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Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 
 

 1. 

When using illegal drugs, the risk of catching certain infectious diseases increases because
a.
people who use illegal drugs are usually ill.
b.
some drugs carry disease.
c.
some illegal drug users share needles.
d.
people who use illegal drugs spend so much time together.
 
 

 2. 

Which of the following is a reason a person might begin using drugs?
a.
to experiment
b.
to escape from depression or boredom
c.
to engage in a risk-taking behavior
d.
all of the above
 
 

 3. 

Teens are at a higher risk of using illegal drugs because
a.
they are less mature than adults.
b.
of the pressures and changes associated with adolescence.
c.
most teens are unhappy with their lives.
d.
all of the above
 
 

 4. 

Which of the following describes what can occur once a person begins taking a drug?
a.
The person likes the way the drug makes him or her feel and must keep taking it to feel normal.
b.
Addiction happens immediately with any illegal drug.
c.
There is a brief period during which no negative side effects occur, then addiction follows.
d.
all of the above
 
 

 5. 

Which of the following is not true about hashish?
a.
It comes from the same plant as marijuana.
b.
Its effects are not as strong as those of marijuana.
c.
Its active ingredient is THC.
d.
It causes loss of balance and coordination.
 
 

 6. 

The changes in the brain seen in marijuana users are similar to those seen in
a.
long-term alcohol users.
c.
first-time crack users.
b.
heroin users.
d.
amphetamine users.
 
 

 7. 

Which of the following is true about the club drug Ecstasy?
a.
When combined with GHB, the effects of Ecstasy last longer.
b.
When combined with GHB, the effects of Ecstasy are blocked.
c.
It decreases the body’s ability to control its temperature.
d.
all of the above
 
 

 8. 

In men, anabolic steroids cause
a.
an increase in facial hair.
b.
the testes to increase in size.
c.
an increase in sperm production.
d.
a shutdown of normal testosterone production.
 
 

 9. 

Repeated use of methamphetamine causes
a.
extreme sleepiness.
c.
hallucinations.
b.
permanent kidney or liver damage.
d.
dangerously slowed breathing.
 
 

 10. 

Flashbacks are one of the dangerous side effects associated with
a.
LSD.
c.
amphetamines.
b.
heroin.
d.
marijuana.
 
 

 11. 

Which of the following describes one difference between powdered cocaine and crack cocaine?
a.
powdered cocaine produces a more intense effect
b.
powdered cocaine is smoked and crack cocaine is injected
c.
the effects of powdered cocaine last longer
d.
powdered cocaine is less addictive
 
 

 12. 

The depressant dextromethorphan is especially dangerous because
a.
at high doses, the users may not be able to move at all.
b.
long term use can lead to chronic bronchitis.
c.
it causes seizures.
d.
its effect on the body are similar to those experienced by cigarette smokers.
 
 

 13. 

The most frequently used date-rape drug is
a.
LSD.
c.
THC.
b.
methamphetamine.
d.
RohypnolTM.
 
 

 14. 

One of the serious dangers of heroin is
a.
how easy it is to obtain.
b.
that it is highly addictive.
c.
the distorted sense of reality it produces.
d.
its use as a date-rape drug.
 
 

 15. 

Suicide and accidental death are serious risks for people under the influence of
a.
PCP.
c.
heroin.
b.
marijuana.
d.
all of the above
 
 

 16. 

Accidental injury, violence, unplanned pregnancy, and criminal activity are all possible risks associated with
a.
heroin abuse.
c.
abuse of stimulants and depressants.
b.
anabolic steroid abuse.
d.
all of the above
 
 

 17. 

Which of the following is not true about effective drug abuse treatment?
a.
Patients should be monitored for continued drug use.
b.
Medications should never be included as part of the treatment.
c.
Treatment does not need to be voluntary.
d.
Mental disorders should be treated at the same time.
 
 

 18. 

The best way to avoid drugs is to
a.
make sure your friends know you are not interested.
b.
explain to friends who use drugs why they shouldn’t.
c.
stay away from people who use drugs and places where drugs will be used.
d.
make it clear at parties where drugs are being used that you are not interested.
 

Completion
Complete each statement.

Completion (Answers)

a.

 HIV
 

 

a.

unsafe

 

 

b.

inhalants

 

 

b.

anabolic steroids

 

 

c.

marijuana
 

 

c.

DXM or dextromethorphan
 

 

d.

stimulants
 

 

d.

methamphetamine

 

 

e.

laboratories

 

 

e.

barbiturates
 

 

a.

RohypnolTM

 

 

a.

heroin
 

 

b.

hallucinogens

 

 

b.

addiction

 

 

c.

relapse

 

 

c.

walk away
 

 

 

 

 19. 

When illegal drug use involves sharing needles, the risk of contracting ____________________ and hepatitis B increases.
 

 20. 

Drug abuse is the intentional improper or ____________________ use of a drug.
 

 21. 

The four most commonly abused drugs are marijuana, ____________________, club drugs, and anabolic steroids.
 

 22. 

Reduced sperm production can result when males use ____________________.
 

 23. 

Because of the effect of THC on the brain, long-term ____________________ use can cause difficulty in registering, processing, and using information.
 

 24. 

Chemicals in ____________________ can cause permanent hearing loss, liver and kidney damage, or even sudden death.
 

 25. 

Look-alike drugs, such as PMA and ____________________, are often sold as Ecstasy.

 26. 

Drugs called ____________________ affect the body by increasing energy and alertness.

 27. 

A stimulant called _________________________ is a yellowish “rock” that produces euphoria, loss of appetite, and hyperactivity.

 28. 

Amphetamines are all produced in ____________________.
 

 29. 

Depressants such as tranquilizers, ____________________, and hypnotics produce drowsiness, slurred speech, and loss of coordination.
 

 30. 

One of the dangers of the depressant ____________________ is that it can be mixed with alcohol and not be noticed.
 

 31. 

Along with cocaine, ____________________ is the drug most closely associated with violent crime.
 

 32. 

Peyote, LSD, and PCP, types of ____________________, produce extreme anxiety, fear, and paranoia.
 

 33. 

Unlike other abused drugs, hallucinogens rarely produce ____________________.
 

 34. 

One goal of a drug-treatment program is to prevent ____________________, a return to using drugs while trying to recover from drug addiction.
 

 35. 

Learning how to ____________________ gives a person time to straighten out his or her feelings and strengthen their resolve against abusing drugs.
 
 

Matching
 
 
 
Match each item with the correct statement.
a.
drugs of abuse
e.
angel dust
b.
club drugs
f.
intervention
c.
sudden sniffing death syndrome
g.
relapse
d.
RitalinTM
 
 

 36. 

PCP, ketamine, or GHB
 
 

 37. 

another name for the hallucinogen PCP
 
 

 38. 

a stimulant used to treat ADHD
 
 

 39. 

confronting a drug user about his or her problem to stop him or her from using drugs
 
 

 40. 

drugs that are used for recreational purposes
 
 

 41. 

a return to using drugs while trying to recover from drug addiction
 
 

 42. 

one of the dangers of using inhalants
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Section: Drugs of Abuse

Write the letter of the correct answer in the blank.

______ 43. Overdose is a risk when taking

a. almost all illegal drugs.

b. only opiates and barbiturates.

c. only hallucinogens and inhalants.

d. only amphetamines.

______ 44. Taking illegal drugs involves

a. physical and mental consequences.

b. legal consequences.

c. social consequences.

d. All of the above

______ 45. People who try illegal drugs

a. have lower than average intelligence.

b. may believe that drugs will solve their problems.

c. are usually from a lower income level.

d. All of the above

______ 46. Teens often try illegal drugs because

a. they want to fit in.

b. they are experiencing the increased stress of adolescence.

c. they are curious.

d. All of the above

______ 47. A drug overdose can lead to

a. loss of consciousness.

b. death.

c. permanent health damage.

d. All of the above

Section: Commonly Abused Drugs

Identify each type of drug listed below. Write “A” on the line in front of the inhalant, write “B” on the line in front of the club drug, write “C” on the line in front of the THC drug, and write “D” on the line in front of the anabolic steroid.

______ 48. paint thinner

______ 49. hashish

______ 50. ecstasy

______ 51. muscle-building drugs

______ 52. GHB

Section: Other Drugs of Abuse

Match the drug on the left with the word or words on the right that best describe an effect of that drug.

______ 53. stimulant

______ 54. hallucinogen

______ 55. depressant

______ 56. opiate

______ 57. DXM

a. reduced anxiety

b. pain relief

c. hyperactivity and anxiety

d. distortions of reality

e. a depressant that stops coughing but at high doses may cause loss of muscle control, hallucinations, and bizarre sensations

Section: A Drug-Free Life

Match the drug abuse effect on the bottom with the category on the top to which it belongs

a. effect on society

b. effect on the individual

c. effect on the family

d. effect on a pregnancy

e. effect on the economy

______ 58. increasing healthcare costs resulting from drug abuse

______ 59. risk of neonatal abstinence syndrome

______ 60. accidental injury or death

______ 61. trust is lost

______ 62. where there are drugs, there is crime

Illegal Drugs

PART I

Match the definitions on the right with the terms on the left.

Chapter Test

______ 63. overdose

______ 64. ketamine

______ 65. drug abuse

______ 66. hallucinogen

______ 67. inhalant

______ 70. GHB

______ 71. opiate

______ 72. stimulant

______ 73. anabolic steroids

a. club drug used in many sexual assaults

b. man-made derivatives of testosterone taken to build muscle

c. a drug that distorts perceptions

d. type of club drug that causes numbness

e. the intentional improper or unsafe use of a drug

a. a drug that causes alertness and speeds up the activity of the body

b. the taking of too much of a drug

c. a drug that is inhaled as a vapor

d. a highly addictive drug derived from the poppy plant that is used as an anesthetic and a sedative

PART II

Write the letter of the correct answer in the blank.

______74. Terry has a difficult job. Her manager wants her to do everything perfectly the first time. Terry’s family members are demanding, too, and want her to help around the house. To relax from all the stress, Terry takes drugs every Friday night. Terry’s major problem is her

a. difficult job.

b. drug abuse.

c. unreasonable manager.

d. demanding family.

______75. Ken takes drugs every day. To support his drug habit, he shoplifts from department stores and steals from people’s houses. Which phrase describes Ken best?

a. drug abuser who hurts department stores

b. drug abuser who hurts all society

c. drug abuser who hurts some homeowners

d. drug abuser who hurts only himself

______76. Jack started using cocaine just to fit in with his friends. Soon, Jack found out that he needed a larger dose of the drug in order to experience the same effect, or high. If Jack did not take a higher dosage, he became very restless and irritable. Which of the following has Jack developed?

a. a tolerance for cocaine

b. withdrawal symptoms

c. a mental illness

d. signs of recovery

______77. A person who is most likely to resist peer pressure to try drugs usually has which of the following characteristics?

a. good refusal skills

b. depression

c. a need to be liked by others

d. all of the above

______78. All illegal drugs

a. affect the brain.

b. are dangerous to your health.

c. can result in drug abuse or addiction.

d. All of the above

______79. People who use marijuana or hashish often experience

a. delirium.

b. loss of balance and coordination.

c. numbness.

d. All of the above

______80. The most dangerous effect of RohypnolTM on a person is

a. loss of inibitions.

b. inability to remember what happened while on the drug.

c. disorientation.

d. None of the above

______ 81. Crack and cocaine are dangerous because they

a. are addictive.

b. can cause violent behavior.

c. can be fatal.

d. All of the above

______82. Kayla’s father caught her sniffing glue in his workshop. He demanded to know if she did this often. Her father’s action is an example of

a. intervention.

b. counseling.

c. recovery.

d. abuse.

______83. Teen drug users hurt their family when they

a. steal from family members.

b. withdraw from the family.

c. break household or school rules.

d. All of the above

______84. Sarah’s boyfriend, Joe, tells her that some of the other players on the football team are taking anabolic steroids. He is thinking of taking anabolic steroids, too. Sarah should tell Joe

a. it is okay since many athletes take anabolic steroids.

b. it is a great idea since she likes “big, strong, muscular” men.

c. not to take steroids and to stay away from people who do.

d. anabolic steroids will help him improve his performance on the football team.

Illegal Drugs

PART I

Write the letter of the correct answer in the blank.

______ 85. Which of the following is not true about illegal drug use?

a. Every person who tries illegal drugs has a different reason for doing so.

b. All illegal drugs cause a person to lose the ability to make responsible decisions.

c. Some illegal drugs are not addictive.

d. Drug abusers can be from any background.

______ 86. People begin using drugs because

a. they want to experiment.

b. they want to escape from their feelings.

c. of peer pressure.

d. All of the above

______ 87. Which of the following is not true about drug abusers?

a. In some cases, illegal drug use for a brief period of time is harmless and inconsequential.

b. Many people begin using drugs because they enjoy taking risks.

c. Teens are especially susceptible to trying drugs.

d. The risk of addiction to drugs is higher in teens than in adults.

______ 88. Illegal drug use has

a. some legal consequences but mostly social consequences.

b. legal, social, physical, and mental consequences.

c. some social consequences but mostly physical consequences.

d. mostly physical and mental consequences.

______ 89. Which of the following do all illegal drugs have in common?

a. All illegal drugs make a person anxious.

b. All illegal drugs make a person drowsy.

c. All illegal drugs can result in addiction and abuse.

d. All illegal drugs are types of opiates.

______ 90. Which of the following is true about the effects of marijuana, inhalants, club drugs, and anabolic steroids?

a. They all have serious health consequences.

b. They all primarily affect judgment.

c. They all increase blood pressure.

d. They all primarily affect the heart.

______ 91. Long-term marijuana abuse can lead to

a. heart failure.             c. shrinkage of testicles.

b. chronic bronchitis.    d. liver damage.

______ 92. The effects of swallowed marijuana are felt within

a. 30-60 minutes. c. 5-10 minutes.

b. 15-30 minutes. d. under one minute.

______ 93. Because inhalants often lead to abuse of other drugs, they are referred to as

a. club drugs.         c. opiates.

b. gateway drugs.   d. nonaddictive drugs.

______94. Club drugs include

a. steroids, ketamine, and cocaine.       c. GHB, ketamine, and ecstasy.

b. cocaine, GHB, and LSD                . d. ecstasy and hashish.

______95. Which of the following is not true about anabolic steroids?

a. They have immediate psychoactive effects.

b. They are taken because of their effect on the body, not the brain.

c. They are man-made derivatives of testosterone.

d. They are often used medicinally to treat AIDS patients.

PART II

Match the terms on the left with the definitions on the right.

______96. stimulants

______97. depressants

______98. opiates

______99. methadone

______100. hallucinogens

a. examples include RohypnolTM and DXM, addictive drugs that temporarily slow heart and breathing rates

b. the process of staying off drugs

c. drug withdrawal in newborn infants whose mothers were drug users

d. examples include codeine and morphine, addictive drugs that have painful withdrawal symptoms

e. examples include angel dust and LSD, addictive drugs that can produce extreme anxiety, fear, and paranoia

a. examples include Ritalin and caffeine, addictive drugs that temporarily increase heart and breathing rates and elevate blood pressure

b. a long-lasting synthetic opiate used to treat heroin addiction