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quiz on drugs

Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

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  1. Controlled substances such as Adderall and Hydrocodone are regulated by the federal agency

    Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

    Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

    Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

  2. Addiction is a disease of ....

    the liver

    the brain

    the heart

    the whole body

  3. Which of the following drugs are addictive?





    all of the above

  4. Which of the following is safe to do?

    smoke crack cocaine

    smoke a joint (marijuana)

    tweet about texting on Twitter

    take ecstasy at a rave

    sniff a permanent marker

  5. Adderall can be an effective medication to treat ADHD, but it can be dangerous
    when taken by those who are not prescribed it.



  6. What drugs are associated with risky sexual behavior that could lead to HIV infection?


    prescription pain pills



    all of the above

  7. A person who is addicted to drugs can experience a severe reaction when trying to quit,
    this is called ....

    the heebie-jeebies


    status epilepticus


    none of the above

  8. What does "Detoxification" mean?

    treatment for drug addiction

    a process that enables the body to rid itself of drugs

    remove all drugs from backpacks, locker and medicine cabinet

    all of the above

  9. Drugs hijack the brain's "reward" system, causing unusually large amounts of a natural
    neurotransmitter to flood the brain. This neurotransmitter is called ....





  10. Which of these statements are false?

    if you stop using drugs for 1 week, you are cured of your addiction.

    you can not get addicted to marijuana

    if you smoke marijuana, the effects on attention, memory, and learning will last just one day.

    all of the above