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Questions 1–20


Note: Choose the one option that BEST answers each question.


  1. Recreational use of marijuana is best defined as the user’s intention to
    1. become intoxicated.
    2. relieve pain.
    3. sleep.
    4. exercise.


  1. The resin or sap that forms on marijuana and is collected for use is known as
    1. dope.
    2. joint.
    3. hashish.
    4. smack.


  1. The main psychoactive constituent in marijuana is
    1. cannabidiol.
    2. Cannabis indica.
    3. lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD).
    4. delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).


  1. The paradoxical stimulating and sedating effect produced by smoking marijuana is similar to the effect produced by
    1. alcohol.
    2. LSD.
    3. antidepressants.
    4. coffee.


  1. Hemp is a strain of Cannabis
    1. indica that is high in THC.
    2. sativa that is low in THC.
    3. indica with no THC.
    4. sativa that is high in THC.


  1. In the 1800s, marijuana was used by physicians in the treatment of
    1. migraine headaches.
    2. cancer.
    3. osteoporosis.
    4. tetanus.


  1. The effects of eating hashish are not felt for at least
    1. 5 to 10 minutes.
    2. 15 to 20 minutes.
    3. 30 to 60 minutes.
    4. 70 to 90 minutes.


  1. Common effects of smoking Cannabis sativa include
    1. whole-body relaxation.
    2. sleepiness.
    3. calmness.
    4. optimism.
    5. A major risk factor for marijuana use disorder is
    6. use before age 18.
    7. eating hashish.
    8. adulteration.
    9. use of Cannabis indica.
    10. Marijuana withdrawal symptoms can be similar to those of
    11. cocaine.
    12. LSD.
    13. nicotine.
    14. alcohol.


  1. Two major phytocannabinoids responsible for medicinal effects of marijuana are delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and
    1. cannabidiol.
    2. 3-hydroxycannabidiol.
    3. cannabis.
    4. endocannabioid.


  1. The two drugs the U.S. food and Drug Administration has approved for use in chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting are dronabinol and
    1. nabitan.
    2. nabilone.
    3. nabumetone.
    4. nabazenil.


  1. Cannabinoid type 1 (CB1) receptors are found mainly in the
    1. immune system.
    2. gut.
    3. brain.
    4. lungs.


  1. Anandamide is an examples of a/an
    1. hormones.
    2. phytocannabinoids.
    3. glutamate.
    4. endocannabinoids.


  1. The reason for marijuana’s effect on the human brain is thought to be that
    1. delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is similar to endocannabinoids.
    2. cannabinoid type 1 (CB1) is similar to endocannabinoids.
    3. cannabidiol (CBD) is similar to endocannabinoids.
    4. gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is similar to endocannabinoids.


  1. A new physiological theory about endocannabinoid system (ECS) deficiency has been supported by some evidence from studies of people with
    1. bipolar disorder.
    2. allergies.
    3. chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder.
    4. posttraumatic stress disorder.


  1. According to a 1999 Institute of Medicine report, the major adverse effect of oral THC in older adults with no previous experience with taking marijuana is
    1. stroke.
    2. nausea.
    3. disorientation.
    4. depression.


  1. The gateway theory, when applied to marijuana use, is unsupported mostly due to
    1. confounding effects of the environment.
    2. evidence for previous drug use.
    3. increased public acceptance of marijuana.
    4. lack of clear evidence for causation.


  1. The major difference between federal and state marijuana law is that
    1. federal law prohibits marijuana use for all purposes and by anyone.
    2. state laws prohibit marijuana use for all purposes and by anyone.
    3. federal law allows marijuana use for medical purposes only.
    4. state laws allow marijuana use for palliative care only.


  1. A systematic review of the literature shows that marijuana users who smoke tobacco are
    1. less dependent on marijuana.
    2. more dependent on marijuana.
    3. equally dependent on marijuana and tobacco.
    4. not dependent on marijuana.


This concludes the final examination.


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