Caffeine Challenge

Caffeine Challenge

Please read each question carefully and select the correct answer by clicking on the corresponding button. The answer key will be provided after the quiz is scored. Streeeetch that mind!

1.

Of the following soft drinks, which has the highest amount of caffeine per 12-ounce can?

Mountain Dew
Diet Mountain Dew
Jolt Cola
Canada Dry Ginger Ale
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2.

A strong cup of tea contains the same caffeine content as a cup of filter coffee.

True
False
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3.

Which of the following is an example of a more controversial use of caffeine?

To kill skin funguses
To improve sperm mobility
To enhance the toxic effect of chemicals in cancer therapy
All of the above
None of the above
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4.

It is said that caffeine was discovered by ...

Cleopatra while searching for the elixir of eternal youth.
An Ethiopian goat herder who found his goats to be acting strangely after eating berries from a plant.
The prophet Mohamed who needed strength to continue his efforts in the emergence of the Muslim empire.
Med students in the 18th century working in the early morning hours on a botany project.
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5.

Caffeine is known in chemical terms as

"trimethylxanthine"
"ethanol"
"caffethermaline"
"joe"
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6.

Which of the following is NOT a short-term effect of caffeine consumption?

Increased metabolic rate
Increased anxiety
Increased body temperature
Increased blood pressure
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7.

Headache pills can contain caffeine; which of the following brands has the highest caffeine content?

Excedrin
Aspirin
Tylenol
Anacin
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8.

Caffeine can be used in the treatment of opiate drug overdoses to...

wake people up
slow down breathing
stimulate breathing
reduce withdrawal symptoms
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9.

Where is caffeine found naturally?

coffee beans
tea leaves
cocoa leaves
kola nuts
All of the above
None of the above
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10.

How long does it take the human body to clear itself of caffeine?

Around 1 hour
Around 5 hours
Around 12 hours
Around 24 hours
I don't know
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