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GACE Health Education: Drug & Substance Abuse Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A repeating, unwanted, and irrational thought or impulse is an:

Question 2 2. Cocaine and other drugs may cause a heart attack due to:

Question 3 3. After a car accident four years ago, Sandra was prescribed opioid based painkillers for a back injury. Despite having fully healed within a few weeks of her accident, Sandra lied to her doctor about her pain and continued to take the pills for over a year because she enjoyed the high that she got off of them. After her doctor realized that Sandra was abusing the medication, he discontinued her prescriptions. Since then, Sandra has been acquiring the drugs through an illegal dealer and requires a higher dose to achieve the same high that she had enjoyed before. Sandra is exhibiting signs of_____

Question 4 4. How does alcohol effect mood and memory?

Question 5 5. Johnny was urgently brought to the hospital when he was seen with a combination of symptoms consisting of fever, seizures, hallucinations, confusion, and anxiety. The doctor eventually diagnosed him with _____.

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Question 6 6. Secondhand smoke:

Question 7 7. Kleptomania refers to:

Question 8 8. The central nervous system is comprised of:

Question 9 9. A smoker may feel all of the following short-term effects of nicotine on the human body EXCEPT:

Question 10 10. Select the drug group to which LSD belongs.

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Question 11 11. _____ is the most common cause of lung cancer.

Question 12 12. Lobbying refers to:

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements is NOT true:

Question 14 14. Which of the following are factors that can contribute to the possibility of developing an addiction?

Question 15 15. Why is vasoconstriction potentially so dangerous?

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Question 16 16. If a person is an addict, then in psychological terms they have a _____.

Question 17 17. No matter how much he wants to stop, Jim cannot stop playing World of Warcraft. There are days he will log in at work and continue playing even though it impacts his performance. What is Jim's need for online gaming considered?

Question 18 18. Patty is a sociocultural therapist. An addict comes to her for treatment. Which of the following is Patty most likely to do?

Question 19 19. The majority of alcohol is metabolized by the

Question 20 20. Toni has a genetic predisposition towards addiction. Which of the following is true of Toni?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following chemicals is the addictive substance found in tobacco products?

Question 22 22. Peer pressure is an example of which type of addiction factor?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is the first part of your body to be effected by alcohol?

Question 24 24. A sudden, strong, and involuntary urge to act is a(n):

Question 25 25. How are alcohol abuse and alcoholism different?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following phrases is NOT true?

Question 27 27. Substance use occurs when which of the following happens?

Question 28 28. An inappropriate pattern of using any legal or illegal drug in a way that has negative consequences upon a person's psychological, physical, occupation, social, or health-related function is known as:

Question 29 29. How does a breathalyzer work?

Question 30 30. In the U.S., the sale of cigarettes is prohibited to people:

GACE Health Education: Drug & Substance Abuse Chapter Exam Instructions

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