Do You Know Amphetamine?

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Do You Know Amphetamine? - Quiz

Amphetamine is a very potent stimulants for central nervous system and can be used for treatment of various diseases. Take your chance and find out how many questions you can answer correctly in this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are Amphetamines?
    • A. 

      Psychomotor stimulants

    • B. 

      Psychomotor depressants

    • C. 

      Hallucinogens

    • D. 

      Cannabinoids

  • 2. 
    Amphetamines are increasing the release of which hormones?
    • A. 

      Norepinephrine

    • B. 

      Dopamine and Epinephrine

    • C. 

      Serotonin

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 3. 
    Which is another way amphetamines produce their effects?
    • A. 

      Increasing the recycling of monoamine neurotransmitters

    • B. 

      Preventing the destruction of the monoamine neurotransmitters

    • C. 

      Depressing the activity of the autonomic nervous system

    • D. 

      Preventing the release of dopamine and serotonin

  • 4. 
    When were Amphetamines first synthesized?
    • A. 

      World War II

    • B. 

      1843

    • C. 

      1887

    • D. 

      1934

  • 5. 
    For treatment of which disease amphetamines were not used between World War II and the 1970's?
    • A. 

      Colds

    • B. 

      Narcolepsy

    • C. 

      Asthma

    • D. 

      Irregular heartbeat

  • 6. 
    About how many 10th and 12th graders have ever used amphetamines without a prescription in America?
    • A. 

      2%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      15%

    • D. 

      25%

  • 7. 
    Which of these is one of the most common street name for amphetamines?
    • A. 

      Speed

    • B. 

      Smack

    • C. 

      A

    • D. 

      Weed

  • 8. 
    What can cause death in amphetamine abusers from their first use?
    • A. 

      Burst blood vessels in the brain

    • B. 

      All of these

    • C. 

      Respiratory arrest and seizures

    • D. 

      Kidney failure

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not true about amphetamine overdose?
    • A. 

      It causes muscle spasms and convulsions

    • B. 

      It can be fatal

    • C. 

      It is extremely rare

    • D. 

      It causes irregular heartbeat and chest pain

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is caused by long-term amphetamine abuse?
    • A. 

      Memory loss

    • B. 

      Delusions and paranoia

    • C. 

      Heart attack and liver damage

    • D. 

      All of these

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