Drugs & Addictions #1

Drugs & Addictions #1

Please read each question carefully and select the correct answer by clicking on the corresponding button. The answer key will be provided after the quiz is scored. Streeeetch that mind!

1.

A psychoactive drug refers to a drug that...

Affects mood and / or consciousness.
Alters perceptions of time and space.
Induces a sense of arousal.
Depresses brain activity.
I don't know
2.

Is there such a thing as an "Addictive Personality"?

Yes
No
3.

What does the term "dependency" mean in the context of addiction?

The desire to continue taking drugs even after they no longer have an effect on you.
The need to take drugs to maintain normal feelings of well-being.
The need to take increasing amounts of a drug to maintain normal feelings of well-being.
The individual depends on outside forces to pull him/her though the days.
I don't know
4.

Of the following, which drug fits into the benzodiazepine class?

Marijuana
Valium
Morphine
Heroin
I don't know
5.

Of the following, what drug can lead to the user to experience the "disinhibition effect"?

Nicotine
LSD
Alcohol
Lithium
I don't know
6.

Of the following, which is NOT one of the 3 most commonly abused drugs in the United States?

Alcohol
Tobacco
Prescription Pain Killers
Marijuana
I don't know
7.

According to most experts, a "moderate" daily consumption of caffeine is_______.

50 milligrams
100 milligrams
350 milligrams
1000 milligrams
I don't know
8.

Heroin breaks down into another well-known drug when it enters the body. What drug is it?

Morphine
Valium
Cocaine
Librium
I don't know
9.

Which of the following drugs or ingredients does NOT help nicotine addicts end their addiction?

Zyban
Antabuse
Wellbutrin
Bupropion
I don't know
10.

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, how many adults in the United States are alcoholics or problem drinkers?

1 out of 7
1 out of 13
1 out of 26
1 out of 75
I don't know
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