CSGD Quiz 3 2006

1

Which ONE of the following statements regarding nicotine is CORRECT?


2

The antidepressant drug moclobemide is considered less likely to have the “cheese reaction” as a side effect than earlier monamine oxidase inhibitors. Which ONE of the following statements is the CORRECT explanation?


3

Which ONE of the following drugs that can be used to alleviate anxiety has as their primary site of action a target outside the central nervous system?


4

In the early 1970s a discovery was made: a brief high frequency train of action potentials within specific inter-neuronal pathways leads to an increase in synaptic strength. Which ONE of the following cellular phenomena of relevance to learning and memory was discovered?


5

Which ONE of the following features best differentiates between depression and dementia?


6

All of the dementias have areas of the brain specifically targeted by the pathologic process. Which ONE of the following dementias DOES NOT have the listed brain area affected?


7

Which ONE of the following statements about ageing is NOT CORRECT?


8

Which ONE of the following statements defines a category C drug for use in pregnancy?


9

Which ONE of the following prenatal tests is best performed at 14-15 weeks of pregnancy?


10

Which ONE of the following statements about genes or chromosomes is NOT CORRECT?