teaguebrf2_tb_ch11 - Chapter 11 Drugs: Use, Abuse, and...

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Chapter 11 – Drugs: Use, Abuse, and Control Multiple Choice Questions 1. What is the most commonly used illicit drug among persons aged 12 and older? A. cocaine B. marijuana C. heroin D. methamphetamine E. alcohol Answer: B Page(s): 220 Objective(s): 1 2. The highest rates of illicit drug use occur among adults aged __________________. A. 16-18 B. 18-20 C. 20-22 D. 20-24 Answer: B Page(s): 221 Objective(s): 1 3. The most common form of drug use among teens aged 12-13 is ___________________. A. marijuana abuse B. nonmedical use of prescription drugs C. cocaine abuse D. Ecstasy abuse Answer: B Page(s): 221 Objective(s): 1 4. Drug abuse rates are highest among _________________, and lowest among _______________. A. Blacks; Asians B. American Indians and Alaskan Natives; Whites C. Whites; Asians D. American Indians and Alaskan Natives; Asians
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Answer: D Page(s): 221 Objective(s): 1 5. Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding nonmedical drug use in the United States by individuals aged 12 or older? A. More than 45 percent have used an illicit drug in their lifetime. B. About 70 percent have tried illicit drugs other than marijuana. C. Approximately 42 percent have used some form of tobacco in their lifetime. D. Cocaine is prescribed by physicians to help you sleep. Answer: A Page(s): 220 Objective(s): 1 6. Which of the following, by definition, is(are) a drug(s)? A. aspirin B. caffeine C. nicotine D. nicotine and caffeine E. nicotine, aspirin, and caffeine Answer: E Page(s): 221 Objective(s): 2 7. Which of the following is a term used to refer to a substance that causes changes in brain chemistry and alters consciousness, perception, mood, and thought? A. substance B. psychoactive drug C. drug of abuse D. pharmaceutical drug Answer: B Page(s): 221-222 Objective(s): 2
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Compared to other routes of administration, ___________________ is the most complicated way for a drug to enter the bloodstream. A. transdermal absorption B. subcutaneous injection C. intravenous injection D. oral consumption E. inhalation Answer: D Page(s): 223 Objective(s): 3 9. Which of the following statements about the effects of drugs on the brain is FALSE? A. Eventually, a drug addict is not able to experience pleasure from anything—not even the drug being abused. B. Addictive drugs activate the pleasure and reward circuit. C. Parts of the brain involved in rational thought are not affected. D. Drugs that bind to endorphin receptors reduce pain. Answer: C Page(s): 225 Objective: 3 10. Paco has come to depend on heroin to be able to function normally. A few weeks ago, he attempted to cut himself off, but he experienced severe diarrhea. Paco’s case illustrates which of the following concepts?
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