Drug Quizzes & Trivia

Drugs are chemical substances with known biological effects on humans and even animals. Even though foods also have physiological effects on humans and animals, they are excluded from this definition. Drugs are used for cure, treatment, diagnosis, or prevention of diseases. They can also be used to enhance the mental of physical well-being.

There are different categories of drugs some of which are pharmaceutical drugs, recreational drugs, psychotropic drugs, etc. Can you name some drugs that fall into each of these categories? Which of these drugs affect the central nervous system? Which drugs cause addiction and habituation? Name some drugs which are illegal. We are taking you back to school with these tough quizzes, try them out and see how much you can remember.
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Chapter 5 quiz. Because we love learning about drug development.

Questions: 38  |  Attempts: 4632   |  Last updated: Apr 19, 2019
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    What is the purpose of pre-clinical testing?

All free-spirited and open-minded drug takers will love this quiz, it intensively looks into and accurately finds out what type of drug is best suited for your personality and needs. It also contains little-known facts...

Questions: 9  |  Attempts: 30788   |  Last updated: Dec 20, 2017
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    Your Favorite Drug is?:

In today’s quiz on pharmacology, we’ll be looking at the drugs that aid in the prevention of protozoan infections – parasitic diseases which are caused by organisms from the Kingdom Protozoa. What can you...

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 1374   |  Last updated: Apr 19, 2019
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    A 34-year-old woman complained of itching and burning around her vagina and a foulsmelling vaginal discharge. A wet mount examination of the discharge showed pear-shaped  trophozoites that exhibited jerky motility. Which of the following drugs would be appropriate for this patient?

Questions: 36  |  Attempts: 1950   |  Last updated: Apr 24, 2020
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    A well-functioning immune system will eliminate or effectively destroy viral replication this is why immunocompromised patients have frequent viral infections.

A person is more likely to get a fungal infection if they have a weakened immune system or take antibiotics. Antifungal medicines work by either killing the fungal cells or by affecting a substance in the cell walls. Take up...

Questions: 20  |  Attempts: 1237   |  Last updated: Nov 6, 2018
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    Which of the following statements correctly pair the antifungal drugs with their likely mechanism of action? (Check all that apply)

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