Drug Abuse Prevention

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1. Health-related physical fitness is an activity aimed to improve _____.

  a. health

  b. wellness

  c. strength

  d. endurance


2. Wellness is defined as the optimal functioning and creative adapting that involves the whole ___.

  a. physical system

  b. person

  c. body

  d. community


3. Exercise is an organized regular program of physical activity designed to develop or maintain the components of physical ___.

  a. health

  b. wellness

  c. fitness

  d. endurance


4. ____ health is about finding your place in the universe--the quest for meaning, value and purpose resulting in hope, joy, courage and gratitude.

  a. emotional

  b. social

  c. general

  d. spiritual


5. Keep up your health records that include ___.

  a. next of kin

  b. resting pulse

  c. blood pressure

  d. all 3


6. The ___ system is a series of hollow organs joined in a long tube from the mouth to the anus.

  a. digestive

  b. urinary

  c. nervous

  d. elimination


7. Women account for ___% of the medical expenditure each year.

  a. 45

  b. 55

  c. 65

  d. 75


8. Distress is ___ stress that may cause illness.

  a. positive

  b. negative

  c. minor

  d. major


9. People with ___ stress are more likely to develop heart attacks and strokes.

  a. acute

  b. chronic

  c. excessive


10. Researchers now categorize people as either hot or ___ responders to stress.

  a. long

  b. cold

  c. cool

  d. short


11. The body reacts to stress by secreting two types of chemical messengers, hormones in the ___ and neurotransmitters in the brain.

  a. digestive system

  b. heart

  c. hand

  d. blood


12. Stressors are the pressures from the inside __ the outside that cause stress.

  a. or

  b. and

  c. but not

  d. but sometimes


13. Recognize stress as a ___ part of living.

  a. difficult

  b. abnormal

  c. normal

  d. harmful


14. Rule 3. If you cannot fight or flee, then ____.

  a. follow

  b. fabricate something

  c. flow

  d. forget it


15. Depression is the world's most common ____.

  a. sickness

  b. disease

  c. mental illness

  d. problem


16. ____ depression is a sadness that does not end.

  a. major

  b. clinical

  c. minor

  d. dysthymia


17. An official definition of depression includes ___ week(s) of abnormal depressive mood.

  a. 1

  b. 2

  c. 3

  d. 4


18. Doctors think depression may be caused by a ___ imbalance of the brain.

  a. hormonal

  b. electrical

  c. chemical

  d. minor


19. Women experience depression about ___ times as often as men.

  a. 2

  b. 3

  c. 4

  d. 5


20. The rate of suicide in men is ___ times that of women, though more women attempt it.

  a. 2

  b. 3

  c. 4

  d. 5


21. Modern brain imaging technologies are revealing that in depression, neural circuits responsible for moods, thinking, sleep, and the regulation of critical neurotransmitters is __.

  a. impaired

  b. stopped

  c. increased

  d. maximized


22. The field of drug abuse includes the use of all harmful drugs, namely the use or misuse of __.

  a. illegal drugs

  b. medications

  c. caffeine

  d. all 3


23. Marijuana definition: American or Indian ___ used as a mind- altering drug.

  a. marijuana leaves

  b. marijuana seeds

  c. hemp

  d. plants


24. Inhalant effective duration is ___ hours.

  a. 1-2

  b. 3-4

  c. 5-6

  d. 6-8


25. Street methamphetamine is referred by many names including ___.

  a. speeder

  b. zipper

  c. metho

  d. crak


26. Marijuana administration:

  a. smoked

  b. orally

  c. injected

  d. any of the 3


27. For every dollar spend on drug use prevention communities can save __ $ in costs for treatment and counseling.

  a. 1-2

  b. 3-4

  c. 4-5

  d. 6-7


28. Prevention programs for adolescents should include __ methods, such as peer discussion groups, rather than didactic teaching alone.

  a. active

  b. interactive

  c. interesting

  d. effective


29. Answering four questions can help you find out if someone has a drinking problem. The first letters of a key word in each of the four questions spell ___.

  a. love

  b. help

  c. cage

  d. seek


30. The effects of abuse can be serious, even ___, both to you and to others.

  a. harmful

  b. hurting

  c. fatal

  d. health-impairing


31. In binge drinking, a person drinks ___ or more drinks at one occasion.

  a. 3

  b. 4

  c. 5

  d. 6


32. Alcoholics use alcohol to ___ problems.

  a. reduce

  b. escape

  c. solve

  d. minimize


33. With what blood alcohol level is it completely save to drive?

  a. 0

  b. 0.02

  c. 0.03

  d. 0.08


34. About ___ % of heavy drinkers develop alcoholic cirrhosis or scarring of the liver.

  a. 10-20

  b. 20-30

  c. 30-40

  d. 40-50


35. Probably the hardest decision alcoholics will be faced is ____ problem

  a. facing the

  b. controlling

  c. admitting that he has a

  d. understanding the


36. The AA program has ____ .

  a. 7 rules

  b. 12 steps

  c. 12 principles

  d. 5 keys


37. More than ___% of those smokers who try to quit without treatment fail, with most relapsing in a week.

  a. 60

  b. 70

  c. 80

  d. 90


38. Nicotine is metabolized in the body in ___ hours.

  a. a few

  b. 6

  c. 8

  d. 10


39. Cessation of nicotine use is followed by a withdrawal syndrome that may last a ___ or more.

  a. day

  b. week

  c. month

  d. year


40. People who start smoking before the age of 21 have the hardest time quitting, and fewer than one in ___ succeed.

  a. 5

  b. 10

  c. 15

  d. 20


41. Nicotine is both a sedative and a ___ to the central nervous system

  a. relaxant

  b. medication

  c. stimulant

  d. energizer


42. Nicotine taken in by cigarette or cigar smoking takes ___ to reach the brain.

  a. seconds

  b. a short time

  c. minutes

  d. a long time


43. The tar in a cigarette varies from about ___ mg for a regular cigarette to about 7 mg in a low-tar one.

  a. 10

  b. 15

  c. 20

  d. 24


44. The digestive system goes from the mouth to the ____.

  a. stomach

  b. intestines

  c. anus

  d. throat


45. Of the US population 12 years and older, ___% smoke cigaretts.

  a. 15

  b. 20

  c. 28

  d. 38


46. Smoking is the ___ largest cause of death in the US.

  a. 1st

  b. 2nd

  c. 3rd

  d. 4th


47. Karl Menninger said that if he could convince the psychiatric patient that their sins were forgiven, ___ % of them could walk out the next day.

  a. 55

  b. 65

  c. 75

  d. 85


48. The offender has ____ direct part in the initial forgiveness that the forgiver experiences.

  a. a small

  b. no

  c. a large

  d. some


49. Our ____ with regard to the use of mood-altering drugs are basically permissive and sympathetic (J Novinski).

  a. habits

  b. culture

  c. ethics

  d. society


50. The essence of addiction is ___.

  a. uncontrollable

  b. controllable

  c. voluntary

  d. frequent


51. Risk factors in smoking are___.

  a. chaotic families

  b. rules

  c. stress

  d. all 3


52. Your FreeDay is the day you ___.

  a. plan to quit

  b. quit

  c. consider quitting

  d. stay free to plan quitting


53. Cravings may be managed by ___.

  a. carrots

  b. coffee

  c. alcohol

  d. hamburgers


54. Hashish is a ___.

  a. resin

  b. bud

  c. flower

  d. stem


55. Prevention programs should be ___.

  a. sex-specific

  b. race-specific

  c. age-specific

  d. all 3


56. Alcoholism is ___.

  a. problem drinking

  b. alcohol dependence

  c. excessive drinking

  d. binge drinking


57. It takes ___ hours to eliminate 1 pint of bear.

  a. One Half

  b. 1

  c. 2

  d. 3


58. Marijuana use impairs a person's ability to form ___.

  a. words

  b. pictures

  c. memories

  d. reports


59. Addiction is a __.

  a. craving

  b. habit

  c. attitude

  d. disposition


60. The number of cell clusters that produce dopamine 1s/are ___

  a. 1

  b. 2

  c. 3

  d. 4