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Question 1 of 20 5.0 Points Among all youths aged 12 to 17,
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Question 1 of 20
Among all youths aged 12 to 17, the most commonly used drug is:
Question 2 of 20
The FBI Special Report found that most of the drug arrests for juveniles between 1994 and 2003 were for:
A. sale of illegal substances.
B. possession of drugs.
C. manufacturing of drugs.
D. drug abuse violations.
Question 3 of 20
The few studies focused on gender differences in drug use suggest:
A. females consume higher quantities of alcohol than males.
B. males and females experience different substance abuse trajectories and consequences.
C. drug use by female offenders often culminates in violence.
D. females are often exposed to drugs at a younger age.
Question 4 of 20
Research indicates that aggressive and violent behavior in childhood generally __________ the initiation into drug and alcohol abuse in boys.
A. has no relation to
C. is a weak predictor of
Question 5 of 20
According to research by Little and Steinberg (2006), which was NOT one of the five factors related to an adolescent’s tendency to sell drugs on a regular basis?
A. Poor neighborhood conditions
B. Parental substance use or abuse
C. Low neighborhood job opportunity
D. High parental monitoring
Question 6 of 20
A drug that leads to the propensity to use and experiment with more varied substances is called a/an:
B. gateway drug.
Question 7 of 20
Which is considered the primary source of information on the use of illicit drugs, alcohol, and tobacco by the civilian, noninstitutionalized U.S. population aged 12 years and older?
A. DAWN report
B. National Survey on Drug Use and Health
D. U.S. Report on Substance Use, Abuse and Dependence
Question 8 of 20
The term that refers to a group of drugs that affect psychological processes, including thought, emotions, and perceptions, is:
A. toxic psychosis.
D. psychoactive drugs.
Question 9 of 20
An individual who is convinced he needs cocaine to maintain optimum performance at work is exhibiting signs/symptoms of:
C. psychological dependence.
D. enhanced analgesic.
Question 10 of 20
This drug is also called K, Special K, Super Acid, LA Coke, or cat valium.
Question 11 of 20
Which statement best describes the medical use of marijuana in the United States?
A. The U.S. Supreme Court agreed that marijuana has medical value and should continue as a Schedule II substance.
B. It is allowed to be prescribed in some states in controlled amounts for palliative care.
C. Its addictive and habit forming qualities far outweigh potential medical benefits.
D. It is frequently prescribed by physicians to treat post-surgery pain.
Question 12 of 20
Research supports which relationship between marijuana and delinquency?
A. Marijuana often triggers innate homicidal tendencies.
B. High and early use of marijuana is associated with serious delinquency.
C. Marijuana does not interfere with judgment.
D. Abstainers had the highest levels of involvement with delinquency.
Question 13 of 20
Which drug is called the date rape drug?
Question 14 of 20
Which statement is NOT true of methamphetamine?
A. It is a Schedule II stimulant.
B. It is only available through a refillable prescription.
C. It is relatively easy to produce.
D. It is the primary drug of abuse in rural America.
Question 15 of 20
Toxic psychosis refers to:
A. a syndrome with many of the psychotic features of paranoid schizophrenia.
B. the feeling of clear thinking associated with amphetamines and cocaine.
C. the irritability and hypersensitivity associated with amphetamines and cocaine.
D. the dangerous feeling of grandiosity one gets when high.
Question 16 of 20
For those juveniles who engage in violence and other antisocial behavior, their:
A. loyalty is to one drug of choice throughout their criminal history.
B. behavior preceded their initiation into drug and alcohol use.
C. personality leans toward heavy stimulant use.
D. addictive personalities are frequently displayed.
Question 17 of 20
The word __________ usually provokes intense negative reactions and is often quickly associated with crime.
Question 18 of 20
An emerging trend among juveniles is the use of:
A. over-the-counter cold remedies.
Question 19 of 20
Alcohol is responsible for more __________ than all other drugs combined.
A. deaths and violence
B. traffic accidents
C. sexual assaults
Question 20 of 20
Which factor is highly predictive of later substance abuse?
A. Childhood aggression
B. Childhood depression
C. Infantile myxedema
D. Parental neglect
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