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Barbital: Quiz


Question 1: They published their discovery in 1903 and it was marketed in 1904 by the ________ company as “Veronal”.

Question 2: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
Copyright infringementIntellectual propertyCopyrightPublic domain

Question 3: The novel Valley of the Dolls by ________ references the slang term "dolls" or "barbie dolls" for a semi-fictional sedative.
Truman CapoteJudy GarlandSharon TateJacqueline Susann

Question 4: A soluble salt of barbital was marketed by the Schering company as “Medinal.” It was dispensed for “________ induced by nervous excitability”.
Major depressive disorderMood disorderInsomniaBipolar disorder

Question 5: Barbital (marketed under the brand name Veronal), also called barbitone, was the first commercially marketed ________.
PropofolGABAA receptorBarbexacloneBarbiturate

Question 6: Veronal was prepared by condensing diethylmalonic ester with ________ in the presence of sodium ethylate, or by adding ethyl iodide to the silver salt of malonylurea.


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