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Chapter 14: Social Drugs

The initial use of social drugs by many athletes result in effects that are?

A. immediate

B. learned over time

C. delayed

D. greater than chronic users

Acute reactions to drug abuse can be caused by all of the following EXCEPT:

A. additives to the drug

B. combining multiple drugs

C. mood of the drug abuser

D. environmental temperature

According to government and research studies, why do high school students start to use alcohol and tobacco?

A. legal age in some states

B. acceptance by peers

C. parental acceptance

D. hormonal changes

What are the signs or personality characteristics that indicate an athlete could become a drug abuser?

A. ambitious

B. committed

C. deliberate

D. nonconformist

After what age has research shown that experimental drug abuse is reduced?

A. 18

B. 21

C. 25

D. 30

What effect does alcohol have on the gross motor skills of an athlete's performance in basketball?

A. decreased reaction time

B. increased reaction time

C. reduces dehydration

D. increases hormonal balance

Approximately how many chemicals are present in cigarette smoke?

A. 25

B. 100

C. 2000

D. 4000

Which of the following drugs currently has medicinal use accepted by mainstream physicians?

A. alcohol

B. tobacco

C. marijuana


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