Substance Abuse Quizzes & Trivia

Substance/drug abuse is a patterned use of a drug in which the user consumes the drug with methods or in amounts which are harmful to themselves or to others. Any person who uses a drug for a purpose that it is not meant for is said to be abusing the drug. Did you know that the cause of substance abuse is impossible to know? This is because there is not just one cause. What is known is that substance abuse and addiction run in families.

Can you name a few drugs that are most commonly abused? Are you able to tell whether someone is a drug addict? Is there any remedy for drug addicts? Some of these quizzes can help you know more about substance abuse.

This quiz is to test your knowledge and understanding on drug and alcohol abuse.

Questions: 9  |  Attempts: 225   |  Last updated: Jan 2, 2013
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    What percent of american adults have a substance abuse problem?

Child Abuse, violence, and substance abuse

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 76   |  Last updated: Feb 4, 2016
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    Under Florida Law, the persons legally obligated to report abuse include

Quiz for new hires on introduction to substance abuse, and recognizing and treating substance abuse.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 69   |  Last updated: Feb 4, 2016
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    Substance abuse is:

In the world today, many people have been hooked to use of drugs to a very bad extent. Children as young as 14years old are addicts. Gauge your knowledge on substance abuse and dependence below.

Questions: 24  |  Attempts: 42   |  Last updated: Sep 12, 2017
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    Which of the following is the most widely used illicit drug in the country? 



Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 32   |  Last updated: Dec 26, 2018
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    Research has indicated that alcohol consumption is associated with approximately 52% of all traffic deaths.  Which of the following groups is most often involved in traffic accidents involving the use of alcohol? 

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Substance Abuse Questions & Answers


What is a substance dependency or addiction?
Characterized by the repeated, compulsive seeking or use of a substance despite adverse social, psychological and/or physical consequences
Which of the following criteria for SUBSTANCE DEPENDENCE if manifested, will not lead to significant impairment or distress?
1. Important social, occupational, or recreational activities are not given up or reduced because of substance abuse Important social, occupational, or recreational activities ARE given up or reduced because of substance abuse
What is a substance abuse?
Typified by the continued use of alcohol or other drugs in spite of negative consequences
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