Traffic School, Drivers Ed Test Answers ★ Withdrawal from Barbiturates and Alcohol

Question: Barbiturates are a __________
A.) Stimulant
B.) Depressant
C.) Narcotic

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depressant.


Question: True or False: Barbiturates are among the most widely used depressant drugs in our society.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE


Question: Barbiturates are among the most widely used __________ drugs.
A.) Stimulant
B.) Depressant
C.) Narcotic
D.) Hallucinogen

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Depressant


Question: In combination with alcohol, barbiturates do not have the potential for severe impairment.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

In combination with alcohol, these drugs have the potential for possible acute impairment.


Question: In combination with alcohol, barbiturates have the potential for severe impairment.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE


Question: High doses of barbiturates results in _______.
A.) aggressive behavior
B.) the erratic pulse
C.) both
D.) neither

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neither

High doses of barbiturates result in drowsiness, motor impairment, sluggishness, incoordination, difficulty in thinking, slurred speech (slowness of speech), irritability, poor judgement and mental confusion.


Question: Higher doses of barbiturates result in ______.
A.) aggressive behavior
B.) erratic driving
C.) both
D.) neither

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neither

Higher doses of barbiturates result in drowsiness, motor impairment, sluggishness, incoordination, difficulty in thinking, slurred speech (slowness of speech), irritability, poor judgement and mental confusion.


Question: Barbiturates are depressants and are widely used to decrease central nervous system activity
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE


Question: Other impairments to driving that are caused by barbiturates are _______.
A.) decreased motor control
B.) decreased simple
C.) neither
D.) both

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both


Question: True or False: Withdrawal from barbiturates and alcohol have a greater risk of death.
➜ True or False: Withdrawal from barbiturates and alcohol carry a greater risk of death.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE


Question: Withdrawal from heavy barbiturate or alcohol use after a very long period of use has a high risk of death.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE


Question: If a drug user stops taking a drug and the body fails to function normally because it has adjusted to compensate for the presence of the drug that user is experiencing __________
A.) dependence.
B.) withdrawal.
C.) tolerance.

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withdrawal.


Question: Which of the following statements define withdrawal?
A.) When a user stops taking drugs and the body fails to function normally because it has compensated for the drug.
B.) When a user abuses drugs.
C.) When a user stops taking one drug and starts taking another drug.

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When a user stops taking drugs and the body fails to function normally because it has compensated for the drug.


Question: Withdrawal is ____________________________
A.) When a user stops taking drugs and the body fails to function normally because it has compensated for the drug
B.) When a user abuses drugs
C.) When a user stops taking one drug and starts taking another drug

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When a user stops taking drugs and the body fails to function normally because it has compensated for the drug.

Explanation: Withdrawal is related to physical dependence and tolerance. After repeated use over a period of time, the body adjusts itself to enable it to function normally with the presence of the drug. This could mean that it produces less of a chemical used in the brain that the drug imitates (neurotransmitters).


Question: Withdrawal symptoms from depressants can include ___________.
A.) A. death.
B.) B. convulsions
C.) C. Both A and B

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convulsions

Withdrawal symptoms include insomnia, weakness and nausea. For continual and high-dose users, agitation, high body temperature, delirium, hallucinations and convulsions can occur. Unlike withdrawal from most drugs, withdrawal from depressants can be life-threatening.


Question: People who suddenly stop taking large doses of depressants can experience ___________ including anxiety, insomnia, tremors, delirium, convulsions, and possible death.
A.) addiction,
B.) disease symptoms
C.) withdrawal symptoms,

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withdrawal symptoms,


Question: People who suddenly stop taking large doses can experience ___________ including anxiety, insomnia, tremors, delirium, convulsions, and possible death.
A.) addiction,
B.) disease symptoms
C.) withdrawal symptoms,

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withdrawal symptoms,


Question: Withdrawal symptoms are usually the opposite of the effects and side effects of the drug.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

withdrawal symptoms are generally the opposite of the direct effects of the drug. e.g., opiates


Question: If a person experiences withdrawal symptoms after discontinuing use of drugs or alcohol, then they're ___________ that drug or alcohol.
A.) tolerant of
B.) dependent on
C.) reliant on

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dependent on


Question: Withdrawal occurs when alcohol is removed from the system after the brain has__________.
A.) adapted to the continued presence of alcohol
B.) become physically saturated with alcohol
C.) become impervious to the effects of alcohol
D.) begun to treat alcohol as a poison

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adapted to the continued presence of alcohol

Explanation: withdrawal of alcohol wotks the same as a drug withdrawal your brain is used to having it in the system and it is now cut off so it can give you nausea and vomiting and other issues
Withdrawal occurs when alcohol is removed from the system after the brain has become overstimulated and must adjust back to its normal chemistry.

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