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Psychology Quiz 07C

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

An overdose of ____ may cause the user to lose control of breathing and thus die from respiratory failure.
a.
marijuana
c.
opium
b.
LSD
d.
alcohol
 

 2. 

____ is the most widely used and abused mind-altering substance in the United States.
a.
Marijuana
c.
Opium
b.
LSD
d.
Alcohol
 

 3. 

Which of the following is generally NOT a reason that people abuse drugs?
a.
to fit in with peers
c.
to gain control
b.
to avoid boredom
d.
to feel good
 

 4. 

A drug that is not physically addictive but may cause people to become psychologically addicted is
a.
alcohol.
c.
marijuana.
b.
LSD.
d.
heroin.
 

 5. 

Drugs that create a loss of contact with reality are
a.
psychedelic drugs.
c.
depressants.
b.
opiates.
d.
stimulants.
 

Matching
 
 
Match each term with the correct statement below.
a.
hallucinogens
d.
LSD
b.
marijuana
e.
hallucinations
c.
psychoactive drug
 

 6. 

chemical that affects the nervous system and results in altered consciousness
 

 7. 

perceptions that have no direct external cause
 

 8. 

drugs that lead to a loss of contact with reality
 

 9. 

dried leaves and flowers of Indian hemp that produce an altered state of consciousness when smoked or ingested
 

 10. 

psychedelic drug that produces distortions of perception and thought
 



 
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