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Healthy Life Skills Exam 3

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One drink is defined by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism as _____ ounce(s) of alcohol.
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0.5
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Binge drinking on college campuses is most strongly influenced by _____.
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social environment
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You drank far too much last night, and as a result this morning you feel like you have a bad case of the flu. The best way to cope with your hangover is to _____.
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use over-the-counter pain relievers
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Travis passed out on the floor after a drinking contest, and now you can’t wake him. The best thing you can do for him is _____.
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to call 911
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Alcohol is removed from the liver at a rate of about _____ per hour.
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1 drink
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Which of the following is the best way to break a pattern of excessive alcohol use?
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Set a goal for change
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Tobacco smoke contains _____ cancer-causing substances.
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dozens
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Of the carcinogenic substances in tobacco smoke, which is most damaging to the lungs?
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Tar
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Withdrawal symptoms that occur when you try to quit smoking can typically include all of the following:
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irritability, depression, and difficulty concentrating. Not lack of appetite
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Smoking is estimated to play a role in _____ percent of all cancer deaths.
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30
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease includes all of the following conditions:
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emphysema, asthma, bronchitis
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Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products commonly come in all the following forms:
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patches, gum, and inhalers
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The average number of attempts required for successful smoking cessation is
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7
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What is the most commonly used illicit drug among persons aged 12 and older?
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Marijuana
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What are the reasons people take drugs?
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Stress, pain relief, and to fit in
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_____ is a term used to refer to a substance that causes changes in brain chemistry and alters consciousness, perception, mood, and thought?
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Psychoactive drug
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One indicator of physiological dependence is the development of
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tolerance
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Probably the most popular psychoactive drug is
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caffeine
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List the central nervous system stimulant drugs.
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Cocaine, caffeine
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List the central nervous system depressant drugs.
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Alcohol
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Which type of drug can be obtained from common household products and causes widespread and long-lasting brain damage in chronic users?
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Inhalants
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What are the possible long-term effects of marijuana?
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Chronic bronchitis
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Most of the $193 billion annually drained from the U.S. economy by drug use is spent on
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health care costs and judicial costs
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The most effective approaches to drug abuse prevention on college campuses include all of the following:
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Engaging parents, providing alternative activities and intervening with at-risk students.
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What is true about sexual attitudes in the United States?
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College students and younger adults will be significant in prevailing rebelling attitudes in the 21st century.
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Which hormone is principally responsible for sex drive in women?
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Testosterone
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The excitement one feels when sexually aroused—such as increased heart rate and vasocongestion—is caused mainly by _____
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hormones
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What is the sequential order of Masters and Johnson’s stages of the human sexual response model?
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Excitement, Plateau, Orgasm, Resolution
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From _____ percent of women report that they have never had an orgasm.
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10-15
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Of the following, the most significant concern about sexting is _____
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the potential legal consequences
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How many chambers does the heart have?
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4
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The leading cause of death in the United States is
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heart disease
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Atherosclerosis _____ process.
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is an irreversible
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A blood clot that develops at a distant site and then travels to a blood vessel where it becomes lodged and blocks blood flow is called a(n)
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embolism
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The optimal range for blood pressure levels is
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120/80
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Perhaps the most important no controllable risk factor for cardiovascular disease is
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age
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What is the leading controllable risk factor for all forms of cardiovascular disease?
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Tobacco
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An electrocardiogram, or EKG, is used to visualize what?
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Electrical activity in the heart
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A diet that supports cardiovascular health does NOT emphasize is _____
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animal products
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The most significant risk for most cancers is
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age
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The leading cause of cancer death is attributed to what type of cancer?
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lung cancer