Could Someone Help Me Please With Health?

Question 1
This type of medicine relieves pain, and an example is acetaminophen.

a. antihistamine
b. analgesic
c. vaccine
d. hormone

Question 2
This type of medicine increases alertness and is often used for people who suffer from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

a. hormone
b. antibiotic
c. stimulant
d. antacid

Question 3
A steroid anti-inflammatory medicine such as ____________can reduce inflammation and itching of the skin.

a. amoxicillin
b. insulin
c. acetaminophen
d. cortisone cream

Question 4
_________________are available over-the-counter.

a. Analgesics and antibiotics
b. Hormones and stimulants
c. Antacids and antihistamines
d. Vaccines and sedatives

Question 5
Antacids

a. work against stomach acids which can cause heartburn.
b. kill bacteria.
c. are used to treat heart problems.
d. prevent infections.

Question 6 Which sequence below accurately depicts the correct order in which drugs are approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)?

a. test on animals; test on human volunteers; test on cell cultures; clinical trials
b. test on cell cultures; test on animals; test on human volunteers; clinical trials
c. test on animals; test on cell cultures; test on human volunteers; clinical trials
d. test on cell cultures; test on animals; clinical trials; test on human volunteers

Question 7
When a doctor prescribes a prescription medicine for you, which of the following information is NOT included on the label?

a. the dose (how much of the medicine you should take)
b. when you should take the medicine and how often
c. the length of time you should take the medicine
d. cell cultures and animal trials that were done on this drug

Question 8
Which of the following statement(s) best describes the way drugs can change how neurons communicate with each other in the brain?

a. Drugs can act like neurotransmitters.
b. Drugs can block neurotransmitters.
c. Drugs can change the amount of neurotransmitters in a synapse.
d. All of the above.

Question 9
Which sequence below accurately depicts the correct order of the path to addiction?

a. tolerance, drug use, dependence, addiction
b. drug use, tolerance, dependence, addiction
c. drug use, dependence, tolerance, addiction
d. drug use, addiction, dependence, tolerance

Question 10
Alcohol is considered a drug because it

a. is made from naturally occurring substances such as sugar.
b. causes dehydration.
c. causes a change in a person’s physical and emotional state.
d. all of the above.

Question 11
Which statement is true about alcohol?

a. Alcohol has no harmful short-term effects on the body.
b. Alcohol has no long-term effects on the body.
c. Alcohol has many short-term and long-term effects on the body.
d. Alcohol is not a drug.

Question 12
Which of the following is NOT a long-term effect of alcohol use?

a. brain damage
b. cirrhosis, liver cancer, hepatitis
c. irregular heart beat, high blood pressure and anemia
d. increased risk of emphysema

Question 13
A person who cannot drink alcohol in moderation is called a(n)

a. enterpriser.
b. problem drinker.
c. entrepreneur.
d. entertainer.

Question 14
When a drinker’s body needs alcohol to function normally, this person is in the third stage of alcoholism which is called

a. tolerance.
b. problem drinking.
c. dependence.
d. alcoholism.

Question 15
Joey feels he needs to drink more each day to experience the same effect. He is in the second stage of alcoholism which is called tolerance.

a. True
b. False

Question 16
When a drinker has lost control of his or her drinking behavior he or she is in the second stage of alcoholism.

a. True
b. False

Question 17
If teens are caught violating zero tolerance laws, they can be arrested.

a. True
b. False

Question 18
Good refusal skills can help you resist the pressure to use alcohol.

a. True
b. False

Question 19
Tobacco products include cigarettes, pipes, snuff, chewing tobacco, and cigars.

a. True
b. False

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  • Lisa February 28, 2009, 4:48 pm

    Sorry, kiddo. You'll have to do your own homework. I was going to give you some answers until i saw that you couldn't answer #19. C'mon – don't be such a slacker.

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