AQA Module B1 Biology (Drugs)

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Biology Quizzes & Trivia

There are a lot of drugs prescribed to different patients all around the world. In our previous classes we have been able to cover the different drugs in existence prescribed and un prescribed, use and effects. Take up the quiz below to remind yourself what we covered in the past weeks.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A recreational drug is
    • A. 

      A medicine

    • B. 

      Taken for pleasure

    • C. 

      Taken for relaxation

    • D. 

      Taken for stimulation

  • 2. 
    An illegal drug is
    • A. 

      Caffeine

    • B. 

      Alcohol

    • C. 

      Available on prescription

    • D. 

      Not available on prescription

  • 3. 
    A placebo is
    • A. 

      A fake drug used in testing

    • B. 

      A tablet

    • C. 

      A medicine

    • D. 

      Used so people know what it is they have taken in a drugs trial

  • 4. 
    Which two of the following are diseases caused by the excess consumption of alcohol?
    • A. 

      Bronchitis

    • B. 

      Emphysema

    • C. 

      Cirrhosis

    • D. 

      Liver Cancer

  • 5. 
    How long does it take a healthy liver to breakdown one unit of alcohol?
    • A. 

      30 mins

    • B. 

      60 mins

    • C. 

      90 mins

    • D. 

      120 mins

  • 6. 
    The addictive drug in cigarette smoke is
    • A. 

      Tar

    • B. 

      Carbon Monoxide

    • C. 

      Nicotine

    • D. 

      Smoke

  • 7. 
    The carcinogenic substance in cigarette smoke is in
    • A. 

      Tar

    • B. 

      Carbon Monoxide

    • C. 

      Nicotine

    • D. 

      Smoke

  • 8. 
    A gateway drug is
    • A. 

      Illegal

    • B. 

      Legal

    • C. 

      May lead to taking hard drugs

    • D. 

      May lead to taking soft drugs

  • 9. 
    The effect of Carbon Monoxide in the blood of a pregnant woman is
    • A. 

      It raises heart rate

    • B. 

      It makes her feel hungry

    • C. 

      It causes slow growth of a fetus

    • D. 

      It causes rapid growth of a fetus

  • 10. 
    In an investigation measuring the effect of caffeine on human reaction time the independent variable is
    • A. 

      The reaction time

    • B. 

      The presence or absence of caffeine

    • C. 

      The volume of drink consumed

    • D. 

      The time between drinking and measuring reaction time

  • 11. 
    In an investigation measuring the effect of caffeine on human reaction time the dependent variable is
    • A. 

      The reaction time

    • B. 

      The presence or absence of caffeine

    • C. 

      The volume of drink consumed

    • D. 

      The time between drinking and measuring reaction time

  • 12. 
    In an investigation measuring the effect of caffeine on human reaction time the presence or absence of caffeine is what type of variable?
    • A. 

      Continuous

    • B. 

      Discrete

    • C. 

      Categoric

    • D. 

      Normal

  • 13. 
    In an investigation measuring the effect of caffeine on human reaction time the reaction time is what type of variable?
    • A. 

      Continuous

    • B. 

      Discrete

    • C. 

      Categoric

    • D. 

      Normal

  • 14. 
    In an investigation to measure the effect of the presence or absence of caffeine on human reaction time the best type of chart to summarise the results is
    • A. 

      A line graph with reaction time on the x axis

    • B. 

      A line graph with caffeine on the x axis

    • C. 

      A bar chart with reaction time on the x axis

    • D. 

      A bar chart with caffeine on the X axis

  • 15. 
    In an investigation of the effect of caffeine on reaction time if a decaffeinated drink increased the reaction time by 0.5s and the same volume of caffeinated drink increased the reaction time by 0.75s the best conclusion from this finding is
    • A. 

      Caffeine increases reaction time

    • B. 

      Caffeine increases reaction time by 0.75s

    • C. 

      Caffeine increases reaction time by 0.5s

    • D. 

      Caffeine increases reaction time by 0.25s

  • 16. 
    A person becomes addicted to a drug because
    • A. 

      The drug contains a chemical

    • B. 

      The drug is easily swallowed

    • C. 

      The drug is illegal

    • D. 

      The drug is hard to obtain

  • 17. 
    Emphysema is a disease caused by smoking. It
    • A. 

      Is a disesae of the throat

    • B. 

      Is a disease of the heart

    • C. 

      Is a disease of the lungs

    • D. 

      Is a disease of the liver

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