Deliriants: Cannabis

Deliriants: Cannabis

Q. 1 A 55 year old drug addict from California presents with euphoria, altered time perception, and conjuctival injection. There is impairment of judgment. Most likely cause is addiction from substance
 A Marijuana
 B Cocaine
 C Phencyclidine
 D Benzodiazepine
Q. 1 A 55 year old drug addict from California presents with euphoria, altered time perception, and conjuctival injection. There is impairment of judgment. Most likely cause is addiction from substance
 A Marijuana
 B Cocaine
 C Phencyclidine
 D Benzodiazepine
Ans. A

Explanation:

Marijuana


Q. 2

 
Match the following: Poison type : Compound:
 
I. Delirium tremens     (i) Nux Vomica
II. Deliriant                  (ii) Alcohol
III. Cardiac                 (iii) Cannabis
IV. Spinal                    (iv) Aconite
 A

I (i) II (ii) III (iii) IV (iv)

 B

I (ii) II (iii) III (iv) IV (i)

 C

I (iii) II (iv) III (ii) IV (i)

 D

I (iv) II (iii) III (ii) IV (i)

Q. 2

 
Match the following: Poison type : Compound:
 
I. Delirium tremens     (i) Nux Vomica
II. Deliriant                  (ii) Alcohol
III. Cardiac                 (iii) Cannabis
IV. Spinal                    (iv) Aconite
 A

I (i) II (ii) III (iii) IV (iv)

 B

I (ii) II (iii) III (iv) IV (i)

 C

I (iii) II (iv) III (ii) IV (i)

 D

I (iv) II (iii) III (ii) IV (i)

Ans. B

Explanation:

Delirium tremens seen in chronic alcoholism due to temporary excess, sudden withdrawal of alcohol, shock after receiving an injury or from acute infection.
 
Cannabis causes delirium in humans.
 
Aconite is a cardiac poison.
 
Nux vomica give rise to the alkaloid, strychnine which is a spinal poison.
 
Ref: Essentials of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology by Narayan Reddy, 27th edition, Page 533, 510, 545, 551.

Q. 3

Most potent form of cannabis:      

Maharashtra 11

 A

Bhang

 B

Charas(HASHISH)

 C

Ganja

 D

NONE OF THESE

Q. 3

Most potent form of cannabis:      

Maharashtra 11

 A

Bhang

 B

Charas(HASHISH)

 C

Ganja

 D

NONE OF THESE

Ans. B

Explanation:

Ans. CHARAS(HASHISH) MOST POTENT 10–20% (most potent)3

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Q. 4

Burnt rope smell is due to poisoning of ‑

 A

Cannabis

 B

Chloral hydrate

 C

Bhang

 D

Charas

Q. 4

Burnt rope smell is due to poisoning of ‑

 A

Cannabis

 B

Chloral hydrate

 C

Bhang

 D

Charas

Ans. A

Explanation:

Ans. is ‘a’ i.e., Cannabis

Odors associated with poisoning

  • Garlik like : Phosphorus, arsenic, zinc phosphide, aluminium phosphide (celphos), arsine gas, tellurium, parathion, malathion, arsenic.
  • Rotten eggs : Hydrogen sulphide, mercaptans, disulphiram.
  • Fishy or musty : Zinc phosphide. o Bitter almonds : Cyanide, HCN.
  • Acrid : Paraldehyde, chloral hydrate. o Burnt rope : Cannabis.
  • Kerosene like : Kerosene and organophosphates.
  • Phenolic smell : Carbolic acid.

Q. 5

Cannabis is the most commonly used illicit drug in India. Which of the following is not derived from cannabis?

 A

Bhang

 B

Charas

 C

Ganja

 D

Afeem

Q. 5

Cannabis is the most commonly used illicit drug in India. Which of the following is not derived from cannabis?

 A

Bhang

 B

Charas

 C

Ganja

 D

Afeem

Ans. D

Explanation:

Ans. d. Afeem

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