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Chapter 18 Maintaining Workplace Health

Practice Test
      
  1.The diagnosis of abuse problems is the responsibility of :  
  a.   the employee.  
  b.   management.  
  c.   coworkers.  
  d.   professionals only.  
      
  2.Some of the warning signs that employees are having financial problems include:  
  a.   crying spells or losing one's temper.  
  b.   absenteeism or tardiness to work.  
  c.   a decline in performance and trouble concentrating.  
  d.   all of the above.  
      
  3.Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) were originally designed to help employees:  
  a.   during the Depression, when many people had financial problems.  
  b.   who were World War II veterans returning home to find jobs.  
  c.   find day care for their children.  
  d.   who had alcohol problems.  
      
  4.You think one of your employees has a drinking problem, and you talk to her about it. She says, "I'm not an alcoholic--I only drink beer." This answer shows that she is probably:  
  a.   in denial.  
  b.   correct.  
  c.   already in treatment.  
  d.   actually a drug addict.  
      
  5.Three of the following are major categories of commonly abused substances. Which choice below is NOT a major category?  
  a.   Depressants  
  b.   Stimulants  
  c.   Narcotics  
  d.   Caffeine  
      
  6.Which of the following is one of the four major categories of commonly abused substances?  
  a.   Alcohol  
  b.   Stimulants  
  c.   Nicotine  
  d.   Caffeine  
      
  7.Psychological dependence is charaterized by:  
  a.   a preoccupation with the drug and its effects.  
  b.   needing more of the drug to feel the desired effect.  
  c.   feeling painful withdrawal symptoms when the drug is not used.  
  d.   all of the above.  
      
  8.Regarding AIDS/HIV-infected employees:  
  a.   it is not the manager's responsibility to create tolerance between these employees and their coworkers.  
  b.   they are not protected from job discrimination by any laws.  
  c.   employers should accommodate them to keep them employed and productive for as long as possible.  
  d.   they are not eligible for Social Security or company health benefits.  
      
  9.According to your text, people who are addicted to the need to make money my become:  
  a.   occasional gamblers.  
  b.   compulsive gamblers.  
  c.   workaholics.  
  d.   college professors.  
      
  10.Since most supervisors are not trained in substance abuse counseling, they should:  
  a.   ignore symptoms as long as possible.  
  b.   threaten to fire the employee.  
  c.   give counseling advice, but only when alcohol is involved.  
  d.   refer employees to the appropriate resource.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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