Cardiac Pharmacology Hardest Quiz: Trivia!

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Cardiac Pharmacology Hardest Quiz: Trivia!

How much do you know about cardiac pharmacology? Cardiac pharmacological resources are used to prevent and treat cardiac conditions which affect blood pressure, stypsis, and intromission of blood throughout the vascular system. It requires nonstop learning for healthcare providers, nurses, and staff participating in patient care with a cardiac diagnosis. Cardiac pharmacology also necessitates prescribing certain medications to treat the disorder, and this quiz can be a lifesaver if you need to know about cardiac pharmacology.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What happens when you stimulate beta 1 receptors?
    • A. 

      Bronchodilation

    • B. 

      Urinary retention

    • C. 

      Increase HR, increase AV conduction velocity & increase force of contraction

    • D. 

      Stimulation decreases further norepinephrine release

  • 2. 
    What happens when you stimulate alpha 2 receptors?  
    • A. 

      Decreases further norepinephrine release

    • B. 

      Urinary retention, pupil dilation, vasoconstriction in vessels of skin, mucous membranes & most organs

    • C. 

      Increase HR, AV velocity conduction, and force of contraction

    • D. 

      Relaxation of uterine muscles

  • 3. 
    What happens when you stimulate the beta 2 receptors?  
    • A. 

      Decrease further norepinephrine release

    • B. 

      Increase liver sugar production, vasodilation in vessels of skeletal muscles, lungs, & heart, relaxation of uterine muscles

    • C. 

      Urinary retention

    • D. 

      Increase HR, AV conduction velocity & force of contraction

  • 4. 
    What happens when you stimulate the alpha 1 receptors?
    • A. 

      Increase in HR, AV conduction velocity & force of contraction

    • B. 

      Bronchodilation

    • C. 

      Pupil dilation, urinary retention

    • D. 

      Decrease further release of norepinephrine

  • 5. 
    What is the antidote for insecticide/pesticide/nerve gas poisoning?  
    • A. 

      2-PAM & atropine

    • B. 

      2-PAM & bethanecol

    • C. 

      Donepezil & 2-PAM

  • 6. 
    Tachycardia is an anticholinergic side effect.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Salivation & diarrhea are anticholinergic side effects.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What disease would you use a muscarinic antagonist to treat?    
    • A. 

      Alzheimers

    • B. 

      HTN

    • C. 

      GERD

    • D. 

      Diarrhea

  • 9. 
    Adrenergic Agonists may cause reflex bradycardia with increased blood pressure.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What is theof  goal BP in patients with a prior MI?  
    • A. 

    • B. 

    • C. 

    • D. 

  • 11. 
    What is the goal of BP in patients with no comorbid conditions?  
    • A. 

    • B. 

    • C. 

    • D. 

  • 12. 
    Abrupt withdraw of clonidine can cause rebound HTN.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Cardiac doses of ASA are associated with increased blood pressure, fluid retention, and renal impairment.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Prazosin is 
    • A. 

      Alpha 1 blocker

    • B. 

      Alpha 2 adrenergic agonist

    • C. 

      Cardioselective beta 1 blocker

    • D. 

      Non-selective beta blocker

  • 15. 
    Which are the key drugs for managing hypertension?  
    • A. 

      ARB's

    • B. 

      Beta Blockers

    • C. 

      ACE-Inhibitors

  • 16. 
    Which CCB does not have negative inotropic effects?  
    • A. 

      Amlodipine

    • B. 

      Diltiazem

    • C. 

      Felodipine

  • 17. 
    When prescribing a test dose of an ACE-I, which drug do you use?  
    • A. 

      Lisinopril

    • B. 

      Enalapril

    • C. 

      Ramipril

    • D. 

      Captopril

  • 18. 
    ACE-I should not be given to patients with renal failure.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    All CCB, but especially verapamil cause constipation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Spironolactone can cause hypokalemia.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Furosemide is a loop diuretic.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Which drugs can cause dehydration, hypokalemia & electrolyte imbalance?  
    • A. 

      Furosemide & spironolactone

    • B. 

      Furosemide & hydrochlorothiazide

    • C. 

      Spironolactone & amiloride

    • D. 

      Verapamil & hydrochlorothiazide

  • 23. 
    An adverse effect of loop diuretics is hyperuricemia (gout).  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Which drugs have been proven beneficial post MI? (May choose more than one)  
    • A. 

      Propranolol

    • B. 

      Timolol

    • C. 

      Metoprolol

    • D. 

      Atenolol

  • 25. 
    When should you use Aggrenox?  
    • A. 

      Secondary stroke prophylaxis

    • B. 

      Post-stent placement

    • C. 

      Primary prevention for patients who can not tolerate aspirin

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