PBA

  • 31. 
    Which act regulated and taxed the importation and distribution of Opium
  • 32. 
    The comprehensive drug abuse prevention and control act of 1970  came up with five schedules on drugs which palce them in catagory of addictive potential.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    The main difference between schedules 1-5  from the comprehensive drug abuse prevention and control act is that everything listed on schedule one has no approved medical use
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    The amount of drug necessary to cause an effect
    • A. 

      Toxicity

    • B. 

      Potency

    • C. 

      Abuse

    • D. 

      Dependace

  • 35. 
    The cspacity of a drug to do damage or cause adverse effects in the body
    • A. 

      Abuse

    • B. 

      Dependance

    • C. 

      Toxicity

    • D. 

      Potcncy

  • 36. 
    The summation of effects of drugs taken concurrently
  • 37. 
    When one drug cancels or blocks effect of another
  • 38. 
     when the effects of a drug is enhanced by another drug or substance 
  • 39. 
    The central nervouse system consist of the : reticular activating system, basal ganglia, and limbic system
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    Which system regulates emotional activities, memory and endocrine activity
    • A. 

      Basal ganglia

    • B. 

      Reticular activating

    • C. 

      Limbic system

  • 41. 
    Which system controls motor activity
    • A. 

      Basal ganglia

    • B. 

      Limbic

    • C. 

      Reticular activating

  • 42. 
    The autonomic nervous system has the symphathetic and the parasymphathetic  system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 43. 
    The two major components of the nervous system are the CNS( central nervous system, and the PNS(peripheral nervous system) .
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 44. 
    The social learning theory basic idea  is that people learn no only through their own experiances but also by observing the actions of others and result of those actions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 45. 
    Which are the 6 steps to social learning theory
  • 46. 
    Which is part of the career pattern of addiction
    • A. 

      Expirementation

    • B. 

      Escalation

    • C. 

      Maintenance

    • D. 

      Dysfunction

    • E. 

      Recovery

    • F. 

      Ex-addict

  • 47. 
    The stages of drug dependance include tolerance, withdrawal and compulsiveness
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 48. 
    Tolerance is the changes cuasing decreased responce to a set dose of drug.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 49. 
    Dependance is the physiological and psychological changes or adaptations that occur in response to the frequent administration of a drug.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False