Can You Answer 12 Drugs & Medications Questions?

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Question 1/12

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Approximately what percent of Americans take at least one prescribed medication?
50%
30%
70%
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Question 2/12

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Salicylic acid, the active compound in Aspirin, originates from what natural source?
Guarana
Willow Bark
Arrow Root
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Question 3/12

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What drug was used as the first local anesthetic?
Cocaine
Marijuana
Ibuprofen (modified)
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Question 4/12

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In the three American states ranked as the top states for Ritalin use (Delaware, Virginia, and Michigan), most of the prescriptions are for what age group?
30-40 years old
20-28 years old
Under 18 years old
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Question 5/12

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The average cup of coffee contains about how many different chemical components, other than caffeine?
50
350
1000
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Question 6/12

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What tree's bark is the anti-malarial drug quinine taken from?
Redwood
Andean cinchona
Eastern red cedar
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Question 7/12

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The chemical n-acetyl-cysteine found in ___ has been proven to help soothe hangovers.
Raw eggs
Tomato juice
Carbohydrate-based foods
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Question 8/12

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In 1799, Dr. John Ferriar discovered the first known heart medicine. What country was this medicine discovered in?
France
England
Germany
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Question 9/12

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What is the main active chemical in marijuana?
THC
PCP
GHB
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Question 10/12

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What is the common name for acetylsalicylic acid (a pain reliever, fever reducer, and blood thinner)?
Ibuprofen
Tylenol
Aspirin
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Question 11/12

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What is the over-the-counter drug called Midol used to relieve?
Menstrual cramping
Migraines
Headache + Stomach ache Combination
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Question 12/12

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Which of these is true about acetaminophen (common name: Tylenol)?
It is unsafe for children.
It can be taken without regards to meals.
It should not be taken with as much as one serving of alcohol.
Result
You may not know that much about medications and drugs, but that's okay - that's what pharmacists are for!

C+, Dizzy About Drugs

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You did well with these questions! Good job on having a pretty good amount of knowledge about drugs and medications!

B+, Novice Pharmacist

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Amazing! You know so much about drugs and medications that I myself would come to you for advice. Congratulations on a great quiz score.

A+, Expert Pharmacist

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1
Approximately what percent of Americans take at least one prescribed medication?
50%
30%
70%
2
Salicylic acid, the active compound in Aspirin, originates from what natural source?
Guarana
Willow Bark
Arrow Root
3
What drug was used as the first local anesthetic?
Cocaine
Marijuana
Ibuprofen (modified)
4
In the three American states ranked as the top states for Ritalin use (Delaware, Virginia, and Michigan), most of the prescriptions are for what age group?
30-40 years old
20-28 years old
Under 18 years old
5
The average cup of coffee contains about how many different chemical components, other than caffeine?
50
350
1000
6
What tree's bark is the anti-malarial drug quinine taken from?
Redwood
Andean cinchona
Eastern red cedar
7
The chemical n-acetyl-cysteine found in ___ has been proven to help soothe hangovers.
Raw eggs
Tomato juice
Carbohydrate-based foods
8
In 1799, Dr. John Ferriar discovered the first known heart medicine. What country was this medicine discovered in?
France
England
Germany
9
What is the main active chemical in marijuana?
THC
PCP
GHB
10
What is the common name for acetylsalicylic acid (a pain reliever, fever reducer, and blood thinner)?
Ibuprofen
Tylenol
Aspirin
11
What is the over-the-counter drug called Midol used to relieve?
Menstrual cramping
Migraines
Headache + Stomach ache Combination
12
Which of these is true about acetaminophen (common name: Tylenol)?
It is unsafe for children.
It can be taken without regards to meals.
It should not be taken with as much as one serving of alcohol.