Anaesthesia - 30 Random Past Questions

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Anaesthesia Quizzes & Trivia

When going into surgery, be it in the dentist’s office or for something a little more serious, we usually pay no mind to the wonder that is anaesthesia. Test your knowledge on the agent in this quiz on “Anaesthesia – 30 Random Past Questions”. Good luck! You may need it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Anaesthetic agent contraindicated in hypertensives is
    • A. 

      Propofol

    • B. 

      Ketamine

    • C. 

      Thiopentone sodium

    • D. 

      Diazepam

  • 2. 
    Contraindication to vasoconstrictors in local anaesthesia is
    • A. 

      Regional anaesthesia

    • B. 

      Spinal anaesthesia

    • C. 

      Epidural anaesthesia

    • D. 

      Digital nerve block

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is correct regarding colour coding of anaesthetic gases?
    • A. 

      Oxygen – Black with grey shoulders

    • B. 

      Nitric oxide – Blue

    • C. 

      Helium – Orange

    • D. 

      Cyclopropane – Red

  • 4. 
    Preferred muscle relaxant in a patient with liver dysfunction / renal failure is
    • A. 

      Rocuronium

    • B. 

      Pancuronium

    • C. 

      Vecuronium

    • D. 

      Atracurium

  • 5. 
    LSCS can be carried out under all the following techniques of anaesthesia except
    • A. 

      Spinal anaesthesia

    • B. 

      Caudal anaesthesia

    • C. 

      Combined Spinal Epidural anaesthesia

    • D. 

      General anaesthesia

  • 6. 
    The following modes of ventilation may be used for weaning off patients from mechanical ventilation except 
    • A. 

      Assist-control ventilation (ACV)

    • B. 

      Pressure support ventilation (PSV)

    • C. 

      Synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation (SIMV)

    • D. 

      Controlled Mechanical ventilation (CMV)

  • 7. 
    The laryngeal mask airway used for securing the airway of a patient in all of the following conditions except
    • A. 

      During CPR

    • B. 

      In a difficult intubation

    • C. 

      ln a patient with a large tumour in the oral cavity

    • D. 

      In a child undergoing an elective/routine eye surgery

  • 8. 
    The following are used for treatment of postoperative nausea and vomiting following squint surgery in children except
    • A. 

      Propofol

    • B. 

      Ketamine

    • C. 

      Dexamethasone

    • D. 

      Ondansetron

  • 9. 
    All of the following are the disadvantages of anesthetic ether, except
    • A. 

      Induction is slow

    • B. 

      Affects blood pressure and is liable to produce arrhythmias

    • C. 

      Cautery cannot be used

    • D. 

      Irritant nature of ether increases salivary and bronchial secretions

  • 10. 
    Which one of the following anaesthetic agents causes a rise in the Intracranial pressure
    • A. 

      Propofol

    • B. 

      Lignocaine

    • C. 

      Sevoflurane

    • D. 

      Thiopentone sodium

  • 11. 
    One of the fastest acting inhalational agent is
    • A. 

      Sevoflurane

    • B. 

      Ether

    • C. 

      Halothane

    • D. 

      Isoflurane

  • 12. 
    Which of the following agents is not used to provide induced hypotension during surgery?
    • A. 

      Esmolol

    • B. 

      Hydralazine

    • C. 

      Mephentermine

    • D. 

      Sodium nitroprusside

  • 13. 
    Which of the following agents is used for the treatment of postoperative shivering?
    • A. 

      Suxamethonium

    • B. 

      Pethidine

    • C. 

      Atropine

    • D. 

      Thiopentone

  • 14. 
    Which of the following intravenous induction agents is the most suitable for day care surgery ?
    • A. 

      Diazepam

    • B. 

      Propofol

    • C. 

      Morphine

    • D. 

      Ketamine

  • 15. 
    Which of the following anesthetic agents does not trigger malignant hyperthermia ?
    • A. 

      Thiopentone

    • B. 

      Suxamethonium

    • C. 

      Isoflurane

    • D. 

      Halothane

  • 16. 
    Which of the following statements is not true about etomidate?
    • A. 

      It is an intravenous anesthetic

    • B. 

      Precipitates coronary insufficiency

    • C. 

      Inhibits cortisol synthesis

    • D. 

      Causes pain at site of injection

  • 17. 
    Which one of the following local anesthetics belongs to the ester group?
    • A. 

      Bupivacaine

    • B. 

      Procaine

    • C. 

      Lignocaine

    • D. 

      Mepivacaine

  • 18. 
    Which one of the following antibacterials should not be used with d-tubocurarine?
    • A. 

      Cefotaxime

    • B. 

      Doxycycline

    • C. 

      Streptomycin

    • D. 

      Norfloxacin

  • 19. 
    Which one of the following muscle relaxant has the maximum duration of action?
    • A. 

      Atracurium

    • B. 

      Vecuronium

    • C. 

      Rocuronium

    • D. 

      Doxacurium

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is not an indication for endotracheal intubation?
    • A. 

      Pneumothorax

    • B. 

      Maintenance of a patent airway

    • C. 

      To provide positive pressure ventilation

    • D. 

      Pulmonary toiletting

  • 21. 
    Which side effect is commonly seen with fentanyl?
    • A. 

      Pain in abdomen

    • B. 

      Hypertension

    • C. 

      Tachycardia

    • D. 

      Chest wall rigidity

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is not true about Xenon anaesthesia
    • A. 

      Non explosive

    • B. 

      Slow induction and slow recovery

    • C. 

      Low blood gas solubility

    • D. 

      Minimal cardiovascular side effects

  • 23. 
    Which of the following in anaesthesia will produce decreased EEG activities
    • A. 

      N2O

    • B. 

      Early hypoxia

    • C. 

      Ketamine

    • D. 

      Hypothermia

  • 24. 
    Last muscle to be rendered akinetic with a retrobulbar anesthetic block is
    • A. 

      Superior rectus

    • B. 

      Superior oblique

    • C. 

      Inferior oblique

    • D. 

      Levator palpebral superioris

  • 25. 
    Which of the following neuromuscular blocking agent has the shortest onset of action ?
    • A. 

      Vecuronium

    • B. 

      Mivacurium

    • C. 

      Succinylcholine

    • D. 

      Rapacuronium

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