The Ultimate Pharmacology Quiz

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The Ultimate Pharmacology Quiz

This quiz will give you the different kind of pharmacology. Find out how much you know about the medication and how it helps you too!


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  • 1. 
    10 oz to mL
  • 2. 
    16 tbs to oz
  • 3. 
    205 lbs to kg
  • 4. 
    4 tbsp. to cc
  • 5. 
    5 L to ml
  • 6. 
    5 ml to tsp
  • 7. 
    6 feet 1 in to cm
  • 8. 
    6 tsp to mls
  • 9. 
    62 kg to lbs
  • 10. 
    A mild and annoying response to a medication is
    • A. 

      Irritation

    • B. 

      Idiosyneratic reaction

    • C. 

      Hypersensitivity/allergy

    • D. 

      Side effect

  • 11. 
    A patient now requires a higher dose of a pain medication to produce the same effect that a lower dose of the medication once provided. What does the nurse identify this phenomenon as?
    • A. 

      Placebo effect

    • B. 

      Tolerance

    • C. 

      Drug dependence

    • D. 

      Reaction

  • 12. 
    an inflammatory response of tissue to an injury or the response of a nerve or muscle injury is
    • A. 

      Idiosyneratic reaction

    • B. 

      Irritation

    • C. 

      Hypersensitivity/allergy

    • D. 

      Side effect

  • 13. 
    An unanticipated, unique or strange reaction to a drug is called
    • A. 

      Hypersensitivity or allergy

    • B. 

      Side effect

    • C. 

      Idiosyncratic reaction

    • D. 

      Irritation

  • 14. 
    an unintended, unpredictable nontherapeutic response is
    • A. 

      Idiosyncratic reaction

    • B. 

      Side effect

    • C. 

      Adverse effect

    • D. 

      Allergic reaction

  • 15. 
    Check the following foods which cause dangerous food-drug interactions
    • A. 

      Sugar

    • B. 

      Grapefruit juice

    • C. 

      Vitamin K

    • D. 

      Diary products

    • E. 

      Gatorade

  • 16. 
    Drugs are any chemical substance that has an effect on living organisms
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Drugs that attach but do not elicit a response
    • A. 

      Partial agonist

    • B. 

      Agonist

    • C. 

      Antagonist

    • D. 

      Negative agonist

  • 18. 
    Drugs that attach, elicit a small response, but also block other responses
    • A. 

      Agonist

    • B. 

      Antagonist

    • C. 

      Positive agonist

    • D. 

      Partial agonist

  • 19. 
    Drugs with a complete attachment to receptor and response is a
    • A. 

      Negative agonist

    • B. 

      Partial agonist

    • C. 

      Antagonist

    • D. 

      Agonist

  • 20. 
    How does drug distribution occur?
    • A. 

      By decreasing body protein levels

    • B. 

      By transporting in blood and lymphatic systems

    • C. 

      By keeping the drug at toxic levels

    • D. 

      By increasing the amount of adipose tissue

  • 21. 
    List the different names drugs go by
  • 22. 
    List the routes of administration
  • 23. 
    Matc
    • A. Topical
    • A.
    • B. enteral
    • B.
    • C. paranteral
    • C.
  • 24. 
    match
    • A. cumilation
    • A.
    • B. potentiation
    • B.
    • C. tolerance
    • C.
    • D. demulcent
    • D.
    • E. depression
    • E.
    • F. irritation
    • F.
    • G. biotransformation
    • G.
    • H. summation
    • H.
    • I. antagonism
    • I.
    • J. idiosyncratic
    • J.
  • 25. 
    Match
    • A. Buccal
    • A.
    • B. sublingual
    • B.
    • C. Gastric
    • C.
    • D. Intradermal
    • D.
    • E. Intramuscular(IM)
    • E.
    • F. Intravenous
    • F.
    • G. oral
    • G.
    • H. rectal and vaginal
    • H.
    • I. respiratory
    • I.
    • J. subcutaneous
    • J.
    • K. topical
    • K.
  • 26. 
    Match the drug names
    • A. chemical
    • A.
    • B. generic
    • B.
    • C. brand
    • C.
  • 27. 
    Match the following
    • A. when two drugs are given together, the combined effect is more pronounced than those of the first dose
    • A.
    • B. when two drugs are administered at the same time, the effect of the two drugs is greater than the sum of each drug given alone
    • B.
    • C. occurs when the body cannot metabolize and/or excrete the dose of a drug before another dose is ingested. can lead to toxicity
    • C.
    • D. a cummulative effect of several weak stimuli as if one strong one
    • D.
  • 28. 
    match the following
    • A. the drugs strength at a certain concenration or dose
    • A.
    • B. the tructural component of a cell to which a drug binds in a dose-related manner in order to produce a response
    • B.
    • C. this occurse when one drug promotes the rapid excretion of another, thus lessening the activity of the first drug
    • C.
    • D. a life-threatening allergy to a drug
    • D.
    • E. the major route by which drugs enter the body through the digestive tract
    • E.
    • F. propietary name of a drug assigned by the manufacturer. Capitalized
    • F.
    • G. an act governing the possession, sale, manufacture, production, and distribution of narcotics in Canada
    • G.
    • H. this occurs when two drugs mixed together in a syringe produce a chemical reaction so they can not be given
    • H.
    • I. substance taht soothes and relieves
    • I.
    • J. this happens when one drug replaces another drug at a receptor, increasing the effect of the first drug
    • J.
    • K. a drug product whose active ingredients are identical to another drug
    • K.
    • L. continued use of a substance despite its negatice health and social consequence
    • L.
    • M. the length of time it takes to merabolize and excrete a drug from the body
    • M.
    • N. the route by which drugs are placed directly on the skin and mucous membranes
    • N.
    • O. the slowing of nerve or muscle action
    • O.
    • P. the decreased response to repeated administration of a drug
    • P.
    • Q. the small cell membrane protectiong the brain from some drugs
    • Q.
    • R. a specidfic site in the body where drugs chemically bond
    • R.
    • S. a government publication with drug data
    • S.
    • T. when one drug alters the action of another drug
    • T.
    • U. a stimulant
    • U.
    • V. the critical reaction to an overdose of a medication
    • V.
    • W. term used for addiction and habituation and can be physical or psychological
    • W.
    • X. joint action of agents whose affect is greater than the individual effects
    • X.
    • Y. the braking down of a drug for use in the body
    • Y.
    • Z. the safe a toxic plasma levels are very close and need monitoring
    • Z.
  • 29. 
    Match the following abbreviations with the meaning
    • A. OS
    • A.
    • B. OD
    • B.
    • C. OU
    • C.
    • D. AS
    • D.
    • E. AD
    • E.
    • F. au
    • F.
  • 30. 
    Match the following abbreviations with their meaning
    • A. ac
    • A.
    • B. pc
    • B.
    • C. bid
    • C.
    • D. tid
    • D.
    • E. qid
    • E.
    • F. stat
    • F.
    • G. hs
    • G.
    • H. prn
    • H.
    • I. qd
    • I.
    • J. qod
    • J.
    • K. qh
    • K.
    • L. q2h
    • L.
    • M. q4h
    • M.
    • N. q6h
    • N.
  • 31. 
    Match the following abbreviations with their meaning
    • A. IV
    • A.
    • B. PV
    • B.
    • C. IM
    • C.
    • D. SC
    • D.
    • E. PR
    • E.
    • F. SL
    • F.
    • G. PO
    • G.
    • H. BUC
    • H.
    • I. Fe
    • I.
    • J. Na
    • J.
    • K. K
    • K.
    • L. Rx
    • L.
    • M. SR
    • M.
    • N. SOL
    • N.
    • O. Spec
    • O.
  • 32. 
    Match  the medication distribution systems
    • A. wardstock
    • A.
    • B. bubble pack
    • B.
    • C. unit dose system
    • C.
    • D. individual prescription order syst
    • D.
  • 33. 
    Nurses working with patients who have disease of which organ are at increased risk of developing toxicity to the drug because most drugs are eliminated through this organ system?
    • A. 

      Lungs

    • B. 

      Pancreas

    • C. 

      Heart

    • D. 

      Kidneys

  • 34. 
    Please fill answer below
  • 35. 
    Please fill answer below
  • 36. 
    The ability of a drug or treatment to produce a specific result, regardless of dosage is
    • A. 

      Desired action

    • B. 

      Adverse effect

    • C. 

      Synergistic

    • D. 

      Efficacy

  • 37. 
    The duration of action of a drug is know as what?
  • 38. 
    The expected response of the medication is
    • A. 

      Desired action

    • B. 

      Adverse effect

    • C. 

      Efficacy

    • D. 

      Potentiation

  • 39. 
    Types of medication orders
  • 40. 
    What are the 10 rightss
  • 41. 
    What are the 4 pharmacokinetic phases
  • 42. 
    What are the two primary routes for drug excretion?
    • A. 

      Skin and lungs

    • B. 

      Gastrointestinal tract and skin

    • C. 

      Renal tubules and GI tract

    • D. 

      Lungs and renal Tubules

  • 43. 
    What does EC stand for?
  • 44. 
    What does NPO stand for
  • 45. 
    What is another name for an idiosyncratic reaction?
    • A. 

      Allergic reaction

    • B. 

      Unexpected reaction

    • C. 

      Teratogenic reaction

    • D. 

      Drug overresponse

  • 46. 
    What is it called when the body develops antibodies to a drug and when the client is exposed to the drug again, they debelop hives, rash, itching
    • A. 

      Hypersensitivity/allergy

    • B. 

      Side effects

    • C. 

      Idiosyneratic response

    • D. 

      Irritation

  • 47. 
    What is the desired drug action?
    • A. 

      The predictable/usual response to the drug

    • B. 

      An unusual or idiosyncratic response to a drug

    • C. 

      Capable of inducing cell mutations

    • D. 

      The development of symptoms that should be reported to the prescribing physician

  • 48. 
    What is the meaning of the abbreviation of gtts
  • 49. 
    What is the meaning of the abbreviation SOL?
  • 50. 
    What is the meaning of the abbreviation syr
  • 51. 
    what medications action is to  promote the production of urine
  • 52. 
    What type of medication order is an order from a physician, usually for multiple items, that is entered and does not require any further communication from a nurse to the physician
  • 53. 
    What type of medication order is carried out until the prescriber cancels it by writing a new order or until the prescribed number of days have elapsed
  • 54. 
    What type of medication order is only to be given when a client requires it
  • 55. 
    what type of medication order signifies that a single does of a medication is to be given immediately and only once
  • 56. 
    When a combination of two drugs will provide a greater effect than the sum of the effect of each drug given alone, what is this called?
    • A. 

      Additive effect

    • B. 

      Synergistic effect

    • C. 

      Antagonistic effect

    • D. 

      Displacement

  • 57. 
    Which stage in the pharmacokinetics described how the drug is taken in
  • 58. 
    Which stage of pharmacokinetics is when the drug is changed for excretion
  • 59. 
    Which stage of pharmacokinetics is when the drug is excreted out of the body
  • 60. 
    Which stage of pharmacokinetics is when the drug is transferred to tissues
  • 61. 
    Who is your favorite classmate
    • A. 

      Jacklyn

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 62. 
    _________ is the study of drug mechanisms that produce change in the body
  • 63. 
    ____________  Is the use of drugs to cure disease
  • 64. 
     list the 5 ways drugs are classified by
  • 65. 
     type of medication orders is it when a prescriber may order a medication to be given only once at a specific time
  • 66. 
     _________ therapy is any type of therapy or treatment designed to improve or maintain a person’s health
  • 67. 
    Ral al nervous system
    • A. analgesic drugs
    • A.
    • B. general and local anaesthetics
    • B.
    • C. cns depressants
    • C.
    • D. muscle relaxants
    • D.
    • E. antiepileptic drugs
    • E.
    • F. physchotherapeutic drugs
    • F.
  • 68. 
    Autonomic nervous system drugs
    • A. Choice 1adrenergic drugs (sympathomimetic drugs)
    • A.
    • B. adrenergic-blocking drugs
    • B.
    • C. cholinergic drugs
    • C.
    • D. cholinergic-blocking drugs
    • D.
  • 69. 
    cardiovascular drugs
    • A. positive inotropic drugs
    • A.
    • B. antianginal drugs
    • B.
    • C. antihypertensive drugs
    • C.
    • D. coagulation modifier drugs
    • D.
    • E. antidysrhythimic drugs
    • E.
    • F. antilipemic drugs
    • F.
  • 70. 
    renal drugs
    • A. Diuretic drugs
    • A.
    • B. anti diuretic drugs
    • B.
  • 71. 
    Endocrine drugs
    • A. pituitary drugs
    • A.
    • B. thyroid and antithyroid drugs
    • B.
    • C. antidiabetic drugs
    • C.
    • D. adrenal drugs
    • D.
    • E. womens health drugs
    • E.
    • F. men's health drugs
    • F.
  • 72. 
    Respitory drugs
    • A. antihistamines
    • A.
    • B. decongestants
    • B.
    • C. antitussives
    • C.
    • D. expectorants
    • D.
    • E. bronchodilators
    • E.
  • 73. 
    Anti-infective drus
    • A. antibiotics
    • A.
    • B. antiviral drugs
    • B.
    • C. antituberculosis drugs
    • C.
    • D. antifungal drugs
    • D.
    • E. antimalatia
    • E.
    • F. antiprotozoal drugs
    • F.
    • G. antiseptic and disinfectant drugs
    • G.
  • 74. 
    Anti-inflammatory drugs
    • A. anti-inflammitory
    • A.
    • B. antiarthritic drugs
    • B.
  • 75. 
    Immune system drugs
    • A. immunosuppressant drugs
    • A.
    • B. immunizing drugs
    • B.
    • C. antineoplastic drugs
    • C.
    • D. biological response-modifying drugs
    • D.
  • 76. 
    Gastrointestinal drugs
    • A. acid-controlling drugs
    • A.
    • B. antidiarrheal drugs and laxative
    • B.
    • C. antiemetic and antinausea drugs
    • C.
  • 77. 
    Other drugs
    • A. blood forming drugs
    • A.
    • B. dermatological drugs
    • B.
    • C. opthalmic drugs
    • C.
    • D. otic drugs
    • D.