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Of the following substances, which one is morphine-like and usually appears as a crystalline white powder

1. Opium
2. Heroin
3. Thebaine
4. Oxycodone
2. Heroin
In its pure form, heroin is how many times stronger than morphine

1. 1 to 3
2. 2 to 4
3. 4 to 5
4. 6 to 10
3. 4 to5
Heroin entering the United States from Europe is usually of what maximum purity

1. Under 75 percent
2. 75 to 80 percent
3. 80 to 85 percent
4. Over 90 percent
4. Over 90 percent
Most commonly injected narcotic
1. Paregoric
2. Oxycodone
3. Hydromorphone
4. Heroin
4. Heroin
Dilaudid

1. Paregoric
2. Oxycodone
3. Hydromorphone
4. Heroin
3. Hydromorphone
Potency is from 2 to 8 times greater than morphine

1. Paregoric
2. Oxycodone
3. Hydromorphone
4. Heroin
3. Hydromorphone
Synthesized from Thebaine

1. Paregoric
2. Oxycodone
3. Hydromorphone
4. Heroin
2. Oxycodone
Usually taken for relief of diarrhea

1. Paregoric
2. Oxycodone
3. Hydromorphone
4. Heroin
1. Paregoric
What are the two most widely available synthetic drugs

1. Methadone and LAAM
2. Methadone and meperidine
3. Meperidine and LAAM
4. Meperidine and Darvon
2. Methadone and meperindine
Which of the following is a commercial name for pethidine

1. Proposyphene
2. Demerol
3. Darvon
4. LAAM
2. Demerol
The effect of morphine-based drugs differ from methadone in what way

1. Methadone has a shorter duration of action
2. Methadone has a longer duration of action
3. Methadone will not cause dependence as do morphine-based drugs
4. Methadone is always taken orrally, morphine-based drugs are always injected
2. Methadone has a longer duration of action
Fentanyl has a clinical potency of how many times that of morphine

1. 5 to 10
2. 10 to 20
3. 35 to 40
4. 50 to 100
4. 50 to 100
How many different types of fentanyls are approved for marketing in the United States

1. 25
2. 12
3. 7
4. 4
4. 4
Fentanyl falls into what schedule of the FSCA

1. 1
2. 2
3. 5
4. 4
2. 2
The biological effects of fentanyls are indistinguishable from which of the following drugs

1. Cocaine
2. Heroin
3. Morphine
4. Opium
2. Heroin
Fentanyls produce pharmacological effects characteristic of which of the following drugs

1. Cocaine
2. Heroin
3. Morphine
4. Opiates
4. Opiates
Fentanyl users experience the first effects within a maximum of how many seconds after intravenous administration

1. 30
2. 45
3. 60
4. 90
4. 90
3-mathylfantanyl has a duration of action of approximately how many hours

1. 12
2. 8
3. 6
4. 4
4. 4
Fentanyls are most commonly taken by which of the following methods

1. Ingestion
2. Intravenous
3. Intranasal
4. Smoked
2. Intravenous
Street samples of fentanyls usually do not have a distinctive color, odor, or taste

1. True
2. False
1. True
Fentanyl plasma levels above how many nanograms per milliliter are associated with respiratory depression

1. .10 to .20
2. .30 to .40
3. .50 to 1
4. 2 to 3
4. 2 to 3
Respiratory depression caused by fentanyls can be quickly and effectively reversed by administering which of the following drugs

1. Methadone
2. Mannitol
3. Naloxone
4. Xanax
3. Naloxone
Prescribed depressants are sometimes helpful in the relief of which of the following disorders

1. Shock
2. Tension
3. Fatigue
4. Infection
2. Tension
Intoxicationg doses of depressants may cause which of the following effects

1. Slurred speech
2. Impaired judement
3. Loss of motor coordinaiton
4. All of the above
4. All of the above
Chronic intoxication caused by the use of depressants is most common in what age group

1. Adolescent
2. Young adult
3. Middle age
4. Elderly
3. Middle age
Which of the following is a symptom of severe depressant poisoning

1. Fever
2. Vomiting
3. Diarrhea
4. Rapid pulse
4. Rapid pulse
Of the following drugs, which one is most sought after by depressant abusers

1. Seconal
2. Liminal
3. Gemonil
4. Mebaral
1. Seconal
After oral administration of an intermediate-acting barbiturate, what is the approximate action time, in minutes

1. 1 to 3
2. 5 to 10
3. 15 to 40
4. 45 to 60
3. 15 to 40
Barbiturates can be very dangerous because tolerance and mental and physical dependence develop

1. True
2. False
1. True
Barbiturates are most often taken in which of the followings forms

1. Powder
2. Liquid
3. Capsule
4. Injection
3. Capsule
Exceptionally difficult to reverse overdoses, often resulting in death

1. Benzodiazepines
2. Glutethimide
3. Barbiturate
4. Meprobamate
2. Glutethimide
Miltown

1. Benzodizepines
2. Glutethimide
3. Barbiturate
4. Meprobamate
4. Meprobamate
Duration of action similar to intermediate acting barbiturates

1. Benzodiazepines
2. Glutethimide
3. Barbiturate
4. Meprobamate
4. Meprobamate
Margin of safety is greater than other depressants

1. Benzodiazepines
2. Glutethemide
3. Barbiturate
4. Meprobamate
1. Benzodiazepines
What are the two most prevalent stimulants

1. Nicotine and caffeine
2. Nicotine and cocaine
3. Caffeine and cocaine
4. Cocaine and amphetamines
1. Nicotine and caffeine
Users sometimes rely on stimulants for which of the following reasons

1. To become relaxed
2. To be more decisive
3. To reduce apprehension
4. To reduce irritability
2. To be more decisive
The use of stimulants may cause which of the following effects on a user

1. Anxiety
2. Serenity
3. Drowsiness
4. Increased appetite
1. Anxiety
The protracted use of stimulants is normally followed by a period of depression known by what term

1. Flashing
2. Rushing
3. Crashing
4. Splashing
3. Crashng
Heavy users who inject themselves with stimulants every few hours may experience which of the following effects

1. Delirium
2. Psychosis
3. Physical exhaustion
4. Each of the above
4. Each of the above
When high-dose users are withdrawn from stimulants, they exhibit profound depression for up to how many hours per day

1. 8
2. 12
3. 18
4. 20
4. 20
Cocaine is often adulterated to what percentage of its volume

1. 10
2. 25
3. 50
4. 60
3. 50
Cocaine is most often adulterated with which of the following ingredients

1. Sugar
2. Flour
3. Baking soda
4. Talcum
1. Sugar
To convert cocaine to a base for freebasing, what substance is used

1. Lard
2. Solvent
3. Soap powder
4. Carbon dioxide
2. Solvent
Cocaine is popularly accepted as what kind of drug

1. Psychic
2. Tolerant
3. Recreational
4. Hallucinogenic
3. Recreational
Tolerance seldom develops among cocaine users

1. True
2. False
1. True
Excessive doses of cocaine may cause which of the following disorders

1. Cancer
2. Seizures
3. High blood pressure
4. Each of the above
2. Seizures
Combinations shots of cocaine, heroin, and morphine are known by what term

1. Speed
2. Speedballs
3. Free basing
4. Triple trouble
2. Speedballs
What method is used to free base traditional cocaine

1. Smoked through a water pipe
2. Inhaled through the nose
3. Injected intravenously
4. Ingested orally
1. Smoked through a water pipe
Which of the following substances is NOT used in the processing of crack

1. Baking soda
2. Ammonia
3. Water
4. Ether
4. Ether
The euphoria caused by crack has been known to last how long

1. 2 to 20 min
2. 30 60 min
3. 60 to 90 min
4. 2 to 7 hours
1. 2 to 20 min
Overdoses caused by either cocaine free base or crack can cause which of the following disorders

1. Stroke
2. Seizures
3. Respiratory distress
4. Fatal cardiorespiratory arrest
4. Fatal cardiorespiratory arrest
Of the following behaviors, which one(s) may persons on crack potentially exhibit

1. Violent
2. Suicidal
3. Both 1 and 2 above
4. Invincible
3. Both 1 and 2 above
What is the name of the drug that is known as the designer drug of the 1980's

1. Cocaine
2. Ecstacy
3. Crack
4. Ice
2. Ecstacy
Ecstacy was initially meant to be used for which of the following disorders

1. Acne
2. Diabetes
3. Hypertension
4. Obesity
4. Obesity
Ecstacy has been around for at least how many years

1. 10
2. 20
3. 50
4. 75
4. 75
Which of the following is a street mane for ecstacy

1. M&M
2. Adam
3. Yuppie drug
4. All of the above
4. All of the above
MDMA produces psychotic states that may last for up to how long

1. Days
2. Hours
3. Weeks
4. Years
3. Weeks
Ecstacy has the same effects as which of the following drugs

1. Amphetamine plus crack
2. LSD plus an amphetamine
3. Cocaine plus a amphetamine
4. Cannabis plus methamphetamine
2. LSD plus an amphetamine
Is ecstacy addictive? If so how long does it take

1. Yes, a long period of time
2. Yes, a short period of time
3. No
2. Yes, a short period of time
When was methcathinone placed under schedule 1 of the PSCA

1. June 1991
2. March 1971
3. October 1993
4. February 1989
3. October 1993
Methcathinone produces central nervous system stimulant effects similar to which of the following drugs

1. Cocaine
2. Amphetamine
3. Both 1 and 2 above
4. Alcohol
3. Both 1 and 2 above
Which of the following is a street name for methcathinone

1. Cat
2. Goob
3. Crank
4. Each of the above
4. Each of the above
What color is methcathinone when it is sold on the street

1. Tan to dark brown
2. Tan to light brown
3. White to off white
4. Gray to dark black
3. White to off white
What is the primary route of administration of methcathinone

1. Smoking
2. Intranasal
3. Intravenous
4. Oral ingestion
1. Intranasal
Methcathinone is primarily used in a binge that lasts about how many days

1. 1 to 4
2. 2 to 7
3. 6 to 12
4. 10 to 14
2. 2 to 7
When a person repeatedly administers methcathinone during a binge, what is the average dose, in grams

1. 1/16 to 1/4
2. 1/2 to 3/4
3. 1 to 1 1/2
4. 2 to 4
1. 1/16 to 1/4
The methcathinone produced by clandestine laboratories is what percent pure

1. 20 to 30
2. 40 to 50
3. 55 to 75
4. 95 to 100
4. 95 to 100
The legal use of amphetamines is limited to the treatment of what disorder

1. Epilepsy
2. Narcolepsy
3. Eating disorders
4. High blood pressure
2. Narcolepsy
Of the following stimulants, which one, if any, acts like adrenalin on the body

1. Cocaine
2. Preludin
3. Amphetamines
4. None of the above
3. Amphetamines
Amphetamines are widely used by which of the following persons to increase alertness

1. Truck drivers
2. Night watchmen
3. Both 1 and 2 above
4. School teachers
3. Both 1 and 2 above
Amphetamines are most often taken in what manner

1. Smoked
2. Snorted
3. Injected
4. Orally
4. Orally
Amphetamine abuse causes what type(s) of dependence, if any

1. Mental only
2. physical only
3. Mental and physical
4. None
1. Mental only
Clandestine laboratories produce a vast quantity of which of the following amphetamines

1. Ritalin
2. Preludin
3. Benzedrine
4. Methamphetamine
4. Methamphetamine
Methamphetamine appears in which of the following forms

1. Capsule and tablet only
2. Tablet and liquid only
3. Liquid and powder only
4. Capsule, tablet, liquid, and powder
4. Capsule, tablet liquid and powder
Methamphetamine abusers are known by which of the following terms

1. Speedballers
2. Speed freaks
3. Bam bams
4. Copilots
2. Speed freaks