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1

Any chemical known to cause cancer is a what?

carcinogen

2

the stimulant drug found in tobacco products is?

nicotine

3

The sticky, thick liquid formed when tobacco burns is called?

tar

4

The inability of the alveoli to function is called?

emphysema

5

Powdered tobacco leaves and stems form a product called?

snuff

6

Exhaled and side stream smoke also is called?

secondhand smoke

7

White patches of abnormal cells in the mouth are called?

leukoplakia

8

An herbal plant that contains nicotine and is grown for its leaves is called?

tobacco

9

A gas that interferes with the ability of the bood to carry oxygen is?

carbon monoxide

10

Smoke that enters the air from a burning cigarette, cigar, or pipe is called?

side stream smoke

11

Which has more carcinogens, cigarettes or smokeless tobacco?

cigarettes

12

What must be found on every tobacco product made?

health warning

13

The term used to describe drugs such as GHB and roofies is called?

date rape

14

A group of drugs that speed up the central nervous system are known as?

stimulants

15

A group of drugs that slow down the central nervous system and relieve pain are known as?

narcotics

16

CHemical that are inhaled are affect mood are?

inhalants

17

_____ is a hallucinogen

LSD

18

THC is found in ______

marijuana

19

A stimulant derived from the cocoa bush is ______

cocaine

20

_______ are drugs that are made from hormones

steroids

21

A painkiller produced from morphine is_______

codeine

22

A psychoactive drug that can act as a hallucinogen and that has a stimulating effect is called _____

estacy

23

Nail polish remover, lighter fluid, and spray paint are all examples of?

inhalants

24

What is the most commonly used drug?

marijuana

25

People who use marijuana may feel:

relaxed, drowsy, and hungry

26

What body function is affected by stimulants?

heart rate

27

Which drug can cause flashback?

hallucinogens

28

The measure of the alcohol in a drink is _____

proof

29

An activity in which a person is forced to participate in dangerous or demeaning activities is called _______

hazing activity

30

Consuming large amount of alcohol in a short amount of time is _____

binge drinking

31

A person who drinks and cannot remember what happened has had a _____

blackouts

32

A disease caused by alcohol that causes chronic damage to the liver cells is ______

cirrhosis

33

The amount of alcohol in a person's blood is

Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC)

34

Hallucinations cause by withdrawal from alcohol is callled

Delirium Tremens Syndrome

35

What factors can affect BAC

weight gender age

36

How many alcoholic drinks can the liver process each hour?

one

37

Does BAC rise faster in males or females?

females

38

Virginia state law for a person to be considered legally drunk is a BAC of _____

3.0

39

Does drinking alcohol speed up or slow down reaction time?

slow down