Pharmacology Trivia Quiz: Autonomic Nervous System And Drugs!

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The autonomic nervous system is a control system that is charged with the fight or flight mechanism or the body. This system is in charge of regulating involuntary body functions. How much do you understand how this system meets its functions? Take up the question below and get to see if you may need more revision time. All the best!


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  • 1. 
    Pregangleonic neurons use:
    • A. 

      Acetylcholine

    • B. 

      Phenoxybenzamine

    • C. 

      Epineherine

    • D. 

      Norepinepherine

  • 2. 
    Postgangleonic neurons consist of 2 divisions. What are they?
    • A. 

      Cholinergic & Sympathetic Divisions

    • B. 

      Sympathetic & Parasympathetic Divisions

    • C. 

      Cholinergic & Autonomic Divisions

    • D. 

      Parasympathetic & Adrenergic Divisions

  • 3. 
    What receptors are involved in the Parasympathetic division?
    • A. 

      Adrenergic Receptors

    • B. 

      Ligand Gated Receptors

    • C. 

      Cholinergic Receptors

    • D. 

      Norepinepherine Receptors

  • 4. 
    Adrenergic receptors are associated with...
    • A. 

      Acetylcholine

    • B. 

      Sympathetic Division

    • C. 

      Parasympathetic Division

    • D. 

      Pregangleonic Neurons

  • 5. 
    Where are Muscarinic receptors found?
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Smooth Muscle

    • C. 

      Autonomic Ganglia

    • D. 

      Neuromuscular Junction

  • 6. 
    The 2 types of cholinergic receptors are:
    • A. 

      Nicotinic and Alpha 1

    • B. 

      Beta 3 and Muscarinic

    • C. 

      Muscarinic and Epinepherine

    • D. 

      G-protein coupled and Ligand Gated

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Cardiac & Smooth Muscle

    • B. 

      Everywhere

    • C. 

      Pre-synaptic membranes in ganglia

    • D. 

      Pregangleonic neurons

  • 8. 
    How many muscarinic receptor types are there?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      5

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      7

  • 10. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Nicotinic receptors are found in autonomic ganglia, Neuromuscular junction and the adrenal medulla.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 11. 
    Nicoinic receptors are:
    • A. 

      G-protein Gated

    • B. 

      Ligand Gated

    • C. 

      Found in Pregangleonic Neurons

    • D. 

      Found in Smooth Muscle

  • 12. 
    Beta receptor stimulation involves what?
    • A. 

      Phospholipase C & G-proteins

    • B. 

      G-proteins & cAMP

    • C. 

      IP3 & Diacyglycerol

    • D. 

      The Calcium Second Messenger System

  • 13. 
    Alpha 1 receptor stimulation involves:
    • A. 

      Stimulation of Phospholipase C, which catalyses IP3 and Diacyglycerol

    • B. 

      Production of cAMP

    • C. 

      Calmodulin and G-proteins

    • D. 

      The cAMP Second Messenger System, which activates Protein Kinase

  • 14. 
    Many cholinergic agonist drugs have adverse affects which can be remembered as 'DUMBELS'; What does the 'DUM" stand for? There may be more than one correct answer.
    • A. 

      Diarrhoea

    • B. 

      Urination

    • C. 

      Miosis (contraction of pupil)

    • D. 

      Uptake of Iron

    • E. 

      Drooling

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Bronchoconstriction

    • B. 

      Excitation of skeletal muscle

    • C. 

      EC50 Increases

    • D. 

      Sweating

    • E. 

      Lacrimation

  • 16. 
    What does the alpha 1 effect produce?
    • A. 

      Bronchodilation

    • B. 

      Vasodilation

    • C. 

      Vasoconstriction

    • D. 

      Smooth Muscle Relaxation

  • 17. 
    What does the beta 1 effect produce?
    • A. 

      Decrease in force of contraction of the heart

    • B. 

      Increase in force of contraction of the heart

    • C. 

      Bronchoconstriction

    • D. 

      Relaxation of Smooth Muscle

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Relaxation of smooth Muscle

    • B. 

      Vasoconstriction

    • C. 

      Skeletal muscle relaxation

    • D. 

      Vasodilation

  • 19. 
    Epinepherine is what type of drug?
    • A. 

      Cholinergic agonist

    • B. 

      Non-selective adrenergic agonist

    • C. 

      Alpha agonist

    • D. 

      Indirect acting cholinergic antagonist

  • 20. 
    At low doses epinepherine acts on what type of receptors?
    • A. 

      Alpha 1

    • B. 

      Alpha 2

    • C. 

      Muscarinic 3 & 1

    • D. 

      Beta 1 & 2

  • 21. 
    At high doses, epinepherine acts on what receptor?
    • A. 

      Alpha 1

    • B. 

      Muscarinic 3

    • C. 

      Nicotinic

    • D. 

      Beta 2

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 23. 
    Epinepherine treats what?
    • A. 

      Cancer

    • B. 

      Bronchospasm

    • C. 

      Urinary Retention

    • D. 

      Hypertesion

  • 24. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Norepinepherine does not effect beta 2 receptors.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 25. 
    Norepinepherine produces...
    • A. 

      Vasodilation

    • B. 

      Vasoconstriction

    • C. 

      Hypotension

    • D. 

      Shock

  • 26. 
    At moderate doses Dopamine effects what receptor/s?
    • A. 

      Alpha 1

    • B. 

      Alpha 1 & Beta 3

    • C. 

      Beta 1

    • D. 

      Dopamine 1 & 2

  • 27. 
    At high doses Dopamine effects what receptor/s?
    • A. 

      Beta 1

    • B. 

      Alpha 1

    • C. 

      Dopamine 1 & 2

    • D. 

      Beta 3 & Alpha 1

  • 28. 
    At low doses Dopamine effects what receptor/s?
    • A. 

      Dopamine 1, 2 and Beta 2

    • B. 

      Beta 1, 3 & Alpha 2

    • C. 

      Dopamine 2 & Beta 1

    • D. 

      Alpha 1

  • 29. 
    What type of drug is norepinepherine?
    • A. 

      Alpha selective agonist

    • B. 

      Non-selective adrenergic agonist

    • C. 

      Beta selective agonist

    • D. 

      Cholinergic antagonist

  • 30. 
    What type of drug is Dopamine?
    • A. 

      Non-selective Adrenergic Agonist

    • B. 

      Beta selective agonist

    • C. 

      Muscarinic Antagonist

    • D. 

      Nicotinic Agonist

  • 31. 
    What are Phenylepherine and Methoxamine most commonly used to treat?
    • A. 

      Nasal congestion

    • B. 

      Hypertension

    • C. 

      Blurred Vision

    • D. 

      Constipation

  • 32. 
    What receptor/s do Phenylepherine and Methoxamine act on?
    • A. 

      Alpha 1 ONLY

    • B. 

      Beta 2 ONLY

    • C. 

      Alpha 1 & Beta 3

    • D. 

      Alpha 1 & Beta 2

  • 33. 
    Clonidine is what type of drug?
    • A. 

      Alpha agonist

    • B. 

      Beta Agonist

    • C. 

      Muscarinic Antagonist

    • D. 

      Nicotinic Agonist

  • 34. 
    What receptor does Clonidine act on?
    • A. 

      Alpha 1

    • B. 

      Alpha 2

    • C. 

      Beta 2

    • D. 

      Beta 1

  • 35. 
    What effect does Clonidine have? 
    • A. 

      Vasodilation

    • B. 

      Decreases Blood Pressure

    • C. 

      Hypotension

    • D. 

      Vasoconstriction

  • 36. 
    Methyldopa is what type of drug?
    • A. 

      Muscarinic antagonist

    • B. 

      Adrenergic Antagonist

    • C. 

      Muscarinic agonist

    • D. 

      Adrenergic Agonist

  • 37. 
    • A. 

      Beta 2

    • B. 

      Beat 2 & 3

    • C. 

      Alpha 1

    • D. 

      Alpha 2

  • 38. 
    What effect does Methyldopa have?
    • A. 

      Increases Blood Pressure

    • B. 

      Decreases Blood Pressure

    • C. 

      Hypertension

    • D. 

      Nasal Decongestion

  • 39. 
    What type of drug is Dobutamine?
    • A. 

      Cholinergic Agonist

    • B. 

      Cholinergic Antagonist

    • C. 

      Beat agonist

    • D. 

      Alpha antagonist

  • 40. 
    What receptor/s does Doutamine act on?
    • A. 

      Alpha 2

    • B. 

      Beta 1

    • C. 

      Beta 3 & 2

    • D. 

      Alpha 1 and Beta 1

  • 41. 
    What effect does Dobutamine produce?
    • A. 

      Negative chronotropic and inotropic effects

    • B. 

      Decrease lacrimal secretions

    • C. 

      Increase Gastric secretions

    • D. 

      Positive chronotropic and inotropic effects

  • 42. 
    What type of drug is Isoproterenol?
    • A. 

      Alpha agonist

    • B. 

      Alpha and Beta agonist

    • C. 

      Non-selective adrenergic agonist

    • D. 

      Beta agonist

  • 43. 
    What receptor/s does Isoproterenol act on?
    • A. 

      Beta 2 & 3

    • B. 

      Alpha 1

    • C. 

      Beta 1 & 2

    • D. 

      Alpha 1 & 2

  • 44. 
    What effect does Isoproterenol have?
    • A. 

      Positive chronotropic and inotropic effects

    • B. 

      Smooth Muscle relaxation

    • C. 

      Smooth Muscle contraction

    • D. 

      Negative Chronotropic and inotropic effects

  • 45. 
    What type of drug is Terbutaline?
    • A. 

      Cholinergic agonist

    • B. 

      Adrenergic Agonist

    • C. 

      Adrenergic Antagonist

    • D. 

      Acetylcholine Reactivator

  • 46. 
    What receptor/s does Terbutaline act on?
    • A. 

      Alpha 2

    • B. 

      Alpha 1 & 2

    • C. 

      Beta 2

    • D. 

      Beta 2 & 3

  • 47. 
    What type of drugs are Albuterol and Metaproterenol?
    • A. 

      Adrenergic agonists

    • B. 

      Adrenergic antagonists

    • C. 

      Cholinergic antagonists

    • D. 

      Indirect Acting Adrenergic Agonists

  • 48. 
    • A. 

      Smooth Muscle Contraction

    • B. 

      Vasodilation

    • C. 

      Smooth Muscle Relaxation

    • D. 

      Increases Heart Rate

  • 49. 
    What receptor/s do Albuterol and Metaproterenol act on?
    • A. 

      Beta 2

    • B. 

      Alpha 1

    • C. 

      Alpha 2

    • D. 

      Beta 3 & 2

  • 50. 
    What type of drug is Tyramine?
    • A. 

      Cholinergic Agonist

    • B. 

      Muscarinic Antagonist

    • C. 

      Adrenergic Antagonist

    • D. 

      Indirect Acting Adrenergic Agonist

  • 51. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Tyramine has no therapeutic use.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 52. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Tyramine facilitates the transport of catecholamines.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 53. 
    What type of drug is Amphetamine?
    • A. 

      Indirect Acting Cholinergic Antagonist

    • B. 

      Direct Acting Cholinergic Agonist

    • C. 

      Indirect Acting Adrenergic Agonist

    • D. 

      Direct Acting Adrenergis Antagonist

  • 54. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Amphetamine does not release stores of norepinepherine and dopamine.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 55. 
    What type of drug is Ephedrine?
    • A. 

      Direct Acting Adrenergic Antagonist

    • B. 

      Direct and Indirect Acting Adrenergic Agonist

    • C. 

      Direct Acting Cholinergic Agonist

    • D. 

      Direct and Indirect Acting Adrenergic Antagonist

  • 56. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Ephedrine stimulates the release of norepinepherine
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 57. 
    Ephedrine stimulates the release of what neurotransmitter?
    • A. 

      Epinepherine

    • B. 

      Norepinepherine

    • C. 

      Dopamine

    • D. 

      Acetylcholine

  • 58. 
    What type of drug is Phenoxybenzamine?
    • A. 

      Beta Antagonist

    • B. 

      Non-Selective Adrenergic Agonist

    • C. 

      Non-selective Adrenergic Antagonist

    • D. 

      Alpha Agonist

  • 59. 
    What receptor/s does phenoxybenzamine act on?
    • A. 

      Beta 1

    • B. 

      Beta 1 & 2

    • C. 

      Alpha 1

    • D. 

      Alpha 1 & 2

  • 60. 
    • A. 

      Vasodilation

    • B. 

      Vasoconstriction

    • C. 

      Smooth Muscle Relaxation

    • D. 

      Smooth Muscle Contraction

  • 61. 
    Can Phenoxybenzamine penetrate the blood brain barrier?
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Depends on the dose given

    • C. 

      Yes

    • D. 

      ONLY when administered intravenously

  • 62. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Phenoxybenzamine is an irreversible drug.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 63. 
    What type of drug is Phentolamine?
    • A. 

      Cholinergic Antagonist

    • B. 

      Non-selective Adrenergic Antagonist

    • C. 

      Adrenergic Agonist

    • D. 

      Non-selective adrenergic Agonist

  • 64. 
    What receptor/s does Phentolamine act on?
    • A. 

      Alpha 1

    • B. 

      Alpha 1 & 2

    • C. 

      Beta 3

    • D. 

      Beta 3 & 1

  • 65. 
    What effect does Phentolamine have?
    • A. 

      Vasodilation

    • B. 

      Vasoconstriction

    • C. 

      Facilitates the release of catecholamines

    • D. 

      Smooth Muscle Relaxation

  • 66. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Phentolamine is a reversible drug.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 67. 
    What type of drug is Propranolol?
    • A. 

      Adrenergic Agonist

    • B. 

      Non-selective Cholinergic Antagonist

    • C. 

      Non-selective Adrenergic Antagonist

    • D. 

      Cholinergic Agonist

  • 68. 
    What receptor/s does Propranolol act on?
    • A. 

      Beta 1 & 2

    • B. 

      Alpha 1 & 2

    • C. 

      Beta 2 & 3

    • D. 

      Alpha 1 & Beta 2

  • 69. 
    What effect dose Propranolol have?
    • A. 

      Vasoconstriction

    • B. 

      Smooth Muscle Relaxation

    • C. 

      Vasodilation

    • D. 

      Bronchoconstriction

  • 70. 
    What type of drugs are Timolol and Nadolol?
    • A. 

      Non-selective Adrenergic Agonists

    • B. 

      Cholinergic Agonists

    • C. 

      Non-selective Cholinergic Agonists

    • D. 

      Non-selective Adrenergic Antagonists

  • 71. 
    What receptor/s do Timolol and Nadolol act on?
    • A. 

      Beta 2 & alpha 1

    • B. 

      Beta 1 & 2

    • C. 

      Alpha 2 & Beta 1

    • D. 

      Beta 2

  • 72. 
    What effect do Timolol and Nadolol have?
    • A. 

      Negative chronotropic & inotropic effects

    • B. 

      Positive chronotropic & inotropic effects

    • C. 

      Bronchodilation

    • D. 

      Vasodilation

  • 73. 
    What type of drugs are the following:PrazosinTerazosinDoxazosinTamusulosin
    • A. 

      Beta selective adrenergic antagonists

    • B. 

      Alpha selective adrenergic agonists

    • C. 

      Beta selective adrenergic agonists

    • D. 

      Alpha selective adrenergic antagonists

  • 74. 
    What receptor/s do the following drugs act on?PrazosinTerazosinDoxazosinTamusulosin
    • A. 

      Alpha 1

    • B. 

      Beta 1

    • C. 

      Alpha 1 & Beta 1

    • D. 

      Beta 2 & Alpha 1

  • 75. 
    • A. 

      Vasoconstriction

    • B. 

      Vasodilation

    • C. 

      Smooth Muscle Contraction

    • D. 

      Smooth Muscle Relaxation

  • 76. 
    Yohimbine is what sort of drug?
    • A. 

      Non-selective Alpha agonist

    • B. 

      Alpha antagonist

    • C. 

      Beta antagonist

    • D. 

      Beta agonist

  • 77. 
    What receptor/s does Yohimbine act on?
    • A. 

      Beta 2

    • B. 

      Beta 1 & 3

    • C. 

      Alpha 1

    • D. 

      Alpha 2

  • 78. 
    What type of drugs are the following?AtenololMetroprololEsmolol
    • A. 

      Non-selective Adrenergic Antagonists

    • B. 

      Beta Selective Antagonists

    • C. 

      Alpha Agonists

    • D. 

      Non-selective Adrenergic Agonists

  • 79. 
    What receptor/s do the following act on?AtenololMetroprololEsmolol
    • A. 

      Beta 2

    • B. 

      Beta 2 & Alpha 1

    • C. 

      Beta 1

    • D. 

      Alpha 1 & Beta 2

  • 80. 
    What type of drug is Butoxamine?
    • A. 

      Non-selective Beta Agonist

    • B. 

      Beta selective Antagonist

    • C. 

      Alpha Agonist

    • D. 

      Non-selective Cholinergic Antagonist

  • 81. 
    What effect does Butoxamine have?
    • A. 

      No therapeutic use

    • B. 

      Vasodilation

    • C. 

      Vasoconstriction

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 82. 
    What type of drugs are Labetolol and Carvedilol?
    • A. 

      Non-selective Adrenergic Agonists

    • B. 

      Non-selective Cholinergic Antagonists

    • C. 

      Non-selective Adrenergic Antagonists

    • D. 

      Non-selective Cholinergic Agonists

  • 83. 
    What receptor/s do Labetolol and Carvedilol act on?
    • A. 

      Muscarinic Receptors

    • B. 

      Alpha and Beta Receptors

    • C. 

      Nicotinic Receptors

    • D. 

      Muscarinic and Adrenergic Receptors

  • 84. 
    What effect do Labetolol and Carvedilol have?
    • A. 

      Vasoconstriction

    • B. 

      Bronchodilation

    • C. 

      Hypotension

    • D. 

      Hypertension

  • 85. 
    What type of drug is Guanethidine?
    • A. 

      Indirect Acting Adrenergic Agonist

    • B. 

      Indirect Acting Adrenergic Antagonist

    • C. 

      Cholinergic Agonist

    • D. 

      Cholinergic Antagonist

  • 86. 
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 87. 
    What receptor/s does Guanethidine act on?
    • A. 

      Alpha

    • B. 

      Beta

    • C. 

      Alpha and Beta

    • D. 

      Muscarinic and Alpha

  • 88. 
    What type of drug is Reserpine?
    • A. 

      Indirect Acting, Non-selective Cholinergic Antagonist

    • B. 

      Adrenergic Agonist

    • C. 

      Indirect Acting, Non-selective Adrenergic Antagonist

    • D. 

      Cholinergic Agonist

  • 89. 
    What receptor/s does Reserpine act on?
    • A. 

      Nicotinic

    • B. 

      Alpha and Beta

    • C. 

      Muscarinic and Nicotinic

    • D. 

      Muscarinic

  • 90. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Reserpine does not block the transport of norepinepherine.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 91. 
    Where are Muscarinic 2 receptors found?
    • A. 

      GIT

    • B. 

      Myocardium

    • C. 

      Pancreas

    • D. 

      Liver

  • 92. 
    Where are Muscarinic 1 receptors found?
    • A. 

      Myocardium

    • B. 

      Smooth Muscle of Eye

    • C. 

      GIT

    • D. 

      Adrenal Medulla

  • 93. 
    Where are Muscarinic 3 receptors found?
    • A. 

      GIT

    • B. 

      Myocardium

    • C. 

      Visceral Smooth Muscle

    • D. 

      Neuromuscular unction

  • 94. 
    Which of the following is NOT a Muscarinic 1 receptor agonist action?
    • A. 

      Increase in GIT secretions

    • B. 

      Miosis

    • C. 

      Increase in tone of GIT

    • D. 

      Relaxation of sphincters

  • 95. 
    What is the Muscarinic 2 receptor agonist action?
    • A. 

      Increase in heart rate, cardiac output and blood pressure

    • B. 

      Decrease in heart rate, cardiac output and blood pressure

    • C. 

      Relaxation of GIT

    • D. 

      Tachycardia

  • 96. 
    What is an agonistic action of Muscarinic 3 receptors?
    • A. 

      Bronchoconstriction

    • B. 

      Increase in heart rate

    • C. 

      Decrease in heart rate

    • D. 

      Bronchodilation

  • 97. 
    Carbachol is what type of drug?
    • A. 

      Adrenergic Agonist

    • B. 

      Adrenergic Antagonist

    • C. 

      Cholinergic Antagonist

    • D. 

      Cholinergic Agonist

  • 98. 
    What receptor/s does Carbachol act on?
    • A. 

      Muscarinic Receptors

    • B. 

      Muscarinic & Nicotinic Receptors

    • C. 

      Alpha Receptors

    • D. 

      Beta Receptors

  • 99. 
    What type of drug is Bethanechol?
    • A. 

      Adrenergic Agonist

    • B. 

      Cholinergic Antagonist

    • C. 

      Adrenergic Antagonist

    • D. 

      Cholinergic Agonist

  • 100. 
    What receptor/s does Bethanechol act on?
    • A. 

      Muscarinic and Nicotinic

    • B. 

      Muscarinic

    • C. 

      Nicotinic

    • D. 

      None of the above is correct

  • 101. 
    What type of drug is Methacholine?
    • A. 

      Cholinergic Agonist

    • B. 

      Adrenergic Agonist

    • C. 

      Cholinergic Antagonist

    • D. 

      Cholinergic Antagonist

  • 102. 
    What receptor/s does Methacholine act on?
    • A. 

      Muscarinic

    • B. 

      Nicotinic

    • C. 

      Muscarinic & Nicotinic

    • D. 

      None of the above is correct

  • 103. 
    • A. 

      Urinary retention

    • B. 

      Glaucoma

    • C. 

      Asthma

    • D. 

      Hypertension

  • 104. 
    What is Bethanechol used to treat? 
    • A. 

      Urinary retention

    • B. 

      Glaucoma

    • C. 

      COPD

    • D. 

      Hypotension

  • 105. 
    What is Carbachol used to treat?
    • A. 

      Asthma

    • B. 

      Glaucoma

    • C. 

      Urinary retention

    • D. 

      Tachycardia

  • 106. 
    What type of drug is Pilocarpine?
    • A. 

      Cholinergic Antagonist

    • B. 

      Adrenergic Agonist

    • C. 

      Cholinergic Agonist

    • D. 

      Adrenergic Antagonist

  • 107. 
    What receptor/s does Pilocarpine act on?
    • A. 

      Nicotinic Receptors

    • B. 

      Muscarinic Receptors

    • C. 

      Muscarinic & Nicotinic Receptors

    • D. 

      Adrenergic Receptors

  • 108. 
    What is Pilocarpine used to treat?
    • A. 

      Urinary retention

    • B. 

      Glaucoma

    • C. 

      Tachycardia

    • D. 

      Asthma

  • 109. 
    What type of drug is Edrophonium?
    • A. 

      Adrenergic Agonist

    • B. 

      Anticholinesterase

    • C. 

      Cholinergic Agonist

    • D. 

      Acetylcholinesterase Reactivator

  • 110. 
    Edrophonium is what type of drug?
    • A. 

      Medium, reversible drug

    • B. 

      Short, irreversible drug

    • C. 

      Medium, irreversible drug

    • D. 

      Short, reversible drug

  • 111. 
    What type of drug is Neostigmine?
    • A. 

      Adrenergic Agonist

    • B. 

      Cholinergic Agonist

    • C. 

      Acetylcholinesterase Reactivator

    • D. 

      Anticholinesterase

  • 112. 
    Neostigmine is what type of drug?
    • A. 

      Short, reversible drug

    • B. 

      Medium, reversible drug

    • C. 

      Medium, irreversible drug

    • D. 

      Short, irreversible drug

  • 113. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Neostigmine has poor oral absorption and CNS action is absent.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 114. 
    What type of drug is Physostigmine?
    • A. 

      Adrenergic Agonist

    • B. 

      Cholinergic Agonist

    • C. 

      Anticholnesterase

    • D. 

      Acetylcholine Reactivator

  • 115. 
    What type of drug are Parathion and Malathion?
    • A. 

      Anticholinesterases

    • B. 

      Adrenergic Agonists

    • C. 

      Oragnophosphorous Anticholinesterases

    • D. 

      Cholinergic Agonists

  • 116. 
    At what site do the organophosphorous anticholinesterases react with on the enzyme acetylcholinesterase.
    • A. 

      Anionic Site

    • B. 

      Esteric Site

  • 117. 
    What type of drug is Pralidoxime (PAM)?
    • A. 

      Organophosphorous Anticholinesterases

    • B. 

      Adrenergic Agonist

    • C. 

      Acetylcholinesterase Reactivator

    • D. 

      Anticholinesterase

  • 118. 
    What type of drug is Atropine?
    • A. 

      Adrenergic Agonist

    • B. 

      Cholinergic Antagonist

    • C. 

      Adrenergic Antagonist

    • D. 

      Cholinergic Agonist

  • 119. 
    What type of cholinergic antagonist is Atropine?
    • A. 

      Synthetic

    • B. 

      Treats Parkinson

    • C. 

      Depolarizing

    • D. 

      Alkaloid

  • 120. 
    What receptor does Atropine act on?
    • A. 

      Nicotinic

    • B. 

      Muscarinic

    • C. 

      Nicotinic and Muscarinic

    • D. 

      None of the above is correct

  • 121. 
    What is the effect/s of Atropine? There may be more than one correct answer.
    • A. 

      Decreases secretions from glands

    • B. 

      Tachycardia

    • C. 

      Increases body temperature

    • D. 

      Bronchi dilation

  • 122. 
    Which drug is similar to Atropine, but has a longer half life?
    • A. 

      Tropicamide

    • B. 

      Pilocarpine

    • C. 

      Scopolamine

    • D. 

      Ipratropium

  • 123. 
    What type of drug is Scopolamine?
    • A. 

      Cholinergic Antagonist

    • B. 

      Anticholinesterase

    • C. 

      Adrenergic Agonist

    • D. 

      Organophosphorous Anticholinesterase

  • 124. 
    What type of drug are Ipratropium and Tiotropium Bromide?
    • A. 

      Adrenergic Agonists

    • B. 

      Cholinergic Agonists

    • C. 

      Adrenergic Antagonists

    • D. 

      Cholinergic Antagonists

  • 125. 
    Ipratropium and Tiotropium Bromide are what type of cholinergic antagonists?
    • A. 

      Alkaloids

    • B. 

      Depolarizing

    • C. 

      Non-depolarizing

    • D. 

      Synthetic

  • 126. 
    What type of drug is Cyclopentolate?
    • A. 

      Adrenergic Agonist

    • B. 

      Cholinergic Antagonist

    • C. 

      Adrenergic Antagonist

    • D. 

      Cholinergic Agonist

  • 127. 
    What type of drug is Tropicamide?
    • A. 

      Adrenergic agonist

    • B. 

      Cholinergic antagonist

    • C. 

      Adrenergic antagonist

    • D. 

      Cholinergic agonist

  • 128. 
    What type of drug are Glycopyrollate and Dicyclomide?
    • A. 

      Cholinergic Agonists

    • B. 

      Adrenergic Antagonists

    • C. 

      Adrenergic Agonists

    • D. 

      Cholinergic Antagonists

  • 129. 
    What type of drug is Tolterodine?
    • A. 

      Adrenergic agonist

    • B. 

      Adrenergic antagonist

    • C. 

      Cholinergic antagonist

    • D. 

      Cholinergic agonist

  • 130. 
    What type of cholinergic antagonists are Glycopyrollate adn Dicyclamine?
    • A. 

      Depolarizing

    • B. 

      Synthetic

    • C. 

      Gangleonic blockers

    • D. 

      Treat Parkinson's

  • 131. 
    What type of cholinergic antagonist is Tolterodine?
    • A. 

      Synthetic

    • B. 

      Depolarizing

    • C. 

      Gangleonic blocker

    • D. 

      Alkaloid

  • 132. 
    What type of drug are Homatropine and Oxybutin?
    • A. 

      Adrenergic Agonists

    • B. 

      Cholinergic Agonists

    • C. 

      Adrenergic Antagonists

    • D. 

      Cholinergic Antagonists

  • 133. 
    What type of cholinergic antagonists are Homatropine and Oxybutin?
    • A. 

      Depolarizing

    • B. 

      Synthetic

    • C. 

      Non-depolarizing

    • D. 

      Gangleonic blockers

  • 134. 
    What type of drug are the following:TrihexylphenidylProcycladineBenztropine
    • A. 

      Adrenergic Agnonists

    • B. 

      Cholinergic Agonists

    • C. 

      Cholinergic Antagonists

    • D. 

      Adrenergic Antagonists

  • 135. 
    What type of cholinergic antagonists are the following drugs:TrihexylphenidylProcycladineBenztropine
    • A. 

      Synthetic

    • B. 

      Depolarizing

    • C. 

      Treat Parkinson's

    • D. 

      Alkaloids

  • 136. 
    What type of drug are the following:TubocurarinePancuroniumAtracurium
    • A. 

      Cholinergic Antagonists

    • B. 

      Adrenergic Agonists

    • C. 

      Cholinergic Agonists

    • D. 

      Adrenergic Antagonists

  • 137. 
    What type of cholinergic antagonists are the following:TubocurarinePancuroniumAtracurium
    • A. 

      Synthetic

    • B. 

      Depolarizing

    • C. 

      Non-depolarizing

    • D. 

      Alkaloids

  • 138. 
    What is the effect of the following drugs:TubocurarinePancuroniumAtracurium
    • A. 

      Skeletal muscle contraction

    • B. 

      Hypertension

    • C. 

      Skeletal muscle relaxation

    • D. 

      Tachycardia

  • 139. 
    What type of drug is Suxamethonium (or Succinyl Choline)?
    • A. 

      Adrenergic Agonist

    • B. 

      Adrenergic Antagonist

    • C. 

      Cholinergic Antagonist

    • D. 

      Cholinergic Agonist

  • 140. 
    What type of cholinergic antagonist is Suxamethonium (or Succinyl Choline)?
    • A. 

      Synthetic

    • B. 

      Alkaloid

    • C. 

      Depolarizing

    • D. 

      Non-depolarizing

  • 141. 
    What receptor/s do the following act on:TubocurarinePancuroniumAtracurium
    • A. 

      Muscarinic

    • B. 

      Nicotinic

    • C. 

      Muscarinic and Nicotinic

    • D. 

      Alpha 1

  • 142. 
    What receptor/s does Suxamethonium (or Succinyl Choline) act on?
    • A. 

      Nicotinic

    • B. 

      Muscarinic

    • C. 

      Nicotinic and Muscarinic

    • D. 

      Beta 2

  • 143. 
    What type of drug are the following:NicotineHexamethoniumTrimethaphan
    • A. 

      Adrenergic Agonists

    • B. 

      Adrenergic Antagonists

    • C. 

      Cholinergic Antagonists

    • D. 

      Cholinergic Agonists

  • 144. 
    What is the effect of Suxamethonium (or Succinyl Choline)?
    • A. 

      Smooth muscle contraction

    • B. 

      Smooth muscle dilation

    • C. 

      Hypertension

    • D. 

      Nasal congestion

  • 145. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Nicotine, Hexamethonium and Trimethaphan compete with ACh at parasympathetic and sympathetic ganglia.
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 146. 
    What type of cholinergic antagonists are the following:NicotineHexamethoniumTripethaphan
    • A. 

      Synthetic

    • B. 

      Alkaloid

    • C. 

      Depolarizing

    • D. 

      Gangleonic Blockers