Biology Multiple Choice Questions and Answers for Different Competitive Exams

Multiple Choice Questions on Drug Abuse

1. Synthetic drugs structurally related to adrenaline are
a) hallucingens
b) analgesics
c) amphetamines
d)  barbiturates
Drug abuse
2. Roots of which of the following species contain valuable alkaloids that are useful in medicine?
a) Rauwolfia serpentina
b) Emblica officinalis
c) Helianthus annus
d)  all of theses

3. Sedative differ from tranquilizers in
a) Sedative are strong tranquilizers
b) Sedative cause addiction while tranquilizers do not produce such an effect.
c) Sedative depress brain activity while tranquiller active brain functioning
d)  all of the above

4. Methadone is used for
a) narcortic
b) Relieving chronic pain
c) deaddiction of morphine and heroin
d)  all of the above

5. Which one of the following depresses brain activity and produces feelings of calmness and relaxation?
a) morphine
b) valium
c) amphetamines
d)  hashish

6. Use of Cannabis products results in
a) Alteration in perception, thoughts and feelings
b) Depressed brain activity and feeling of calmness
c) Stimulation of nervous system, increased alertness and activity
d)  suppressed brain function and relief in pain

7. Caffeine can be obtained from
a) Thea sinesis
b) Coffea arabica
c) Theobroma cacao
d)  all of these

8. A person is drug addict because of
a) Habit of drug taking
b) Irresistible urge to take the drug and increase the dose.
c) Irritable behaviour, uncoordinated actions and emotional detachment.
d)  None of these

9. The effect of opiates is
a) Reduction in anxiety and tension
b) Lowering of blood pressure and breathing rate
c) Numbing of pain causing drowsiness, lethargy and feeling of well being
d)  none of the above

10. Amphetamines are central nervous system stimulants. Barbiturates are
a) CNS stimulants
b) CNS depressants
c) no effect on CNS
d)  hallucinogenic
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Answers
1. c) amphetamines
2. d)  Rauwolfia serpentina
3. d)  all of the above
4. d)  all of the above
5. b) valium
6. a) Alteration in perception, thoughts and feelings
7. d)  all of these
8. b) Irresistible urge to take the drug and increase the dose.
9. d)  none of the above
10. b) CNS depressants

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