Drugs That Affect Autonomic Nervous System! Trivia Quiz

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Drugs That Affect Autonomic Nervous System! Trivia Quiz

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!


Questions and Answers
  • 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. 
    Where do cholinergic agonist drugs produce their effect?
    • 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. 
    How many adrenergic receptor types are there?
    • 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. 
    Many cholinergic agonist drugs have adverse affects which can be remembered as 'DUMBELS'; What does the 'BELS" stand for?
    • 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. 
    The beta 2 effect produces which of the following?
    • 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. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Epinepherine produces the alpha 1 and beta 1/2 effects
    • 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

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