Ch. 9, 14, 15

  1. Which of the following was the reason for the “opium wars” between China and Great Britain?

    A. The Chinese attacked the British because of their mistreatment of Chinese citizens.

    B. The British attacked the Chinese because of Chinese opposition to British opium trade in China.
    C. The British attacked the Chinese because the Chinese were shipping opium to England.
    D. The Chinese attacked the British because they would not allow the Chinese to ship opium to England.
  2. Select the incorrect statement.

    A. The invention of the hypodermic needle in 1853 worsened the problem of morphine addiction.

    B. Morphine was injected extensively during the
    Civil War, causing a high rate of morphine addiction in the soldiers returning home after the war.

    C. Patent medicines containing opium did not significantly contribute to opium addiction in this country at the turn of the century.
    D. The average opiate addict in the early 1900s was a middle-aged, Southern, white woman.
  3. Which of the following perfected the hypodermic syringe?

    A. Sigmund Freud

    B. Frederick Serturner
    C. Alexander Wood
    D. Christopher Wren
  4. Which of the following did not aggravate the opiate problem around 1900?

  5. In 1914, the regulation of opium began with the ______.

    A. Harrison Narcotic Act

    B. Tyler Drug Act
    C. McKinley Drug Control Act
    D. None of the above
  6. Which of the following was the first use of heroin in the United States?

    A. Sleep aid

    B. Antidepressant
    C. Analgesic
    D. Cough suppressant
  7. Which of the following is the most common clinical use of narcotics today?

    A. Pain relief

    B. Cough relief
    C. Relief of diarrhea
    D. Treatment of cocaine dependence
  8. Which of the following is not a clinical use of narcotics?

    A. Treatment of pain

    B. Reduction of congestion
    C. Treatment of diarrhea
    D. As antitussives
  9. Select the incorrect statement.

    A. Heroin was originally marketed as a cough suppressant.

    B. Heroin was originally developed in order to replace morphine with a less addictive narcotic.
    C. Heroin is currently classified as a Schedule II drug in this country.
    D. When injected, heroin tends to be more addicting than most other narcotics because of a rapid intense feeling of euphoria.
  10. Codeine is a (n) _____.

  11. Which of the following statements is incorrect concerning the use of narcotics to treat pain?

  12. Which of the following is/are possible side effects of narcotic analgesics?

    A. Respiratory depression

    B. Constipation
    C. Decreased blood pressure
    D. All of the above
  13. Heroin is classified as a ______ drug and cannot be used clinically in the United States.

  14. Which of the following is a clinical use for the drug naloxone?

    A. Treatment of the person who has overdosed on

    B. Relieving withdrawals in the narcotic abuser who has become dependent.
    C. Treatment of severe pain.
    D. Relaxing a patient who is very stressed.
  15. Which of the following transmitters likely contributes to the immediate reward caused by narcotic use?

    A. Acetylcholine

    B. GABA

    C. Noradrenaline
    D. Dopamine
  16. Which of the following is not likely to be a significant side effect of narcotics?

  17. Heroin is classified in which of the following Schedules by the DEA?

  18. A chemical is classified as being volatile if __________________.

    A. it is highly fat-soluble

    B. it is highly water-soluble

    C. it readily evaporates at room temperature

    D. it is a solid at room temperature
  19. What percentage of U.S. 8th graders have abused inhalants?

    A. 5%

    B. 16%

    C. 50%

    D. 75%
  20. Select the incorrect statement regarding “sudden sniffing death syndrome.”

    A. It is characterized by arrythmias.

    B. It can occur even in a first-time inhalant abuser.

    C. It is can be mistaken for death by suicide.

    D. It only occurs after stimulant inhalation.
  21. Select the reason inhalants are most likely abused.

    A. They are easy to synthesize.

    B. They are not likely to cause toxic side effects.

    C. They produce a long lasting “high” that makes
    them highly addictive.

    D. They are readily available.
  22. Select the incorrect statement.

    A. Acute effects of volatile chemical abuse can
    include nausea.

    B. Chronic users of inhalants often have
    increased appetites.

    C. Nitrites can be used clinically to treat angina.

    D. Nitrites cause vasodilation.
  23. Which of the following inhalants is used as an anesthetic for minor operations?

    A. Toluene

    B. Nitrous oxide

    C. Propane

    D. Butyl nitrate
  24. Approximately how much money is spent on OTC medications in the United States each year?

  25. Which of the following is not required by the FDA to be included on OTC drug labels?

    A. approved uses

    B. classification of active ingredients (i.e., category I, II, or III)
    C. instructions for safe and effective use
    D. cautions and warnings
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Ch. 9, 14, 15
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