question 1 A speedball is a combination of: a. alcohol and Prozac b. any two drugs c. heroin and cocaine or heroin and an amphetamine d. barbiturate and alcohol
Question 2 According to Jellinek, Epsilon alcoholism is characterized by: a. periodic, unpredictable drinking binges. b. high degree of physical and psychological dependence. c. physical problems, such as cirrhosis of the liver or stomach problems. d. loss of control to regulate alcohol use.
Question 3 According to Jellinek, alcoholism is a progressive disease in which: a. symptoms are unpredictable and random b. characteristic symptoms define each stage c. the stages are reversible d. loss of control occurs in the late stages
Question 4 Alcohol is a. is not a problem b. is not a drug c. a central nervous system stimulant. d. not included in the war on drugs
Question 5 An important variable that determines the individual’s reaction to a drug is: a. set and setting b. time and meaning c. time and function d. thoughts and feelings
Question 6 Barbiturates are used to induce: a. sleep b. anxiety c. euphoria d. hallucinations
Question 7 CNS Depressants include: a. methaqualone, antidepressants, barbiturates b. alcohol, tranquilizers, and barbiturates. c. alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana d. alcohol, marijuana, and barbiturates
.Question 8 Drinking by men is: a. a stronger predictor of Intimate Partner Violence than it is for women b. just a strong a predictor of Intimate Partner Violence as drinking by women. c. only a strong predictor of Intimate Partner Violence if the man is drunk. d. a moderate predictor of Intimate Partner Violence
Question 9 Half-life is defined as the amount of time it takes: a. all of the drug dosage to leave the body b. half of a drug dosage to leave the body c. half of the drug dosage to enter the body d. most of a drug dosage to leave the body
Question 10 If a drug has been adulterated, it has been: a. created by slightly changing the chemical structure of another drug b. developed to look like a legal drug c. mixed with a cheaper or hazardous substance d. made to be a less expensive substitute for a brand name drug
Question 11 In 1957, Alcoholism was defined as a disease by the American Medical Association due to its having: a. a known etiology, progression of symptoms, and known outcome. b. a family genetic factor, a behavioral, and community aspect. c. a genetic base, and environment influence. d. a host, a disease, and medical condition.
Question 12 Inhalant intoxication most resembles what other type of intoxication? a. marijuana b. amphetamines c. alcohol d. cocaine
Question 13 It is difficult to assess an alcohol/drug problem with adolescents because: a. adolescents are rarely home. b. for adolescents the half-life of drugs is reduced. c. foods can mimic alcohol/drug reactions d. adolescent behavior sometimes mimics alcohol/drug behaviors
Question 14 Many who drive under the influence of drugs see drug use as: a. improving their safety. b. magnifying their enjoyment. c. enhancing their driving. d. clarifying their vision.
Question 15 Name the organ of the body that is most important is metabolizing drugs from the body: a. lungs b. liver c. brain d. kidneys
Question 16 Physical tolerance to alcohol refers to the process through which: a. an alcoholic appears sober in spite of a very high BAC b. the liver enlarges c. detoxification no longer occurs d. the body adapts to continual drinking over time so that it takes more alcohol for the individual to become intoxicated.
Question 17 Potentiation (synergism) is the: a. one drug enhances or exaggerates the action of another similar drug b. process of detoxification c. effects of normal doses of alcohol for the average drinker d. effects of above-normal doses of alcohol for the average drinker
Question 18 Special molecules that are located within the cell membranes of the dendrites of an adjacent nerve cell that receives the message from the other nerve cell is a: a. neuron b. receptor c. cell body d. synapse
Question 19 The Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act categorizes drugs: a. based on the recommendations of the Drug Enforcement Agency b. according to abuse potential and approved medical uses of the drug c. according to the latest scientific evidence d. based on drug classifications
Question 20 The brain and spinal cord comprise this system: a. parasympathetic nervous system b. central nervous system c. somatic nervous system d. autonomic nervous system
Question 21 The expression “going cold turkey” comes from a. the increased chills from withdrawal from opiates. b. the gooseflesh from withdrawal from opiates, the skin resembling a plucked turkey. c. being afraid to stop using opiates, being a “cold turkey”. d. the agitated pacing like a “cold turkey”
Question 22 The maintenance of internal stability is: a. synergy b. matching c. re-uptake d. homeostasis
Question 23 The transfer of a message from the axon of one nerve cell to the dendrites of another is: a. neurotransmission b. homeostasis c. electrical impulses d. drug addiction
Question 24 These are peptides with opiate-like effects that are made by neurons and used as neurotransmitters: a. dopamine b. endorphins c. epinephrine d. LAAM
Question 25 This brain component is made up of the brainstem, limbic system and the frontal cerebral cortex: a. diencephalon b. hypothalamus c. parasympathetic nervous system d. brain’s pleasure circuit
Question 26 This drug schedule indicates that the drug has a high potential for abuse, and current accepted medical use. a. schedule II b. schedule IV c. schedule I d. schedule III
Question 27 This drug schedule that the drug has a high potential for abuse and no current medical use: a. schedule IV b. schedule I c. schedule II d. schedule III
Question 28 This is the space between the axon of one nerve cell and the dendrite of another: a. synaptic cleft b. neuron c. receptor d. cell body . Question 29 This is the study of the cause or origin of a condition or disease: a. etiology b. neuroscience c. systemic analysis d. ethology
Question 30 This part of the brain is involved in emotions such as anger, fear and sexual behavior: a. brain stem b. diencephalon c. cerebellum d. limbic system
Question 31 What does cross addiction mean? a. a person is addicted to more than one drug b. tolerance to one drug makes a person tolerant to drugs of a different pharmacological class. c. a person needs increasing amounts of a drug to get the desired effects d. the tolerance that one has to a drug makes one tolerant to drugs of the same pharmacological class.
Question 32 What is the main psychoactive ingredient in the peyote cactus? a. psilocybin b. khat c. mescaline d. myristican . Question 33 What type of drugs are sedative-hypnotic and are anti-anxiety agents? a. herbal remedies b. methaqualone c. benzodiazepines d. meprobamate
Question 34 When the individual requires increasing doses to achieve the desired optimal effect, this is our definition of: a. tolerance b. physical dependence c. withdrawal d. psychological dependence
Question 35 Which of the following drugs are hallucinogens? a. MDMA, ICE b. LSD, MDMA c. LSD, cocaine d. LSD, alcohol
Question 36 Which of the following statements about inhalants is false? a. some are safe to use for intoxication b. some are general anesthetics c. some reduce blood pressure d. some reduce oxygen to the brain . Question 37 The belief that some human population groups are inherently superior or inferior to others because of genetically transmitted characteristics is: a. cultural self-awareness b. acculturation c. ethnicity d. racism
Question 38 The children suffering from this condition; which is the result of prenatal exposure to alcohol, may have: poor muscle tone, body control problems, delayed mental development, mental retardation, and below average physical growth: a. Anxiety Disorders b. SIDS c. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome d. Fetal Alcohol Effects
Question 39 The single best predictor of suicide attempts is a history of a. previous attempts b. substance abuse c. depression d. suicide in the family
Question 40 This disorder involves experiencing a psychologically traumatic stressor such as witnessing death, being threatened with death or injury or being sexually abused: a. post-traumatic stress disorder b. generalized anxiety disorder c. obsessive-compulsive disorder d. panic disorder
Question 41 This involves a depression in mood with an accompanying loss of pleasure or indifference to most activities, most of the time for at least two weeks: a. cyclothymia b. hypomanic c. major depressive episode d. dysthymia
Question 42 This personality disorder involves a history of chronic behavior that begins before the age of 15 and continues into adulthood. The disorder is manifested by a pattern of irresponsibility and may include symptoms such as dysphoria, and inability to tolerate boredom, feeling victimized and a diminished capacity for intimacy: a. schizoid personality disorder b. narcissistic personality disorder c. paranoid personality disorder d. antisocial personality disorder
Question 43 This is a chronic mood disturbance characterized by a loss of interest or pleasure in most activities of daily life, with mild to moderate mood depression most of the time for a duration of at least 2 years: a. hypomanic b. dysthymia c. major depressive episode d. cyclothymia
Question 44 This personality disorder is characterized by unstable mood and self-image, and unstable, intense interpersonal relationships a. avoidant personality disorder b. histrionic personality disorder c. dependent personality disorder d. borderline personality disorder
Question 45 This phase of gambling is characterized by: the gambler often bragging about wins, gambling alone, thinking more about gambling and borrowing legally or illegally to support their gambling a. transition phase b. losing phanse c. desperation phase d. winning phase
Question 46 This special population shows a significant vulnerability to alcohol and ohter drug use in addition to physical, sexual/psychological abuse; attempted suicide; and discrimination and rejection by society in general: a. Elderly b. Native Americans c. women d. Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgenders
Question 47 This type of gambler is predominantly female, starts gambling later in life, emotions are a relapse issue. a. escape seeker gambler b. professional gambler c. serious social gambler d. action seeker gambler
Question 48 Two of the critical issues often faced by women in substance abuse treatment include: a. domestic violence and sexual abuse b. child welfare and child protective services issues c. involvement in the criminal justice system and legal issues d. general health and treatment for STD’s
Question 49 Women are more likely than men to combine alcohol with: a. marijuana b. prescription medications c. illicit drugs d. over the counter medications
Question 50 You are referred a client from a culture that you are totally unfamiliar with. You should first: a. promote a friendship with the client first. b. refer the client to someone with the same cultural background c. ignore any differences between you and the client d. acknowledge your unfamiliarity
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