Traffic School, Drivers Ed Answers ★ Alcohol Drug Abuse and Social Problem 9

Question: Consumption of alcohol results in _______.
A.) impaired coordination
B.) decreased vision
C.) slowed complex reaction time
D.) all of the above

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all of the above


Question: A driver's perception skills are reduced by
A.) Drug
B.) Alcohol
C.) Fatigue
D.) All of the above

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All of the above


Question: __________ is what gives meaning to our senses.
A.) Emotion
B.) Perception
C.) Motor ability
D.) Personality

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Perception


Question: Alcohol reduces __________, which is necessary for safe driving.
A.) judgment
B.) vision
C.) concentration
D.) all of the above

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all of the above

HINT: Alcohol reduces all of the important skills necessary to drive safely, such as judgment, reaction, vision and concentration.


Question: Under the influence of alcohol, everything may appear to be fuzzy; drinkers may slur their words and have difficulty hearing, tasting, and smelling.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

Alcohol slows down the cerebral cortex as it works with information from your senses.


Question: Under the influence of alcohol, a drinker’s ability to think, speak, and move may slow way down.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

Alcohol slows down the central nervous system, making you think, speak, and move slower.


Question: Under the influence of alcohol, drinkers are usually calm, thoughtful, and easygoing.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

When alcohol affects the frontal lobes of the brain, you may find it hard to control your emotions and urges. You may act without thinking or even become violent. Drinking alcohol over a long period of time can damage the frontal lobes forever.


Question: Drinking alcohol over a long period of time may damage a person’s self-control and ability to plan, think, and make decisions.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

Drinking alcohol over a long period of time can damage the frontal lobes forever.


Question: A drinker who has gone into a coma needs medical attention.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE


Question: Alcohol does not affect memory
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

Drinking a lot of alcohol quickly can cause a blackout—not being able to remember entire events, such as what you did last night.


Question: Alcohol may make it difficult for drinkers to keep their balance or hold on to things.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

After drinking alcohol, your hands may be so shaky that you can’t touch or grab things normally. You may lose your balance and fall.


Question: Alcohol can make you
A.) Angry
B.) Sad
C.) Rude
D.) All of the above

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All of the above


Question: Alcohol will help a person sleep
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

Alcohol upsets the work of the hypothalamus. After a person drinks alcohol, blood pressure, hunger, thirst, and the urge to urinate increase while body temperature and heart rate decrease.


Question: Drinking alcohol will help a person lose weight.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

Alcohol upsets the work of the hypothalamus. After a person drinks alcohol, blood pressure, hunger, thirst, and the urge to urinate increase while body temperature and heart rate decrease.


Question: People attending a winter football game should drink alcohol to keep warm.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

Alcohol actually chills the body. Drinking a lot of alcohol outdoors in cold weather can cause your body temperature to fall below normal. This dangerous condition is called hypothermia.


Question: The more alcohol people drink, the hungrier and thirstier they will become.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

Alcohol upsets the work of the hypothalamus. After a person drinks alcohol, blood pressure, hunger, thirst, and the urge to urinate increase while body temperature and heart rate decrease.


Question: Alcohol makes it more difficult for your circulatory system to move blood around your body by __________.
A.) increasing your blood pressure
B.) slowing down brain function
C.) overloading your liver
D.) decreasing your blood pressure

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decreasing your blood pressure


Question: People can become addicted to __________ .
A.) alcohol
B.) shopping
C.) using the internet
D.) All of the above

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All of the above


Question: Effects of __________ include eye damage, arterial damage, reduced bone mass, sexual dysfunction, heart disease, aneurism, kidney failure, heart failure, dementia, and stroke.
A.) emphysema
B.) hypertension
C.) alcohol withdrawal
D.) hypothermia

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hypertension


Question: Acetaldehyde, a metabolic byproduct of alcohol, damages bodily tissues by making them more likely to __________.
A.) scar and die
B.) slow down and stop functioning
C.) develop cancer
D.) All of the above

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develop cancer


Question: __________ often causes the eye to become less responsive.
A.) Alcohol
B.) Nicotine
C.) Adderall
D.) Cocaine

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Alcohol

Depressants like alcohol, heroin, and muscle relaxants often cause the eye to become less responsive.


Question: The practice of cutting a drug can be deadly because of the resulting __________.
A.) increased rate of metabolism in the liver
B.) mineral deposits forming in organs
C.) highly variable drug potency
D.) Both B and C

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Both B and C

Cutting also causes differences in the potency of different batches of the drug. Forming hard deposits in the heart, brain, and other organs can lead to deadly problems including strokes.


Question: Which of the following is not a derivative of opium?
A.) Xanax
B.) Hydrocodone
C.) Heroin
D.) Methadone

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Xanax


Question: More than with many other drugs, __________ users often begin to behave differently even before the drug reaches their brain.
A.) tobacco
B.) alcohol
C.) marijuana
D.) heroin

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alcohol

More than with many other drugs, alcohol users often begin to behave differently even before the drug reaches their brain.


Question: __________ indicates a BAL of .08 or higher.
A.) Compulsive behavior
B.) Weakened vision
C.) Reduced control of vehicle speed
D.) Loss of judgment

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Loss of judgment


Question: Despite the physical, mental, and social tolls of drug abuse, when you are addicted, __________.
A.) you will be happy
B.) life will seem less difficult
C.) you may not want to stop using drugs
D.) you will be physically fit

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you may not want to stop using drugs


Question: Taking two or more drugs at the same time may result in which of the following?
A.) heightened senses
B.) nothing; the drugs will negate each other
C.) enhanced effects from one or more of the drugs
D.) sneezing

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enhanced effects from one or more of the drugs

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