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Drugs Of Abuse MCQs with answers


1. THC is
a. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol
b. Tri-hydro-cannabinol
c. Tri-hexa-cannabinate
d. Cis-5-tetrahydrocannabinate
e. Obtained from poppy leaves

2. Heavy marijuana use is not associated with
a. foetal abnormalities
b. raised intraocular pressure
c. chronic bronchitis
d. increased incidence of accidental death
e. depressed humoral immunity

3. ‘Crack’ is
a. cocaine hydrochloride
b. cocaine
c. normally swallowed
d. less potent than cocaine powder
e. not teratogenic

4. Which of the following does not contribute to the pharmacologic effects of cocaine
a. Inhibition of NA reuptake
b. Inhibition of DA reuptake
c. Inhibition of 5-HT reuptake
d. Increased NA synthesis
e. Increased 5-HT synthesis

5. hyperactivity, chest pain and hypertension in a 30yo male is most likely due to
a. marijuana intoxication
b. alcohol intoxication
c. Broncos failure to make the finals
d. Cocaine intoxication
e. Mushroom poisoning

6. The major rate limiting enzyme step in the metabolism of ethyl alcohol is
a. Peroxisomal Catalase
b. P-450 oxidases
c. Acetaldehyde dehydrogenase
d. NAD reductase
e. Alcohol dehydrogenase

7. Which of the following features of chronic alcoholism is not due to the direct effect of ethanol toxicity to cells
a. Fatty change in liver
b. Cardiomyopathy
c. Peripheral neuropathy
d. Rhabdomyolysis
e. Cerebral atrophy

8. Wernicke’s encephalopathy is

a. Coma, ophthalmoplegia and areflexia
b. Confusion, ophthalmoplegia and ataxia
c. Nystagmus, areflexia and ophthalmoplegia
d. Nystagmus, hyperreflexia and ataxia
e. A contraindication to IV dextrose

9. Cannabinoids
a. produce tachycardias
b. have an antipsychotic action
c. act at a number of nonspecific receptors
d. constricts the pupil
e. all of the above

1. A
2. B
3. B
4. E
5. D
6. E
7. C
8. B
9. A