Traffic School, TLSAE Test Answers ★ Alcohol Abuse, Dependence and Addiction

Question: What is dependence?
A.) When a person stops using drugs and experiences withdrawals.
B.) When a person needs help from another person.
C.) none of the above

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When a person stops using drugs and experiences withdrawals.

Question: What does cross-addiction and cross dependence mean?
A.) You can become addicted to drugs in different class even if you never use them.
B.) You can become addicted to drugs in the same class even if you never use them.
C.) You become addicted to all types of drugs.

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You can become addicted to drugs in the same class even if you never use them.

Explanation: Drugs can be grouped into different classes according to their effect on the central nervous system (your brain and its connections to the various organs and other parts of your body). If a person is using a drug repeatedly over a period of time, she or he will develop dependence on that drug. The person will also develop dependence on other drugs that she or he has not used that are in the same class as the drug she or he is using. This means that when they stop using one drug and begin to experience withdrawal, prescribed use of another drug in the same class might stop or decrease the severity of withdrawal.

Question: Becoming addicted to drugs or alcohol ________________.?
A.) takes a long time
B.) is something beyond the user’s control
C.) can happen rapidly
D.) both B and C

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both B and C (is something beyond the user's control; can happen rapidly)

EXPLANATION: Becoming addicted to drugs or alcohol is something beyond the user's control and can happen rapidly. Recreational or occasional use of these substances often turns into abuse.

Question: The condition in which a drug user’s body becomes so accustomed to a particular drug that it can only function normally if the drug is present is known as ___________.
A.) compliance.
B.) abstinence.
C.) dependence.

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dependence.

Question: When a physical need has been achieved to a drug or alcohol, this is referred to as ________________.
A.) Motor function issues
B.) Toxicity
C.) Dependence or addiction
D.) The endocrine system

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Dependence or addiction

Question: The need to consume a substance is known as dependence.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

Question: __________ is when the body becomes accustomed to a drug's presence in the bloodstream.
A.) Dependence
B.) Abuse
C.) Independence
D.) Chronic use

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Dependence

Addiction and dependence are physiological processes that occur naturally as a person's body becomes accustomed to alcohol or a drug. When a person's body becomes accustomed to the presence of alcohol or drug in the bloodstream, his or her nervous system adapts to the drug's presence in an attempt to stabilize the body's functions.

Question: If a persons body becomes so accustomed to a particular drug that it can only function normally if the drug is present, that person is dependent on the drug.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

Question: Amphetamine is a
A.) Narcotic
B.) Stimulant
C.) depressant

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Stimulant

Question: A common form of abuse of amphetamines that is damaging to the body is __________
A.) mixing
B.) snorting.
C.) using amphetamines to counteract the effects of depressants taken the night before.

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using amphetamines to counteract the effects of depressants taken the night before.

Question: __________ is a synthetic drug with effects very similar to those of cocaine.
A.) Ecstasy
B.) Dramamine
C.) Hydrocodone
D.) None of the above

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None of the above

Methamphetamine or amphetamine is a synthetic drug that is also known as 'speed,' 'ice,' 'crank,' and 'meth' or 'crystal meth.'

Question: Amphetamines carry a ___________ risk of physical dependence or addiction.
A.) high
B.) possible
C.) moderate

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high

Question: Amphetamines are dangerous to take before and while driving. They ___________?
A.) They are only for people over 21
B.) Make the driver very sleepy and relaxed
C.) They are always illegal drugs
D.) Reduce coordination and affect the ability to judge speed and distance

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Reduce coordination and affect the ability to judge speed and distance

Question: MDMA is commonly known as ___
A.) shrooms.
B.) ecstasy.
C.) acid.

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ecstasy

MDMA, short for 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine, is most commonly known as Ecstasy or Molly.

Question: PCP is more commonly known as ___________
A.) ecstasy.
B.) acid.
C.) angel dust.

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angel dust.

PCP is most widely known on the streets as angel dust, wet or illy.

Question: Psychological effects of PCP include:
A.) hallucinations
B.) delusions
C.) both options are correct

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both options are correct

Question: LSD and PCP are considered hallucinogenic drugs.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

Question: A PCP user may become__________in a hospital or detention setting.
A.) violent or suicidal
B.) pleasant
C.) safe to others

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violent or suicidal

Question: At higher doses, __________ behaves like PCP, causing feelings of power and invulnerability.
A.) marijuana
B.) morphine
C.) oxycodone
D.) none of the above

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none of the above

Question: The inability to express or manage feelings is not a common aspect of use, abuse, dependence and addiction.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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FALSE

Question: __________ of those who start drinking before they're 15 will develop alcohol dependence.
A. 10%
B. 14%
C. 27%
D. 40%

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40%

Question: Youth who drink before the age of 15 are ___ times more likely to develop alcohol dependence than if they wait until they are 21 years old.
A.) 2
B.) 4
C.) 6

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4

Question: Youth who drink before the age of _________ are four times more likely to develop alcohol dependence, than those who wait until they are 21 years old.
A.) 13
B.) 14
C.) 15

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15

Question: Young people who began drinking before age 15 are four times more likely to develop alcohol dependence during their lifetime than those who began drinking at age ___________ or later.
A.) 21
B.) 27
C.) 30

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21

Question: As a result of dependence withdrawal symptoms (headaches nausea cramps etc.) may occur when the use of drug is stopped.
A.) TRUE
B.) FALSE

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TRUE

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