Quiz On Medicinal And Psychoactive Plants (Do-activity)

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Quiz On Medicinal And Psychoactive Plants (Do-activity)

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  • 1. 
    What is the causative agent of malaria?  
    • A. 

      A virus

    • B. 

      A protozoan

    • C. 

      The female Anopheles mosquito

    • D. 

      Air pollution

  • 2. 
    The chewing of coca leaves for its mild stimulating effects dates back to 1500 B.C. in India. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Opiates have been used indiscriminately in the past to control common ailments such as diarrhea and coughing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Select the statement about tobacco which is false. 
    • A. 

      Nicotine is produced in the roots.

    • B. 

      Tobacco is a member of the tomato family.

    • C. 

      Tobacco is native to Europe.

    • D. 

      Nicotiana tabacum is the predominant cultivar for the species.

  • 5. 
    For what purpose were the extracts from the bark of the willow tree were used by American Indians?
    • A. 

      As a poison

    • B. 

      As an intoxicant

    • C. 

      As a hallucinogen

    • D. 

      As a pain reliever

  • 6. 
    William Withering is noted for his work with which of the following plants? 
    • A. 

      For purifying Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)in Cannabis

    • B. 

      For extracting and purifying digitoxin from Foxglove

    • C. 

      For purifying salicylic acid from Willow bark

    • D. 

      For purification of Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) from Ergot rye

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