Forensic Drug Analysis

Forensic Drug Analysis

Forensic Drug Analysis Quiz Crafted by –

Manish Sharma

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Sherlock Institute of Forensic Science India Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi


Introduction to Forensic Drug Analysis

Forensic analysis of drugs is a specific field of forensic chemistry that uses a series of processes performed in the field or laboratory to detect the presence or absence of controlled substances. Chemical analysis performed in the laboratory on submitted evidence detects and identifies illegal drugs, and helps law enforcement prosecute offenders.

Let's look at the questions and their answers

Ques 1. Which of the following drug is known as ‘Date Rape Drug’?

a) Phenobarbital

b) Diazepam

c) Buprenorphine

d) Flunitrazepam

Answer- d) Flunitrazepam

Ques 2. Dille-Koppayani test is applied for the detection of 

a) Amphetamines 

b) Barbiturates 

c) Opiates

d) Cocaine

Answer- b) Barbiturates

Ques 3. The main ingredient of Mandrax is 

a) PCP 

b) STP 

c) Methaqualone and Phenyl Hydrazine

d) GHB

Answer- c) Methaqualone and Phenyl Hydrazine

Ques 4. The following are the tests used for the analysis of Opium except- 

a) Marquis Test 

b) Vitalis Test 

c) Con. Nitric Acid Test 

d) Husemann’s Test

Answer – b) Vitalis Test

Ques 5. The time interval that a drug takes for its concentration to drop to half of its concentration is known as 

a) Full Life Period 

b) Sleep Life Period 

c) Half-Life Period 

d) Quarter Life Period   

Answer – c) Half-Life Period

Ques 6. Which of the following is not classified as Hallucinogen? 

a) Methaqualone 

b) Psilocybin 

c) Marijuana 

d) Mescaline

Answer – a) Methaqualone

Ques 7. Which of the following is considered as new psychoactive substance? 

a) Cathinone 

b) Fentanyl

c) LSD

d) Rohypnol

Answer – a) Cathinone

Ques 8. “Meconium” is the Greek name of:

a) Cannabis

b) Poppy

c) Datura

d) Cocaine 

Answer – b) Poppy

Ques 9. Which enzyme regulates the metabolism of opiates? 

a) SULT 2 

b) CYP 2D6 and CYP3A4

c) COMT 

d) MT

Answer – b)

Ques 10. Microscopic examination of leaves of which of the following plants shows the presence of Cystolithic and glandular hair?

a) Digitalis purpurea

b) Cannabis sativa

c) Papaver somniferum

d) Nicotiana tobacum

Answer – b) Cannabis sativa

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