10 most difficult medicine riddles A list of ten (out of 110) medicine related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Medicine quiz The study of medicinal drugs derived from plants or other natural sources is called...Pharmacognosy. The American Society of Pharmacognosy defines pharmacognosy as "the study of the physical, chemical, biochemical and biological properties of drugs, drug substances or potential drugs or drug substances of natural origin as well as the search for new drugs from natural sources".very hard 18% pharmacologypharmacology18%phytologyphytology37%pharmacognosypharmacognosy18%phytopharmacyphytopharmacy25%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 96 answers in 2 languages »science riddles » Which species of cannabis contains the most THC?Cannabis Sativa. Some studies indicate that, on average, Cannabis sativa has higher levels of CBD compared to THC than C. indica. The effects of sativa are well known for its cerebral high, while indica is well known for its sedative effects which some prefer for night time use. Both types are used as medical cannabis.very hard 20% Cannabis Indica Cannabis Indica 53%Cannabis SativaCannabis Sativa20%Cannabis RuderalisCannabis Ruderalis10%Cannabis KushCannabis Kush15%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 1886 answers in 3 languages »drugs riddles » Which animals are the most threatened by a prion disease?Sheep. Scrapie is infectious and incurable. Recent studies suggest prions may be spread through urine and persist in the environment for decades. Scrapie occurs in Europe and North America, but to date, Australia and New Zealand (both major sheep-producing countries) are scrapie-free.very hard 21% cattlecattle33%catscats39%sheepsheep21%ducksducks5%Created by: ex-terminator. Statistics based on 6197 answers in 3 languages »diseases riddles » What is the name of an organic chemical compound used to treat alcoholism?Disulfiram (sold under the trade names Antabuse and Antabus) is a drug used to support the treatment of chronic alcoholism by producing an acute sensitivity to ethanol (drinking alcohol). very hard 22% AntabusAntabus5%AnticolAnticol23%EsperalEsperal49%DisulfiramDisulfiram22%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 309 answers in 2 languages »chemistry riddles » Which has more calories: table sugar or aspartame?Pretty much the same. Aspartame produces 4 kilocalories of energy per gram when metabolized, sucrose (table sugar) produces 3.9 kilocalories. However, aspartame is approximately 200 times sweeter than sucrose, so it is consumed in much smaller doses. very hard 23% pretty much the samepretty much the same23%table sugar has much more caloriestable sugar has much more calories39%aspartame has much more caloriesaspartame has much more calories16%aspartame has no calories at allaspartame has no calories at all20%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4316 answers in 4 languages »food riddles » Which of these names does NOT refer to syphilis?American disease. Colloquial names of syphilis in European countries reflected the path of its spread through the continent. In Italy it was named French disease. In France it used to be called Italian or English disease, in Netherlands a Spanish disease, German one in Poland and Lithuania, and Polish in Russian Muscovy. It never got named American one despite the dominant hypothesis of its origin. very hard 24% Spanish diseaseSpanish disease12%Polish diseasePolish disease56%American diseaseAmerican disease24%Italian diseaseItalian disease7%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 1868 answers in 2 languages »history riddles » Which physician discovered that contaminated water was the source of the cholera epidemic in London in 1854?John Snow was an English physician and a leader in the adoption of anaesthesia and medical hygiene. He is considered one of the fathers of modern epidemiology, in part because of his work in tracing the source of a cholera outbreak in Soho, London, in 1854. His findings inspired fundamental changes in the water and waste systems of London, which led to similar changes in other cities, and a significant improvement in general public health around the world. very hard 24% Robert KochRobert Koch26%Alexander FlemingAlexander Fleming30%John SnowJohn Snow24%Thomas HodgkinThomas Hodgkin18%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 2149 answers in 2 languages »London riddles » What disease does stephen hawking have?Lou Gehrig's disease ALS. Hawking has a rare early-onset, slow-progressing form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) that has gradually paralysed him over the decades. He now communicates using a single cheek muscle attached to a speech-generating device.very hard 25% Balo concentric sclerosisBalo concentric sclerosis11%Multiple Sclerosis MSMultiple Sclerosis MS42%Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease CJDCreutzfeldt-Jakob disease CJD20%Lou Gehrig's disease ALSLou Gehrig's disease ALS25%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 327 answers in 3 languages »physics riddles » People with Cushing's syndrome have high level of ...Cortisol. Cushing's syndrome is caused by either excessive cortisol-like medication such as prednisone or a tumor that either produces or results in the production of excessive cortisol by the adrenal glands. About two to three people per million are affected each year. It most commonly affects people who are 20 to 50 years of age.Women are affected three times more often than men.very hard 25% lymphocyteslymphocytes21%cortisolcortisol25%oestrogensoestrogens33%aldosteronealdosterone19%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 1631 answers in 3 languages »biology riddles » What cells are responsible for the production of blood thrombocytes?Megakaryocytes . Thrombocytes are a component of blood whose function is to stop bleeding by clumping and clotting blood vessel injuries. Mammalian thrombocytes have no cell nucleus: they are fragments of cytoplasm that are derived from the megakaryocytes of the bone marrow, and then enter the circulation.very hard 25% monocytesmonocytes38%prolymphocytesprolymphocytes21%megakaryocytes megakaryocytes 25%reticulocytesreticulocytes14%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 1439 answers in 2 languages »biology riddles » Play medicine quiz and see all the questions.