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  1. Amphetamine and cocaine are classified in which
    of the following Schedules?


    A. I
    B. II
    C. III
    D. IV
    B
  2. Which of the following was the first clinical use for
    amphetamines?

    A. Treatment of obesity
    B. Treatment of insomnia
    C. Treatment of attention deficit in children
    D. Treatment of nasal congestion
    D
  3. Anorexiants are drugs that _______.

    a. Suppress appetite
    b. Treat bedwetting
    c. Counteract depression
    d. None of the above
    A
  4. Select the incorrect statement concerning amphetamines.
    A. They were used by soldiers during World War II and the Korean War to counter fatigue.

    B. Truck drivers making long hauls were one of the earliest distribution systems for illicit amphetamines.

    C. Methamphetamine and amphetamine are actually the same drug.

    D. Pilots in the Air Force continue to use amphetamines to reduce fatigue.
    C
  5. Which of the following best explains how the amphetamines cause their pharmacological effects?


    A. They cause release of the neurotransmitters dopamine, norepinephrine, and serotonin in the brain.
    B. They directly stimulate the synthesis of dopamine in the brain.
    C. They stimulate the receptors for dopamine and norepinephrine in the brain.
    D. Their mechanism of action is unknown.
    A
  6. The most common legal use of amphetamines is for the
    treatment of _______.


    A. narcolepsy
    B. hyperkinesis
    C. obesity
    D. depression
    C
  7. Which of the following is not an effect of the
    amphetamines?


    A. Calming effect on children with attention deficit disorders
    B. Anorexiant effects
    C. Decrease in heart rate
    D. Elevation of blood pressure
    C
  8. The term speed refers to which of the following?

    A. Ecstasy
    B. cocaine
    C. Ritalin used illegally
    D. illegal methamphetamine
    D
  9. Which of the following is least likely to be caused by chronic high doses of amphetamines?

    A. hallucinations
    B. antisocial behavior
    C. feelings of bugs crawling under the skin
    D. extreme hunger
    D
  10. Which of the following describes “ice”?


    A. cocaine that is smoked
    B. methamphetamine that is smoked
    C. cocaine that is injected
    D. methamphetamine that is injected
    B
  11. Which of the following best describes Ecstasy?

    A. CNS depressant
    B. pure hallucinogen
    C. pure stimulant
    D. drug with stimulant and hallucinogenic effects
    D
  12. Select the incorrect statement concerning Ecstasy.

    A. It is typically used in raves.
    B. It is most often used by teenagers.
    C. Its most pronounced effects are on the dopamine system.
    D. It can cause life-threatening hyperthermia.
    C
  13. Select the incorrect statement concerning methylphenidate.

    A. It is a mild to moderate CNS stimulant.
    B. It is a generic name for Ritalin.
    C. It is commonly used by psychiatrists to treat severe depression.
    D. It is frequently used to treat attention deficit disorder.
    C
  14. The amphetamine, Ritalin, is used to treat ___________.


    A. fatigue
    B. hyperactive children
    C. menstrual cramps
    D. Both A and C
    B
  15. Studies have shown that the first cocaine era began in
    _______ around 2500 B.C.


    A. North America
    B. South America
    C. Europe
    D. Africa
    B
  16. Select the incorrect statement.

    A. Europeans became aware of cocaine during the second major cocaine era.
    B. Coca-Cola was originally a patent medicine that contained heroin.
    C. At one time Sigmund Freud advocated the use of cocaine to treat drug addiction.
    D. Cocaine was used as a source of energy by the ancient South American Indians who lived in the regions of the Andean Mountains.
    B
  17. In the late 1800s, a wine containing cocaine was endorsed by _______.


    A. the President of the United States
    B. the Pope
    C. world royalty
    D. All of the above
    D
  18. The _______ of 1914 outlawed the uncontrolled use of cocaine and coca.


    A. Brigitte-Sinclair Act
    B. Parkshed Act
    C. Tinley Amendment
    D. Harrison Act
    D
  19. Select the incorrect statement.


    A. In the early 1980s, cocaine was viewed by most people as a very dangerous stimulant.

    B. Cocaine is derived from the coca plant, which is imported from several South American countries.
    C. The coca crop is very profitable in Bolivia and Peru.
    D. Most cocaine sold on the streets has been “cut” with adulterants.
    A
  20. In Latin America, coca is traditionally seen as _______.


    A. a desirable substance
    B. a big cash crop
    C. Both A and B
    D. None of the above
    C
  21. _________ of cocaine allows an intense but short-lived high, causing severe side effects and dependence.

    A. Intravenous administration
    B. Snorting
    C. Oral administration
    D. None of the above
    A
  22. Which of the following is the most frequently used CNS stimulant in the world?


    A. caffeine
    B. cocaine
    C. amphetamines
    D. Ecstasy
    A
  23. Which of the following drugs is not classified as a
    xanthine?


    A. caffeine
    B. phenylpropanolamine
    C. theophylline
    D. theobromine
    B
  24. The xanthines are _______.


    A. depressants
    B. antidepressants
    C. stimulants
    D. tranquilizers
    C
  25. In Europe, coffee was initially used for its ______.


    A. euphoriant effects
    B. tranquilizing effects
    C. antidepressant effects
    D. medicinal value
    D
  26. Which of the following is least likely to be caused by the consumption of caffeine?


    A. Increase in sense of alertness
    B. Improve learning abilities even as alert persons.
    C. Diminished sense of boredom
    D. Diminished fatigue
    B
  27. Which of the following xanthines has the most potent
    effect on the central nervous system (CNS)?

    A. theobromine
    B. theophylline
    C. caffeine
    D. They are all the same
    C
  28. The CNS effects of caffeine are most pronounced in a
    person who is _______.


    A. susceptible to mood swings
    B. wide awake
    C. tired
    D. None of the above
    C
  29. Select the incorrect statement.


    A. The symptoms of caffeinism include agitation, tremors, and insomnia.
    B. Caffeine has been proven to cause cancers of the bladder, colon, and kidneys.


    C. Psychological dependence on caffeine is usually minor.
    D. Sympathomimetics in OTC cold products can cause jitters and insomnia, like caffeine can.
    B
  30. Which of the following may be an effect of caffeine
    withdrawal?

    A. Headaches
    B. Decreased alertness
    C. Nervousness
    D. All of the above
    D
  31. Pseudoephedrine is a _______.


    A. decongestant
    B. diet aid
    C. upper
    D. depressant
    A
  32. Cigarettes are responsible for approximately _______ deaths annually.

    A. 4400

    B. 44,000

    C. 440,000

    D. 4,400,000
    C
  33. The ________ regarded tobacco smoke as divine incense that would bring rain in the dry season.

    A. Ancient Greeks

    B. Romans

    C. Aztecs

    D. Mayans
    D
  34. The first European to inhale tobacco smoke was probably _____.

    A. Rodrig de Jerez

    B. Jean Nicot

    C. Bartolome de las Casas

    D. Christopher Columbus
    A
  35. John Rolfe:

    A. was the first to report the addictive nature of tobacco.

    B. was responsible for banning tobacco use in the original 13 states.

    C. helped establish the tobacco industry in Virginia.

    D. was an ambassador to Portugal who pioneered tobacco production in that country.
    C
  36. Which of the following is not a symptom of nicotine
    poisoning?

    A. mental confusion

    B. vomiting

    C. addiction

    D. sweating
    C
  37. A fatal dose of nicotine for adults is approximately
    ________ milligrams.

    A. 6

    B. 60

    C. 600

    D. 6000
    B
  38. __________ are small, thin hand rolled cigarettes consisting of tobacco wrapped in an tendu or temburini leaf.

    A. Bidis

    B. Kreteks

    C. Cove cigarettes

    D. Light cigarettes
    A
  39. People who stop smoking at approximately age 30 reduce their risk of dying from smoking-related illness by greater than:

    A. 10%

    B. 40%

    C. 75%

    D. 90%
    D
  40. People who stop smoking before age 50 reduce their risk of dying from smoking-related illness by approxmately ____%.

    A. 10

    B. 20

    C. 50

    D. 90
    C
  41. An aneurysm is ___________.

    A. a cough caused by smoking

    B. a brain tumor

    C. a weakened area in a blood vessel

    D. a liquid alkaloid
    C
  42. The risk of lung cancer increases with __________.

    A. the number of cigarettes smoked each day

    B. the number of years a person has smoked

    C. age at which the person started smoking

    D. All of the above
    D
  43. Select the incorrect statement:

    A. There is conclusive evidence demonstrating reduced health risks associated with low-tar cigarettes.

    B. Pipe and cigar smokers are more likely to contract lung cancer than nonsmokers.

    C. Respiratory infections are more prevalent among cigarette smokers than among nonsmokers.

    D. Ex-smokers have lower death rates from bronchopulmonary disease than do continuing smokers.
    A
  44. ______________ is a lung disease common among smokers.

    A. Angina

    B. Emphysema

    C. Acid reflux

    D. Aneurysm
    B
  45. Snuff dipping is the act of : ________________.

    A. rolling cigarettes

    B. placing tobacco between the gums and cheek

    C. filling a pipe with tobacco

    D. None of the above
    B
  46. __________ is finely ground tobacco that can be moist or dry.

    A. Snuff

    B. Kretek

    C. Bidis

    D. Twist
    A
  47. ________ is another term for secondhand smoke.

    A. Environmental tobacco smoke

    B. Mainstream smoke

    C. Downstream smoke

    D. Midstream smoke
    A
  48. Second-hand smoke:

    A. is not dangerous as it is relatively free from containing hazardous chemicals.

    B. contains at least 250 toxic chemicals.

    C. is also known as mainstream smoke.

    D. None of the above
    B
  49. Which of the following is available without a prescription?

    A. nicotine gum

    B. nicotine nasal spray

    C. nicotine inhalers

    D. bupropion
    A

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