Neuropharmocology Exam #1, Make-up

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Neuropharmocology Exam #1, Make-up

Make-up exam for Exam #1. All questions are worth 3. 33 points.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What legal "drug" was discovered in Ethiopia around 850 AD?
  • 2. 
    People with this mental health disorder exhibit opposite drug reactions.
  • 3. 
    In 1855, this was invented and changed the face of drug use (and abuse).
  • 4. 
    This is where 92% of all the world's heroin is produced.
  • 5. 
    The Blood-Brain Barrier allows __________ molecules in, but keeps __________ molecules out of the brain.
    • A. 

      Water-soluble, fat-soluble

    • B. 

      Fat-soluble, water-soluble

    • C. 

      Water-philic, water-soluble

    • D. 

      The BBB keeps all molecules out of the brain

  • 6. 
    This is the period of time it takes for the amount of a substance undergoing decay to be decreased by half. In other words, it is the term that speaks to how long a substance stays active in your body.
  • 7. 
    These neurotransmitters are affected by stimulant use (check all that apply):
    • A. 

      Histamine

    • B. 

      Epinepherine

    • C. 

      Serotonin

    • D. 

      Norephinepherine

  • 8. 
    This is the name of the symptom where cocaine users feel like they have bugs crawling on them.
  • 9. 
    What class of drug is Ritalin?
  • 10. 
    Heroin and other opiates originate from what plant?
  • 11. 
    Heroin is refined from this pain-killing medication.
    • A. 

      Opium

    • B. 

      Morphine

    • C. 

      Fentanyl

    • D. 

      Percocet

  • 12. 
    This is the legal BAC in the US.
  • 13. 
    This is the strongest painkiller in the opiate family.
  • 14. 
    This is the most potent route of drug administration.
  • 15. 
    Capillaries in the small intenstine are the major place where drugs adminsitered this way are absorbed.
    • A. 

      Inhalation

    • B. 

      IV

    • C. 

      Skin Popping

    • D. 

      Orally

  • 16. 
    This is the ion responsible for decreasing cell firing.
  • 17. 
    This is the process where a neurotransmitter is released into the synaptic cleft and then gets sucked back into the original neuron.
  • 18. 
    This is the most widely prescribed sedative in the US.
  • 19. 
    GABA is the neurotransmitter that affects what in the body?
    • A. 

      Depression

    • B. 

      Anxiety

    • C. 

      Anger

    • D. 

      Sex Drive

  • 20. 
    This is the organ responsible for metabolism of substances in the body.
  • 21. 
    This is the division of the Autonomic Nervous System that is responsible for bringing homeostasis back to the body.
  • 22. 
    This is the Nervous System that contains the New Brain and Old Brain
  • 23. 
    This is the liver disease that 50-90% of all IV drug users develop that can lead to cirrhosis.
  • 24. 
    This is the neurotransmitter responsible for reward and reinforcement in the body.
  • 25. 
    This is the neurotransmitter associated with mood, sleep, appetite, and sexual functioning.