Medicine Quiz: How Much Do You Know?

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Are you a student of medicines? Do you want to know how much you know about medicines? If yes, then you should take this Medicine quiz and test your knowledge. The quiz mostly covers drug-based medications, and the questions are based on that. We hope you will gain some extra understanding as you take our quiz, and you will have a fun learning experience. Let us go for it now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Choose the drug that has been found to be more selective for the 1 subtype of BZD receptor and produces hypnotic action but little antianxiety, muscle relaxant, or anticonvulsant actions:
    • A. 

      Zopiclone

    • B. 

      Zolpidem

    • C. 

      Flumazenil

    • D. 

      Melatonin

  • 2. 
    Barbiturates exert the following actions except: 
    • A. 

      Anticonvulsant

    • B. 

      Analgesic

    • C. 

      Antianxiety

    • D. 

      Respiratory depressant

  • 3. 
    You should take 8 ounces or more water with a pill.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Currently, barbiturates are primarily used as:
    • A. 

      Hypnotic

    • B. 

      Sedative

    • C. 

      Antiepileptic

    • D. 

      Pre anaesthetic medicant

  • 5. 
    _______ decides if a medicine is prescription or nonprescription.
    • A. 

      FDA

    • B. 

      NDA

    • C. 

      CDC

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 6. 
    It doesn't matter what drug is used in what quantity in a medicine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Benzodiazepines differ from barbiturates in the following aspects except:
    • A. 

      They have a steeper dose-response curve.

    • B. 

      They have a higher therapeutic index.

    • C. 

      They have lower abuse liability.

    • D. 

      They do not induce microsomal drug-metabolizing enzymes.

  • 8. 
    You should call your healthcare provider if you notice side effects after taking a prescribed drug medicine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The primary mechanism of action of benzodiazepines is:
    • A. 

      Dopamine antagonism

    • B. 

      Adenosine antagonism

    • C. 

      Opening of neuronal chloride channels

    • D. 

      Facilitation of GABA- mediated chloride influx

  • 10. 
    The following is a very potent and short-acting benzodiazepine.
    • A. 

      Flurazepam

    • B. 

      Nitrazepam

    • C. 

      Temazepam

    • D. 

      Triazolam

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