How Much Do You Know About Addiction?

Addiction can be mystifying, but knowledge is power. How much do you know about addiction? Are you ready to put your knowledge to the test?
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In the United States, which substance is most often abused?
Heroin
Alcohol
Marijuana
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In the past month, about how many Americans aged 12 or older used illegal drugs?
10 million
20 million
40 million
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How many times more likely are men to be addicted to alcohol compared to women?
Three times as likely
Twice as likely
About the same
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Which ethnic group experiences the most alcohol-poisoning deaths in the United States?
Native Americans
Whites
Asians
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A 2012 study found that what percentage of addicts had a co-occurring disorder?
40%
50%
60%
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About what percentage of Americans older than 26 have tried crack cocaine?
12%
4%
7%
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In the past 20 years, overdose deaths attributed to which substance have tripled?
Prescription pain killers
Heroin
Meth
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Synthetic cathinones can lead to a breakdown of which bodily structure?
Heart tissue
Lung tissue
Muscle tissue
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Cocaine and meth cause nerve cells to release large quantities of what?
Opiods
Adrenaline
Dopamine
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True or false:If your social circle includes people who often use drugs, you are more likely to use drugs, too.
True
False
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What is the most-abused illicit drug in the United States?
Marijuana
Meth
Cocaine
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Drug addiction is a chronic, repeating disease of what?
The brain
The heart
The mind
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are addiction adamant! While you might not be the world’s foremost expert on addiction just yet, you’re well on your way. You have a strong base knowledge that speaks of your fascination and curious nature with addiction. We think you’re going to be an expert in no time!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are an addiction ace! While anyone can claim to know the ins and outs of addiction, including the psychology, you actually do! We think your knowledge will serve you well and potentially help others. Well done!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are addiction amazing! You’ve got a vast knowledge on how addiction works and how it affects others. We think your knowledge is not only valuable, it could be potentially life saving! Well done!

A+, Addiction Amazing

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1
In the United States, which substance is most often abused?
Heroin
Alcohol
Marijuana
2
In the past month, about how many Americans aged 12 or older used illegal drugs?
10 million
20 million
40 million
3
How many times more likely are men to be addicted to alcohol compared to women?
Three times as likely
Twice as likely
About the same
4
Which ethnic group experiences the most alcohol-poisoning deaths in the United States?
Native Americans
Whites
Asians
5
A 2012 study found that what percentage of addicts had a co-occurring disorder?
40%
50%
60%
6
About what percentage of Americans older than 26 have tried crack cocaine?
12%
4%
7%
7
In the past 20 years, overdose deaths attributed to which substance have tripled?
Prescription pain killers
Heroin
Meth
8
Synthetic cathinones can lead to a breakdown of which bodily structure?
Heart tissue
Lung tissue
Muscle tissue
9
Cocaine and meth cause nerve cells to release large quantities of what?
Opiods
Adrenaline
Dopamine
10
True or false:If your social circle includes people who often use drugs, you are more likely to use drugs, too.
True
False
11
What is the most-abused illicit drug in the United States?
Marijuana
Meth
Cocaine
12
Drug addiction is a chronic, repeating disease of what?
The brain
The heart
The mind