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Multiple Choice Quiz

1
Which of the following is the most widely used illegal drug among college students?
A)cocaine
B)heroin
C)marijuana
D)methamphetamine
2
Which of the following has the potential to become a compulsive behavior?
A)marijuana
B)internet use
C)spending and shopping
D)all of the above
3
The potential for physical dependence is highest for which of the following drugs?
A)codeine
B)LSD
C)nicotine
D)valium
4
The relationship between the amount of a drug taken and the intensity or type of the resulting effect is called the
A)dose-response function.
B)pharmacological-function.
C)purity-response function.
D)time-action function.
5
Which of the following is not a risk factor for drug use?
A)being female
B)being male
C)having a risk-taking personality
D)having frequent exposure to drugs
6
Which class of drugs relieves pain, causes drowsiness, reduces anxiety, and induces euphoria?
A)depressants
B)hallucinogens
C)marijuana
D)opioids
7
Which class of drugs decreases nervous and muscular activity, causing drowsiness and sleep?
A)depressants
B)hallucinogens
C)marijuana
D)opioids
8
Which of the following drugs is not part of the opioid or narcotic family?
A)cocaine
B)codeine
C)heroin
D)opium
9
A drug that alters the user's consciousness is considered to be
A)a street drug.
B)illicit or illegal.
C)psychoactive.
D)synthetic.
10
Injecting drugs increases the user's risk of all of the following except
A)gangrene
B)hepatitis C
C)herpes
D)HIV infection
11
In terms of drug use, "setting" means the
A)overall effects of the drug.
B)placebo effect.
C)social environment.
D)user's expectations.
12
Two rapid means of administering opioids into the body are
A)absorption and injection.
B)ingestion and inhalation.
C)ingestion and injection.
D)inhalation and injection
13
Antianxiety agents are also known as
A)hallucinogens.
B)opioids.
C)psychedelics.
D)tranquilizers.
14
Barbiturates are legally used medicinally for all of the following, except
A)to control psychoses.
B)to control seizures.
C)to treat anxiety disorders
D)to treat insomnia
15
The long term effects of marijuana use may include all of the following, except
A)bronchial irritation
B)decreased sperm count
C)fetal enlargement
D)impaired memory







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